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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Eilat claims 362 days of sunshine a year and the sea temperature is a constant 66F.
The breach occurred during maintenance on the pipeline between the city of Eilat on the Red Sea and Ashkelon on the Mediterranean coast, about 18 km north of Eilat, near the border with Jordan.
The Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference will take place at the Dan Hotel in Eilat on December 7-9.
We have been witness to the smiles and the handshakes between representatives of the West and the heads of the Iranian regime in Tehran, even as these missiles were being unloaded here in Eilat," he said.
God helped your brothers in Ansar Beit al-Maqdis to succeed and target the Israeli city of Eilat," the group said in a statement posted on jihadist forums.
At the heart of the deal stood the construction of a trans-Israel pipeline from Eilat to Ashkelon, as well as two oil storage facilities and a fleet of tankers.
The Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference will take place at the Herods and Dan Hotels in Eilat on December 7-9.
He played in Israel last year, averaging 17 points and nine rebounds per game for Hapoel Eilat.
Holidays in Eilat start from around pounds 318 self-catering for a week (based on five people sharing) or pounds 357 bed and breakfast (based on two sharing).
All in all, Eilat is a potential holiday of a lifetime and I felt very safe throughout my stay.
Construction of a new fence from Eilat to Timna in the southern part of the country, where a new airport is being built.
Israeli Minister of the Interior Selfan Shalom today formally approved a plan to ratify the employment of approximately 1,500 Jordanian workers in Eilat hotels near the Red Sea in Israel.