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