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

Orbach: Media is Making Murder an Option

Minister criticizes media coverage of Be’er Sheva slayings. ‘Media is unintentionally encouraging more murder.’Maayana Miskin, 5/22/2013, 10:45 AM

Police Tried to Take Shooter’s Weapon, Judge Refused

Police wanted bank shooter to hand in his weapon two years ago over suspicions of threats, violence.Maayana Miskin, 5/21/2013, 8:08 AM

Meretz MK Hints Be'er Sheva Shooting Related to Budget

MK Tamar Zandberg asserts the shooting in Be’er Sheva was a result of the state budget. Deputy Finance Minister: A miserable statement.Elad Benari, 5/21/2013, 4:15 AM

‘57 Seconds’ to Help Protect Be’er Sheva From Bombs

A new organization is raising awareness about the need for more bomb shelters to protect Be’er Sheva residents from Gaza missile attacks.Hana Levi Julian, 2/10/2013, 1:28 PM

Bennett Addresses Divisiveness in Israel: Stop the Hate Speeches

A campaign party in the Negev set the stage for calls by Bennett to ignore political and religious affiliations and face the real issuesAnnie Lubin, 1/14/2013, 10:11 AM

Hadassah President Plants First Tree in New Be'er Sheva Forest

Marcie Natan, National President of Hadassah, and planted in Be'er Sheva the first tree in a forest dedicated to the Sandy Hook victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2012, 3:33 AM

1 Dead in Tragic Egged Bus Accident on Highway 6

One 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. Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2012, 2:30 PM

2 Missiles Strike Ashdod, No Injuries

Two long-range missiles fired by Gaza terrorists struck the port city of Ashdod on Sunday afternoon. No physical injuries were reported.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 2:40 PM

Grad Katyushas Hit Residential Areas in Be'er Sheva

Three Grad Katyusha missiles struck the southern city of Be'er Sheva Sunday afternoon. Two hit residential neighborhoods. Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 1:55 PM

Jewish Home Candidates Run for Shelter in Be’er Sheva

The new Jewish Home faction visits Be’er Sheva. Bennett: It’s healthy to feel what southerners do. We’re ready to enlist.Maayana Miskin, 11/16/2012, 11:11 AM

Netanyahu Threatens Gaza Terrorists with Heavy Price

"Anyone who thinks he can disrupt the daily lives of the residents of the south and not pay a heavy price – is wrong," Netanyahu warns.Elad Benari, 11/13/2012, 11:52 PM

Gaza Savages Time Their Rockets to Kill Children

Direct hit reported on a home in Sderot. More than 100 rockets hit today, many timed for end of the school day.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2012, 8:00 PM

Be'er Sheva Under Attack from Gaza Terror Missiles

Residents of Be'er Sheva joined their brethren in southern Israel after the Color Red rocket alert siren blared through the city.Chana Ya'ar, 11/11/2012, 2:59 PM

Be'er Sheva Closes Schools Due to Continuing Rocket Fire

Be'er Sheva children are home from school today (Sunday) due to ongoing rocket fire launched – again - from Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 10/28/2012, 10:07 AM

Muslim Leader Preaches Jihad in Be’er Sheva

Islamic Movement leader Sheikh Raed Salah brought his hate message to Be’er Sheva to incite Muslims against Israeli “terrorists.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/9/2012, 9:25 AM

Rocket Attacks Prompt Southern Israeli Cities to Cancel School

Weekend rocket attacks in southern Israel prompted the cities of Be'er Sheva and Ashdod to cancel school for thousands of children. Chana Ya'ar, 9/9/2012, 9:11 AM

Updating Southern Infrastructure: New Rail Lines to Tel Aviv

The state has decided to upgrade infrastructure in the southern region, cutting travel time to central Israel in half with a new train line.Chana Ya'ar, 7/15/2012, 7:07 PM

Rockets Shatter Sabbath Calm in Southern Israel

Palestinian Authority terrorists fired several rocket attacks at southern Israel on the Sabbath, shattering the calm of a quiet afternoon.Chana Ya'ar, 2/18/2012, 8:33 PM

Police Foil Two Terrorist Attacks in Be’er Sheva

Police arrested two terrorists at different locations Wednesday morning and prevented intended attacks on Be’er Sheva residents. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/4/2012, 12:18 PM

Rocket Attacks Force Students to Study at Home

The rocket attacks may have shut down the schools in southern Israel, but classes are still going on - through the internet.Elad Benari, 10/31/2011, 4:15 AM

Transforming Terrorist Trauma into 'Tidying' Drill

A UK immigrant to Israel decides she will focus energies on tidying rather than being traumatized by terror.Chana Ya'ar, 10/30/2011, 3:39 PM

Gaza-Based Salafi Group Launched Rockets at Israel

A Salafi Islamist group affiliated with Al Qaeda launched Sunday's Grad rocket attack at southern Israel from Gaza. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 1:48 PM

Red-Eyed Residents in Southern Israel Resume Routine

The next day: Red-eyed southern Israelis tried to resume their normal daily routines following a night of Gaza missile and mortar attacks.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2011, 11:04 AM

2 Wounded, 21 Rockets and Mortars Fired at Southern Israel

Another sleepless night for residents of southern Israel as 21 rockets and mortars are fired by Gaza terrorists. A baby and adult are hurt. Chana Ya'ar & Elad Benari, 8/25/2011, 8:31 AM

9-Month-Old Baby Hurt in Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

Southern Israeli residents again were forced to race for cover Wednesday night as rockets rained down from Gaza on Be'er Sheva and Ashkelon.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2011, 12:07 AM

62-yr-old Israeli Woman Second Victim to Die from Rocket Fire

A 62-year-old woman has become the second victim to lose her life as a result of the weekend rocket fire.Chana Ya'ar, 8/24/2011, 3:41 PM

Grad Victim Spoke to His Wife Moments Before Being Hit

Yossi Shushan, who died in a Grad missile attack on Saturday night, spoke to his wife, Lilach, just moments before the missile hit.Elad Benari, 8/24/2011, 2:05 AM

Israeli Attitude Towards Attacks: 'No Need to Panic'

When Israel's skies are raining rockets, its airwaves are broadcasting bravery to listeners facing the fire.Chana Ya'ar, 8/22/2011, 9:59 PM

'Many Miracles' Despite Tragedy in Be'er Sheva Missile Attack

A lethal missile attack in Be'er Sheva Saturday evening brought with it the recognition of many open miracles despite a tragic death.Hana Levi Julian, 8/22/2011, 8:05 PM

Hundreds Pay Respect to Grad Missile Victim

Hundreds came to pay their final respects to 38-year-old Yossi Shushan, who was killed in a Grad attack on the city of Be’er Sheva.Elad Benari, 8/22/2011, 3:06 AM

Likud Minister: 'We Must Stop the Rocket Fire on the South'

Likud Minister Silvan Shalom told Be'er Sheva residents during a solidarity visit Sunday to a school hit by a missile, "We must stop this."Chana Ya'ar, 8/21/2011, 2:15 PM

Miracle in Be'er Sheva: Rocket Hits Empty School

A barrage of Grad Katyusha missiles were fired by Gaza terrorists at Be'er Sheva for the fourth day Sunday morning. One landed on a school.Chana Ya'ar, 8/21/2011, 10:31 AM

Paramedic Found His Wounded Family in the Hospital

A paramedic who rushed to the scene of a Grad attack, later discovered members of his own family had been wounded in the same attack.Elad Benari, 8/21/2011, 5:15 AM

38 Year Old Southern Israeli Victim Leaves Widow in 9th Month

A 38-year-old Ofakim man died Saturday night of wounds sustained in a Gaza missile attack on Be'er Sheva, leaving a pregnant wife. Chana Ya'ar, 8/21/2011, 12:16 AM

IAF Eliminates Terrorist Squad in Northern Gaza

Israel Air Force fighter jets eliminated a terrorist squad in northern Gaza soon after they launched an attack on southern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 8/20/2011, 11:40 PM

Synagogue Hit as Grad Missiles Fired at Be’er Sheva and Ashdod

Terrorists fired three Grad missiles at Be'er Sheva and Ashdod. Kassams exploded near Ashkelon. Ashdod Synagogue hit, three hurt.Elad Benari, 8/19/2011, 6:12 AM

Dragnet on Eilat, Checkpoints in Be'er Sheva

The IDF has asked the public to avoid the Eilat area for the time being, and allow security, rescue forces to work.Chana Ya'ar, 8/18/2011, 3:11 PM

IDF Retaliates for Grad Attack, Strikes in Gaza

The IDF retaliates for Monday's Grad attack on Be'er Sheva, strikes four terror targets in Gaza.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 5:28 AM

Grad Missiles Explode Near Be'er Sheva

Grad missiles fired from the Gaza Strip explode in an open area near Be'er Sheva. No injuries.Elad Benari, 8/15/2011, 11:48 PM