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Ash·ke·lon

or Ash·qe·lon  (ăsh′kə-lŏn′, äsh′kĕ-lôn′)
An ancient city of southwest Palestine on the Mediterranean Sea. Inhabited as early as the third millennium bc, it was a seat of worship for the goddess Astarte.
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According to Palestinian sources, the air raids hit Qassam's al-Bahariya position in al-Waha area, Northwest of Beit Lahia, and Asqalan position in Northern Gaza.
He said on Monday that 32-year-old Diab, currently held in Asqalan prison, is suffering from a migraine, abdominal and joint pain and pain in his left ear.
Detainees in the Asqalan, Nafha, Ramon, Hadarim, Gilboa and Be'er as-Sabe' (Beersheba) prisons returned their meals and declared the beginning of their hunger strike.
Muscat, Jun 1 (ONA) A book titled ' Abdul Qadir Asqalan, a Journey of Achievement and Giving' was launched today under the auspices of Yousef bin Alwai bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs in the presence of a number of their highness, their excellency, intellectuals and media men.
Sher Aziz Kamawal told media that the drone missile struck a vehicle in the Asqalan locality of Kunduz city, the provincial capital.
The office hosted Abdul Qadir Asqalan from the banking sector, Murtadha Hassan Ali from the economic planning sector, Eng.
According to Kahana's own account of the story, since no member of the Syrian Jewish family agreed to speak to the press, only Mariam and Sarah were allowed safe passage into Asqalan (Ashkelon), where they have now settled.
The detainees are held in 22 prisons, detention and interrogation centers, mainly in Nafha Ramon, Asqalan, Hadarim, Galboa', Shatta, al-Maskobiyya, Ramla, Damoun, HaSharon, the Negev Detention Camp, 'Ofer and Majeddo.
When she is tortured for her political activism against Israeli occupation by the Arab police, she says that "They didn't rape me in Asqalan prison only.
In the same context, sirens were launched in settlements to the south of Asqalan at a time when the occupation media reported growing restlessness and resentment among the settlers at the policy of their government and its inability to counter the Palestinian resistance.
Hamdan-Mansour, Mahmoud, Asqalan, Alhasanat, and Alshibi (2011) found nurses in emergency departments in Jordan had negative attitudes toward individual behaviors they interpreted as being feigned in order to obtain drugs (also known as drug-seeking behavior).
Abdulqader Ahmed Asqalan, the CEO of Arab Bank of Oman was chosen as the chairman of the board while Abdulrazaq Bin Ali Bin Esa Al Sabagh, CEO of Bank Muscat was named the deputy chairman.