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MDA dispatch helped deliver baby over phone as missiles rained

Ashkelon woman talked through birth of her son as Islamic Jihad missile barrage was fired at the city during Operation Breaking Dawn,

MDA dispatch helped deliver baby over phone as missiles rained

Israeli city battered by rockets receives new emergency control unit

Responding to latest rocket fire from Gaza, IFCJ donates new Ashkelon emergency control unit.

City battered by rockets receives new emergency control unit

Watch: Rocket falls in Ashkelon

Security camera footage shows Gaza rocket falling in the southern city of Ashkelon.

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IDF spokesman: Rocket fire provided pretext for strike on Hamas facility

"Hamas responsible for everything that happens in Gaza, even though they didn't fire the rockets on Shabbat."

Rocket fire provided pretext for strike on Hamas facility

Two rockets fired from Gaza towards southern Israel

IDF confirms two rockets were fired towards Israeli territory. One rocket intercepted, the other lands in open area.

Two rockets fired from Gaza towards southern Israelplayer

Search for missing man on Ashkelon coast results in dramatic ATV rescue

A report of a missing man leads to an hours-long search among sand dunes on the beach - and a dramatic ATV rescue.

Search for missing man on coast results in dramatic ATV rescue

Pipe bomb found in southern Israel

Police investigating whether shooting, pipe bomb, incidents are connected.

Pipe bomb found in southern Israel

Suspected terror attack: Police officer stabbed in Ashkelon

Police officer stabbed during operational activity in Ashkelon. Stabber neutralized.

Police officer stabbed in Ashkelon

Police say Ashkelon suspect is escaped mental patient

Mentally ill man dressed as IDF soldier tries to steal female soldier's gun.

Police say Ashkelon suspect is escaped mental patient

One dead, two injured in vehicle explosion in Ashkelon

Magen David Adom paramedics pronounce one person dead, evacuate two seriously injured to Barzilai Hospital.

One dead, two injured in vehicle explosion in Ashkelon

Woman wounded by rocket in May succumbs to injuries

Naomi Perlman, who was seriously wounded when a Hamas rocket struck her house, succumbs after months of being in and out of the hospital.

Woman wounded by rocket in May succumbs to injuries

3 injured in violent incident in Ashkelon

Three family members confronted suspects who arrived at their home, attacked them and fled. Police investigating.

3 injured in violent incident in Ashkelon

This city is just 9 miles from Gaza. Some Americans are choosing to move there anyway

Despite its proximity to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, this Israeli coastal city is increasingly become a destination of choice for Americans.

Why many Americans are moving to city just 9 miles from Gaza

Herzog: We must learn the lesson of the destruction of the Temple

President Isaac Herzog participates in a reading of the Book of Lamentations on eve of Tisha B’Av.

'We must learn the lesson of the destruction of the Temple'

Nikki Haley: Israelis have the right to be safe

'If DC was hit by 4,500 rockets, we wouldn't like it if our allies told us we need restraint.' Nikki Haley visits southern Israel.

Nikki Haley: Israelis have the right to be safe

Watch: Hamas rockets intercepted over Ashkelon

Rockets fired from Gaza exploding over Ashkelon as Iron Dome defense system called to action.

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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.

Iron Dome intercepts two rockets fired from Gazaplayer

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.

WATCH: IDF strikes Gaza after rocket falls on Ashkelonplayer

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.

Gaza rocket hits factory in Ashkelon

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

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.

Speaking with the wife of the driver who ran over her son

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.

Boy run over in Ashkelon named as David Ohayon

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

Boy dies after being run over by truck while riding his bicycle in Ashkelon.

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

Rocket launched at Israel from Gaza

Residents of Ashkelon hear explosion after Red Alert siren sounds. IDF confirms rocket launch from Gaza.

Rocket launched at Israel from Gaza

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.

Ashkelon donates 2,000 masks to Baltimore Jewish community

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 Service

Israeli man who rescued Bedouin family posthumously honored

Coronavirus in an Ashkelon preschool?

Ashkelon municipality replaces all staff members until coronavirus test results are received.

Coronavirus in an Ashkelon preschool?

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.

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

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.'

'We heard a boom, Mom laid down on top of me'

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.

Ashkelon chimneys lit for the return of the Gaza captives

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

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

'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.

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

Watch: Ashkelon hit by heavy flooding

Heavy rains lead to flash floods in coastal city of Ashkelon, hitting homes and forcing road closures.

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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.'

Netanyahu: We have a historic opportunity

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.

Footage of warning sirens' impact on children goes viral

'The residents' resilience gives us maneuverability'

Education Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz visits Ashkelon’s situation room amid rocket fire on the city.

'The residents' resilience gives us maneuverability'player

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 under attack: How will it end?

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.

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

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.

PA man suspected of murder in death of Israeli baby

Ashkelon: Baby in critical condition, PA man arrested

Mother, father, family friend from Hevron arrested after 11-month-old girl hospitalized with skull fractures.

Ashkelon: Baby in critical condition, PA man arrested