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More than 100 rockets fired at southern and central Israel, IDF retaliates

Sirens heard in southern and central Israel. At least 100 rockets fired, of which 60 entered Israel and 33 were intercepted by Iron Dome.

More than 100 rockets fired at Israel, IDF retaliatesplayer

American teens help save life of Ashdod resident

'Having my first CPR be a successful one is something that I will never forget.'

American teens help save life of Ashdod resident

Ashdod: Kindergarten teacher collapses in front of children

After collapsing in her own kindergarten, Ashdod teacher is successfully resuscitated by first responders.

Ashdod: Kindergarten teacher collapses in  front of children

3 killed, 6 hurt in traffic accident near Ashdod

Multiple fatalities in serious traffic accident between truck and several vehicles. Road closed to traffic.

3 killed, 6 hurt in traffic accident near Ashdod

Man dies after setting himself on fire at Ashdod city hall

60-year-old man declared dead 2 days after setting himself on fire in front of Ashdod city hall.

Man dies after setting himself on fire at Ashdod city hall

2 seriously injured as Ashdod apartment building goes up in flames

'Residents had to evacuate on their own.' 3 people injured, 2 seriously, after fire rips through Ashdod apartment building.

2 seriously injured in Ashdod apartment fire

Ashdod: Man sets himself on fire in city hall

50-year-old man in serious condition after setting himself on fire inside city hall.

Ashdod: Man sets himself on fire in city hall

Saving lives in Ukraine and then again in Ashdod

On Sunday, a woman fainted while waiting for a bus in Ashdod. She was only a few days in Israel after fleeing from Ukraine due to the war.

Saving lives in Ukraine and then again in Ashdod

Ashdod: Man rescued after passing out while driving

Another driver prevented disaster after noticing the man slumped over at the wheel as the car moved, and ran into the car to halt it.

Ashdod: Man rescued after passing out while drivingplayer

Woman detained after man found dead in Ashdod apartment

Female partner suspected of murdering 50-year-old man.

Woman detained after man found dead in apartment

United Hatzalah distributes winter blankets to Ashdod homeless

United Hatzalah volunteers from Ashdod drive around the city in ambulance distributing warm blankets to the homeless.

United Hatzalah distributes winter blankets to Ashdod homeless

Armed robbery in Ashdod apartment was a fake

Initial reports said man stabbed and robbed a 39-year-old apartment owner, causing serious injury. Woman later admitted to faking it.

Armed robbery in Ashdod apartment was a fake

Ashdod hospital closes coronavirus ward

Over 400 coronavirus patients in serious condition, nearly 170 intubated, Health Ministry says.

Ashdod hospital closes coronavirus ward

Refuah Yeshuah to return funding for Ashdod hospital

Refuah Yeshuah to return 9.6m shekels it received to build a hospital in Ashdod. The building stands empty to this day.

Refuah Yeshuah to return funding for Ashdod hospital

Bloodstained knife found at scene of Ashdod stabbing incident

17-year-old victim moved out of ICU following emergency operation.

Bloodstained knife found at scene of Ashdod stabbing incident

Yeshiva student seriously wounded in Ashdod stabbing

Haredi teen wounded in stabbing during fight in public park in Ashdod. Two suspects arrested.

Yeshiva student seriously wounded in Ashdod stabbing

Ashdod bans bringing disposables to beach

Ashdod municipality passes bylaw aiming to end use and sale of disposables at city beaches.

Ashdod bans bringing disposables to beach

Watch: Police rescue kids pulled out to sea off Ashdod coast

Police maritime patrol spots children in kayak pulled out to sea.

Watch: Police rescue kids pulled out to sea off Ashdod coastplayer

2 dead, 1 seriously injured in Ashkelon, 11 injured in Ashdod

Air raid sirens sound as rocket hits Ashdod building, injuring 11 people.

2 dead, 1 seriously injured in Ashkelon, 11 injured in Ashdodplayer

'10 more minutes and the child would have died'

Haredi EMT saves Ashdod toddler who choked on a large piece of candy.

'10 more minutes and the child would have died'

'He essentially died and was brought back to life in 30 minutes'

Pre-Shabbat rescue in Ashdod: Man in his 50s saved after near-death experience.

'He essentially died and was brought back to life in 30 minutes'

Clashes in J'lem, Ashdod during lockdown enforcement, policewoman injured

Clashes erupt as police attempt to enforce lockdown restrictions in Meah Shearim, J'lem and Grodno Yeshiva in Ashdod.

Clashes in J'lem, Ashdod during lockdown enforcementplayer

Died of coronavirus - after receiving second dose of vaccine

Belz hasid dies of coronavirus despite keeping precautions, less than a week after receiving second coronavirus vaccine.

Died of coronavirus - after 2nd dose of vaccine

Two rockets fired from Gaza towards the sea

Two rockets fired from northern Gaza into the sea near Ashdod. IDF retaliates, attacks Hamas tunnel-digging infrastructure.

Two rockets fired from Gaza towards the sea

Two killed in factory explosion in Ashdod

Two killed and at least two injured following what appears to be a gas explosion.

Two killed in factory explosion in Ashdodplayer

Rockets fired toward south intercepted by Iron Dome

Two rockets fired toward Ashdod. Residents in Gush Dan area report hearing an explosion. IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza.

Rockets fired toward south intercepted by Iron Domeplayer

Liberman: Haredim spit in face of the rest of the country

Yisrael Beyteinu chairman slams mass funeral for Pittsburgh Rebbe. 'Netanyahu, haredi parties must move to opposition to beat coronavirus.'

Liberman: Haredim spit in face of the rest of the country

Clashes at Rebbe's funeral in Ashdod

Clashes erupt in cemetery between police and hundreds of mourners attending funeral of Pittsburgh Rebbe.

Clashes at Rebbe's funeral in Ashdodplayer

Condition of man hurt by rocket in Ashdod continues to be serious

Asher Bitton was on his way to pass out tzedakah when he was injured from rocket shrapnel. Family asks to pray for his recovery.

Condition of man hurt by rocket continues to be serious

Bennett in Ashdod: A great miracle happened here

MK Bennett near scene of rocket fall in Ashdod: It is possible to create a different reality here.

Bennett in Ashdod: A great miracle happened hereplayer

Injured animals healed with help of special needs children

Therapeutic zoo in Ashdod offers special needs children the chance to interact with wide variety of animals being rehabilitated.

Injured animals healed with help of special needs children

Falafel store owner who touched the hearts of Israelis hospitalized

Yuval Carmi, who cried in front of the cameras about the closing of businesses due to coronavirus, hospitalized with heart issues.

Falafel store owner who moved Israelis hospitalizedplayer

Former educational supervisor at Ashdod's Grodna Yeshiva dies of coronavirus

Rabbi Moshe Aharon Braverman, 86, passes away from coronavirus.

Former supervisor at Ashdod yeshiva dies of coronavirus

Synagogues closed, church open

Yad L'Achim activists say missionary church continues operating in Ashdod: 'If synagogues are prohibited, no reason to allow church service'

Synagogues closed, church open

Ashdod rabbi comes out against public prayer during pandemic: 'Similar to murder'

Ashdod's Rabbi Yosef Sheinin says those who join group prayers are committing a 'serious sin,' considered as 'pursuing' the lives of others.

Ashdod rabbi comes out against public prayer: 'Murderers'

Watch: 'Coronavirus quorum' held - from neighbors' porches

Due to the new restrictions banning group prayers, neighbors in an Ashdod building prayed from their porches, with just the cantor below.

Watch: 'Coronavirus quorum' from porchesplayer

12-year-old dies after falling from window in Ashdod

Efforts to revive boy who fell from fifth-story window fail.

12-year-old dies after falling from window in Ashdod

Two dead in accident near Ashdod

Man and a woman in their 60s killed after their car crashes into safety rail on Highway 4 near Ashdod.

Two dead in accident near Ashdod

Watch: Students rescued from flooded school

Students staff, pulled out of school cut off by floods near Ashdod.

Watch: Students rescued from flooded schoolplayer

Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fire

Alexander Omelchenko didn't hesitate to enter a smoke-filled apt. and is now unconscious and on a respirator due to smoke inhalation.

Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fireplayer