'Mexican Standoff' Preventing Army Move to NegevWithout money, the IDF can't build new bases in the south, but the government isn't giving up the money without getting something back
IDF's Negev Complex to be Named After SharonThe IDF’s training complex in the Negev, known as Ir HaBahadim, will be named after former PM.
Israeli Gov't Officials Attacked by Negev BedouinForeign Minister condemns attack on Israeli officials, vows to end lawlessness and 'impunity' of Bedouin in southern Israel.
Livni: Negev and Galilee Better than 'Settlements'"Isolated settlements" cause Israel to be boycotted, says chief Israeli negotiator.
Cabinet to Approve Benefits to Residents of SouthPrime Minister Netanyahu to submit a 166 million shekel plan for economic benefits for Sderot and the area adjacent to Gaza.
Gaza: Second Rocket at Israel in As Many DaysKassam fired from Gaza, Iron Dome not deployed, no injuries or damage. IAF strikes several Gaza targets in response.
Prawer Plan Back in KnessetBill to resettle illegal Bedouin settlements back in Knesset for second and third readings, despite reports it was dropped; debate ensues.
Liberman and Bennett Unite to Torpedo Prawer PlanAgreement between 2 charges that relevant info has been hidden from MKs in debates over plan to organize Bedouin Negev settlement.
‘The Negev is a Powderkeg’Local leader warns that socio-economic gap between Jews, Bedouin is creating hate, says Israel must rebuild Bedouin trust.
Islamic Movement: All Negev Lands Belong to IslamExtremist movement claims that MKs, representatives participated in 'Day of Rage' protests on their behalf.
Hezbollah Slams Israel's 'Racist' Bedouin PlanLebanon-based Hezbollah group says "Prawer-Begin Plan" is another chapter in Israel's plans to "Judaize" the Negev.
'Prove to Tibi, Friends that Violence Doesn't Pay'Transportation Minister addresses 'day of rage,' stating: 'the road to hell is paved with good intentions.'
'Day of Rage' Over Bedouin Settlement PlansPlans to organize illegal Bedouin settlement in the Negev elicit protests throughout Israel with arrests and injuries.
New Plan Aims to Bring More Israelis to PeripheryScheme will help will the absorption of families of returning Israelis and new immigrants to areas in northern and southern Israel.
MK Regev: No One Will Threaten the StateMembers of the Knesset Interior Committee, toured areas of the Negev to discuss the law to formalize Bedouin settlement in the area
Yad L'achim: Beware Missionary Threat in SouthChristian missionaries have in recent weeks begun targeting cities in southern Israel, activists for the Yad L'achim organization said.
Crash in Negev Kills Child, Leaves 4 Injured11 year old boy killed, four teens injured in crash in southern town of Hura. MDA medics recount the scene.
MK Regev Removes Arab MKs Over Bedouin Land FightMK Miri Regev ejects several Arab MKs from a discussion of the Knesset Interior Committee on plans to resettle Negev Bedouin.
Car Crash on Route 90; 35 Year Old Woman KilledPassenger vehicle overturns on Arava Road; 35 year-old woman killed, 3 others suffer moderate to severe injuries.
Government Gives Go-Ahead to New Hareidi CityGovernment approves hareidi city, religious village in Negev. Leftist parties protest ‘injustice.’
NGO Political Warfare Driving Negev Land GrabsNGO Monitor reveals how foreign-funded NGOs are supporting illegal Bedouin land grabs in the Negev.
Pres. Peres Calls for 100,000 Yesha Jews in NegevPresident Shimon Peres called on Jews from Judea and Samaria last week to send a cohort with their strength and skills to settle the Negev.
Mortars Slam into Southern IsraelResidents alarmed as "Color Red" warning system fails to activate.
Arabs to Protest Approval of Bedouin Land GrabIsraeli Arabs called to wave PLO flags as they protest the Knesset's approval of a law legalizing pirate Bedouin settlement in the Negev.
Pioneers of the Periphery: Olim of the SouthA new wave of English-speaking Olim is heading to Israel's periphery and enjoying a genuinely southern welcome.
Record Number of Births at Soroka HospitalMidwives at Be'er Sheva's Soroka Medical Center worked extra hard as a high of 58 births was recorded over a 24-hour period.
Bennett: Tel Aviv ‘Magnetism’ a National DisasterEconomics Minister says Israel must make the north, Negev more appealing, suggests kibbutz communities as a model.
Rabbi: Bedouin Attack Part of Pattern of ViolenceThe attack on a Jewish woman in the Negev is part of a pattern of Bedouin violence, says former Negev resident.
Bedouin Squatters to Get Land, CashThe Ministerial Law Committee on Monday authorized for legislation a law that would regulate Bedouin settlement in the Negev
‘There is No More Negev – the Bedouins Took It’Television and radio personality visits Negev, comes away shocked. ‘Bedouins have taken it by force.’
Iron Dome Returns to SouthRecent rocket attacks on southern Israel have prompted the IDF to redeploy the Iron Dome anti-missile batteries in the region.
Sde Dov Airport, IDF Bases Relocating to NegevThe small seaside military Sde Dov airport will relocate to the Negev by 2018, along with a myriad of IDF bases from around the country.
Israel vs.The Locusts - Pests to Plague Jews?The Agriculture Ministry redoubled efforts to battle new swarms of locusts that have descended upon the Land of Israel. More are on the way.
New Negev Locust Snack Food Abounds ‘On the Wing’Another new swarm of locusts has been spotted in southern Israel, as small groups break off from a “mother swarm” in Egypt.
No Locusts to Plague Israel for PassoverIsraeli authorities say they have managed to exterminate nearly all of the locusts that crossed the border into the country from Egypt.
Rocket Alert - False Alarm - in Southern IsraelThe Color Red rocket alert siren activated Monday afternoon in the southern Israeli Eshkol region – but it was a false alarm.
Urgent Appeal: Stop Govt. Land Give-Away in NegevRegavim appeals to the Supreme Court: stop last-minute government move to give Negev land to Bedouins.
Soldiers, Police Seize Illegal Weapons in NegevA crack IDF team, along with several police units, discovered and confiscated a cache of illegal weapons in the Negev
1 Dead in Tragic Egged Bus AccidentOne passenger was killed in a tragic accident Wednesday when a chunk of metal flew from a truck and slammed into an Egged bus on Highway 6.
Gesher Organization to Send 200 Shoppers to AshdodThe Gesher organization initiates a convoy of 200 individuals who will purchase supplies and food for Shabbat in Ashdod.
Some Students in the South to Return to SchoolAfter days of staying in shelters, students in some parts of the south will return to school on Friday.
Israelis Open Their Homes for Residents of SouthThe Keren Kehilot Foundation for Community Revival in Israel is helping to connect residents of the south with host families.
Return to Normalcy Not Likely as Schools CloseHome Front Command announced bans on public gatherings and the closing of schools within 7-40 kilometers of Gaza.
Southern Israeli Parents Begin School Chain CallsIt's Sunday morning in southern Israel, and the average teen asks, 'Were there rockets or do we have school today?'
Netanyahu Cites 'Strategic Partnership' With USPM Binyamin Netanyahu spoke of the “brave partnership” of Israel and the US in a cornerstone ceremony for first hospital in Ashdod.
Lonely Planet: Negev is 'Hot,' Visit NowThe Lonely Planet travel guide named the Negev as one of the Top Ten Regions to visit in 2013
Gaza Arab Terrorists Debut Weaponry, Fire QassamsAs rockets and mortar fall in the south, Gaza Arab terrorists debut new weaponry at Israeli aircraft.
Gaza Terrorists Launch Attacks on Southern IsraelLife in southern Israel has once again been disrupted by Gaza terrorists firing rocket and mortar attacks at western Negev towns.
New Pictures of Mars Landscape Similar to NegevMars or the Negev? NASA releases new pictures of “Mt. Sharp, Mars,” which show rugged hills and canyons amazingly similar to the Negev.
Court Okays Solar Farm Projects in NegevIsrael's High Court has given a green light to companies who fought with consumers to set up large solar farms in the Negev Desert.
Updating Southern Infrastructure: New Trains to TAThe state has decided to upgrade infrastructure in the southern region, cutting travel time to central Israel in half with a new train line.
Negev Family Saved by Compost as Katyusha StrikesTerrorists scored a direct hit on a Negev village, but a composter absorbed the missile’s blow.
Hamas 'Ceasefire' Falls Apart Before it StartsDespite a declaration of a ceasefire by Hamas on Wednesday night, five more rockets hit the western Negev early Thursday morning.
Massive Sand Storm Hits the Negev; Snow Hits NorthA massive sand storm hit the Negev Desert Wednesday, prompting a health warning from the Environmental Protection Ministry.
Southern Residents Go OnDespite escalation in rocket attacks, southern Israel's residents will continue "to live and function normally," says Sdot Negev Mayor.