Tag: Baghdad

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq
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Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

The US Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning US citizens of “heightened tensions” in the country and ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 ... Read More

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air
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Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

editor editor- March 26, 2019

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understangin (MOU), Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have announced the signing of a ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon
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Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Rotana Hotels & Resorts and Al Ibaa Company have signed a hotel management agreement to operate a five-star hotel in ... Read More

Baghdad bills US $1 billion for damage to city
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Baghdad bills US $1 billion for damage to city

editor editor- February 18, 2011

BAGHDAD – Baghdad government wants the United States to apologize and pay $1 billion for the damage done to the ... Read More

Iraq tourism: Slowly but surely
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Iraq tourism: Slowly but surely

editor editor- November 17, 2010

LONDON (eTN) - With projections at World Travel Market (WTM) declaring Iraq to be next tourism hotspot, eTN seized the ... Read More

Lufthansa, business jets return to Baghdad
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Lufthansa, business jets return to Baghdad

editor editor- July 15, 2010

Iraq is transforming from a battleground into a focus for civil aviation as the collapse of its national airline and ... Read More

Wildlife trade thrives in Baghdad due to lack of government regulation
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Wildlife trade thrives in Baghdad due to lack of government regulation

editor editor- May 28, 2010

BAGHDAD – A dozen fluffy white kittens with piercing blue eyes frolic in a wire cage, perched perilously atop a ... Read More

Coordinated bombs strike Baghdad hotels
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Coordinated bombs strike Baghdad hotels

editor editor- January 26, 2010

A series of bombs targeting at least three hotels rocked Baghdad Monday afternoon, in the latest of four large-scale bombing ... Read More

Iraq is on Lufthansa’s mind
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Iraq is on Lufthansa’s mind

editor editor- January 19, 2010

At last November’s World Travel Market in London, the arrival of Iraq’s delegation was perhaps one that was most anticipated ... Read More

Bmi wants to resume flights from UK to Baghdad
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Bmi wants to resume flights from UK to Baghdad

editor editor- May 7, 2009

Direct passenger flights could resume between the UK and Baghdad after the airline bmi announced plans to open an Iraq ... Read More

Baghdad museum reopens 6 years after looting
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Baghdad museum reopens 6 years after looting

editor editor- February 24, 2009

BAGHDAD – Iraq's restored National Museum reopened Monday with a red-carpet gala in the heart of Baghdad nearly six years ... Read More

Four Britons to join first tourist trip to Baghdad
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Four Britons to join first tourist trip to Baghdad

editor editor- February 19, 2009

Four Britons will be among the first tour group of westerners to risk a holiday in the Arab areas of ... Read More

‘Baghdad Eye’ to draw tourists
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‘Baghdad Eye’ to draw tourists

editor editor- August 29, 2008

Iraq is considering building a giant observation wheel in Baghdad in an attempt to promote the city as a potential ... Read More