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Iran Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Iran, also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. With 82 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th most populous country. Its territory spans 1,648,195 km², making it the second largest country in the Middle East and the 17th largest in the world.

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay ... Read More

Seychelles role in USA Iran peace talks?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2020

Why Seychelles is the most powerful country in Africa? The Republic of Seychelles has less than 100,000 citizens but remains ... Read More

Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has obtained visas for its two investigators to travel to the Islamic Republic ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

Why Lufthansa Group is also guilty in Ukrainian crash in Iran?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2020

Also responsible for the Ukraine International Airlines crash may be Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Aeroflot to ... Read More

We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 11, 2020

A Ukrainian plane which crashed outside Tehran earlier this week had flown close to a sensitive military site and was ... Read More

How Switzerland may have just prevented World War 3?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2020

The United States and Iran were on the brink of war this week. A war between Iran and the U.S. ... Read More

Iran claims Ukraine International Airlines Boeing ‘caught fire in flight’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

Iran Civil Aviation Organization announced that Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 jet 'had caught fire in flight' before crashing just ... Read More

63 Canadians killed in US Iran standoff considered collateral damage?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020

While Iranian missiles attack U.S. airbases in Iraq and the world was waiting for the United States to launch an ... Read More

CIA: Ukrainian Airlines crash not a missile strike?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in a televised address, has asked people not to speculate or jump to hasty conclusions about ... Read More

Bus crash in Iran: 20 dead, 23 injured

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020

A tourist bus overthrew in Mazandaran province, Iran 20 people were killed and 23 injured, according to Iranian state television. Mazandaran ... Read More

Transportation Safety Board of Canada issues statement on Ukrainian International Airlines Tehran crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) offers its condolences to the families and loved ones of the people who ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines official statement on Tehran crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Today, on January 08, 2020, a “Ukraine International Airlines” aircraft while operating flight PS752 from Tehran to Kyiv disappeared from ... Read More

Hiding something? Iran refuses to release crashed Ukrainian plane’s black box

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Iran announced that it will not release the 'black box' from the Ukrainian Boeing 737 passenger jet, that crashed near ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister issues statement on deadly Iran plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Iran: "This morning, I ... Read More

Ukrainian plane with 176 passengers on board crashed in Iran

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

A Ukrainian International Airline passenger plane with 176 passengers and crew on board crashed on Wednesday morning shortly after takeoff ... Read More

No US retaliation against Iran expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2020

So far so good! US military officials say the attack by Iran was on areas at the two bases that ... Read More

Iran threatens attack on Israel and UAE

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2020

Iran is warning that if there is retaliation for the two waves of attacks they launched today the 3rd wave ... Read More

Tourism not harmed if people don’t panic after Iran attack on US

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

It is still too early to make a definite statement as to how the hostility in Iraq will impact tourism. ... Read More

War! US Base under attack in Iraq

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

Iran attacked a US base with ballistic missiles. Al Asad Airbase and Erbil northern Iraq US Forces are under attack ... Read More

40 people killed, 213 injured in Iran’s Soleimani funeral stampede

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

According to Iranian state television, the funeral of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani has been postponed after the huge turnout led ... Read More

The US Iran conflict has African Tourism Leaders on the edge

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

The escalating conflict between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran is making travel and tourism ... Read More

US Embassy warns Americans in Israel of rocket attacks and ‘security incidents’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020

The US Embassy in Jerusalem, on Monday, urgently warned the Americans in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza to “remain ... Read More

Dialogue between USA and Iran? IIPT founder tries to open window

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

The founder and president of the New York-based International  Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), Louis D'Amore is urging the ... Read More

US President Trump just threatened Iran with Cultural Genocide

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

Would the U.S. attack Iranian Cultural sites?  The deliberate destruction of antiquities and others in the birthplace of human civilization ... Read More

Why Iranians and Americans are friends beyond political conflicts

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2020

For the last twenty years, eTurboNews established a global network of eTN ambassadors. This network may be a good reason, ... Read More

African Tourism Board urgent appeal to Iran and the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2020

A war between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran will not only send fear to American travelers, ... Read More

How safe is international travel for US Citizens?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

Did international travel just became a lot more dangerous in 2020. The U.S. assassination of an Iranian official today in ... Read More

US may have launched a “justified” Terror Attack on Baghdad International Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

In a surprise move the United States is accused of killing Senior Iranian commander Qasim Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander ... Read More

Irans Growing Tourism Industry: U.S. Sanction not an issue

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 15, 2019

US sanctions have failed to stop the growth and flourishing of Iran's tourism industry. This is accordingly to IranDeputy Head ... Read More

Aero Sky cited for violation of Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019

US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued a Finding of Violation to Aero Sky Aircraft Maintenance, Inc. (Aero ... Read More

US rolls out new sanctions against Iran’s Mahan Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air - a privately owned Iranian airline based in Tehran, which has been ... Read More

How a United Nations Agency UNWTO want to silence the press?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2019

UNWTO (the World Tourism Organization)  has its own interpretation when it comes to the freedom of the press,  and it ... Read More

Iran harasses UN inspector: Takes travel documents

editor editor- November 6, 2019

An inspector working for the UN nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA),  in the Islamic Republic had her travel ... Read More

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 7, 2019

Iranian handicrafts, cultural and artistic products including engravings and miniatures, as well as pictures of cultural, historical, and tourist attractions ... Read More

Australian travel bloggers released from Iranian prison

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 6, 2019

Two Australian travel bloggers who were detained for three months after being arrested for flying a drone near a military ... Read More