Eilat

Natural causes responsible for death of British woman in Eilat, say Israeli authorities

By JC Reporter, March 28, 2016

Israeli authorities have said a British woman who died while living in Eilat was the victim of a rare internal bleeding condition.

Julie Pearson, from Kinross in Scotland, died in November under mysterious circumstances.

Her family claimed her death followed an alleged attack by her Palestinian boyfriend, and that the police had not investigated the case sufficiently.

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Red tape could mean closure of Eilat hotel favoured by UK tourists

By Sandy Rashty, July 23, 2015

A hotel in Eilat which has long been a favourite with British tourists and celebrities is under threat of closure.

The British-owned Princess Hotel could shut down in October. Marlon Tesler, the son of philanthropist Alexander Tesler, who built the hotel in 1992, said "over-bureaucracy" was at the heart of the problem.

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Eilat attack reveals reach of new Sinai jihadi group

By Anshel Pfeffer, February 6, 2014

A rocket fired from Sinai towards Eilat on Friday night was intercepted by an Iron Dome battery and destroyed in the air before it could cause any damage.

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, the jihadist organisation that has been sowing terror in Egypt, took responsibility. This was the second such attack on Eilat in less than two weeks.

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