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Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, ... Read More

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

Senate resolution on Yemen: More heat than fire

editor editor- December 13, 2018

Yemen used to be a beautiful destination for travel and tourism. The hospitality school there was leading in Africa just ... Read More

Yemen emerging from a period of conflict, joining international destination alliance ICTP

editor editor- May 14, 2012

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Ministry of Tourism in Yemen has become its third destination ... Read More

UN: Escalating violence may push Yemen towards civil war

editor editor- May 28, 2011

The United Nations human rights office today voiced alarm at the escalating violence in Yemen, which it said may push ... Read More

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

Yemen’s tourism minister resigns over violence in Sana’a

editor editor- March 20, 2011

Yemen's Tourism Minister, Nabil Al-Fakeh resigned from his post and quit the ruling party Friday after the shooting attack on ... Read More

Tourism minister announces initiative to tackle current crisis in Yemen

editor editor- February 25, 2011

Yemen's Tourism Minister, Nabil Al-Fakeh, announced an initiative for President Ali Abdullah Saleh in which he urged him to hold ... Read More

TSA chief visits Yemen, signs aviation security agreement with Germany

editor editor- November 4, 2010

WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Read More

Germany bans all passenger and cargo flights from Yemen

editor editor- November 2, 2010

BERLIN - The story of suspicious packages containing explosives found on board passenger and cargo aircraft from Yemen began in ... Read More

Yemeni tourism plunges due to Al-Qaida attacks, separatists

editor editor- September 24, 2010

SANAA - Yemeni tourism declined dramatically, particularly in southern troubled provinces, where government troops engaged in deadly clashes with growing ... Read More

Yemen launches tourism campaign, targets Western Europeans

editor editor- August 24, 2010

Western European residents will receive promotional material from Yemen this September as the country tries to convince more tourists to ... Read More

Socotra: Another Galapagos awaits tourists

editor editor- June 24, 2010

On the other side of the world, in the middle of another ocean, lies a second Galapagos: the remote island ... Read More

Kidnapped US tourists freed in Yemen

editor editor- May 26, 2010

An American couple kidnapped in Yemen have been released, government officials have said. Read More

Yemen tries to lure back tourists scared away by al Qaeda attacks

editor editor- February 26, 2010

TARIM, Yemen - Workers fix potholes, paint mosques and refurbish historic buildings in this sleepy city in Yemen's vast Hadramaut ... Read More

Direct flights to Yemen halted by UK

editor editor- January 21, 2010

LONDON – Britain's government said Wednesday it would create a new terrorist no-fly list, target specific airline passengers for tougher ... Read More

Yemen to launch tourist promotion in Europe

editor editor- October 15, 2009

Aiming to alleviate some European countries' cautions against travel to Yemen, the Yemen Tourism Ministry is currently preparing to launch ... Read More

Yemen tourism goes on the road in Europe

editor editor- September 26, 2009

The National Dance Academy of Yemen will be performing on Paddington Station throughout the day on Sunday, October 18, supported ... Read More

UN: Humanitarian crisis worsens in North Yemen fighting

editor editor- September 24, 2009

The United Nations has said that the humanitarian crisis in northern Yemen, where 150,000 people have been driven from their ... Read More

Despite all dangers Arabia Felix draws thrill-seeking tourists

editor editor- September 3, 2009

Don't judge a book by its cover, particularly if its title includes words like "war," "terrorism," "separatists," "poverty," "illiteracy," and ... Read More

Deadly attacks on tourists bring death sentence for six Yemenies

editor editor- July 14, 2009

SANAA - A Yemeni court sentenced six men to death on Tuesday for attacks that killed nine Spanish and Belgian ... Read More

Yemen proves deadly and very unsafe again

editor editor- June 16, 2009

According to a Yemeni official, nine foreigners missing in Yemen, including seven Germans, a British and South Korean, have all ... Read More

Bodies of missing tourists found

editor editor- June 16, 2009

The corpses of seven foreign tourists were found in Sa’ada, Yemen Monday. They were part of a group of nine ... Read More

KSA to participate in 12th session of the AMCT in Yemen

editor editor- May 27, 2009

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will participate in the 12th ... Read More

Tanzania hit by pirate attacks on the Indian Ocean waters

editor editor- April 28, 2009

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania has joined the international force in fighting piracy along the East African coast, ... Read More

Foreign tourists ‘taken in Yemen’

editor editor- April 1, 2009

Armed tribesman have abducted a couple, believed to be Dutch, in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, security sources say. Read More

Yemen arrests six suspects for attack on Koreans

editor editor- March 26, 2009

Yemeni security forces arrested six suspects for an attack this month that killed four South Korean tourists, Agence France-Presse reported, ... Read More

Fresh attack on Koreans in Yemen

editor editor- March 19, 2009

A suicide bomber has attacked a South Korean delegation visiting Yemen after a deadly attack on tourists on Sunday. Officials ... Read More

Yemen blames al-Qaida for latest tourist bombing

editor editor- March 17, 2009

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemeni authorities on Monday said that al-Qaida was behind a suicide bombing that killed four South Korean ... Read More

4 tourists killed, 3 injured in Yemen bombing

editor editor- March 16, 2009

SAN'A, Yemen — A bomb killed four South Korean tourists and their local guide in Yemen on Sunday, officials said, ... Read More

Three German nationals kidnapped in Yemen

editor editor- December 17, 2008

Tribal disputes were blamed for the capture of a United Nations worker and her parents, all German nationals, in the ... Read More

The number of UK operators to Yemen looks set to triple in 2009

editor editor- November 28, 2008

Yemen’s delegation to London’s World Travel Market was busy this year. Read More

Empire of piracy in the Gulf of Aden

editor editor- October 8, 2008

SANA'A, Yemen (eTN) - Vessels passing through the Gulf of Aden remain vulnerable to interception by pirates, which poses a ... Read More

Brits give Yemen an OK, other governments urged to follow suit

editor editor- August 22, 2008

Yemen is once again safe for “responsible travelers,” according to the British Foreign Office in a statement released yesterday. Read More