Have you ever heard about the armistice lines of 1949? Be`er Sheba, Ashkelon, Ashdod and Sderot all lie in the israeli side, and yes, they are recognized my international law, so it is part of Israel, not any occupied territory. The only land that can be pointed as "occupaied" is the west bank, not even gaza is under occupation, as the israeli forces arent inside its territory.
Israeli soldier collapses, dies from heatstroke during visit to Jerusalem's Old City (Haaretz)
from the article: Palestinian activists urge Hamas to probe own Gaza war crimes