Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.


see AshqelonAshqelon
, 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
, Israel.
References in periodicals archive ?
This army system has three platforms, distributed in Ashkelon, Beer Sheva, and Haifa in northern Israel.
Its main asset is the 254-kilometer crude and refined oil pipeline between Eilat and Ashkelon.
CDATA[ Police and security personnel fanned out throughout the southern city of Ashkelon and caught an Arab who planned a suicide attack in the city.
Summary: One Israeli was killed and fourteen others injured by a Palestinian Grad missile which went off near a construction site in the coastal town of Ashkelon.
That same day, a suicide bomber also attacked a bus stop near Ashkelon, killing one Israeli and the assailant.
PNN Israeli forces arrested the former judge in the Islamic courts sheikh Momen Al-Attili, 42, from Attil town near Tulkarem at a flying checkpoint in Tulkarem city and was transferred to Ashkelon investigation center, Ahrar Center for Prisoners Studies and Human Rights reported Sunday.
GAZA, March 1 (KUNA) -- The Israeli military said on Thursday that three rockets launched from Gaza Strip landed near Ashkelon city in south Israel.
A secret IDF report warned that the Oslo Accords would likely end with rocket attacks on Ashkelon.
Twenty-seven people, including two suicide bombers, were killed in the two attacks Sunday morning, one against a bus in Jerusalem and the other at a hitchhiking post in Ashkelon.
The company also announced the successful installation of its bioremediation technology for Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Co.
The rocket fell on a road south of Ashkelon causing some damage to a road.
Four Palestinian rockets, launched from the north of the Gaza Strip, fell at Ashkelon in south Israel, the spokesman said.