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Theft ring busted for stealing gasoline

Theft ring systematically stole gas cards from the IDF, then used these to extract gas at stations and resell it illegally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 2:55 PM

Tragedy: Two children die after being left in car

Young children were only discovered after being trapped for hours in the searing heat in Negev Bedouin village.Ari Soffer, 6/22/2016, 1:58 PM

Arab citizens' Independence Day subversiveness

Activist details first Negev Nakba protest that was ignored by media, outlines calls by Arab Israeli leaders 'to build on Israel's ruins.'Shimon Cohen, 5/15/2016, 6:45 PM

70 hikers saved in Negev rescue operation

Ten treated for dehydration after getting stranded in the northern Negev; 150,000 Israelis flooded national parks Saturday.Tova Dvorin, 4/16/2016, 10:34 PM

New species of ancient rodent discovered in Israel

Tiny teeth found in the desert from species extinct for 18 million years, highlighting Israel's paleogeographic position.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2016, 2:56 PM

Bedouin soldier murders man after nighttime brawl

Soldier, a member of Israel's Bedouin minority, indicted on murder charges; accomplice still at large.Shlomo Piotrokovksi, 4/10/2016, 2:11 PM

Unusually strong floods in the south this weekend

Raging rivers in the desert: Negev and Arava down to Eilat set to be hit by rare intense flooding on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 9:44 AM

Three killed in accident in the Negev

Three men killed and three others injured in an accident at the Shoket Junction.Uzi Baruch, 2/9/2016, 11:42 PM

Knesset approves defense budget, negev relocation

In a controversial move the Knesset approved an extra 2.5 billion NIS for the defense budget, to provide for negev relocationRaphael Poch, 12/28/2015, 10:02 PM

Can you keep strategic ranch from becoming Arab?

Israel Land Fund sounds alarm as Arab buyers, likely funded by Saudis, try to take key Negev property from Jewish hands to control region.Ari Yashar, 11/26/2015, 5:40 PM

New towns to be set up in the Negev

The government announced Sunday that it was setting up five new town in the Negev.Moshe Cohen, 11/22/2015, 8:21 PM

Arab Parties Threaten 'Unrest' Over Bedouin Plan

For the second time, the government is dropping – at least temporarily – a law that would regulate illegal settlement by Negev Bedouin.Moshe Cohen, 7/12/2015, 3:58 PM

Two Soldiers Critically Wounded in Fire on Base

Soldiers in life-threatening condition with 70-80% burns after fire broke out in barracks on IAF base in the Negev.Oranit Etzer, 6/29/2015, 9:14 AM

IDF Begins its Move to the South

Military police school to be first to enter long-delayed new training base in the Negev, where it will enjoy advanced technological tools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2015, 7:29 PM

ALEH Negev Shows No Limit to What Disabled Can Do

ALEH Negev's rehabilitation hosts Congressional staffers and shows them how Israeli ingenuity can change how we care for its vulnerable.Gedalyah Reback, 4/1/2015, 7:52 PM

Defense Ministry Destroys Army Base for Housing

Tzrifin base the first to begin moving to the Negev as land is scrapped and repurposed for housing.Tova Dvorin and Elad Benari, 3/24/2015, 3:15 PM

'Only Likud Expanding the Economy in the Negev'

Despite the south's tradition of voting Left, Merhavim Council mayor endorses Likud, praising its socioeconomic work in the periphery.Gedalyah Reback, 3/16/2015, 4:59 PM

Glick: Pray for Victims of Deadly Crash in Negev

Temple Mount activist calls on the public to pray for the Bedouin who were injured in deadly crash in the Negev.Ido Ben Porat, 2/4/2015, 1:12 AM

Bedouin Rioters Hurl Explosives at Police in Rahat

Negev town continues to spiral out of control after death of two residents during police activity; video shows officers saved from Arab mob.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2015, 11:02 PM

New Negev Town for 100,000 Hareidim

National Planning Council authorizes the establishment of Kassif in southern Israel, specifically geared to the hareidi community.Moshe Cohen, 1/14/2015, 4:40 PM

Snow to Pile on in Jerusalem, Reach Negev Desert

Widespread school cancellations as snow redoubles in Jerusalem, Be'er Sheva hopeful for snowflakes; flooding in coastal area.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 8:39 AM

$500K to Fortify Synagogues Against Rocket Fire

Deputy Religious Affairs Minister blames Shas for lagging behind in fortifying religious buildings.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2015, 1:55 PM

'We Will Not Let the IDF Be Dragged to the ICC'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu takes a stand against PA threats, notes that the PA must be tried for its own war crimes.Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 12:29 PM

Israel's Largest Solar Plant to be Inaugurated

Israel's biggest solar energy project in the Negev receives a license for producing electricity, will be inaugurated Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2014, 3:43 AM

PM: Nothing Will Stop Us from Building Negev Bases

Prime Minister Netanyahu visited the new IDF educational training base, under construction in southern Israel.Yaakov Levi, 12/10/2014, 4:35 PM

Ya'alon Halts IDF Move to Negev

Defense Minister orders that the IDF’s move to the Negev be stopped, cites differences with Treasury over defense budget.Ido Ben Porat, 12/1/2014, 3:13 AM

Watch: Police Seize Stolen IDF Weapons

Border police arrest of suspects - including an IDF soldier - reveals high demand in Israeli criminal underworld for Israeli Tavor rifle.Orli Harari, 10/28/2014, 4:42 PM

IDF: Sirens in Gaza Belt False Alarm

No rockets found after code red sounds in Negev, Gaza Belt.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 8:53 AM

Minister: Regulate Polygamy to Slow Bedouin Growth

Once again, Israel is hoping to hold down the explosive growth of the Bedouin population by regulating polygamy.Yaakov Levi, 9/28/2014, 9:34 PM

Three-Year-Old in Negev Airlifted After Snake Bite

Infant in Har Amasa bit while frolicking in playground, evacuated by helicopter to Be'er Sheva hospital.Ari Yashar, 6/3/2014, 6:00 PM

Drought Declared in the Negev

Farmers to receive compensation for poor crop yield; sections in the North also affected.Yedidya Ben-Or, 6/1/2014, 4:15 PM

MK Dov Lipman Helps Israeli Farmers in the Galilee

MK Dov Lipman hails 'Zionism in its purest form' as he joins volunteers protecting isolated farms from Arab bandits.Ari Soffer, 4/13/2014, 11:15 AM

Economics Ministry Behind Hi-Tech Project in Negev

Park for Science and Technology attracts several companies, praise from senior MKs - including Naftali Bennett.Hezki Baruch, 4/1/2014, 2:15 PM

Native Israelis Given Incentives to Return Home

Ministry of Immigrant Absorption launches new programs to encourage native Israelis to return - and settle the Negev, Galilee.Eliran Aharon, 3/21/2014, 3:15 PM

Defense Officials Warn Hamas Over Rocket Fire

Defense Minister joins Commander of Southern Command in promising 'not to hold back' against Gaza rockets.Tova Dvorin, 3/12/2014, 9:08 PM

Israel Plans New Birdwatching Network

Israel, crossroads of the world's major religions, is also the migration route half a billion birds. Now Jerusalem has plans for them.Chana Ya'ar, 4/2/2012, 1:14 AM

The Gaza Absurdity

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Hamas Mortar Attacks Keep Terror on the Burner

Gaza terrorists attack the Negev with seven mortar shells and Kassam rockets, lowering the intensity of attacks but breaking the ceasefire.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/13/2012, 12:56 PM

Disabled Veterans Prepare for Bike Ride in Negev

Hundreds of disabled veterans are set to embark on an extraordinary bike trip to salute the Israeli Paralympians.Elad Benari, 3/9/2012, 2:15 AM

Slur Prompts Calls for UN Official's Resignation

UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing Raquel Rolnik called on to resign due to use of term “Judaization".Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/19/2012, 4:21 PM

Youth Zionist Congress Supports the Negev

Over 1,000 youth attended the National Youth Zionist Congress in Arad and had one message: We need to settle and invest in the Negev.Elad Benari, 1/12/2012, 7:14 AM

JFK-Negev May be Future Flight Route

An Air Force base in the Negev is increasingly likely to be the home of Israel’s second major international airport. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/27/2011, 5:05 PM

Terrorists Fire Two Qassam Rockets at Israel

Terrorists fired two Qassam rockets from Gaza at the western Negev. There were no physical injuries and no reports of damages.Elad Benari, 12/25/2011, 3:03 AM

Gov't to Approve Illegal Bedouin Construction

Bedouins to receive 1.2 billion shekels, free lots for construction. Illegal buildings to be approved retroactively. Gil Ronen, 9/1/2011, 5:24 PM

Solar Farms Bad for Environment?

A study by the Nature Authority says that the Negev is the wrong place for a solar farm.David Lev, 7/21/2011, 9:01 PM

Thank You Lockheed Martin

Actions speak louder than words. Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 4/20/2014, 9:02 AM