Israel starts freeing hundreds more African migrants

Israel began releasing a second group of around 600 African migrants from a desert detention centre on Wednesday after a court order, the prison authorities said.

Aug 26, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Oil spill Israel's 'biggest ecological disaster': Expert

A pipeline leak in southern Israel last week has caused the country's biggest environmental disaster, an energy expert said Monday, after estimates of the size of the spillage were raised.

Dec 08, 2014, 22:39 PM IST

`Iran weapons ship` arrives in Israel

A ship allegedly carrying advanced rockets from Iran to Gaza that was intercepted by the Israeli navy was escorted into the Red Sea port of Eilat on Saturday.

Mar 09, 2014, 01:17 AM IST

Israel clears landmines near its sea port

An operation to clear minefields near Israel`s Red Sea port of Eilat has been successfully completed, Israel`s defence ministry announced Monday.

Aug 13, 2013, 10:12 AM IST

Israel`s Eilat airport closed on security grounds: Army

The Israeli military on Thursday ordered the cancellation of all flights in and out of the Red Sea resort of Eilat following a security assessment, a spokeswoman said.

Aug 09, 2013, 08:57 AM IST

One killed in light plane crash in Israel

One man died and two were injured when a light aircraft crashed in Israel`s southern city of Eilat, aviation officials said on Friday. The man who died was in his 50s.

Aug 02, 2013, 12:56 PM IST

Rockets hit Israeli resort town of Eilat

At least two rockets exploded in Israel`s Red Sea resort town of Eilat early on Wednesday causing no casualties but prompting the authorities to close the airport, police said.

Apr 17, 2013, 13:29 PM IST

Israel finds dud rocket near Eilat: Military

Early on Thursday, a rocket fired from Sinai slammed into the Red Sea resort city, causing no injuries.

Apr 07, 2012, 22:32 PM IST

Rocket hits Israel resort town of Eilat, no one hurt

A rocket fired from the Egyptian
Sinai Peninsula has exploded overnight in the Israeli Red Sea resort town of Eilat.

Apr 05, 2012, 15:13 PM IST

Two rockets fall near Israeli city of Eilat: TV

Two rockets were fired from Jordan at Israel`s Red Sea resort of Eilat on Thursday but landed in Jordanian territory, apparently without causing any injuries, Israel`s Haaretz newspaper reported on its website.

Apr 22, 2010, 15:37 PM IST