Dozens of hikers rescued from flooded areas in the Eilat mountains.
Islamic State-aligned news agency announced that ISIS affiliate fired several Grad rockets toward the Red Sea resort.
Iron Dome defense system intercepts at least 3 rockets, army says; no Israelis hurt in first incident along Egyptian border in years.
Low-cost airline working with Tourism Ministry 'to establish Eilat as a viable alternative to competing sunshine destinations in Europe.'
Eilat airport shuttered because of runway flooding; kindergartens send children back home while nearby nature reserve closes to take care of wild animals unaccustomed to the weather.
The Timna Valley, where the hotel is slated to be built, is a unique area surrounded by sandstone hills that is considered a natural wonder of global importance.
The Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company is at the heart of an international legal battle between Iran and Israel - but it cannot be above the law.
At the height of the tourism season, the Red Sea resort's hotels and boardwalk are packed — but the rest of the southern city is almost empty, prompting fears for its future.
With the leak plugged and the substance that oozed out apparently headed downstream toward Saudi Arabia, underwater life in the Gulf of Eilat seems to have been spared any damage from the Jordanian spill.
Environmental Protection Ministry officials are following the events and its possible ramification on the gulf and particularly on the gulf's coral reef.