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The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

continuation of unrest hampers tourism The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

David Beirman, eTN Australia

For most media commentators, tourism would be considered an irrelevance as reporters discuss the human misery inflicted on southern Israel and Gaza and the military and political ramifications of ...

Gaza enjoys its first marathon in UN-backed fundraising event

Gaza Marathon Gaza enjoys its first marathon in UN-backed fundraising event

Gaza’s first-ever marathon took place today as some 1,500 athletes defied the sweltering heat to compete in a series of running events organized by the United Nations to raise funds for the ...

Israeli blockade strangles Gaza tourism

Gaza tourism industry struggles Israeli blockade strangles Gaza tourism

Once tourism contributed a lot to employment and in the Gaza strip and was a good source of hard currency.

Minister: Israel aims to destroy tourism sector in Gaza

Palestinian Tourism Under Siege Minister: Israel aims to destroy tourism sector in Gaza

GAZA CITY - In a statement issued to mark World Tourism day the Gaza government's minister of tourism said Israel "seeks to destroy the tourism sector in Palestine, especially in the Gaza ...

UN urges Israeli leaders: End blockade on Gaza

Mid East Conflict UN urges Israeli leaders: End blockade on Gaza

Nelson Alcantara

(eTN) – United secretary general Ban Ki-moon and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Wednesday at United Nations Headquarters in New York, where they discussed a number of issues ...

Now they are attacking children’s parks in Gaza?

More Tears for Gaza Now they are attacking children’s parks in Gaza?

Nelson Alcantara

(eTN) - A group of about 25 armed and masked men attacked and set fire on Monday morning, June 28, to a recreational facility used by children on the beach in Nuseirat (in Gaza) that was being ...

US issues travel warning for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza

Travel Warning For Israel Issued US issues travel warning for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza

US has issued a travel warning for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza late Sunday night. The Department of State warns U.S.

Palestinians discover ancient artifacts in Gaza

Palestine Palestinians discover ancient artifacts in Gaza

GAZA CITY — The Hamas-run ministry of tourism and antiquities in Gaza on Monday announced the discovery of ancient artifacts near the Egyptian border town of Rafah.

Obama received warmly in Middle East during tour

US Perception in Mideast Obama received warmly in Middle East during tour

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

On a side tour of the kingdom Wednesday, US President Barack Obama met with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and is scheduled to make a speech in Cairo on Thursday about measures he’d adopt for the ...

Define your position on Islam and peace, Islamists tell pope

Pope and the Middle East Define your position on Islam and peace, Islamists tell pope

Abdullah Omar , The Media Line News Agency for eTurboNews

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - Controversial remarks by Pope Benedict XVI about Islam and Prophet Mohammad in 2006 could catch up with him during his May visit to the Mideast.

Israel inbound tourism expected to fall 20% in 2009

Isreal Tourism Israel inbound tourism expected to fall 20% in 2009

Israel Educational & Travel

In a survey of more than 200 members of the tourist industry, including hoteliers, travel agents, members of the aviation industry, tourist guides, restaurateurs, transport managers, results show ...

Behind the Cairo  bombing

Egypt Terrorism Behind the Cairo bombing

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Last Sunday night, a crude, homemade bomb killed a French teenager and injured 24 others in the Khan El Khalili, a popular, ancient Cairo bazaar.

R.O.A.R.:  The answer to the crisis in the Mideast:  An honest desire to know – not bombs!

R.O.A.R. R.O.A.R.: The answer to the crisis in the Mideast: An honest desire to know – not bombs!

Ruth Oron, Zvia Ratz, Avi Gvili, Harriet Bernstein, Rose Levy

As Israelis who love our country, we feel passionately that Israel is hurting herself by the military incursion into the Gaza Strip.

Gaza: Truth or consequence

Mid-East Conflict Gaza: Truth or consequence

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

“Jews and Arabs refuse to act as enemies!” yelled Jaffa activists late Tuesday afternoon at Ajami Park, corner Yefet and Dr. Erlich streets.

R.O.A.R.:  Palestinians hold the prospect of peace in their own hands, yet constantly throw it away

R.O.A.R. R.O.A.R.: Palestinians hold the prospect of peace in their own hands, yet constantly throw it away

Bob Nesoff, Metro Publishing

Palestinians are the conduit of their own salvation, yet persistently choose the path of violence over the opportunity to live full, peaceful and productive lives.

eTN Inbox: Tears for Israel

Gaza Conflict eTN Inbox: Tears for Israel

Like most of the rest of the world you only have tears for Gaza! How come you don't have any tears for Israel?

Tears for Gaza:  Children, women and elderly among dead

Mid-East Conflict Tears for Gaza: Children, women and elderly among dead

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Fighter plane squads intensify Israel's deadliest assaults ever on Palestinian militants, killing more civilians.

Israeli assault on Gaza kills at least 230, wounds 400

Gaza Strip Massacre Israeli assault on Gaza kills at least 230, wounds 400

Ibrahim Barzak and Amy Teibel, AP Writer

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli warplanes rained more than 100 tons of bombs on security sites in Hamas-ruled Gaza Saturday and early Sunday, killing at least 230 people in one of the Mideast ...

Gaza-Egypt border witnesses pandemonium and human catastrophe

Middle East Peace Process Gaza-Egypt border witnesses pandemonium and human catastrophe

Hazel Heyer

(eTN) - What appears to be the gates of "hell" broken open at the Gaza-Egypt border see Egyptians taking control over a mass exodus of Palestinians “stampeding” through the Gaza Strip ...

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