IDF to simulate conquering Gaza City

IDF's Division 162 simulates conquering city of half a million.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2018, 11:47 PM

Lost dog identified thanks to singing talent

After police found an emaciated Siberian Husky near Beer Sheva – the owner was located through the dog's gift of song.Gil Ronen, 4/9/2018, 8:32 PM

'Avraham was completely dehydrated'

Avraham Mabert, 83, left house and disappeared for three days; Israel Dog Unit volunteers find him dehydrated after thorough search.Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2018, 7:25 PM

Terrorism alert in Be'er Sheva

Terrorist may be on his way to southern Israeli city, police warn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2018, 3:36 PM

'I understood this wasn't a routine fire'

Firefighting and Rescue Negev region commander reconstructs Be'er Sheva fire where baby girl was killed and brother seriously injured.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2018, 10:20 PM

Leftist organization barred from using public building

City boots left-wing Negev Coexistence Forum from municipal shelter after it used the space to hold anti-IDF events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2017, 1:18 PM

Be'er Sheva halts anti-Israel events in public building

Following Arutz Sheva exposure, Be'er Sheva initiates steps against Negev Coexistence Forum for hosting anti-Israeli organization.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2017, 10:45 AM

The almost forgotten Battle of Be'er Sheva

An important centenary: the ANZAC victory 100 years ago changed historyJay Shapiro, 11/7/2017, 10:57 PM

Coming soon: Charge your Rav Kav using an ATM

Passengers in Be'er Sheva charge their Rav Kav cards via ATM as government sets up similar machines in the rest of Israel.Chana Roberts, 8/10/2017, 1:33 PM

'The "Pride" parade not to our liking, but there is no choice'

'This year they agreed to the compromise plan of last year, so we had no choice,' Be'er Sheva Jewish Home Chair explains.Mordechai Sones, 6/22/2017, 2:42 PM

Lotto winner: I was lucky twice on the same day

Man wins millions of dollars in lottery on same day his favorite sports team wins the championship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2017, 4:30 PM

Arab MK calls government 'racist'

Arab MK claims government wants to limit Arab presence in Be'er Sheva, says government is 'racist.'Dalit Halevi, 4/26/2017, 9:29 AM

Suspected murder-suicide in Ashkelon

Police find woman dead in Ashkelon apartment, man dead on ground outside.Chana Roberts, 4/15/2017, 8:04 PM

'The extreme left is not welcome in Be'er Sheva'

Be'er Sheva Councilman: 'As long as those organizations are in Be’er Sheva, I will fight them and make their lives difficult.'Benny Toker, 10/27/2016, 9:29 AM

Burglars crash into bus after escaping police

1 man dies, 2 seriously injured in collision between private car and bus in Be'er Sheva. In the car were two burglars escaping from police.Orli Harari, 9/15/2016, 11:21 AM

Gafni: Netanyahu promised to stop Shabbat desecrators

MK Gafni interviewed today over his efforts to bring shabbat work projects to a close: I hope the Prime Minister wil make good on his word.Michal Levi, 8/24/2016, 11:47 AM

Court: Terrorist will remain handcuffed in hospital

Bilal Kayed, who is being treated for a hunger strike, will remain handcuffed to his bed and will not see an outside doctor, court orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2016, 12:49 PM

Deputy Mayor: 'No place in Be'er Sheva for extremism'

Be'er Sheva Deputy Mayor praises Court decision to divert gay pride parade, says subsequent cancellation reveals organizers' true motives.Shai Landesman, 7/14/2016, 12:07 PM

Be'er Sheva gay pride parade cancelled amid controversy

Supreme Court upholds police decision to divert Be'er Sheva parade to side street, event organizers cancel parade, plan protest instead.Shai Landesman, 7/14/2016, 8:47 AM

Four-year-old tragically dies in fatal fall

Tragedy in Be'er Sheva: Infant boy plummets to his death from 8th-floor apartment.Uzi Baruch, 4/17/2016, 6:42 PM

Woman murdered in Be'er Sheva shooting

Young woman shot in car with her 3 kids. Police say attack was criminal, as her husband was state witness against crime boss.Ari Yashar, 3/7/2016, 7:22 PM

Four months in prison for throwing tea at MK Ahmed Tibi

Zion Vaknin sentenced to four months in jail after throwing cup of hot team at MK Ahmed Tibi during protest.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/9/2016, 12:12 PM

Israel's cyber sector blooms in the desert

Be'er Sheva becomes cyber center, defending 'most heavily targeted country in the world' as it receives a thousand attacks per minute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2016, 6:24 PM

High school casino busted in Be'er Sheva

After five-month sting operation, 32 students arrested for engaging in illegal gambling ring.Cynthia Blank, 12/2/2015, 6:46 PM

Be'er Sheva terrorist's brother indicted

Brother of Arab citizen behind lethal attack in central station knew of illegal handgun and intentions - and did nothing to stop it.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 10/26/2015, 1:01 PM

Hamas helped plan deadly Be'er Sheva attack

Police have uncovered a lengthy correspondence between Bedouin bus station terrorist and Hamas terror organization.Cynthia Blank, 10/25/2015, 1:54 PM

Eritrean Died of Guard's Gunfire, Not Citizens' Blows

Autopsy finds infiltrator mistaken for terrorist accomplice in Be'er Sheva attack died from gunshots, reducing risk of trial for civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2015, 2:42 PM

Bedouin Leaders 'Shocked' by Terrorist's Identity

Terrorist Muhaned Al-Okabi comes from a family that helped in creating the state of Israel, says Bedouin mayor.Gil Ronen, 10/19/2015, 1:54 PM

Minister Demands: Expel the Terrorist's Family

Minister Regev urges the expulsion of family of Israeli Arab terrorist who launched bloody Be'er Sheva attack.Hezki Baruch, 10/19/2015, 1:21 PM

IDF Soldier Killed in Be'er Sheva Attack Identified

Omri Levy, 19, from Moshav Sdei Hemed, is the soldier who was murdered in the terrorist attack in Be'er Sheva.Ben Ariel, 10/19/2015, 1:36 AM

Hamas Welcomes Be'er Sheva Attack as 'Heroic Act'

Hamas says terrorist attack in Be’er Sheva was a response to Israel's alleged "cold-blooded executions".Ben Ariel, 10/19/2015, 12:16 AM

Be'er Sheva to Jump from 7th to 3rd-Largest Israeli City

20,000 new housing units – the most ever – will be built in capital of the Negev.Hillel Fendel, 10/7/2015, 3:12 AM

Four Rockets Hit Northern Israel from Syria

Missiles hit near border hours after IDF deploys Iron Dome in Ashdod, and then Be'er Sheva, amid fears hunger striker may set off war.Kobi Finkler, Ari Yashar, 8/20/2015, 7:05 PM

Lip Reader Sues Police for 'Abandoning' Him to Criminals

Lip reader charges police ignored request for security detail, leading to brutal assault that ruined his health and marriage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2015, 2:05 PM

Accident or Terror? Palestinian Driver Rams into Policeman

Driver fled the scene after ramming into a patrol car on duty in the Hevron Hills; officer injured.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/9/2015, 10:33 PM

Missing Israeli 'Told Mother he was Going to Cave of Machpelah'

Cousin of 22-year-old feared to have been kidnapped in Arab village near Hevron says 'it fell on us out of the blue. Pray for him.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/2/2015, 10:30 PM

Over 2,000 Bring Be'er Sheva to a Halt Protesting Mass Lay-offs

Factory workers and residents block central streets in protest of ICL firing hundreds of workers, shutting down city services.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 12:18 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

Netanyahu Boasts: 'Terror Towers in Gaza Fell'

PM tries to allay criticism of ceasefire while on visit to south, promises aid package to Gaza Belt next Sunday.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 8/28/2014, 8:38 PM

Be'er Sheva Man Seriously Injured Running for Shelter

Man in his forties hit by a car while running for shelter after rocket sirens sound.Ari Yashar, 8/21/2014, 8:05 PM

Netanyahu Orders IDF Response After Rockets Fired at Be'er Sheva

Hours before the third ceasefire extension ends, Gaza terrorists fire rockets at southern capital; IDF ordered to return fire.Ari Yashar, 8/19/2014, 3:58 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Over Be'er Sheva

Gaza terrorists fire another salvo of rockets towards Be’er Sheva.Elad Benari, 7/22/2014, 3:44 AM

7 Rockets Fired Towards Be'er Sheva

Barrage of seven rockets from Gaza hits Be'er Sheva. Ashdod and Eshkol targeted as well.Elad Benari, 7/21/2014, 11:23 PM

10-Year-Old Girl Injured in Rocket Attack Fighting for Her Life

Two teenage Bedouin sisters injured in rocket attack on Be'er Sheva; one fights for her life. Elderly man also seriously injured.Tova Dvorin, 7/14/2014, 9:24 PM

Rocket Hits Be'er Sheva Home, One Person Injured

Rocket fired from Gaza hits a home in Be’er Sheva, injuring one and causing extensive damage to the building.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/11/2014, 9:45 PM

Hamas Scare Video Targets Be'er Sheva Residents

'Settlers of Be'er Sheva – your leaders have killed our children and sentenced you to death,' declares Hamas production.Dalit Halevy, Gil Ronen, 7/7/2014, 7:52 AM

Fifteen Rockets Fired at South; IAF Retaliates

Hamas fires rockets as far as Be'ersheva Saturday, prompting an emergency meeting on the situation. Is an operation on the horizon?Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2014, 9:01 PM

'Nazi' Arab MK Zoabi Offends Her Party by Insulting Abbas

Police investigate school graffiti against Arab MK who justified abduction, as her party slams her for calling Abbas 'traitor.'Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 10:07 AM

Five-Year-Old Who Fell 'No Longer in Life-Threatening Condition'

Five-year-old girl and her three-year-old brother fell from a building in Be'er Sheva. The girl is no longer in life-threatening condition.Nir Har-Zahav, 6/5/2014, 5:35 PM

Lockheed Martin Opens in Israel

Israeli branch, in Be'er Sheva, established to support IDF and campaign to develop the Negev, CEO says.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 4:41 PM

Economics Ministry Behind Hi-Tech Project in the Negev

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

Murderer of Prominent Israeli Rabbi Gets Life Sentence

After psychiatrist deems Asher Dahan fit for trial, Be'er Sheva court sentences him for stabbing Baba Sali's grandson in 2011.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 4:13 PM

IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Be'er Sheva

The IDF deploys an Iron Dome anti-missile system in Be’er Sheva in the wake of the recent escalation in terror attacks.Elad Benari, 12/26/2013, 3:43 AM

Police Chief Stops Kidnapping in Be’er Sheva

Police chief stumbles across scene of violent kidnapping between parents.Maayana Miskin, 11/17/2013, 8:44 AM

Netanyahu: We Have an Iron Dome – and an Iron Will

Netanyahu dedicates new national cyber center, sends message to Israel’s enemies: Attacking us is not worth your while.Maayana Miskin, 9/3/2013, 5:47 PM

Pres. Peres Calls for 100,000 Yesha Jews to Migrate to the Negev

President Shimon Peres called on Jews from Judea and Samaria last week to send a cohort with their strength and skills to settle the Negev.Chana Ya'ar, 7/28/2013, 9:29 AM

Record Number of Births at Be'er Sheva's Soroka Hospital

Midwives at Be'er Sheva's Soroka Medical Center worked extra hard as a high of 58 births was recorded over a 24-hour period.Chana Ya'ar, 6/18/2013, 4:44 AM