Ashkelon


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Ashkelon:

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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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For our part, we will continue to defend the south and strengthen Ashkelon.
The attacks, which were carried out using tanks and aircraft, were in retaliation for the rocket fire on Ashkelon earlier.
The seventh Israeli channel said that paramedics evacuated the 20-year-old Israeli soldier to the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon in moderate condition with stab wounds to his upper body.
An ISIL-linked Salafist group, calling itself "the Sheikh Omar Hadid Brigade," took responsibility for the rocket attack against Ashkelon.
remains at the site of Ashkelon, discovered mainly in two grids, 38 and 50.
Alarm sirens went off in Ashkelon shortly after the missile were fired, the spokesperson said, noting that no Palestinian group claimed responsibility for the attack so far.
No group has yet come forward to claim responsibility for firing the rockets, which were shot down by the Iron Dome's small radar-guided missiles over Ashkelon , a coastal city inhabited by some 125,000 people 12km north of Gaza, according to Reuters.
Jerusalem: A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed early Tuesday near Ashkelon in southern Israel, police said, in the first such strike since a November truce.
inflight, while another exploded in an unpopulated area in Ashkelon," according to a police spokesman.
RAMALLAH, March 10, 2011 (WAFA) - Prisoner's Club Lawyer, Louay Akka, said that prisoners in Ashkelon prison are warning of an open hunger strike due to the deteriorating conditions they are suffering from.
Israel launched air strikes against targets in the Gaza Strip after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory exploded in the city of Ashkelon.
Israel Strikes Gaza with Air Power after Rocket Slams into Ashkelon