Bedouin indicted over hit-and-run

Rahat resident driving without permit hits pedestrian, flees instead of stopping, abandons his car and reports it stolen to police.Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2018, 2:05 PM

'They screamed 'slaughter the Jew' and tried to hurl rocks'

Police officer recalls attack by Bedouin residents of Rahat on Israeli police officers during traffic stop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2018, 5:20 PM

Police officers attacked in Rahat

Two policemen injured after being attacked with clubs and rocks by residents of Bedouin city.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/25/2018, 9:51 PM

Arabs torch Israeli flags ahead of Independence Day

Some residents of Israeli-Arab towns protest Independence Day, tear down signs. 'For us it is a day of catastrophe, not independence.'David Rosenberg, 4/17/2018, 8:48 AM

Watch: Children flee as Israeli school bus goes up in flames

Bus carrying school children in southern Israel suddenly catches on fire, forcing children to flee. No injuries reported.David Rosenberg, 4/8/2018, 9:18 PM

Police nab antiquities thieves red handed raiding ancient ruins

Authorities catch Bedouin antiquities thieves red-handed at ancient ruins.David Rosenberg, 11/29/2017, 4:09 PM

IDF investigates whether mental patient is MIA soldier

Army receives tip that a hospitalized mental patient is, in fact, soldier Guy Hever, who has been missing since 1997.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 1:55 PM

Bedouin must compensate State for evacuation of illegal mosque

Beer Sheva court rules Negev Bedouin must compensate State for expenses incurred during evacuation of mosque built on public land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2017, 12:26 PM

Noy Sheetrit's Muslim partner: 'Over my dead body - love wins'

'I'm in the midst of a divorce, only Noy is in my life ... It's no different from marrying a second, third, or fourth wife.'Mordechai Sones, 10/15/2017, 11:38 AM

Undercover special forces prevent terror attack

Undercover special forces from the Border Police arrested a man in Rahat that was on his way to carry out an attack.Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2017, 4:35 PM

Deri transfers land to Bedouin city

14,000 dunams to be transferred by agreement from Bnei Shimon regional council to Rahat municipality.Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2017, 11:30 AM

Report: Bedouin steal soldier's gun in southern Israel

Resident of Bedouin town of Rahat arrested after allegedly stealing friend's gun.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2017, 9:58 PM

'We'll blast Allahu Akbar from every building'

Rahat mayor threatens to fight ban on mosque loudspeakers.Reut Hadar and A7 Staff, 11/17/2016, 4:05 PM

Weapons confiscated in Bedouin city

Border Police raid of Rahat yields weapons stash hiddein in a car; 2 suspects taken in for questioning.Uzi Baruch, 9/6/2016, 7:36 PM

Turkey: Kidnappers release two Israeli Bedouins

Two Israeli Bedouin students were kidnapped in Turkey last week. Families reportedly paid ransom for their release.Orli Harari, 4/30/2016, 11:45 PM

Rahat terrorist who stabbed elderly woman caught

Stabber who wounded Jewish shopper identified as Arab minor from Judea who entered illegally with help of Arab citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2016, 11:06 AM

Watch: Terrorist flees after stabbing elderly woman

Attacker in his 20s caught on security camera after stabbing 65-year-old as she shopped in southern Bedouin city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 3:34 PM

Manhunt continues for Rahat stabber

Police continuing search for Arab terrorist behind Rahat stabbing attack in which 65-year-old Shlomit Gonen was injured.Cynthia Blank, 2/7/2016, 8:22 AM

Rahat victim identified, describes terror

Shlomit Gonen from Kibbutz Mishmar Hanegev has been identified as the victim in the stabbing attack that took place in Rahat on Saturday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2016, 10:26 PM

Jewish woman stabbed in Rahat

Arab terrorist stabs 65-year-old Jewish woman while she was shopping in Rahat and then fled. She is in moderate condition.Uzi Baruch, 2/6/2016, 6:22 PM

Tragedy: Three children burn to death in Rahat

Children's mother also related to cab driver killed in Tel Aviv on Friday in murder believed connected to deadly shooting attack at pub.Cynthia Blank, 1/3/2016, 10:34 AM

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

Arab Antiquities Robbers Caught in the Act

7 residents of Bedouin town Rahat in Negev found while digging up coins from 2,000 years ago and causing irreversible damage.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 4/30/2015, 4:14 PM

Arab MKs Attack Israel During 'Land Day' Commemorations

Basel Ghattas called on Israel Arabs to fight for 'their land' while Jamal Zahalka promised not to allow a 'second Nakba' in the Negev.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 3/30/2015, 8:36 PM

Rivlin: Bedouin Are 'Members of Our Family'

President Reuven Rivlin met with Bedouin community officials to discuss ways to enhance ties between Jews and Bedouins.Yaakov Levi, 2/25/2015, 7:22 PM

Aharonovich: Arab MKs Incited Rahat Violence

After rioting in Bedouin town left a man dead and over 20 injured, Public Security Minister points finger at Islamists, MKs.Gil Ronen, 1/21/2015, 7:54 PM

Newest Road 6 Extension to Open Friday

The newest segment of Road 6, the Cross-Israel Highway, is set to open on Friday, right in the heart of 'Bedouin country.'Yaakov Levi, 1/21/2015, 6:46 PM

Police Deploy Nationwide in Fear of Follow-up Attack

Police have raised the level of precaution throughout the country in the wake of the terror attack in Tel Aviv.Moshe Cohen, 1/21/2015, 11:46 AM

Watch: Bedouin Rioters Hurl Explosives at Police in Rahat

Negev town continues to spiral out of control after death of two residents during police activity; video shows officers saved from Arab mob.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2015, 11:02 PM

Gaza Snipers Target IDF Civilian Workers

Shots fired at workers near security fence, damage caused but none injured. Worker shot to death just last December.Ari Yashar, 4/3/2014, 5:38 PM

Police Shocked to Find 25 Children Crammed in Eight-Seater

Police make shocking discovery after pulling over dangerous driver in Rahat; driver, daycare worker flee the scene.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 6:23 PM

Oral Polio Vaccine to Be Given In Southern Israel

The Health Minister has decided to administer an advanced form of the oral polio vaccine to 150,000 children in southern Israel, in drops.Chana Ya'ar, 6/30/2013, 3:56 PM

Expert: 10% of Southern Residents Not Inoculated Againt Polio

Israel needs to go on an emergency campaign to inoculate individuals in southern Israel against polio, the Knesset Health Committee saidDavid Lev, 6/18/2013, 12:45 AM

Bedouin Intifada over Destroyed Islamic Movement Mosque

Thousands of Bedouin near Be’er Sheva stoned police as authorities destroyed a mosque illegally built by the radical Islamic Movement.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2010, 9:00 AM

Bedouin Sheikh Defies Threats to Support Shalit

Bedouin Sheikh Salam Hozeil holds public protests on behalf of Gilad Shalit despite threats, violence.Maayana Miskin, 7/27/2009, 7:37 PM

Zionists to March in Rahat

Southern police chief gives permission for Zionist activists to hold a march in the Bedouin city of Rahat.Maayana Miskin, 7/23/2009, 7:13 PM