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 (bîr-shē′bə, bĕr-shĕv′ə)
A city of southern Israel southwest of Jerusalem. In biblical times it marked the southern boundary of Palestine.
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(Placename) a town in S Israel: commercial centre of the Negev. In biblical times it marked the southern limit of Palestine. Pop: 183 000 (2003 est)
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(bɪərˈʃi bə, ˈbɪər ʃə-)

a city in Israel, near the N limit of the Negev desert: the southernmost city of ancient Palestine. 152,600.
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Israeli police captured a suspected terrorist in the southern city of Be'er Sheva Thursday afternoon, following a manhunt in the city and surrounding area.
David Moyal was convicted Wednesday for his part in a 2015 lynch of an innocent Eritrean man who--mistaken for a terrorist who had just carried out a deadly shooting attack--was shot and then brutally beaten in Be'er Sheva's Central Bus Station by an enraged mob.
MDA emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene and treated the girl before evacuating her to Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva. The girl is listed in moderate condition.
IBM is expanding a cybersecurity lab in Be'er Sheva, the company announced last week.
A nine-year-old boy was stabbed while waiting for a school bus in the southern city of Be'er Sheva Tuesday morning.