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Ukrainians, Palauans, N. Koreans, Libyans and Somalis denied US visas the most
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Ukrainians, Palauans, N. Koreans, Libyans and Somalis denied US visas the most

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

This year, the United States denied entry to every other Ukrainian visa applicant, according to a document published on the ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... 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

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya
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FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria
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Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Read More

Tunisia Tourism back:  8.3 million visitors spending $1.4 billion
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Tunisia Tourism back: 8.3 million visitors spending $1.4 billion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

European travelers love Tunisia, and it shows. Despite the U.S. having travel alerts in place, Europeans travel again to Tunisia. Tunis  ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia
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Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to ... Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made
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Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said ... Read More

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid
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Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

editor editor- December 19, 2018

Air Partner delivers relief goods and humanitarian aid to those in need throughout the year. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go
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Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in ... Read More

Libya draws up action plan for sustainable tourism development
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Libya draws up action plan for sustainable tourism development

editor editor- June 17, 2013

Libya´s Ministry of Tourism has enlisted the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to help implement an action plan to rebuild ... Read More

Travel to Libya: Eight things to know before the trip
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Travel to Libya: Eight things to know before the trip

editor editor- May 21, 2013

Following Libya's revolution, oil production has been restored and the country has slipped from the front pages. Read More

Rwanda government halts hotel sale
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Rwanda government halts hotel sale

editor editor- April 26, 2013

(eTN) - As ties with the new Libyan government continue to improve, news broke that the Rwandan government, initially intent ... Read More

Revealing information surfacing about Benghazi’s US consulate attack
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Revealing information surfacing about Benghazi’s US consulate attack

editor editor- September 19, 2012

NATO authorities and a majority of international media claimed that the Taliban attacked the Halmand base camp from outside, while ... Read More

US Ambassador killed in attack on Consulate in Libya
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US Ambassador killed in attack on Consulate in Libya

editor editor- September 12, 2012

TRIPOLI, Libya – Chris Stevens, an American who risked his life to help Libyans overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi, was killed ... Read More

Emirates to restart service to Libya after 18-month suspension
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Emirates to restart service to Libya after 18-month suspension

editor editor- August 14, 2012

The largest carrier in the Middle East, Dubai-based Emirates Airline, will re-start flights to Libya in October after suspending them ... Read More

UK travel agency offers package war zone tours to Libya
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UK travel agency offers package war zone tours to Libya

editor editor- March 21, 2012

TRIPOLI, Libya - Picture a package holiday and a destination like Libya probably doesn't spring to mind. Read More

Qatar Airways announces return to Tripoli
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Qatar Airways announces return to Tripoli

editor editor- January 25, 2012

Uganda had close ties with Gadaffi’s Libya in the past and scores of Ugandan students were studying in Libyan universities ... Read More

Libya strives to revive tourism industry
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Libya strives to revive tourism industry

editor editor- January 4, 2012

Libya's Society for Tourism has started activities to revive the North African country's tourism industry following the recent Arab uprising. Read More

Libyan “revolutionaries” unleash reprisal bloodbath
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Libyan “revolutionaries” unleash reprisal bloodbath

editor editor- October 27, 2011

After months of grinding civil war, with supporters of Moammar Gadhafi slowly yielding territory to anti-Gadhafi rebels, the final battle ... Read More

Moammar Gadhafi is dead
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Moammar Gadhafi is dead

editor editor- October 20, 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya - Libyans erupted in euphoria Thursday after longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed by revolutionary forces who ... Read More

Ban pledges UN support for democratic and stable Libya
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Ban pledges UN support for democratic and stable Libya

editor editor- September 2, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today pledged the continued assistance of the United Nations in helping Libya tackle its humanitarian challenges, as ... Read More

UN: Refugees returning to Libya to attempt boat passage to Europe
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UN: Refugees returning to Libya to attempt boat passage to Europe

editor editor- May 18, 2011

The United Nations refugee agency today reported that hundreds of people who had entered Tunisia after fleeing the conflict in ... Read More

Libyan speaks out about brutality and current life in Tripoli under Gaddafi
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Libyan speaks out about brutality and current life in Tripoli under Gaddafi

editor editor- May 2, 2011

According to a Libyan government spokesman, Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son, Saif al-Arab, was killed during a NATO airstrike on Saturday, ... Read More

UN: Attacks on civilians in Misrata maybe international crimes
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UN: Attacks on civilians in Misrata maybe international crimes

editor editor- April 21, 2011

The United Nations human rights chief today condemned the reported repeated use of cluster munitions and heavy weaponry by Libyan ... Read More

Journalists to be expelled from Libya; 2 deported from Bahrain
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Journalists to be expelled from Libya; 2 deported from Bahrain

editor editor- April 9, 2011

More than 20 foreign journalists were told that they would have to leave Libya within 24 hours, National Public Radio ... Read More

Breaking news: Lake Victoria Hotel seized
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Breaking news: Lake Victoria Hotel seized

editor editor- March 31, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The Laico-owned and operated Lake Victoria Hotel in Entebbe, once the grand old dame of the hospitality ... Read More

Bank of Uganda seizes Libyan shares in Tropical Bank
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Bank of Uganda seizes Libyan shares in Tropical Bank

editor editor- March 28, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - No sooner had the formal announcement been made that Uganda would fully comply with the UN resolution ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 25, 2011

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

Libyan assets in Uganda to be frozen after all
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Libyan assets in Uganda to be frozen after all

editor editor- March 25, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - It was confirmed late yesterday, that Uganda, in compliance with relevant UN resolutions, will freeze the assets ... Read More

Libya:  The elephant in the room called ITB Berlin?
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Libya: The elephant in the room called ITB Berlin?

editor editor- March 24, 2011

At the recently-held ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel exhibition held yearly in Berlin, Germany, the secretary-general of the UN ... Read More

The real intentions of the “partnership of equals”
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The real intentions of the “partnership of equals”

editor editor- March 24, 2011

"Yesterday [March 22, 2011] was a long day. I was paying attention to the ups and downs of Obama in ... Read More

Air China evacuates 9000 Chinese from Libya
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Air China evacuates 9000 Chinese from Libya

editor editor- March 23, 2011

BEIJING, China - Air China has completed its biggest ever overseas humanitarian mission by evacuating 9,000 Chinese nationals from Libya, ... Read More

Ban welcomes authorization of measures to protect  civilians
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Ban welcomes authorization of measures to protect civilians

editor editor- March 19, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Security Council’s “historic” decision to authorize the use “all necessary measures” to protect civilians ... Read More

Is Gaddafi moving to Zimbabwe?
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Is Gaddafi moving to Zimbabwe?

editor editor- March 18, 2011

(eTN) - As President Robert Mugabe’s staunch ally, Muammar Gaddafi battles to violently halt revolt against his four-decade-long reign. Read More

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