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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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Reitblat of Barzilai Medical Center in Askelon, Israel.
Crucifixion was introduced into Judaea by the Persians, crucifixion was employed by Antiochus IV Epiphanes against the Maccabees, by the Hasmonean king Alexander Jannaeus against the Pharisees, and by Judge Simeon ben Shatach against 80 witches at Askelon. Despite or because of these instances, crucifixion went very much against the Jewish grain to the extent that it is uncertain that it was employed by Jewish courts during Roman times.
BG decided at the end of July last year not to join the consortium that plans to build a $400m pipeline to export gas from Askelon in Egypt to the power stations of the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC).
lAlthough Geoff Lewis is delighted to win the two-year-old maiden at Bath when Sure To Win (Kevin Darley) gets the better of Askelon (John Dunlop/Willie Carson), he argues that there are too few juvenile races at this stage of the season.
The name also echos David's lament on the death of King Saul in battle: "Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon."
Israel's attack late Friday night followed a rocket that landed in Askelon, Southern Israel.
They are being held hostage by the Israeli intelligence service for interrogation."The PLC deputy noted that Gaza Palestinians are being detained in Al Naqab because of a lack of space in the investigation rooms of Askelon, Jalama and Petah Tikva.
In the second death due to projectiles an Israeli was killed in Askelon late Monday morning, where 14 others are reported injured.
In the second death due to projectiles an Israeli was killed in Askelon late Monday morning, where 14 others are reported injured.Palestinian security sources and witnesses report this morning that after last nighteIUs shelling of Islamic University Israeli warplanes returned for further destruction.
The second was this morning in Askelon.Palestinian security sources and witnesses report this morning that after last nighteIUs shelling of Islamic University Israeli warplanes returned for further destruction hitting a women's dormitory.
The second was this morning in Askelon.Palestinian security sources and witnesses report this morning that after last night's shelling of Islamic University Israeli warplanes returned for further destruction hitting a women's dormitory.