Egyptian Security Failures in Sinai Haunt Hoteliers

The recent terrorist attacks near Eilat have badly hurt Egypt's tourism in Sinai, as Israeli Arabs prefer safer destinations. David Lev, 9/1/2011, 1:08 PM

Eilat on High Alert for Possible Terrorist Attack

Israeli security personnel scoured the Eilat area Monday night due to a concrete warning of an impending terror attack. Chana Ya'ar, 8/29/2011, 9:26 PM

Israel Minimizes Report on Reopening Camp David Accords

Israeli government officials are dismissing as “mere talk” a report by Egyptian media that the Camp David Accord is to be renegotiated. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 11:01 AM

Egyptian Parliamentarians Want Eilat

Amidst tense relations between Israel and Cairo, Egyptian MPs want to press 'claim' for Eilat, ceded to Israel in 1979 Accords. Gabe Kahn., 8/26/2011, 1:59 PM

Israel Bolsters Security on Sinai Border After Terror Attacks

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz is bolstering security on Israel's southern border due to warnings there's more terror in store. Chana Ya'ar, 8/24/2011, 5:02 PM

Terrorists Fire in 'Wrong' Direction, Injure Egyptian Woman

A Gaza terrorist rocket attack fired due south, injured an Egyptian woman, damaged buildings in Rafiah. Egypt's security forces conerned.Chana Ya'ar, 8/24/2011, 2:09 PM

Eighth Victim from ThursdaTerror Attack Named

Bus driver Yitzchak Sela of Be'er Sheva was 56.Ernie Singer, 8/21/2011, 5:07 PM

2 Children Among 33 Hurt in Multiple Terror Attack; 6 Dead

Arab terrorists can add two children, ages 4 and 6 to their "victory" in maiming Israeli civilians in Thursday's multiple terrorist attack.Chana Ya'ar, 8/18/2011, 3:57 PM

Dragnet on Eilat, Checkpoints in Be'er Sheva

The IDF has asked the public to avoid the Eilat area for the time being, and allow security, rescue forces to work.Chana Ya'ar, 8/18/2011, 3:11 PM

33 Wounded in Terror Attacks on 2 Buses Near Eilat

Terrorists struck a second Israeli vehicle near Eilat barely an hour after an initial ambush on an Egged bus on Route 12 near the city. Chana Ya'ar, 8/18/2011, 1:20 PM

7 Wounded in Terror Attack on Road to Eilat

Seven people are wounded after terrorists ambushed an Egged bus heading south to Eilat Thursday at midday. No fatalities reported.Chana Ya'ar, 8/18/2011, 12:38 PM

Former Minister: I Offered Mubarak Asylum in Eilat

A leading former Israeli minister, who frequently dealt with Hosni Mubarak, says he offered the deposed leader asylum in Eilat.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/3/2011, 12:36 PM

Green Light for Int'l Airport at Timna

The government has approved plans for a new international airport at Timna, to replace the current facility in Eilat.Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2011, 10:22 PM

Airport to ‘Fly Out’ of Eilat

A measure to remove Eilat’s airport from the middle of town to north of the city will be submitted to the Cabinet next Sunday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/19/2011, 11:08 AM

Planned Monument for Mecca Goers Leaves Eilat Residents Shocked

Eilat residents shocked at city's plan to establish a monument in the heart of the city’s downtown to commemorate Arab pilgrims to Mecca.Elad Benari, 7/15/2011, 10:30 AM

Eilat Mayor: Barak Must Restore Security

Eilat Mayor Meir Yitzhak Halevi speaks to Arutz Sheva following an incident in which infiltrators from Africa entered his city.Elad Benari, 5/20/2011, 8:48 AM

African Infiltrators Reach Eilat Residents' Homes

African infiltrators staggered into the yards of private homes in Eilat on Wednesday, searching for water and medical care. Chana Ya'ar, 5/18/2011, 7:00 PM

Fear of Hamas Attack Sparks Egyptian Alert; Top Terrorist Nabbed

Egypt went on emergency alert after reports that a Hamas attack on Israelis in Sinai is imminent. Cairo arrests Hamas’s top intelligence official.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/19/2010, 3:24 PM

US Removes Travel Warning on Israel

The US has finally corrected its singling out Eilat while omitting its neighbor Aqaba as a dangerous place to visit following a rocket attack. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/11/2010, 10:26 AM

US Warns Eilat Travelers, Ignores Aqaba

Israel wants to know why a US travel advisory cites Eilat but not neighboring Aqaba, which has suffered more than Eilat from recent rocket attacks.Hillel Fendel, 8/10/2010, 11:55 AM

IDF Stops Iranian Rocket-Smuggling

Iran has been trying to smuggle rockets into Judea/Samaria, but the IDF has thwarted the attempts. IDF enjoys no such freedom of movement in Gaza.Hillel Fendel, 8/7/2010, 11:28 PM

Egypt Says Gaza-Based Terrorists Fired on Eilat from Sinai

Egypt admitted Wednesday that Monday’s rocket attack on Eilat came from its territory in the Sinai and blamed a Gaza-based terrorist group.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/4/2010, 1:54 PM

6000 Students to Eilat Mega-Festival to Promote Israel's Image

A first-of-its-kind international student festival "FunJoya" in Eilat will include debates and workshops on public diplomacy and political issues.Eli Stutz courtesy of Ministry of Tourism, 8/4/2010, 11:35 AM

Hamas Believed to be Linked to Rockets at Eilat

Israel’s security network believes that Hamas of Gaza is linked, directly or otherwise, to the firing of five Katyushas at Eilat yesterday.Hillel Fendel, 8/3/2010, 10:44 AM

Five Katyusha Rockets Hit Eilat

Five Katyusha rockets hit the city of Eilat on Monday morning. No injuries reported.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2010, 8:49 AM

Jordan: Rocket hit Aqaba

Jordan makes official statement: a Grad rocket hit Aqaba. The rocket appears to have been fired from outside Jordan.Maayana Miskin, 4/22/2010, 8:19 PM

Israel's Biggest Wind Farm to Be Built in Eilat

An Israeli company will use Israeli technology and equipment to build the largest wind farm in the country in the mountains of Eilat.Malkah Fleisher, 3/17/2010, 11:03 PM