Category: Syria travel news

Syria travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Syria. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Syria. Damaskus Travel information. Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon to the southwest, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.

Iran claims US fighter jets ‘endangered’ Mahan Air passenger plane
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Iran claims US fighter jets ‘endangered’ Mahan Air passenger plane

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 24, 2020

Iranian media claims that US Air Force fighter jets 'unsafely intercepted' Iran's Mahan Air passenger aircraft en route from Tehran ... Read More

Turkey opens Gates to Europe for Syrians
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Turkey opens Gates to Europe for Syrians

The Media Line The Media Line- March 1, 2020

Europe is on high alert, not only for Coronavirus but for refugees from Syria entering the Schengen area. NATO "Partner" ... Read More

Etihad Airways marks UN World Refugee Day by helping Syrian refugees in Jordan
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Etihad Airways marks UN World Refugee Day by helping Syrian refugees in Jordan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, has recognised UN World Refugee Day by unveiling education initiatives ... Read More

Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia
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Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019

Syria’s authorities are making persistent efforts to attract guests from Russia, with religious tourism viewed as a major area, Syrian ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey
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US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?
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Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian ... Read More

Syrians shot missiles that took out Russian military plane
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Syrians shot missiles that took out Russian military plane

editor editor- September 18, 2018

The Syrian air force accidentally downed a Russian military reconnaissance flight with missiles with 14 aboard. Read More

AIRBNB speaks out on Supreme Court decision on US travel ban
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AIRBNB speaks out on Supreme Court decision on US travel ban

editor editor- June 27, 2018

Today, the US Supreme Court decided to uphold the travel ban designed by the Trump administration. The ban restricts nationals ... Read More

US flight advisory for airspace adjacent to Damascus, Syria
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US flight advisory for airspace adjacent to Damascus, Syria

editor editor- April 14, 2018

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued strong warnings to all air carriers in the Syrian region due to ... Read More

Eurocontrol issues alert to airlines over ‘possible NATO air strikes on Syria’
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Eurocontrol issues alert to airlines over ‘possible NATO air strikes on Syria’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2018

Eurocontrol, an EU body responsible for handling air traffic over the continent, has issued a Rapid Alert Notification to flight ... Read More

6 crew members and 26 passengers killed in Russian plane crash in Syria
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6 crew members and 26 passengers killed in Russian plane crash in Syria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2018

A Russian military transport airplane has crashed during landing at Khmeimim Airbase in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry has said. ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai in Syria to help relaunch of tourism
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UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai in Syria to help relaunch of tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2017

Syrian Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi met on Sunday the Secretary-General of the Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai and the accompanying ... Read More

Happy Chanukah from a land of miracles: Syria
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Happy Chanukah from a land of miracles: Syria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 15, 2017

Peace through tourism works, even if this type of tourism is quiet different. This is a unique friendship and a ... Read More

Greek top administrative court approves forced deportations of Syrian migrants
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Greek top administrative court approves forced deportations of Syrian migrants

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 22, 2017

Greece’s top administrative court on Friday approved the forced deportation of two Syrian refugees, setting a precedent for hundreds of ... Read More

Medical Tourism?  What about Damascus, Syria?
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Medical Tourism? What about Damascus, Syria?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2017

Need plastic surgery but you cannot afford American or European fees? Why not go to Damascus, Syria. Damascus has seen ... Read More

Reverse Immigration to Syria
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Reverse Immigration to Syria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2017

From Syria to Turkey to Europe and from there to Syria, a seaway whose features have been deeply rooted in ... Read More