Half of Eilat Port workers face layoffs amid Red Sea tensions

Eilat Aqaba
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TEL AVIV— The General Federation of Labor in Israel stated that half of the workers at Eilat Port would lose their jobs due to the crisis in Red Sea shipping lines and Houthi attacks.اضافة اعلان

Situated at the northern tip of the Red Sea, Eilat was among the first ports impacted as shipping companies redirected vessels to evade attacks by the Houthis, Khaberni reported.

Notably, the Houthis have been targeting cargo ships in the Red Sea that are owned or operated by Israeli companies or are transporting goods to and from Israel in solidarity with the Gaza Strip.

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