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Iron Dome intercepts two rockets fired from Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts two rockets fired from Gaza

Red Color sirens heard in Ashkelon and in communities located near Gaza border. Iron Dome intercepts two rockets over the area.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/12/2020 21:55
WATCH: IDF strikes Gaza after rocket falls on Ashkelon

WATCH: IDF strikes Gaza after rocket falls on Ashkelon

IDF forces struck Hamas targets overnight following a rocket launch that hit a structure in port city of Ashkelon.ILTV, 22/11/2020 15:24
Gaza rocket hits factory in Ashkelon industrial area

Gaza rocket hits factory in Ashkelon industrial area

Rocket fired from Gaza explodes in warehouse of a factory in industrial area of Ashkelon without causing any physical injuries.Uzi Baruch, 22/11/2020 01:30
Rockets fired toward south intercepted by Iron Dome

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 05:29
Bereaved mother speaks with wife of driver who ran over her 9-year-old son

Bereaved mother speaks with wife of driver who ran over her 9-year-old son

Standing by body of his 9-year-old son David, killed in fatal truck accident bereaved father Rabbi Yuval offers inspiring words of faith.Mordechai Sones, 27/10/2020 16:07
Boy run over in Ashkelon named as David Ohayon

Boy run over in Ashkelon named as David Ohayon

MDA teams called to scene of serious accident found boy suffering severe head injury, forced to determine his death on the spot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 19:05
9-year-old killed after being run over in Ashkelon

9-year-old killed after being run over in Ashkelon

Boy dies after being run over by truck while riding his bicycle in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 15:36
Rocket launched at Israel from Gaza

Rocket launched at Israel from Gaza

Residents of Ashkelon hear explosion after Red Alert siren sounds. IDF confirms rocket launch from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2020 21:25
Ashkelon donates 2,000 masks to Baltimore Jewish community

Ashkelon donates 2,000 masks to Baltimore Jewish community

Southern Israeli city of Ashkelon makes donation to its city sister in the US to help deal with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2020 19:33
Israeli man who rescued Bedouin woman and her 3 children to be posthumously honored

Israeli man who rescued Bedouin woman and her 3 children to be posthumously honored

Jewish man who died while rescuing Bedouin woman and her three children to be posthumously honored with Civil Medal of Distinguished ServiceMarcy Oster, JTA, 07/07/2020 07:57
Coronavirus in an Ashkelon preschool?

Coronavirus in an Ashkelon preschool?

Ashkelon municipality replaces all staff members until coronavirus test results are received.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2020 10:46
Ashkelon: 10-year-old girl seriously injured by exploding glass

Ashkelon: 10-year-old girl seriously injured by exploding glass

Doctors working to stabilize condition of 10-year-old girl in serious condition after glass explodes in her home in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2020 18:46
Ashkelon boy says: 'We heard a boom, Mom lay down on top of me'

Ashkelon boy says: 'We heard a boom, Mom lay down on top of me'

Mother, son, describe reactions to unexpected rocket attacks on Ashkelon. 'We're second-class citizens.'103FM, 24/02/2020 13:04
Ashkelon chimneys lit for the return of the Gaza captives

Ashkelon chimneys lit for the return of the Gaza captives

Video screened on the Ashkelon chimneys showing the photos of Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin and Avera Mengistu.Orli Harari, 24/02/2020 06:54
How can attacks against Jews in Israel be viewed as "normal'?

How can attacks against Jews in Israel be viewed as "normal'?

News outlets report the rocket attack that forced the PM to take shelter as ‘normal.’ Supreme authorities of self-righteousness such as the ICC (International Criminal Court) will surely find a way to blame Israel for it. David Rubin, 27/12/2019 15:15
'The Roman menu made its way to the tables of ancient Israel'

'The Roman menu made its way to the tables of ancient Israel'

Wine and fish sauce: The 2000-year-old culinary preferences of the Romans, revealed in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2019 13:01
Watch: Ashkelon hit by heavy flooding

Watch: Ashkelon hit by heavy flooding

Heavy rains lead to flash floods in coastal city of Ashkelon, hitting homes and forcing road closures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2019 08:18
Netanyahu: We have a historic opportunity

Netanyahu: We have a historic opportunity

PM discusses call with Donald Trump on plans to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley. 'Things we could have only dreamed of are happening.'Nitzan Keidar, 02/12/2019 14:41
Footage of warning sirens' impact on children goes viral

Footage of warning sirens' impact on children goes viral

Ashkelon resident films her traumatized children trembling with fear after sirens sounded in the middle of the night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2019 14:27
'The residents' resilience gives us maneuverability'

'The residents' resilience gives us maneuverability'

Education Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz visits Ashkelon’s situation room amid rocket fire on the city.Hezki Baruch, 14/11/2019 04:43
Israel under attack: How will it end?

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, 13/11/2019 05:14
10-year-old in Ashkelon saves his father's life

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, 27/10/2019 22:16
PA man suspected of murder in death of Israeli baby

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, 27/10/2019 13:21
Ashkelon: Baby in critical condition, PA man arrested

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, 21/10/2019 19:31
Woman injured in rocket attack in Ashkelon dies from her wounds

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, 22/09/2019 23:22
Red alert siren interrupts Netanyahu speech

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, 10/09/2019 21:16
Bereaved father directs message to drivers

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, 02/09/2019 18:34
Woman dead in accident in Ashkelon

Woman dead in accident in Ashkelon

Woman in her 20s killed when vehicle collides with a guardrail. Three others injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2019 04:04
Watch: Spa employee fights back against armed Bedouin robbers

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, 30/07/2019 08:15
Military exercise in southern Israel

Military exercise in southern Israel

IDF schedules three-day military exercise in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2019 22:13
Israeli woman injured during Gaza rocket attacks dies

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, 07/07/2019 16:22
Gantz: Defense begins with deterrence

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, 04/07/2019 18:16
Watch: Sea of jellyfish at Ashkelon power plant

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, 04/07/2019 13:01
UN sees results of Hamas attacks on the south

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, 07/05/2019 16:28
'Let the IDF loose' to restore peace

'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, 05/05/2019 12:43
Rocket fired towards Ashkelon

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, 07/01/2019 03:48
'You died protecting your homeland'

'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, 14/12/2018 12:03
Islamic Jihad releases footage of rocket launch

Islamic Jihad releases footage of rocket launch

Terrorist organization shows off launch of large rocket which slammed into Ashkelon last week.Tzvi Lev, 17/11/2018 21:55
'Honoring my mother saved my life'

'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, 14/11/2018 17:14
One dead as rocket hits Ashkelon home

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, 13/11/2018 03:58
Direct hit on Ashkelon house

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, 12/11/2018 22:43
Concern: Marine infiltration from Gaza

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, 26/08/2018 22:14
Lotto winner vows to fund Torah study

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, 12/07/2018 18:05
Israel Dog Unit finds missing man unconscious in Ashkelon

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, 31/05/2018 16:56
Air raid siren disrupts Israeli wedding

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, 30/05/2018 09:56
Bennett honors 'the world's best soldier'

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, 22/03/2018 22:54
Female soldier in serious condition after collapsing at IDF base

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, 20/03/2018 19:09
IDF attacks additional Hamas targets in Gaza

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, 18/02/2018 04:20
Twin sisters found dead in Ashkelon, murder suspected

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, 16/01/2018 14:19
IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

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 00:52
Rockets fired from Gaza towards Ashkelon

Rockets fired from Gaza towards Ashkelon

Iron Dome successfully intercepts at least two rockets fired by Gaza terrorists towards Ashkelon.Ido Ben Porat, 11/12/2017 23:46
10 injured in fires in Kiryat Haim, Ashkelon

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, 21/11/2017 22:19
Between Judaism and Islam: The saga of Noy Sheetrit

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, 25/09/2017 12:48
Ashkelon suspect detained, security alert lifted

Ashkelon suspect detained, security alert lifted

Security forces arrest Arab infiltrator suspected of terror activity in Ashkelon.Yoel Domb, 27/08/2017 15:58
Watch: Police comb Ashkelon for suspicious person

Watch: Police comb Ashkelon for suspicious person

Watch heavily armed police combing the coastal city for a suspected terrorist.Tzvi Lev, 27/08/2017 15:49
Suspicions of terrorist in Ashkelon

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, 27/08/2017 13:29
Suspected murder-suicide in Ashkelon

Suspected murder-suicide in Ashkelon

Police find woman dead in Ashkelon apartment, man dead on ground outside.Chana Roberts, 15/04/2017 20:04