Tragedy in southern Israel

Apartment fire kills 50-year-old man, police investigate.Reut Hadar, 11/29/2017, 2:05 PM

Sderot municipality fines over 'Shabbat sirens'

Municipal supervisor fines Sderot resident for playing Shabbat songs and 'causing a disturbance.'Haim Lev, 9/11/2017, 8:04 AM

Two women found dead in suspected murders in southern Israel

Suspected murders in Beer Sheva and Sderot. One victim found stabbed to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 8:45 AM

US Jews show their support for Sderot

Justice Minister and American Jews attend event in Sderot, raise money to support Hesder yeshiva. 'An outpouring of love and generosity.'Eliran Baruch, 5/10/2017, 7:32 PM

Justice Minister: Sderot represents determination

Justice Minister Shaked participates in New York event, says 'rockets won't destroy Sderot, and UN won't destroy Israel.'Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/10/2017, 10:58 AM

Accusing Israel of "infanticide"

It's easy enough. Just equate purposeful knifing murders of Jewish children in their beds with the wartime unintended deaths of children kept in rocket launching areas by Hamas. Giulio Meotti, 3/8/2017, 4:58 PM

City hall corruption scandal in Sderot

4 senior city officials arrested as part of investigation into allegations of graft in Sderot municipality.Ido Ben Porat, 11/14/2016, 11:03 AM

Liberman sends message to Hamas

Defense Minister says Israel not looking for escalation - but will respond harshly to any rocket attacks from Gaza.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 10:38 PM

Watch: Rocket explodes near homes in Sderot

ISIS-affiliated terror group claims responsibility for attack. Two treated for shock, damage reported in Sderot residential area.Ido Ben Porat, 10/5/2016, 12:56 PM

Differences between terrorism and counter-terrorism in the Middle East

Special to Israel National News: There is no cycle of violence in the Israel-Arab Palestinian conflict.Prof. Louis René Beres, 8/31/2016, 1:35 PM

Bombed children of Sderot - confident soldiers of today

Sderot merits a special kind of protection - their own children, now grown up and serving in their hometowns as soldiers of the IDF.Uzi Baruch, 8/28/2016, 12:38 PM

US to citizens: Get out of Gaza

The US State Department has issued a warning to its citizens to leave Gaza, as Israel continues to defend itself from Gaza rockets.AFP, 8/24/2016, 8:17 AM

President Reuven Rivlin visits Gaza border

President Rivlin reviewed military operations in the Southern Command, and thanked the soldiers for their 'sophistication and power.'Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2016, 8:07 PM

'Turkey'd best think twice before criticizing other militaries'

Facing criticism from Turkey, Jerusalem responds: "We will continue to defend the citizens of Israel from rockets shot into our territory."Nitsan Kedar, 8/22/2016, 9:42 PM

Turkey: 'We will continue to support the Palestinian cause'

"Normalization of relations with Israel does not mean that we will be silent in the face of attacks against the Palestinian nation."Yedidya ben Or, 8/22/2016, 4:22 PM

Israeli aircraft target Hamas infrastructures in Gaza

IAF aircraft strike several terrorist infrastructures belonging to Hamas in response to attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, 8/21/2016, 11:55 PM

Report: more air strikes on Gaza

Arab news is reporting on an additional IAF strike on Gaza in retaliation for the rocket shot into Sderot earlier today.Kobi Finkler, 8/21/2016, 10:42 PM

Rocket strikes Sderot, IAF returns fire in Gaza

A rocket exploded between two homes in Sderot, after being shot from northern Gaza.Rachel Kaplan, 8/21/2016, 1:57 PM

Gaza rocket explodes in Sderot kindergarten

Rocket fired by Gaza terrorists explodes in the city of Sderot, causes damage but no injuries.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/1/2016, 11:12 PM

'We're living on top of a powder keg'

Gaza-area residents accuse coalition government of doing too little to rein in Hamas terror threat.Benny Toker, 4/20/2016, 7:31 PM

Off duty volunteer officer arrests Sderot burglar

An off duty volunteer police officer apprehended a burglar robbing a home in Sderot.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/24/2016, 2:39 PM

The low-cost community building supermarket of change

New chain of supermarkets promises low prices, building of communities, and closing the gap between periphery and center.Raphael Poch, 12/21/2015, 2:45 AM

Israel's very first co-op chain to launch on Monday

Jewish Agency and others start 'CityMart' food co-ops, with earnings strengthening local communities, lowering prices, and expanding chain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 4:05 PM

Iron Dome Deployed Near Sderot, Netivot

Defensive anti-rocket batteries deployed following two terror rocket attacks Friday evening.Yedidya Ben Or, 9/20/2015, 8:17 PM

Sderot to Build New Playground on Site of Friday Rocket Attack

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi said that the city's response to a rocket attack Friday night would be - building a playground.Yaakov Levi, 9/20/2015, 5:08 PM

Sderot: Time to Hit Back at Hamas

The city of Sderot demands an Israeli response to the latest rocket attack.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2015, 12:04 AM

Liberman: There's No Prime Minister in Israel

Yisrael Beytenu chairman blames Netanyahu for rocket attack on the city of Sderot.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2015, 10:22 PM

Sderot Residents' Sabbath Interrupted by Rocket Attack

Rocket fired from Gaza explodes in the city of Sderot, causing damage to a vehicle and a home but no injuries.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2015, 9:05 PM

'Help from Heaven' Banned at Sderot College

Students at Sapir College shocked to learn Jewish term invoking Divine help is banned; follows 'slaughter the Jews' controversy.Moshe Cohen, 2/12/2015, 1:17 PM

Be Strengthened, Together

Caring for the weak among us. Moshe Kempinski, 11/6/2014, 6:02 PM

Netanyahu Promises Sderot's Children 'Education and Security'

Ministers tour southern schools to open new academic year in show of solidarity; Sderot mayor: our children are warriors.Ari Soffer, 9/1/2014, 1:50 PM

Gaza Belt Leaders May Boycott Special Government Session

Government will hold its session in the south, but not in the area that was hardest hit in the war.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2014, 11:14 PM

Sderot Mayor: We're Not Going Anywhere

Mayor Alon Davidi fires back at Hamas bravado, notes that residents have stayed in their homes despite constant rocket fire.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 8/20/2014, 7:40 PM

In Sderot, Netanyahu Urges Steadfastness

'The Eternal People do not fear a long road,' says Prime Minister, as ceasefire draws to a close.Gil Ronen, 8/18/2014, 5:16 PM

Rockets Imminent? Train to Sderot Cancelled

Defense Ministry orders closure of Ashkelon to Sderot line over fears of anti-tank missiles as ceasefire set to end at midnight.Ari Yashar, 8/18/2014, 8:40 AM

Arab Rock-Throwers Ambush Visiting NYC Congress Hopeful Di Iorio

Near Hevron, Arab boys pelt car that was taking Nick Di Iorio, candidate for 12th congressional district, to Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 8/17/2014, 5:12 PM

Hundreds of Sderot Residents File UNHRC Complaints against Hamas

International petition with 46,000 signatures calls on Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to prosecute the leaders of Hamas and Qatar.Gil Ronen, 8/14/2014, 3:53 PM

Miracle in Sderot: Rocket Hits House, But No Injuries

Despite extensive damage on a home in the southern Israeli city of Sderot, rocket strike miraculously caused no injuries.Uzi Baruch, 8/8/2014, 4:38 PM

Proposal: Strengthen Communities near Gaza, Sderot

Top officials draft resolution to allocate 13.5 million shekel to restoring damage in communities near Gaza, as rockets rain on residents.Tova Dvorin, 8/8/2014, 11:14 AM

Sderot Yeshiva Reaches Out to Support Soldiers

Nine years since the expulsion from Gush Katif in Gaza, Sderot's yeshiva is once again acting as a beacon of strength for the south.Sarah Leah Lawent, 8/1/2014, 2:56 PM

Unseen Scars of War: The Effect of Hamas Attacks

Psychological consequences of the Hamas attacks on the Israeli civilian population.Dr. Irwin J. Mansdorf, 7/24/2014, 1:30 AM

Watch: Sderot Residents Kick Out 'Peace' Bus

Ultra-leftists and Arabs who came to Sderot in a 'peace bus' were met by angry residents and decided to drive onward.Gil Ronen, 7/18/2014, 5:45 PM

CNN Pulls Correspondent Over 'Scum' Tweet

Diana Magnay tweeted that Israelis who were cheering the bombing of Gaza were 'scum.'Arutz Sheva, 7/18/2014, 5:24 PM

WJC Reassures Israelis: 'You are not Alone'

World Jewish Congress leaders tour Negev, communities hit by Hamas in solidarity visit.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 7/18/2014, 1:43 PM

Govt. Approves NIS 417 Million Compensation for South

The government is providing over NIS 400 million ($120 million) to help businesses and individuals in battle-beleaguered southern Israel.Yaakov Levi, 7/13/2014, 4:24 PM

'Hideous Mistake of Disengagement Obvious to All'

Dean of Sderot Yeshiva tells Arutz Sheva about the strength of the city, and the obvious conclusions of the rocket escalation.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 10:24 AM

Foreign Press in Sderot Gets a Taste of Rocket Sirens

Foreign journalists touring factory burned-down by Gaza rocket witness a rocket shot down by Iron Dome first-hand.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 9:05 AM

Watch: In Sderot, Meretz MK Pours Salt on Mayor's Wounds

Instead of showing solidarity and providing moral support, leftist MK incenses Sderot mayor by comparing IDF bombings to terror fire.Gil Ronen, 7/6/2014, 6:49 PM

Sderot: Personal Encounters with a 'Ball of Fire'

Last Saturday night we received the 300th aerial attack from Hamas-ruled Gaza since the last cease fire. Noam Bedein, 7/4/2014, 2:19 PM

Gaza Rockets Rain On Despite IDF's 48 Hour Ultimatum

Flaunting threats of IDF attack, terrorists in Hamas-enclave continue the escalation Friday morning; Hamas source claims imminent ceasefire.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 7/4/2014, 12:07 PM

Sderot Resident Pessimistic Rocket Fire Will End

Sderot resident whose home was directly hit by a mortar shell: It remains a dream that the rocket fire will stop.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2014, 4:42 AM

Minister Ariel in Sderot: The Time to Take Action is Now

Housing Minister visits the city of Sderot after rocket barrage, calls for action against Hamas immediately.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 7/4/2014, 12:13 AM

Soldier Lightly Hurt by Gaza Mortar Shells

Massive mortar and rocket salvo starts fire next to kibbutz, in Sderot industrial area where factory burned down Saturday from rocket fire.Ari Yashar, 7/3/2014, 7:36 PM

Sderot Residents Protest Against Rocket Barrage

Fed up residents take the streets, demanding that the government 'destroy Hamas' and stop its rain of rockets.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 7/3/2014, 7:35 PM

Ministers Demand 'Whatever Needed to Destroy Hamas'

In Sderot Lapid says 'no sane country would tolerate this'; Danon leaves possibility of ground invasion on the table.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 7/3/2014, 6:03 PM

Miracle in Sderot: Rocket Hits Day Camp, No One Injured

Children evacuated as extensive damage caused to building housing kids' summer camp - but miraculously none were injured.Yaakov Levi, 7/3/2014, 9:15 AM

Building Damaged in Sderot Rocket Attack, IDF Strikes Gaza Again

Residents of southern Israel were subjected to nearly continuous rocket attacks by Gaza Arab terroristsYaakov Levi, 7/3/2014, 7:43 AM