A coastal city in southern Israel, and the frequent target of Gaza rocket attacks.
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"Enough, the man is a rapist," reads a sign at the youth protest against the recent violence against

Ashkelon rapist tied to another alleged rape from years earlier

Israel Police has so far received one rape complaint against the two, and is currently investigating the suspicion that more female minors were harmed by the pair.

Illustrative image of a doctor bandaging patient hand.

Oncologist and suspected sexual offender breaks promise, resumes practice

After he had moved to China for a few years to work in the oncology field there, his accusers found out lately that he has in fact returned to Israel, continuing to practice.

Test runs begin on electric train line between Ashkelon and Ashdod

The line is expected to open in the third quarter of 2021.

In memory of Eric Samson, South African Jewish philanthropist - opinion

The late Eric Samson, who passed away last week, is one of the unsung heroes of the Jewish people who may not live in Israel but work tirelessly to support the Jewish state


Siege ramp from Crusader era still protects Ashkelon

While this ramp may have been built originally as part of a war, its remains have served a very different and peaceful purpose: preventing sand from drifting into the city.

oil spill

Ashkelon-Eilat Pipeline to undergo hearing on hazardous odor, emissions

The inspection found there had indeed been a strong and significant odor hazard in the region, which had been felt for two days in surrounding residential areas.

IDF strikes Hamas infrastructure in retaliation for rocket fire

Military investigating why Iron Dome wasn't activated; surprise drill in the south begins

Parents permitted to visit child after arrest for alleged child abuse

In an unusual turn of events, parents accused of committing child abuse were furloughed and given permission to visit their injured child.

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