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BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

BBC Olympics website BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

London, England – The British Broadcasting Company’s Olympic website omitted Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Palestine's ICTP membership is seen as a milestone and a new spirit for their tourism industry

Palestine joins the International Council of Tourism Partners alliance of destinations Palestine's ICTP membership is seen as a milestone and a new spirit for their tourism industry

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Palestine Ministry of Tourism & Antiquity has become a member of this alliance of destinations.

Mideast chaos thwarts Palestine tourism

Tourism To Palsetine Impeded By Regional Unrest Mideast chaos thwarts Palestine tourism

BETHLEHEM - Visits to the occupied Palestinian territories have increased negligibly in this year, well under projections a year before unrest struck half a dozen authoritarian states in the Arab ...

Abbas submits Palestinian application for UN membership

Ban Receives Palestinian Application Abbas submits Palestinian application for UN membership

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas today submitted an application for Palestine to become a United Nations Member State.

UN envoy warns of profound deadlock in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks UN envoy warns of profound deadlock in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

The political process to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is in “profound and persistent” deadlock, a senior United Nations envoy warned today, calling on the parties to work towards a ...

Ban calls on Israel to take "decisive moves" towards two-state solution

UN: Deadlock in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations not helping anyone Ban calls on Israel to take "decisive moves" towards two-state solution

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced hope today that Israel will make “decisive moves towards a historic agreement” with the Palestinians, telling the country’s Prime Minister Benjamin ...

UN Envoy: Palestinian unity deal must promote peace

Middle East Peace Process UN Envoy: Palestinian unity deal must promote peace

Reacting to reports of a unity deal between Hamas and Fatah, the top United Nations envoy for the Middle East today said that reconciliation between the two main Palestinian factions should take ...

UN calls on Israel to halt illegal settlements on occupied territories

Illegal Israeli Settlements In Occupied Palestine UN calls on Israel to halt illegal settlements on occupied territories

A top United Nations envoy today called on Israel to halt further planning for new settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory in the wake of the Government’s approval of more Jewish ...

Boycott of tourism conference in occupied Jerusalem urged

Palestinian minister calls for boycott of conference Boycott of tourism conference in occupied Jerusalem urged

Palestinian Tourism Minister Hulud Deibas sent a letter to all countries invited to take part in the International Tourism Conference in Jerusalem scheduled to take place later this month and ...

Bethlehem sees record number of holiday tourists

Palestine Tourism Bethlehem sees record number of holiday tourists

A record number of international tourists flooded into the “little town of Bethlehem” this holiday season, according to both Palestinian Authority and Israeli officials.

Tourism Progress and Peace Conference Choses Ground Handler, STI-ME

Jordan Tourism Reaching Across Borders Tourism Progress and Peace Conference Choses Ground Handler, STI-ME

By Sandy Dhuyvetter, TravelTalkRADIO

Mona Naffa brings TravelTalkRADIO another specialist in Middle East Travel, Mark Khano. Mark is a Christian from Jerusalem. He has a British mother, Delia, and Palestinian father, Gabriel.

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 ...

Celebrating 10,000 Years in Jericho

Travel Writer, Michael Luongo joins Sandy in the studio this weekend Celebrating 10,000 Years in Jericho

By Sandy Dhuyvetter, TravelTalkRADIO\

Michael Luongo, teaches travel writing and has recently published two articles on Palestine, one in the New York Times and now his article in Bloomberg News on Jericho sheds light on the ...

Now they are attacking children’s parks in Gaza?

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

By 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 ...

Gaza Strip Creating first "tourist" map of Gaza City

By Pam Bailey

It's a common English "truism" that when a place is considered important, it is "put on the map." By that definition, the people of Gaza have been in limbo for a long time.

West Bank tourism up 50%

Palestine West Bank tourism up 50%

Bethlehem - Palestinian Authority Tourism and Antiquities police said tourism in the occupied Palestinian territories increased during March, with a considerable rise in guests registered in local ...

Jericho tourism spikes

West Bank Tourism Jericho tourism spikes

By Rachelle Kliger

Maybe it’s the relatively quiet security situation, or perhaps it’s the unusual February heat wave that has lingered over the region since last week – but for whatever reason, the number of ...

Palestinians want tourism spread beyond Bethlehem

Occupied West Bank Tourism Palestinians want tourism spread beyond Bethlehem

By Gavin Rabinowitz

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — For your next getaway, you might consider this: four nights and five days in sunny "Palestine: land of miracles".

Israeli army raids Palestinian city, arrests foreign tourists

Israel Seizes Foreign Tourists In Ramallah Israeli army raids Palestinian city, arrests foreign tourists

The Israeli army swept into Ramallah in the West Bank Sunday in a pre-dawn raid to arrest two Western tourists.

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.

Palestine 2010 - keeping the faith

Hoping For A Bright Future Palestine 2010 - keeping the faith

By TravelTalkMEDIA

TravelTalkRADIO and TV host, Sandy Dhuyvetter, and her producer, Patrick Peartree, returned back to the USA this week, still glowing from one of the most memorable trips of a lifetime.

UN and the Gaza conflict

Gaza Offensive UN and the Gaza conflict

On the first anniversary of the launch of a three-week Israeli military offensive in Gaza, United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Sunday, Dec.

No hope in Bethlehem

Middle East Conflict and Tourism No hope in Bethlehem

By Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

A group of Palestinian Christians representing a variety of churches and church-related organizations have issued an animated and prayerful call for an end to occupation of Palestine by ...

Violence flares again on Temple Mount

Jerusalem Violence flares again on Temple Mount

By Liel Kyzer, Avi Issacharoff and Jack Khoury

After two weeks of relative quiet in the Jerusalem area, disturbances again broke out in the city and its periphery yesterday morning.

Arab nations call on Israel to seize opportunity for peace at UN General Assembly

Mid-East Conflict and Resolution Arab nations call on Israel to seize opportunity for peace at UN General Assembly

By eTN Staff Writer

The moment has come for Israel to take action to achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East, Arab nations told the I=United Nations General Assembly’s high-level debate yesterday, calling for an ...

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