Eilat

Israel Defends Jordanian Day Worker Program

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday defended a program that brings Jordanian day workers into its tourism industry against criticism in Jordan from those who oppose normalizing ties with the Jewish State.

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Even as evening draws near, tourists enjoy one of the many beaches in the southern Israeli city of Eilat May 4, 2001, beaches which in previous years were packed full with visitors taking advantage of the almost year-round sun and warm weather.

Israel To Hire 500 Jordanians For Red Sea Hotels

Israel has authorised another 500 Jordanians to work in hotels in its Red Sea resort of Eilat to make up for a domestic labour shortage, the tourism ministry said Monday. “The need for workers in the hotel industry is growing

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Even as evening draws near, tourists enjoy one of the many beaches in the southern Israeli city of Eilat May 4, 2001, beaches which in previous years were packed full with visitors taking advantage of the almost year-round sun and warm weather.

Jerusalem Arabs ‘Planned Islamic State-Inspired Attack’

JERUSALEM – Two Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem were charged on Monday with planning an attack on security forces in the city under the banner of the Islamic State. The Jerusalem State Attorney’s Office filed the indictment against Mu’asab Alian, 23, and Samir Abd Rabo, 38, who face charges including, conspiracy to aid an enemy in time of war, membership in a terrorist organization and contact with a foreign agent.

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