Netanyahu: Time to embrace seafood

Prime Minister unveils spending plan for Eilat, including development of fishing industry. 'The future of food is sea-based protein.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2019, 7:58 PM

Watch: Whale shark in Gulf of Eilat

Whale shark filmed swimming in the Gulf of Eilat, fourth time that species of shark has been spotted in Israeli waters this year.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 7/28/2019, 1:04 PM

Dedicating helicopter to Eilat patients 'will save lives'

Deputy Health Minister demands PM Netanyahu dedicate helicopter to flying Eilat patients to Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2019, 11:44 AM

Man killed in Eilat gas explosion

Hospital declares man dead after gas explosion. Woman in intensive care with serious injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 6:56 PM

Suspected murder in Eilat

23-year-old man killed after Arab draws knife, stabs him during fight in southern city of Eilat. Police say incident is criminal felony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2019, 7:22 PM

Meet Israel's newest elite police unit: Yasam Eilat

Israel's southern city Eilat is terror target. New elite unit in Israel's police force trains to keep peace at this critical junction.i24News, 4/14/2019, 5:00 PM

Watch: Eilat airport's last flight

Eilat airport closes as new Ramon International Airport begins operations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 7:15 PM

First Lady received lung from teen who drowned in Eilat

Source of lung donated to First Lady Nechama Rivlin identified as Israeli teen who died in diving accident near Eilat.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2019, 10:36 AM

Eilat cuts itself off from Israel for four-hour citywide protest

City of Eilat bars all entry and exit to and from the city, shutting down roads and seaports, as part of citywide strike.David Rosenberg, 3/12/2019, 11:42 AM

Body of hiker located in Eilat Mountains

US citizen who went missing yesterday found lifeless in a ravine. Today, his body was recovered with the help of an IDF helicopter.Rafael Levi, 3/10/2019, 1:26 PM

Israel unveils new international airport

Ramon International Airport opens in southern Israel, north of Eilat. Special anti-missile 'smart fence' to shield airport from attacks.AFP, 1/21/2019, 2:20 PM

The Leumiada starting point – the vision of Sovereignty

Nationalist conference in Eilat begins with special sovereignty panel. 'I'll do all I can to push sovereignty,' says Minister Katz.Mordechai Sones, 1/13/2019, 3:50 PM

Watch: Likud Sovereignty Conference in Eilat

Likud holds 4th annual Sovereignty conference in Eilat. 'Sovereignty is the great challenge of our generation.'Hezki Baruch: Eilat, 1/10/2019, 8:05 PM

Likud activists gather for annual party conference

Thousands of Likud activists, including government ministers, to attend annual Likud conference in Eilat ahead of elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 9:18 PM

Border police stop bus with 50 illegals bound for Eilat

Border police at entrance to Eilat stop bus with 50 Arabs living in Samaria and Judea on route to city; suspects questioned and returned.Mordechai Sones, 12/27/2018, 10:58 AM

Jordanian videotaped his will and set out to kill Jews

Indictment details how Jordanian citizen planned on murdering Jews before embarking on a terror rampage in Eilat.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2018, 11:21 AM

Progress made in investigation of Eilat Port attack

Shin Bet investigation of attack by Jordanian worker at Eilat Port found that the attack was nationalistically motivated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2018, 2:02 AM

'I felt that I was being hit on the head'

Tamir Gross, who was moderately injured after being hit with a hammer by a Jordanian worker in Eilat, recalls what happened.Ido Ben Porat, 12/2/2018, 4:40 AM

Terrorism suspected in Eilat attack

Attack by Jordanian national in southern Israeli port city appears to have been nationalistically motivated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 2:34 PM

Jordanian attacks two in southern Israeli city of Eilat

Two injured after being attacked by Jordanian man armed with hammer.Kobi Finkler, 11/30/2018, 10:18 AM

Man charged in revenge arson against Arabs

Eilat resident, 41, accused of series of arson attacks. Explained to relative he intended to 'burn Arabs' because 'they're burning us.'Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2018, 2:48 PM

Lufthansa announces routes to Eilat

German airline expands activity to Eilat, amid increasing tourism to Israel from Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 8:19 PM

Rare guest in Gulf of Eilat

Blue Whale at least 65 feet long observed in Gulf of Eilat. This is heaviest animal ever seen on Earth.Hezki Baruch, 5/29/2018, 7:15 PM

Airline to fly directly from Zurich to Israel

In a first, leading Swiss travel airline opens a new direct route from Zurich to Eilat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2018, 8:37 AM

'An impressive and smart security fence'

Defense Minister tours fence under construction near Eilat, designed to protect aircraft from attack at airport .Yoni Kempinski, 1/25/2018, 10:25 AM

French Prime Minister's nephew stabbed in Israel

Nephew of French premier stabbed during recent trip to southern Israeli city of Eilat.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2018, 10:30 AM

15-year-old girl dies from flu

Eilat teenager dies suddenly after contracting flu virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2017, 9:23 AM

'Thirty years ago, this would have been impossible'

Event to bring 2,000 young Russian Jews together for workshops, lectures featuring Israel's chief rabbi, senior IDF officers, politicians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 2:56 PM

Jewish Home MK gives interview on Shabbat

MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli gives an interview on Shabbat, says microphone she used is a special 'Shabbat microphone' from the Zomet Institute.Haim Lev, 12/2/2017, 8:29 PM

Would-be terror-bomber at Eilat hotel acquitted

Resident of eastern Jerusalem unanimously acquitted by Beer Sheva court, which cites lack of 'guilt beyond reasonable doubt.'Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 11/9/2017, 12:49 PM

Watch: Arab disarmed while trying to steal knife in pizza shop

Workers in Eilat pizza shop bravely disarm knife-snatching Arab.Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2017, 12:46 PM

WATCH: Soldiers train to free hostages from hotel

IDF forces practice scenarios posing potential danger to life in vacation city of Eilat.Naama Zaltzman, IDF site, 8/10/2017, 9:33 AM

Names of soldiers killed in deadly traffic accident released

IDF investigating how military truck overturned near Eilat, killing two soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 9:34 PM

Victims of deadly accident near Eilat identified as IDF soldiers

IDF soldier and reserve soldier were the victims of Thursday's deadly car accident near Eilat.Kobi Finkler, 7/13/2017, 4:57 PM

Two killed in accident near Eilat

Two 20-year-olds killed after truck overturns north of Eilat. Road blocked in both directions.Orli Harari, 7/13/2017, 12:44 PM

Eilat celebrates as 'oil beach' restored to public use

For the first time in 50 years, Israel's residents and tourists have access to 300 meters of Eilat coastline.Chana Roberts, 7/5/2017, 3:00 PM

Woman demands compensation for banging into hotel glass door

A Bat Yam woman visiting an Eilat hotel banged into a transparent glass door, suffering painful injuries, and is now demanding compensation.Yoel Domb, 7/2/2017, 4:32 PM

Watch: Whale shark comes within a few feet of swimmers off Eilat

20-foot-long shark approaches Nature and Parks Authority officials in marine reserve near Eilat in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2017, 12:35 PM

Former haredi journalist found dead in Eilat

Former Radio Kol Chai producer and his girlfriend found dead in Eilat hotel room in suspected double suicide.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2017, 8:14 AM

Rare: 40,000 Levant sparrowhawks fly over Eilat

Two-thirds of world population fly over Eilat on their way to Arava palm plantation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 1:06 PM

Eilat: 1 injured after car crashes into tent

Car rolls down hill, slams into tent, injuring woman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2017, 2:57 PM

Tax authorities discover Eilat apartment divided into 6 units

Authorities crack down on tax evaders, including homeowners, business owners, and taxi drivers.Netanel Katz, 4/3/2017, 2:36 PM

Two Arabs suspected of massive purchase in Eilat to avoid VAT

Arabs go on 3-day shopping spree in duty-free Eilat, buy 450 Similac cans for total of 35,000 NIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2017, 12:38 PM

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