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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V of Abdul Qadir Asqalan followed by a speech for the publisher and a short film having some personal photographs.
OAB participates with 50 per cent in the government Loans Guarantee programme, a joint programme with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Oman Development Bank, which is especially designed to encourage the initiative spirit of Omani youths who have commercial ideas and are in need of capital to start their own enterprises or those who are desirous to expand their existing ones, said Abdul Qader Asqalan, CEO of Oman Arab Bank.
This was our situation in Asqalan prison in the years 1970-1971.
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.
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.
Hace 10 dias, Fahmi Shkirat, abogado de LAW, logro visitar la prision de Asqalan, donde se encuentran 560 detenidos palestinos.
Diab was transferred last week on Sunday from Naqab prison to Asqalan prison in central Israel -- the fourth Geneva Convention prohibits an occupying power from moving prisoners from the occupied territory to the occupying state -- and placed in isolation in retaliation for his hunger strike.