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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

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

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings
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Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out ... 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

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air
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“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

France has revoked the license of Iranian airline Mahan Air from April 1 on its activities outside of Europe, French ... 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

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4
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‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... 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

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft
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Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

A new tow truck, received by Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, can pull a weight of 125 tons and lay evacuation routes ... 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

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore
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Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is ... Read More

You have to change or get left behind, Blair tells WTTC delegates
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You have to change or get left behind, Blair tells WTTC delegates

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 11, 2013

SEOUL (eTN) – The former prime minister of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Tony Blair, delivered this year’s keynote ... Read More

Syria and China lead in top international stories at Overseas Press Club Awards
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Syria and China lead in top international stories at Overseas Press Club Awards

editor editor- April 25, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - 2012 saw key international press coverage originating from Syria and China. Read More

Syrian civil war killing Lebanese tourism
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Syrian civil war killing Lebanese tourism

editor editor- January 3, 2013

As civil war rages in neighbouring Syria and with tourism from the Gulf non-existent, hardened Lebanese merchants are surviving on ... Read More

Emirates suspends all flights to and from Damascus
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Emirates suspends all flights to and from Damascus

editor editor- November 30, 2012

Dubai's Emirates has suspended its flights to and from Damascus until further notice, the airline said in a statement on ... Read More

The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism
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The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

editor editor- November 19, 2012

For most media commentators, tourism would be considered an irrelevance as reporters discuss the human misery inflicted on southern Israel ... Read More

Syria says no to foreign intervention
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Syria says no to foreign intervention

editor editor- August 11, 2012

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has taken a strong position against the intervention of foreign forces in Syria, and such a ... Read More

Saudi Foreign Minister calls for quick support for Syrian people
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Saudi Foreign Minister calls for quick support for Syrian people

editor editor- February 28, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal addressed the inaugural International Conference of the Friends of the ... Read More

UAE airlines oppose ban on flights to Syria
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UAE airlines oppose ban on flights to Syria

editor editor- December 6, 2011

Airlines in the UAE are continuing to fly to Syria after the Arab League issued a deadline of yesterday for ... Read More

Syrian tourism to shift to the East for new markets
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Syrian tourism to shift to the East for new markets

editor editor- November 1, 2011

DAMASCUS, Syria - Switching to new markets was the most important strategy Syria has lately taken to salvage tourism, the ... Read More

Syria encourages domestic tourism
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Syria encourages domestic tourism

editor editor- August 15, 2011

The Syrian Ministry of Tourism has adopted a package of measures to encourage the domestic tourism. Read More

Challenges to the recovery of tourism in Egypt in 2011
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Challenges to the recovery of tourism in Egypt in 2011

editor editor- July 29, 2011

Tourism to the Middle East, or should we more accurately describe it as the Muddle East, has been under serious ... Read More

UN chief voices alarm at escalation of violence in Syria
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UN chief voices alarm at escalation of violence in Syria

editor editor- June 4, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced his alarm at the escalation of violence in Syria, which has reportedly claimed at least ... Read More

Ban reiterates calls to end deadly violence and mass arrests in Syria
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Ban reiterates calls to end deadly violence and mass arrests in Syria

editor editor- May 10, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his calls for an immediate end to the violence in Syria and for an independent ... Read More

Syria: UN urges end to violence and calls for probe into killings
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Syria: UN urges end to violence and calls for probe into killings

editor editor- April 25, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the ongoing violence against peaceful demonstrators in Syria, which has resulted in more deaths and ... 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

Mideast countries untouched by mayhem lower tourist forecasts
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Mideast countries untouched by mayhem lower tourist forecasts

editor editor- March 7, 2011

Regional and international tourism professionals are bracing for fallout from the unrest shaking the Middle East, with cancellations affecting even ... Read More

Restoring Egyptian Tourism From Crisis to Recovery
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Restoring Egyptian Tourism From Crisis to Recovery

editor editor- February 8, 2011

The Egyptian political upheaval is far from over as I write this article now. Read More

Minister: Syrian tourism up 40 percent
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Minister: Syrian tourism up 40 percent

editor editor- January 24, 2011

According to Syria's Tourism Minister Saadallah Agha al- Qalaa, the number of visitors to Syria increased 40 percent in 2010, ... Read More

Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon to cooperate on tourism
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Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon to cooperate on tourism

editor editor- January 17, 2011

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Ministers from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey convened to launch a quadripartite mechanism for tourism, an ... Read More

Syrian tourist numbers up 55%
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Syrian tourist numbers up 55%

editor editor- August 19, 2010

DAMASCUS — The number of visitors to Syria for the first seven months of this year has risen by 55 ... Read More

5 men planning to pass fake dollars to tourists arrested in Syria
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5 men planning to pass fake dollars to tourists arrested in Syria

editor editor- July 29, 2010

A Syrian security official says five men have been arrested for forging $6 million and planning to pass the fake ... Read More

Women leaders in modern Syria, the Arab world and international community
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Women leaders in modern Syria, the Arab world and international community

editor editor- June 1, 2010

“Political empowerment of women in [the] Arab World sets new signs, and women will make the most powerful changes to ... Read More