'The residents' resilience gives us maneuverability'

Education Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz visits Ashkelon’s situation room amid rocket fire on the city.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2019, 4:43 AM

Israel under attack: How will it end?

Tamar Yonah updates from the south and talks to residents and experts about the current round of fighting and its consequences.Israel News Talk Radio, 11/13/2019, 5:14 AM

10-year-old in Ashkelon saves his father's life

Ten-year-old Yarin summoned MDA, who arrived at his home a moment before his father collapsed due to cardiac arrest.Orly Harari, 10/27/2019, 10:16 PM

PA man suspected of murder in death of Israeli baby

Police seek to extend remand of Arab Hevron resident suspected of abusing child who died of her injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 1:21 PM

Ashkelon: Baby in critical condition, PA man arrested

Mother, father, family friend from Hevron arrested after 11-month-old girl hospitalized with skull fractures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2019, 7:31 PM

Woman injured in rocket attack in Ashkelon dies from her wounds

Nina Ginisdanova, 80, was critically wounded in November 2018 from a rocket fired from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 11:22 PM

Red alert siren interrupts Netanyahu speech

Civilians report seeing Iron Dome intercept rockets after sirens blare in southern Israel. Netanyahu conference in Ashdod interrupted.Gary Willig, 9/10/2019, 9:16 PM

Bereaved father directs message to drivers

'I want to tell people to drive carefully,' says bereaved father, adding, 'What they do to parents, it's simply family destruction.'Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2019, 6:34 PM

Woman dead in accident in Ashkelon

Woman in her 20s killed when vehicle collides with a guardrail. Three others injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2019, 4:04 AM

Watch: Spa employee fights back against armed Bedouin robbers

Two Bedouin robbers violently attack female worker in course of robbery attempt, but she doesn't let them go without a fight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 8:15 AM

Military exercise in southern Israel

IDF schedules three-day military exercise in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2019, 10:13 PM

Israeli woman injured during Gaza rocket attacks dies

Two months after suffering serious injuries during Gaza rocket attack, 89-year-old Ashkelon woman succumbs to her injuries.Arutz Sheva, 7/7/2019, 4:22 PM

Gantz: Defense begins with deterrence

Blue and White party tours, holds weekly meeting in Ashkelon, vows to protect residents better than Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 6:16 PM

Watch: Sea of jellyfish at Ashkelon power plant

Electric Corporation workers at Rothenberg plant in Ashkelon face thousands of jellyfish arriving at the plant with seawater.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 1:01 PM

UN sees results of Hamas attacks on the south

Delegation of UN ambassadors visits Ashkerlon home of man killed by Hamas rocket, scholl damaged by rocket strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2019, 4:28 PM

'Let the IDF loose' to restore peace

Likud MK Uzi Dayan, Mayor Tomer Galam visit home of rocket victim. 'We want the other side to get hit hard - they shouldn't set the agenda.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 12:43 PM

Rocket fired towards Ashkelon

“Red Alert” sirens heard in Ashkelon and Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. One rocket from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 1/7/2019, 3:48 AM

'You died protecting your homeland'

Nahal Haredi sergeant killed in Givat Assaf terror attack Thursday laid to rest at Ashkelon military cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2018, 12:03 PM

Islamic Jihad releases footage of rocket launch

Terrorist organization shows off launch of large rocket which slammed into Ashkelon last week.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 9:55 PM

'Honoring my mother saved my life'

Chabad emissaries visiting Ashkelon after huge rocket barrage astonished by story of man whose life was saved by helping his mother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 5:14 PM

One dead as rocket hits Ashkelon home

40-year-old man killed, 40-year-old woman in critical condition as rocket hits residential building in Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 11/13/2018, 3:58 AM

Direct hit on Ashkelon house

1 injured in barrage on Ashkelon as 300 rockets fired at Israel in largest rocket attack since 2014 conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2018, 10:43 PM

Concern: Marine infiltration from Gaza

IDF says Hamas seeking to increase ability to launch attacks from the sea. Border Police increase presence along coast of Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:14 PM

Lotto winner vows to fund Torah study

Ashkelon man wins 11.3 million shekels, says he will use part of winnings to support yeshiva students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 6:05 PM

Israel Dog Unit finds missing man unconscious in Ashkelon

Search succeeds for missing Ashkelon man amid sirens and booms from intercepted rockets; attempted suicide recovers in ICU.Mordechai Sones, 5/31/2018, 4:56 PM

Air raid siren disrupts Israeli wedding

Bride whose wedding was interrupted by an air raid siren says she 'couldn't believe there was a siren' in the middle of her wedding.Orly Harari, 5/30/2018, 9:56 AM

Bennett honors 'the world's best soldier'

Naftali Bennett speaks about legendary soldier Emmanuel Moreno at a ceremony dedicating a street after him.Tzvi Lev, 3/22/2018, 10:54 PM

Female soldier in serious condition after collapsing at IDF base

Soldier lost consciousness suddenly at IDF training facility, rushed to hospital in serious condition.David Rosenberg, 3/20/2018, 7:09 PM

IDF attacks additional Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF says it attacked additional Hamas targets in Gaza. Sirens heard in Ashkelon and Sderot were false alarms.Elad Benari, 2/18/2018, 4:20 AM

Twin sisters found dead in Ashkelon, murder suspected

Two women found dead in their Ashkelon apartment. 'No one saw them over the past few days.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 2:19 PM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF strikes Hamas positions in northern Gaza in retaliation for rocket fire on Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 12/12/2017, 12:52 AM

Rockets fired from Gaza towards Ashkelon

Iron Dome successfully intercepts at least two rockets fired by Gaza terrorists towards Ashkelon.Ido Ben Porat, 12/11/2017, 11:46 PM

10 injured in fires in Kiryat Haim, Ashkelon

6 injured, including several children,in Kiryat Haim apartment fire. 4 injured from thick smoke in Ashkelon fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 10:19 PM

Between Judaism and Islam: The saga of Noy Sheetrit

24-year-old Jewish woman's conversion to Islam on the Temple Mount - then return to Judaism - raises questions of assimilation in Israel.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2017, 12:48 PM

Ashkelon suspect detained, security alert lifted

Security forces arrest Arab infiltrator suspected of terror activity in Ashkelon.Yoel Domb, 8/27/2017, 3:58 PM

Watch: Police comb Ashkelon for suspicious person

Watch heavily armed police combing the coastal city for a suspected terrorist.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2017, 3:49 PM

Suspicions of terrorist in Ashkelon

Large number of forces in Ashkelon after reports of a terrorist in the city. Police call on public to increase vigilance.Ido ben Porat, 8/27/2017, 1:29 PM

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

Gush Katif evacuee appointed Ashkelon Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Ophir Cohen, head of the Ashkelon religious community, was chosen as the new Chief Rabbi of Ashkelon.Yoel Domb, 9/15/2016, 4:32 PM

10 arrested at demonstration against terrorist in hospital

Police claim right-wing protesters hurled stones at police during demonstration against terrorist receiving treatment in Israeli hospital.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/9/2016, 10:24 PM

Israel ordered to pay Iran $1.2 billion

Swiss arbitrators have ruled in favor of Iran in a case that is more than 37 years old.Rachel Kaplan, 8/8/2016, 10:59 AM

6-year-old falls from 3rd story in Ashkelon

A 6-year-old boy fell out of the window at a three story height in Ashkelon; he was evacuated to the hospital in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2016, 9:29 PM

Morning jogger discovers 900 year-old lamp

Ancient lamp washed up on shore in Ashkelon. 'It’s really exciting. You just feel a part of history. You can touch what was here long ago.'Rachel Kaplan, 6/27/2016, 1:46 PM

IDF soldier recounts shooting Sudanese terrorist

'I jumped out of the bus, grabbed the stabbed soldier's gun and ran after the terrorist,' says soldier who eliminated Kamel Hassan.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2016, 10:34 PM

Sudanese stabber behind Ashkelon attack dies

Police announce death of Sudanese national who stabbed IDF soldier in Ashkelon; motive for attack unclear.Cynthia Blank, 2/7/2016, 2:04 PM

Ashkelon mayor accused of paying off rape victim

Two women have come forward against Itamar Shimoni, who is charged with money laundering and fraud in a separate case.Cynthia Blank, 1/5/2016, 5:16 PM

Again: Major flooding leaves Ashkelon under water

A month after experiencing severe flooding following heavy rains, Ashkelon once again in the eye of the storm.Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2015, 11:19 AM

Watch: Major flooding in Ashkelon reaches Barzilai Hospital

Ben Yehuda street has been closed to traffic after a section of the road collapsed.Orli Harari, 11/9/2015, 11:59 AM

Breaking: Rocket Intercepted Near Ashkelon

Ashkelon residents hear explosion, rocket sirens. Reports say one rocket fired, stopped by Iron Dome.Matt Wanderman, 10/10/2015, 11:12 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Two Rockets Over Ashkelon

Iron Dome shoots down two Gaza rockets that were headed towards Ashkelon, hours after attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2015, 11:45 PM

Israeli Man Disappears in Muslim Country

A resident of Ashkelon, who made aliyah 20 years ago, has not been seen since flying to unnamed country to visit his brother in June.Cynthia Blank, 9/7/2015, 4:38 PM

Rare Sarcophagus Discovered at Ashkelon Building Site

Israel Antiquities Authority and police find impressive sarcophagus, which construction workers tried to conceal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2015, 4:19 PM

Police at Protest: PLO Flag OK, Israeli Flag 'Provocation'

Ashkelon resident tries to enter local hospital where protests held with Israeli flag on his motorbike - police issue him a warning.Rafael Levi, 8/17/2015, 12:44 PM

Hundreds of Strangers Attend Bat Mitzvah After Post Goes Viral

Photos of empty event hall prompt strangers to flock to Ashkelon to make a 12 year-old's Bat Mitzvah special.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2015, 10:27 AM

Gaza Rocket Lands in Ashkelon Region

After Hof Ashkelon region sirens sound late Tuesday night, IDF identifies rocket struck open ground in area.Ari Yashar, 6/23/2015, 10:24 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire a Rocket at Ashkelon

IDF says rocket fired from towards Ashkelon likely exploded inside Gaza.Ari Yashar, 6/11/2015, 11:19 PM

Netanyahu Condemns Global Silence Over Rocket Fire

'This hypocrisy which pervades the world will not tie our hands for defending the citizens of Israel,' Prime Minister warns.Hezki Baruch, 6/7/2015, 11:18 AM