Israeli scientists hope to save Eilat’s natural reefs by diverting divers to the Red Sea’s artificial reefs.
(JTA) — An affiliate of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat. The Sinai Province group, which pledged its allegiance to ISIS in 2014, said Thursday it was responsible for the firing of four rockets from the Egyptian-controlled Sinai peninsula into Israel. Three of the rockets…
Israel’s anti-missile Iron Dome system intercepted at least three missiles fired from the Sinai at its southernmost resort town, Eilat. The Israeli media quoted the army as saying the missiles were fired Wednesday evening.
(JTA) — In a first for Jordan-Israel relations, a small group of Jordanian citizens recently gained employment in Israel’s hospitality sector as part of a pilot project negotiated by the two countries. The Washington Post reported Monday that the program, which “very quietly” launched six months ago, currently permits 700 Jordanians to cross the border to work…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An earthquake rattled the Sinai Peninsula and Israel’s southernmost city, Eilat. The temblor struck very early Monday morning and measured about 5.0 on the Richter Scale. There were no reports of damage. The earthquake’s epicenter was in the Red Sea, about 100 miles from Eilat. It comes a month after a small…
Israel is in talks to resolve Jordan’s misgivings about potential safety risks posed by the construction of a new Israeli airport near their border, the Israeli transport minister said on Thursday.
The Dec. 4 oil spill in Eilat was nearly twice as large as initially estimated.
Eilat — located on Israel’s southern tip, hundreds of miles and a metaphorical world away from the busy streets of Tel Aviv and the tense political climate of Jerusalem — is known as a destination with swanky hotels, swimming, snorkeling and suntanning.
El Al airlines announced that it will cancel all flights to Eilat over concern about the safety of new flight paths.
A gust of air ruffled her white wedding dress before Hagar Cohen dived into the Red Sea, high heels sparkling in the sun as she disappeared beneath the waves.