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, city (1994 pop. 80,100), SW Israel, on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a beach resort in an area of citrus groves and cotton plantations. Ashqelon's industries process agricultural products and manufacture cement, plastics, electronic equipment, and watches.
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Israel claimed today that Hamas has fired a missile from the Gaza Strip into the Southern Asqalan city.
Meanwhile, the Al Quds Brigades claimed responsibility for firing five Grad missiles into Asqalan (Ashkelon) and Eshkol.
But children from the Palestinian refugee camp of Mieh Mieh are gathering every day at Asqalan School for the program's activities.
He went on hunger strike to protest his solitary confinement in the Israeli prison of Asqalan (Shikma).
The Palestinian Prisoners Club (Nadi Al-Asir) said that the prisoners in the jails of Rimon, Eishel, Nafha, Asqalan and Negev would not receive their meals to protest against restrictions on family visits.
south of Asqalan, and did not cause any human casualties but only material
The detainees are held in about twenty prisons and detention and interrogation centers, mainly in Ramon, Shatta, Galboa, Asqalan, Hadarim, Al-Damoun, Be'er Sheva, Ofer, Majoddo, and the Negev detention camp, Farawna added, the official English-language Iranian television network Press TV reported.
This is what he did on the eve of his departure to Washington, when he approved a plan to relocate a hospital in Asqalan, upon the request of Yaakov Litzman, the head of the extremist religious party "united Torah Judaism," and deputy health minister, who claimed that the Emergency Room is built on ancient Jewish graves.
A roadside bomb explosion took place in Asqalan area on the outskirts of provincial capital,but caused no casualties,Kunduz police chief Brig.
Karem Ajwa, an attorney with the Commission, said 33-year-old Mohammad Jubran Khalil from Ramallah has in recent months been suffering an increasing psychological and neurological disorder due to his solitary confinement in Asqalan prison.
In response to the Israeli intransigence, the Palestinian resistance shelled the compound of settlements with 5 Katyusha rockets and Asqalan with 5 Grad rockets.
The detainees are held in 17 prisons and detention centers, mainly in Nafha, Ramon, Asqalan, Glaboa', Shatta, ar-Ramla, ad-Damoun, HaSharon, Hadarim, the Negev Detention camp, Ofer and Majeddo.