Negev Bedouin women charged with joining ISIS

Shabak reveals that two 19-year-old Bedouin women from the Negev contacted ISIS, planned to carry out terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2018, 12:23 PM

Bedouin leaders condemn murder of soldier by Bedouin terrorists

Leaders of Bedouin community meet Arad mayor after murder of 19-year-old soldier. 'We must spit out the evil elements in our community.'David Rosenberg, 12/5/2017, 3:08 PM

'Anyone who tries to harm us will face a harsh response'

Public Security Minister tours south, receives updates on police readiness for possible infiltration by Gaza terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 9:26 PM

Bedouin must compensate State for evacuation of illegal mosque

Beer Sheva court rules Negev Bedouin must compensate State for expenses incurred during evacuation of mosque built on public land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2017, 12:26 PM

IDF relocates to the Negev: 'A national project'

Defense Minister: 'Military Intelligence is a national asset and its transfer to the south is a national project."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 5:46 PM

Baby hit and killed by grandfather in Negev traffic accident

One-year-old boy killed in car accident in Negev. Police say boy's grandfather accidentally hit the child while driving in reverse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 7:18 PM

'The Likud is harming the Negev'

MK Smotrich slams Coalition Chairman for removing law supported by both coalition and opposition from agenda over spat with Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2017, 10:48 PM

Negev's only hospital doesn't serve everyone equally

Negev residents say only local hospital discriminates against members of 3 of Israel's 4 insurance companies.Chana Roberts, 10/2/2017, 8:33 AM

Agriculture Minister visits Bedouin town: Let there be peace

Jewish Home minister meets Bedouin students, inaugurates new Bedouin high school.Orly Harari, 9/6/2017, 2:50 PM

'There's so much room to innovate and initiate'

California family moving to Israel finds surprising reasons to 'go south.'JTA, 8/16/2017, 8:27 AM

Attempted car ramming at police station

Driver attempts to run down officer in police station parking lot in Negev. One suspect arrested, second on the loose.David Rosenberg, 8/13/2017, 7:37 PM

Three children forgotten in car in southern Israel

Near tragedy in the south: As temperatures top 100 degrees, three children left inside hot car for over an hour.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2017, 2:07 PM

Tragedy in the Negev: 6-year old dies in trunk of family car

Boy from southern Israel dies after being left in car trunk for hours as temperatures neared 100 degrees (38 C).David Rosenberg, 8/10/2017, 8:01 PM

Arson attack in the Negev

Residents of southern kibbutz awaken to find blaze destroying massive amounts of animal feed; arsonist may be from nearby Bedouin town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2017, 1:24 PM

Is illegal Bedouin building in the Negev a threat?

Journalist from 'Kan' broadcasting corporation dismisses the threat. 'I suggest taking things in proportion.'Raphael Levi, 7/12/2017, 10:00 PM

Massive drug bust on Egypt-Israel border

Egyptian drug smugglers toss 100 kilos of hashish over Israel's southern security fence to dealers on the Israeli side.David Rosenberg, 7/11/2017, 11:37 AM

Rocket strikes Negev

No injuries or damage reported as rocket fired by Gaza terrorists lands in open area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 11:02 PM

Infant electrocuted to death in the Negev

1-year old girl found electrocuted in car on Negev highway. Attempts at resuscitation fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 4:04 PM

Report: IDF grenade caused deadly Negev explosion

Report says Bedouin children killed in explosion in Negev had been playing with an IDF grenade which went off.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:13 PM

2 children killed in explosion in Bedouin village

8 and 10 year old children declared dead at the scene of explosion. Cause of explosion unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2017, 8:24 PM

Galant: Israel must prevent Bedouin seizure of Negev

Housing Minister tours Negev, says Israel has room for all, but must exercise sovereignty and not allow illegal construction in south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2017, 3:49 PM

3 dead in Negev car crash

3 killed, at least 5 injured in 4-way car collision in Negev.Arutz Sheva Srtaff, 2/15/2017, 4:08 PM

'My husband was not killed. He was murdered. Period.'

Wife of murdered police officer slams those who try to say attack was not terrorism, recounts how she learned of her husband's murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2017, 10:54 PM

NGO Monitor: Irresponsible NGOs aggravate tensions

NGO monitor president says European-funded NGOs' irresponsible rhetoric leads to violence and disrespect for the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2017, 3:49 PM

Regavim: Government must quash incitement in southern Israel

Regavim Movement issues statement saying it's 'unfortunate fake news spreads like wildfire.'Avi Hyman, 1/18/2017, 2:08 PM

WATCH: Israeli Police treat wounded Arab MK

Arab MK injured while participating in protests against demolition of illegal Arab settlement gets terrific treatment from Israel Police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2017, 12:03 PM

Officer murdered in Negev terror attack

Police officer killed in terror attack in Negev, attacker neutralized. MK injured in clashes with police.David Rosenberg, 1/18/2017, 10:01 AM

Negev fort from time of David and Solomon unearthed

Examination and dating of animal remains show that Timna Valley fort dates to reign of Kings David and Solomon.Gary Willig, 1/13/2017, 11:49 AM

Polygamy fueling mass Bedouin illegal immigration into Israel

Tens of thousands of foreign-born women and their children from polygamous marriages living in Israel, report by Lavi organization reveals.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2017, 9:57 AM

Will billions of shekels be given to Judea and Samaria?

Gush Etzion head responds to Be'er Sheva mayor's claim the government give more to Judea and Samaria than the Negev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2016, 10:45 PM

Bedouin 'Price Tag' attacks in Negev

Following demolition of illegal structures, Bedouin squatters stone buses in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2016, 11:53 AM

3-year-old electrocuted, in critical condition

A 3-year-old toddler who was electrocuted brought to intersection in the Negev, from where MDA medics hurried him to the hospital.Yedidya Ben Or, 9/11/2016, 12:00 PM

Major police crackdown on Negev Bedouin village

Police raid Bedouin villages, confiscating weaponry and stolen items including a cellphone stolen from an intelligence officer's sister.Orli Harari, 9/8/2016, 5:48 PM

Police on heightened alert in the Negev

Security forces deploy in the Negev area due to a security threat. At this stage there are no special instructions for local residents.Orli Harari, 8/24/2016, 11:12 PM

Theft ring busted for systematically 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 hot 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' Israeli 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 the Negev

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 powerful 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 larger defense budget for soldier 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

Could strategic Jewish farm be taken in Arab land-grab?

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 Land 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 the 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 Historic 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

In Labor Stronghold, Praise for Likud's Negev Development

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

Yehuda 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

Watch: 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 the 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

State Allocates $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 IDF Soldiers 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