Latest Transport in Tel Aviv Stories

2008-07-31 15:00:44

By SHELLY PAZ Sde Dov Airport's activity will be shifted to Terminal 1 in Ben- Gurion Airport for two months due to construction work intended to improve safety. Work on the lighting system of the airport's runway will start on October 26 and will last for two months, during which domestic flights to and from Eilat and Rosh Pina and private commercial flights will be shifted to Terminal 1. Terminal 1 is in operation through the summer, after which it will also be closed for...

2006-05-24 04:40:47

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A small explosion occurred near the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Wednesday but no one was hurt in the blast, which police said did not appear to be a Palestinian militant attack. Police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld said the small explosive device was placed near a car wash in a business district in the city of Ramat Gan. "Police are looking into the cause of the explosion. (It) seems to be criminal activity," he said.

2006-04-17 05:44:37

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - An explosion was heard in central Tel Aviv on Monday, an emergency service said.

2006-01-19 08:49:16

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Am explosion was heard near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv, an Israeli emergency service and witnesses said. The cause of the blast was not immediately known.

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.