France condemns Petah Tikva attack

France strongly condemns terrorist attack in Petah Tikva, rocket fire on Eilat.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/10/2017, 10:28 PM

'Eilat back to normal' following rocket attack

Deputy mayor of Eilat says disruption caused by rocket attack last night was minimal. 'They won't be able to disrupt our tranquility.'Benny Toker., 2/9/2017, 11:00 PM

Rockets fired towards Eilat

Four rockets fired from Egypt towards Eilat. Three intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 2/8/2017, 11:19 PM

Flights cancelled and roads closed as Eilat hit by floods

Heavy rains in southern Israel force closure of airport, roads as cars trapped in flood waters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2016, 9:51 AM

Israel presents joint projects with Jordan

MK Ayoob Kara, hosted in his office on Thursday the US ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro - and the US ambassador to Jordan, Alice Wells.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2016, 6:36 PM

Crude oil leak in Jordan's Aqaba could harm Eilat

Jordan informs Israel that 200 tons of crude oil leaked into the Gulf of Aqaba from Aqaba port and could possibly contaminate Eliat.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2016, 1:15 AM

Beware of Electric Company impersonators!

The Israeli Electric Corporation issued a warning after an impersonator knocked at a private home, claiming to be from the Authority.Tal Polon, 8/16/2016, 9:41 AM

Israel ordered to pay Iran $1.2 billion

Swiss arbitrators have ruled in favor of Iran in a case that is more than 37 years old.Rachel Kaplan, 8/8/2016, 10:59 AM

4.8-magnitude earthquake felt in Eilat

Residents of Eilat report feeling the earth shake at 4:30 in the morning. No injuries or damages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 6:42 AM

'Haredi' IDF draft-dodger turns out to be... not quite haredi

Haredi extremists clash with police over arrest of 'haredi yeshiva student' detained after drunken brawl in Eilat.Haim Lev, 5/8/2016, 6:09 PM

Israeli takes selfie, ends up hospitalized

21-year-old rescued after attempting to take a selfie photo in Eilat mountains, which resulted in his fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 7:22 PM

UK parents accuse Israeli police of lying about daughter's death

Family of Julie Pearson claims Israeli police hiding true cause of her death, release postmortem photos in bid for answers.David Rosenberg, 4/18/2016, 8:39 PM

Israeli police rule out murder in British citizen's death

Julie Pearson, UK national living in Eilat, was found dead last November. Israeli police now say abusive boyfriend not the cause.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 1:44 PM

'ISIS is planning a major attack in Israel'

ISIS affiliate in Gaza claims ISIS will increasingly focus on US and Israel, promises a major attack in Israel is only a matter of time.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2016, 4:03 PM

Tragedy in Eilat

7-year-old boy drowns in a hotel pool, medics try to save him but with no success.Reut Hadar, Shoshana Miskin, 3/27/2016, 7:26 PM

Turks arrested on Jordan border

Three people with Turkish passports were detained at Eilat. Police: they were not posing a threat to Israel.Gil Ronen, 3/8/2016, 1:42 AM

Check-in luggage: Clothes, toothbrush, and a hand grenade

Sde Dov Airport security shocked to find grenade, ammo magazines and dozens of assault rifle bullets in bag of female passenger.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/24/2016, 8:37 AM

Will Eilat turn into Israel’s Las Vegas?

Government pushes to promote strip of casinos despite religious opposition.Shoshana Miskin, 2/18/2016, 6:35 PM

New flight connects Israel's north and south

Deputy Minister Kara welcomes new route from Rosh Pina to Eilat, revealing plan to create Galilee regional flight hub.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2016, 4:47 PM

Bomb attack thwarted in Eilat hotel last month

Two Arab residents of Jerusalem indicted Thursday on charges of plotting a bomb attack in one of the coastal resort's hotels.Cynthia Blank, 12/31/2015, 2:46 PM

Stabbing in Eilat two weeks ago was terror attack

Israel Security Agency says terrorist was inspired by videos on social media documenting stabbings of Israelis.Uzi Baruch, 11/12/2015, 2:26 PM

ISIS threatens Eilat in new video

Islamic State's Sinai branch claims to be on the cusp of terror war.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2015, 3:10 PM

MK blows off Knesset meeting to party in Eilat

Coalition officials demand Oren Hazan be removed from Knesset Finance Committee after he refuses to budge on changing travel plans.Cynthia Blank, 11/4/2015, 10:46 PM

Jordan Border Crossing Closed after Terror Scare

Gunfire heard at Rabin Terminal into Jordan apparently took place on Jordanian side, not terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 12:55 PM

Israel's Tourism Industry in Trouble

International tourist visits to Israel dropped 25% in first six months of 2015, as compared to same period in 2014.Cynthia Blank, 7/22/2015, 4:18 PM

Sinai Threat: Israeli Planes to Eilat Given Anti-Missile Systems

Security system has started installing Magen Rakia (Sky Shield) on Israeli flights out of fear of shoulder-mounted missiles from Sinai.Ari Yashar, 7/13/2015, 10:25 AM

Israel Approves Security Fence on Jordan Border

Security Cabinet backs Netanyahu's proposal to build 30 km barrier from Eilat to planned Timna airport, as Jordan ties continue to flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 2:47 PM

Egg on His Face: Lawyers Boo Herzog Over Bibi Boycott Blame

An attempt by Yitzhak Herzog to slam Prime Minister Netanyahu in front of what he thought was a sympathetic audience backfired.Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2015, 2:03 PM

Days After Snow, Heat Wave Broils Israel

Mt. Hermon got unseasonable snow last Friday, but today a heat wave is burning up the country amid heavy haze, with Eilat reaching 108 F.Ari Yashar, 4/29/2015, 12:26 PM

Tourism Ministry Offering Incentives to Europeans Visiting Eilat

$48.50 to be offered to every passenger who visits the resort town in winter 2015-16 and lands at Ovdah airport to counter tourism crisis.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2015, 7:40 PM

Elderly Woman Sues After Pleasure Cruise Turns to a Nightmare

73-year-old went to Eilat for a cruise - instead, she got spinal bone fractures and 10% permanent disability.Ari Yashar, 12/21/2014, 1:11 PM

Netanyahu Vows to Prevent Future Pipeline Leaks

Prime Minister Netanyahu tours breach in Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline, which many are calling a major environmental tragedy.Moshe Cohen, 12/9/2014, 7:46 PM

Eilat Oil Spill 'Not Foul Play'

80 Jordanians suffer trouble breathing over the border as Israel struggles to contain 1,000 cubic meter spill caused by car accident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2014, 3:35 PM

Oil Spill Causes Closure of Main Road to Eilat

Crude oil leaks onto the main road leading to Eilat, shutting down highway and causing damage to nature reserve.Yishai Karov, 12/4/2014, 12:47 AM

Report: Divorced Mothers Turning to Prostitution

Dozens of divorced Israeli mothers have joined the prostitution trade in Eilat, as divorce rates skyrocket.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2014, 8:04 PM

Two Rockets Fired Towards Eilat

Two people wounded from shrapnel after rocket hits car in resort city. 11 suffered shock.Elad Benari, 7/15/2014, 2:07 AM

Israel Replacing Illegal African Workers with Jordanians

Israel issues 500 extra work permits for Jordanians to work in Eilat hotels, as crackdown on infiltrators fuels manpower shortage.Yaakov Levi, 6/29/2014, 1:37 PM

Environment Groups Brand Eilat Railroad 'A Big Waste of Money'

Environmental groups have written to Finance Minister Yair Lapid, asking him to freeze plans for construction of a rail line to Eilat.Moshe Cohen, 5/8/2014, 10:10 AM

Freak Wind Storm Wreaks Havoc in Eilat

A freak spring wind storm hit Eilat as tens of thousands of Israelis were enjoying the last days of the Passover holiday.Yaakov Levi , 4/20/2014, 3:46 PM

False Alarm in Eilat: Iron Dome Mishap, Not Rockets

IDF official now says reports of three grad rockets fired at Eilat were false, mishap at Iron Dome site misinterpreted.Uzi Baruch, 4/1/2014, 8:37 AM

Terrorist Leader of Eilat Attack Dies in 'Work Accident'

Sinai terror group founder, responsible for 2011 killing of eight Israelis, dies as car-crash detonates bomb on-board.Ari Yashar, 3/15/2014, 7:48 PM

Netanyahu Slams International 'Hypocrisy' Over Iran Arms Ship

Prime Minister and Defense Minister address 'grand unveiling' of weapons cache, say deadly cargo exposes Iran's 'true face'.Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2014, 6:54 PM

February Sees All-Time Record for Tourism to Israel

Record-breaking 2013 provides momentum for tourism in 2014, with two records broken in February alone.Ari Soffer, 3/10/2014, 3:04 PM

Israel Tests Anti-Missile System for Passenger Planes

Defense Ministry announces that test of 'SkyShield' system, designed to combat rocket fire, goes off without a hitch.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2014, 9:08 PM

Al Qaeda-Inspired Group Claims Eilat Rocket Attack

Ansar Beit al-Maqdis promises to 'fight and kill the Jews' after Friday night attack intercepted by Iron Dome defense system.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 2/1/2014, 6:14 PM

Terrorists Fire Rocket at Eilat

Two explosions and siren heard in resort city as Iron Dome intercepts a rocket.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2014, 9:57 PM

Man Shot Attempting to Attack Iron Dome Position

An Arab man injured after running at an Iron Dome installation screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’; motive unclear.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2014, 3:03 PM

Salafists Responsible for Eilat Rocket Attack

Ansar Bayt al-Makdis, a Sinai-based jihadi group, vows that 'the Jews will only see injury from us.'Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 12:27 PM

Police Combing Eilat After Loud Explosions Heard

Police were combing the city of Eilat, searching for evidence of rocket explosions in the city, after loud explosions were hear thereDavid Lev, 1/20/2014, 8:03 PM

Heads of Electric Co. Fired For Eilat Storm Break

Two engineering directors fired for remaining in Eilat during snowstorm that left tens of thousands of Israelis without electricity.Ari Yashar, 12/17/2013, 5:27 PM

Report: 200 IEC Workers Take 'Storm Break'

Dedicated staff of the Israeli Electric Company have been working night and day for three days to restore power – most of them, that is.David Lev, 12/16/2013, 12:15 AM

'Historic' Agreement to Link Red & Dead Seas

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom announces deal with Jordan and PA to save Dead Sea, provide desalinized water to all 3 parties.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2013, 10:57 AM

Yet Another Earthquake - This Time in Eilat

Israel's unusual period of seismic activity continues. Unlike previous tremors, latest earthquake felt in southern Israel.Ari Soffer, 10/23/2013, 6:40 PM

Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to Eilat

Ministers approve path of Tel Aviv-Eilat train that will connect south to central Israel in just two hours.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 5:36 PM

Bus Driver Convicted of Killing 24 Tourists in a Fatal Accident

Edward Gelfond, the tour bus driver of a serious accident on the way to Eilat in December 2008, found guilty of killing 24 passengers.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/8/2013, 1:59 PM

Overnight Attack Fails to Disturb Eilat Calm

Residents, tourists flock to the beach despite attempted rocket attack.Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 2:01 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Fired Towards Eilat

At least one rocket was fired towards the Israeli resort city of Eilat and was intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 8/13/2013, 1:33 AM