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Posts Tagged: Eilat

January 7, 2021 9:23 am

IDF Deploys Iron Dome Missile Defense System to Eilat to Combat Terrorist Threat

i24 News - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) deployed the Iron Dome missile defense system on Wednesday in Eilat, the country's southernmost city, according to...

April 6, 2020 1:38 pm

As Tourism Industry Collapses, Southern Israeli Resort City of Eilat Hits 70% Unemployment Rate

As the tourism industry collapses across Israel due to the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s southernmost city and popular vacation hub Eilat has taken a major...

March 5, 2019 10:33 am

First International Flight Touches Down at New Eilat Airport

CTech - Six weeks after its official opening, the first international flights have landed at Eilat’s new Ramon Airport. On Monday, Irish low-cost carrier RyanAir has...

February 20, 2019 3:24 pm

Meet the Sea Squirt, Sucking Up Plastic Particles From the Sea

A rubbery sea creature with an irritating habit of clinging to ships and invading beaches could help measure plastic pollution as it can filter tiny...

January 2, 2019 3:38 pm

Rarely-Sighted Species of Dolphin Spotted in Red Sea Waters Near Eilat

In an unusual occurrence, a rarely-sighted species of dolphin was spotted on Wednesday in the waters off the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat. According to...

July 16, 2018 1:14 pm

With New Airport, Israel’s Eilat Competes for European Tourists

Once almost lost to international tourism, the Israeli resort city of Eilat hopes a new airport will attract a million foreign visitors a year by 2025,...

April 4, 2018 12:54 pm

Will Eilat’s Ramon Airport Revolutionize Tourism to the Red Sea Resort?

With the Ramon Airport set to begin service on October 28, officials hope that the state-of-the-art facility will boost tourism to the once-sleepy Red Sea resort city...

June 9, 2017 2:52 pm

Vogue: Israel’s ‘Stunning Beaches’ Have ‘Something for Every Type of Sand Lover’

Vogue magazine published on Tuesday a list of "must-visit" beach spots in Israel for tourists hoping to soak up some sun. The magazine said Tel Aviv's...

March 30, 2016 7:45 am

Israel Eyes a More Affordable and Accessible Tourism Experience - Twenty-five years ago, when Nancy Broth started her business, she signed a contract with El Al (the only airline that flew to Israel at...

December 7, 2015 2:22 pm

Newly Patented Underwater Hotel Eyes Red Sea Resort in Israel

Florida-based Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel recently received a US patent for a fully submerged luxury-stay resort and is eyeing Israel's Red Sea coast as one of its prime...

November 27, 2015 4:35 pm

References to ‘Israel’ in Jordanian Textbooks Irk Jordanian Students

Jordanian students were apparently shocked to discover a mention of neighboring Israel, by name, in a college-level geography textbook, The Jordanian Times reported on Friday. According to the report, a...

November 12, 2015 7:40 am

New ISIS Video Threatens Imminent Attacks on Israel, With Emphasis on Eilat

ISIS' local branch in the Sinai Peninsula released a new video threatening attacks against Israel, Israeli news site Walla reported on Wednesday.  The group, known as Wilayat Sina, said it would...

October 29, 2015 6:01 pm

Helen Mirren Recalls Volunteering on Kibbutz, Hitchhiking Israel at LA Israeli Film Festival (VIDEO)

Iconic actress Helen Mirren was honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles on Wednesday, declaring her love for the "great,...

July 3, 2015 7:19 am

Israel Prepares for Escalation of Violence: Southern Highway Ordered Closed

In the wake of Wednesday's terror attacks in Egypt's Sinai, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot have ordered a highway...


Billionaire Robert Kraft Launches Antisemitism Awareness Campaign

The Foundation to Combat Antisemitism (FCAS), founded by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, has launched a $25 million multimedia campaign to raise awareness of rising antisemitism in the US. The...


New Law Allows Israeli Hospitals to Ban Chametz During Passover - The Knesset plenum on Tuesday passed into law a bill to allow hospitals to ban chametz, or leavened foods, during the weeklong Passover holiday that begins on the...

Middle East

Gulf States Call on US to Condemn Smotrich’s Comments on Palestinians

i24 News - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced Sunday that it had written a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to condemn Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s...

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