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Yemen emerging from a period of conflict, joining international destination alliance ICTP

International Council of Tourism Partners to work with Yemen Ministry of Tourism as a new member Yemen emerging from a period of conflict, joining international destination alliance ICTP

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Tourism in Yemen has become its third destination member in the Middle East, joining Oman and Palestine.

UN: Escalating violence may push Yemen towards civil war

Deadly crackdown in Yeman UN: Escalating violence may push Yemen towards civil war

The United Nations human rights office today voiced alarm at the escalating violence in Yemen, which it said may push the country to the brink of civil war, and called on the Government to stop ...

Al-Jazeera office raided in Sana'a; anti-press attacks in Libya, Syria, Bahrain

Anti-press attacks intensify in Middle East Al-Jazeera office raided in Sana'a; anti-press attacks in Libya, Syria, Bahrain

Hazel Heyer, eTN

New York (eTN) - Plainclothes gunmen raided Al-Jazeera's Sana'a bureau early this morning, confiscating equipment and obstructing operations, the Qatar-based news channel reported today as a ...

Yemen's tourism minister resigns over violence in Sana'a

Tourism minister resigns, quits ruling party Yemen's tourism minister resigns over violence in Sana'a

Yemen's Tourism Minister, Nabil Al-Fakeh resigned from his post and quit the ruling party Friday after the shooting attack on anti-government protesters in Sana'a, becoming the first cabinet ...

Tourism minister announces initiative to tackle current crisis in Yemen

Yemeni Crisis Tourism minister announces initiative to tackle current crisis in Yemen

Yemen's Tourism Minister, Nabil Al-Fakeh, announced an initiative for President Ali Abdullah Saleh in which he urged him to hold presidential elections soon and in coincidence with parliamentary ...

TSA chief visits Yemen, signs aviation security agreement with Germany

Transportation Security Administration TSA chief visits Yemen, signs aviation security agreement with Germany

WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S.

Germany bans all passenger and cargo flights from Yemen

Fears Of New Al Quaeda Terror Offensive In Europe And US Germany bans all passenger and cargo flights from Yemen

BERLIN - The story of suspicious packages containing explosives found on board passenger and cargo aircraft from Yemen began in the United States on Friday, October 29.

Yemeni tourism plunges due to Al-Qaida attacks, separatists

Yemeni Tourism Revenues Down Sharply Yemeni tourism plunges due to Al-Qaida attacks, separatists

SANAA - Yemeni tourism declined dramatically, particularly in southern troubled provinces, where government troops engaged in deadly clashes with growing armed separatist groups and separately ...

Yemen launches tourism campaign, targets Western Europeans

Yemeni Tourist Promotion Council campaigns in Europe Yemen launches tourism campaign, targets Western Europeans

Adam Gonn

Western European residents will receive promotional material from Yemen this September as the country tries to convince more tourists to visit.

Socotra: Another Galapagos awaits tourists

Socotra Island Socotra: Another Galapagos awaits tourists

Oliver Holmes

On the other side of the world, in the middle of another ocean, lies a second Galapagos: the remote island of Socotra where more than one third of the 800 or so local plant species are found ...

Kidnapped US tourists freed in Yemen

Kidnapped Americans Released Kidnapped US tourists freed in Yemen

An American couple kidnapped in Yemen have been released, government officials have said.

Yemen tries to lure back tourists scared away by al Qaeda attacks

Yemen Yemen tries to lure back tourists scared away by al Qaeda attacks

Ulf Laessing

TARIM, Yemen - Workers fix potholes, paint mosques and refurbish historic buildings in this sleepy city in Yemen's vast Hadramaut region, where authorities are seeking to lure back tourists scared ...

Direct flights to Yemen halted by UK

UK Direct flights to Yemen halted by UK

DAVID STRINGER

LONDON – Britain's government said Wednesday it would create a new terrorist no-fly list, target specific airline passengers for tougher security checks and suspend some international flights in ...

Yemen to launch tourist promotion in Europe

Dedicated Mission To Woo Foreign Tourists Yemen to launch tourist promotion in Europe

Aiming to alleviate some European countries' cautions against travel to Yemen, the Yemen Tourism Ministry is currently preparing to launch a tourist promotion campaign in the coming weekgs to ...

Yemen tourism goes on the road in Europe

Land Of Mystery And Adventure Yemen tourism goes on the road in Europe

Zaid al-Alaya'a

The National Dance Academy of Yemen will be performing on Paddington Station throughout the day on Sunday, October 18, supported by a "Henna Lady" and lots of information from the Yemen Tourism ...

UN:  Humanitarian crisis worsens in North Yemen fighting

United Nations and Conflict UN: Humanitarian crisis worsens in North Yemen fighting

eTN Staff Writer

The United Nations has said that the humanitarian crisis in northern Yemen, where 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by fighting between government and rebel forces, continues to ...

Despite all dangers Arabia Felix draws thrill-seeking tourists

Yemen Is Quite A Draw For Tourists Despite all dangers Arabia Felix draws thrill-seeking tourists

Don't judge a book by its cover, particularly if its title includes words like "war," "terrorism," "separatists," "poverty," "illiteracy," and "kidnappings."

Deadly attacks on tourists bring death sentence for six Yemenies

Yemen Deadly attacks on tourists bring death sentence for six Yemenies

SANAA - A Yemeni court sentenced six men to death on Tuesday for attacks that killed nine Spanish and Belgian tourists over the past two years.

 Yemen proves deadly and very unsafe again

Yemen Terrorism Yemen proves deadly and very unsafe again

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

According to a Yemeni official, nine foreigners missing in Yemen, including seven Germans, a British and South Korean, have all turned up dead.

Bodies of missing tourists found

Yemen Bodies of missing tourists found

The corpses of seven foreign tourists were found in Sa’ada, Yemen Monday. They were part of a group of nine visiting the northern mountain city, and were kidnapped last Thursday.

KSA to participate in 12th session of the AMCT in Yemen

Arab Ministerial Council Of Tourism KSA to participate in 12th session of the AMCT in Yemen

eTN Staff Writer

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will participate in the 12th session of the Arab Ministerial Council of Tourism (AMCT) in ...

Tanzania hit by pirate attacks on the Indian Ocean waters

Somali Piracy Tanzania hit by pirate attacks on the Indian Ocean waters

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Staff Writer

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania has joined the international force in fighting piracy along the East African coast, as Somali pirates continue to hijack commercial ships along the ...

Foreign tourists 'taken in Yemen'

Yemen Foreign tourists 'taken in Yemen'

bbc.co.uk

Armed tribesman have abducted a couple, believed to be Dutch, in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, security sources say.

Yemen arrests six suspects for attack on Koreans

Yemen Yemen arrests six suspects for attack on Koreans

bloomberg.com

Yemeni security forces arrested six suspects for an attack this month that killed four South Korean tourists, Agence France-Presse reported, citing the Yemeni Interior Ministry.

Fresh attack on Koreans in Yemen

Yemen Fresh attack on Koreans in Yemen

bbc.co.uk

A suicide bomber has attacked a South Korean delegation visiting Yemen after a deadly attack on tourists on Sunday.

Officials said no one apart from the bomber was harmed in this attack. ...

Yemen blames al-Qaida for latest tourist bombing

Yemen Bombing Yemen blames al-Qaida for latest tourist bombing

Ahmed Al-Haj, AP

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemeni authorities on Monday said that al-Qaida was behind a suicide bombing that killed four South Korean tourists and their Yemeni driver at a historical site.

Yemen Bombing 4 tourists killed, 3 injured in Yemen bombing

AP

SAN'A, Yemen — A bomb killed four South Korean tourists and their local guide in Yemen on Sunday, officials said, the latest such attack targeting foreigners visiting this poor Arab country that ...

Three German nationals kidnapped in Yemen

Yemen Three German nationals kidnapped in Yemen

welt.de

Tribal disputes were blamed for the capture of a United Nations worker and her parents, all German nationals, in the outskirts of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

The number of UK operators to Yemen looks set to triple in 2009

Yemen The number of UK operators to Yemen looks set to triple in 2009

eTN Staff Writer

Yemen’s delegation to London’s World Travel Market was busy this year.

Empire of piracy in the Gulf of Aden

Middle East Empire of piracy in the Gulf of Aden

Mohammed Al-Asaadi, The Media Line (www.medialine.org) for eTN

SANA'A, Yemen (eTN) - Vessels passing through the Gulf of Aden remain vulnerable to interception by pirates, which poses a serious threat to international maritime security.

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