Eilat


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Eilat:

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[Heb.,=trees], city (1994 pop. 35,700), S Israel, a port on the Gulf of Aqaba, an arm of the Red Sea. It is strategically located near the Sinai peninsula, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia and is Israel's gateway to Africa and East Asia.
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Eilat

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a port in S Israel, on the Gulf of Aqaba: Israel's only outlet to the Red Sea. Pop.: 43 500 (2003 est.)
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The four-hour closure, launched as a 'state of emergency' by the mayor of Eilat, included a physical blockade on roads leading into and out of Eilat, with municipal vehicles used to block traffic.
The Ramon International Airport opened Monday just north of the southern resort city of Eilat and roughly 13 kilometers from Jordan's Aqaba airport.
The Port of Eilat, which is located at the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba, is used mainly for trading with countries in the Far East as it allows Israeli vessels to reach the Indian Ocean without sailing through the Suez Canal.
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Eilat averages 360 sunny days a year and offers a wide range of accommodations, from hostels and luxury hotels to Bedouin hospitality.
Nestled on the coast of the Red Sea with its crystal clear waters - home to an abundance of colourful marine life such as lionfish, parrotfish, octopus and seahorses - Eilat has plenty of potential for adventure.
Wednesday's attack marked the first time Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system had intercepted rockets fired at Eilat since the 2014 war with Hamas. 
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In his speech at Eilat port, Netanyahu blasted the West for its recent efforts to thaw relations with Iran.