Israeli park where boy was killed by tree branch closed

Police issue closure order against park where 9-year-old was killed when tree branch fell on a bench,Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 5:27 PM

Summer camp outing turns deadly at park in southern Israel

10-year-old boy killed in park near Kiryat Gat in southern Israel after tree collapses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2019, 12:05 PM

Mikva the Musical scores in Kiryat Gat - and now on to the USA

When a Gaza rocket hit the mikva in Kiryat Gat, the crew of Mikva the Musical came to the rescue. And we never know where a mitzva can lead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 3:54 PM

A million bags of Bamba a day

Osem dedicates new factory, expects to produce 1 million bags of Bamba per day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 8:51 AM

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with Intel Israel CEO Yaniv Garty

Netanyahu: 'Israel's become global technological power; I'm proud government's leading this policy.'Mordechai Sones, 1/30/2019, 2:24 PM

Intel announces $10 billion expansion in Israel

Finance minister says chipmaker's plan to invest in Kiryat Gat manufacturing site is expected to bring thousands of jobs to Israel's south.AFP, 1/29/2019, 12:11 PM

Baffled travelers spot 'missiles' on civilian truck

In southern Israel civilian truck carries objects appearing to be eight white and green rockets; Police open investigation.Mordechai Sones, 11/24/2018, 8:28 PM

Incendiary balloons land in playground

Police sappers neutralize incendiary balloons found in children's playground in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2018, 12:39 PM

Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Border Police raid hydro farm in Kiryat Gat, arrest three suspects; remand extended until Sunday.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2018, 3:00 PM

Gaza bomb found in Israeli forest

Bomb squad dispatched to forest near Kiryat Gat after explosive device discovered. Police suspect kite or balloon used as delivery system.David Rosenberg, 7/1/2018, 6:52 PM

Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Environmental Protection Ministry fines factory for allowing massive amount of soap to flow into nearby river.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 1:42 PM

Bomb discovered in residential building in Kiryat Gat

Police announce arrest of 4 suspects, apparently involved in dispute between gangs and criminal organizations in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 11:14 AM

Schoolyard tragedy: 3-year old dies in preschool playground

3-year old boy chokes to death after playing in sandbox at his preschool. Police detain four staff members following child's death.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2017, 7:28 PM

Thousands of housing units allocated to haredim near Kiryat Gat

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and treasury officials agreed that 10,000 housing units will be built near Kiryat Gat and allocated to haredim.Haim Lev, 2/8/2017, 10:24 PM

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

Protests against Rabbi Havlin gain 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 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 - 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 plan 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

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 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 fence between Hevron, 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

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 nabbed, blood 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 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

Again: Terrorist's Death Leads BBC Attack Report

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

Woman Recounts Heroic Struggle with 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 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 to Hire Thousands Here

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