Kiryat Gat mayor: Haredim welcome - but we won't fund them

Mayor of Kiryat Gat welcomes planned haredi neighborhood, but emphasizes government will need to fund haredi public facilities.Haim Lev, 2/1/2017, 12:17 PM

Woman killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

Woman in her 30s killed and eight people injured in an accident involving four vehicles near Kiryat Gat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2016, 3:09 AM

Fire in Kiryat Gat, searches underway for arsonists

The main road in Kiryat Gat has been closed to two-way traffic, and train service has stopped completely.Uzi Baruch, 11/25/2016, 8:46 AM

Crash near Kiryat Gat kills two

Saturday night crash near Kiryat Gat kills 2 when car breaks in half.Orly Harari, 11/5/2016, 9:33 PM

Extremist protests against Rabbi Havlin gaining momentum

Members of the Eda Haredit intend to renew demonstrations against Kiryat Gat chief rabbi Moshe Havlin whom they term 'traitor and informer'.Michal Levy, 9/18/2016, 11:05 AM

17 arrests made during Kiryat Gat protest

17 arrests and 3 indictments have been made, after hareidi radicals attacked Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi.Haim Lev, 9/15/2016, 6:34 PM

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

Defense Minister responds to attack on home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi by Neturei Karta members.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2016, 12:54 PM

Neturei Karta attacks home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi

Rabbi's wife hospitalized after members of radical haredi group broke into their home to protest Chabad agreement with IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2016, 9:11 AM

Chabad leaders broker deal with IDF over draft

15% of Chabad students to be exempt from army service; 85% will draft by age 26 after returning from the Chabad headquarters in Brooklyn.Rachel Kaplan, 8/10/2016, 3:09 PM

Cops fear mentally ill man is a terrorist - and shoot him

Living on the edge: a mentally ill man, walking toward the police, was shot on sight. Appropriate caution, or police brutality?Rachel Kaplan, 7/10/2016, 2:16 PM

Two elderly people found collapsed in ditches

70-year-old woman suffering hypothermia evacuated from deep muddy ditch, hypothermic 79-year-old man likewise found in puddle.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/8/2016, 10:05 AM

Arab admits to planning to 'stab Jews' in Kiryat Gat

After claiming for a week he 'wanted to get arrested,' 15-year-old admits he tried to infiltrate security border with knife to murder Jews.Uzi Baruch, 12/12/2015, 5:47 PM

Real estate firm's racist video gets thumbs down on social media

A real estate firm has pulled a video ad from Youtube which depicted what many called a racist portrayal of Mizrahi Jews.Moshe Cohen, 11/30/2015, 5:10 PM

ISA arrests Bedouin citizen who smuggled in terrorist

Joint operation may have busted major Palestinian people-smuggling network.Koby Finkler, 11/27/2015, 10:39 AM

Ya'alon announces security fence between Hevron and Kiryat Gat

After Kiryat Gat stabbing, Defense Minister declares plans to build hermetically sealed fence between Judea and Lachish district.Cynthia Blank, 11/25/2015, 9:19 PM

13-year-old terror victim: 'I stopped the blood with my scarf'

Liel Yotko recounts the moments before and after the stabbing attack in Kiryat Gat in which four people, including her, were injured.Cynthia Blank, 11/22/2015, 3:11 PM

Kiryat Gat homeowner: 'Suddenly I saw weapons drawn'

Ami Lahiani was awakened Saturday night to discover security forces swarming his home to capture the Kiryat Gat stabber.Cynthia Blank, 11/22/2015, 9:58 AM

Kiryat Gat terrorist caught - with blood still on his hands

Kiryat Gat municipality had announced schools will be closed Sunday unless stabber who wounded four people was caught.Uzi Baruch, 11/21/2015, 11:22 PM

Four wounded, including young girl, in Kiryat Gat stabbing

Stabbing attack in Kiryat Gat leaves five wounded. 10 illegal squatters found, arrested in area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2015, 8:45 PM

Car bomb in Kiryat Gat: two wounded

Car exploded in what police believe to be underworld assassination attempt.Matt Wanderman, 10/24/2015, 11:38 PM

BBC Strikes Again: Terrorist's Death Leads Attack Coverage

British news site backtracks after initially leading report on Kiryat Gat stabbing with 'Palestinian shot dead by police.'Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2015, 9:58 PM

Israeli Woman Recounts Heroic Struggle with Kiryat Gat Terrorist

Liat Ohana was returning home when terrorist Amjad Hatam forced his way into her apartment; 'I could see my end was near.'Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2015, 6:02 PM

Terrorist Stabs Soldier, Snatches His Gun

Arab terrorist steals soldier's gun in Kiryat Gat after wounding him, but is killed in the attempt. Erdan: 'tragedy prevented.'Uzi Baruch, 10/7/2015, 3:21 PM

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

If Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new videoMoshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 1:44 PM

Intel to Invest $6 billion in Israel

Intel will spend $6 billion to upgrade its Kiryat Gat chip manufacturing plant, the government announced Monday.Yaakov Levi, 9/22/2014, 6:52 PM

Terrorists Fire Rockets at Kiryat Gat

Three rockets fired from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome over Kiryat Gat, south of Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 7/15/2014, 11:30 PM

Intel to Invest 5-6 Billion Dollars in Israeli Plant

Ministers welcome plan to upgrade Intel's Kiryat Gat plant, which involves a reciprocal investment in the Israeli economy.Yishai Karov, 4/30/2014, 8:44 PM

Marijuana Nursery Found in Hareidi Girls' School

Teachers and students at southern school did not recognize the funny smell from the bomb shelter.Gil Ronen, 5/19/2013, 7:49 PM

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.Gil Ronen, 6/5/2012, 10:31 AM

Intel Gets a Billion - and Will Invest 5 Billion

Intel, the world's largest computer and device chip maker, continues to expand its operations in Israel.David Lev, 7/27/2011, 2:15 AM