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Global warming boosts asylum applications from Pakistan, Iraq
Iraq appeals to UN for help tackling threats from climate change ... of Iraq today, the country's water minister said at the United Nations this week.
Tourism
Archaeological team works to place Abila of Decapolis on tourism map
Land of Fire expecting massive influx of tourists for New Year
In pictures: Snowfall in Kurdistan attract tourists from central, southern Iraq
Medical Tourism Dips Due to Mismanagement
Iran sees a decline in health tourist influx
Number of Iraqi tourists visiting Kurdistan for New Year holiday decreased
Turkish tourism will see full recovery in 2018: Culture Minister Kurtulmuş
Tourists to Participate in Rally between Iran's Mashhad, Iraq's Karbala
Hurriyet: Turkish tourism will see full recovery in 2018: Culture Minister Kurtulmuş
The tourist hotspots that are at high risk of terror attacks
Flight ban crippling Kurdistan's economy, humanitarian aid, health: report
Pakistan attaches great importance to its ties with Iraq, Netherlands: president
Tabriz takes on 'Islamic tourism capital' appearance
Islamabad looks to revive religious tourism deals
Iran, Iraq Sign MoU to Expand Tourism Ties
Iran ready to restore once-owned heritage sites now in Iraq
Mövenpick taps into Iraq's hotel market potential
Azerbaijani tourism soars 20 pct last year
Tehran, Baghdad Ready to Upgrade Tourism Relations
Historical and cultural reserves of Azerbaijan visited by more than 480000 tourists
EXCLUSIVE: How Egypt will aid in rebuilding the Iraqi infrastructure
Five Mexican states are now considered as unsafe for travel as Iraq, Syria, and Yemen
Arvand Visa Waiver Triggers Tourist Influx
Official: Iran plans to boost revenue from medical tourism (exclusive)
Tourism: revenues in Jordan climb to %4.6 in 2017
Vietnam's football continues the miracle by reaching semifinals of U-23 Asian Cup
Iran, Pakistan to promote tourism thru train service
AFC U23 Championship: Bravery earns Vietnam another miracle
Iran, Pakistan agree to promote tourism through train service: Iranian official
Fall in tourists to US 'blamed on Trump'
Iraq eager to boost cultural, media ties with Kuwait -- Iraqi Min.
KUNA main news for Friday, January 26, 2018
Iran's expected ECO deal to help tourism co-op with Azerbaijan (exclusive)
Tourism To Bring Pak-Iran Closer: Yousaf
Iraq eager to boost cultural, media ties with Kuwait: Minister
A Journey Into Iraqi Kurdistan
Snow-capped Mount Korek attracts Iraqi tourists
Five million tourists visit Iraq annually: government
Queen Alia International Airport Welcomed Fly Baghdad
WATCH: Sulaimani's silo demolished to make way for new business, tourism project
No vehicular entry in airport causing set back to Jammu tourism: Wazir
Low-cost carrier Ryanair begins first flights to Jordan
25% Reduction in Kish Island Travel Costs
Iran's health tourism saw considerable growth in decade
Mayor warns of 'severe' punishments for price hikes targeting tourists
It is time to awaken the domestic tourism giant
Kuwait sees better inter-Arab ties through Iraq reconstruction conf.
Over 2 Lakh Foreigners Visited India For Medical Care in 2016
War-battered Iraq says it's 'open for investors'
WB official says reconstruction in Iraq is goal for int'l community
Reconstruction in Kurdistan and Iraq Goes Hand-in-hand, According to Bafel Talabani
Double-digit growth expected in 2018 tourist numbers
War-battered Iraq says it's 'open for investors'
Iraq's Re-building Opportunities Involving Diversification Initiatives across Multiple Sectors Make It ...
Saudi Arabia gives $1 billion for Iraq reconstruction
Foreign Minister Announces Kingdom's Allocation of $1 Billion for Projects of Iraq Reconstruction ...
Iraq's Re-building Opportunities Involving Diversification Initiatives across Multiple Sectors Make it ...
Iraq's Re-building Opportunities Involving Diversification Initiatives across Multiple Sectors Make It ...
Iraq emerging as top infrastructure investment hub
War babyFrankenstein and the war in Iraq
Exceptional Packages for Norouz Foreign Visitors
Kurdish MPs in Baghdad condemn beating of tourists from Basra
CHHTO to arrange special package tours
Kurdistan's delegation discuss Erbil-Baghdad dialogue with foreign officials in Munich Conference
Lebanese President to visit Armenia, Iraq
Lebanese president departs for Iraq ahead of Armenia visit
Extraditing wanted criminals will top Aoun's talks with Iraqi officials: sources
Aoun in Iraq on Official Visit
Lebanese president visits Iraq to discuss bilateral ties
Lebanese president makes landmark visit to Iraq
Lebanon's president visits Iraq for first time
Lebanese president departs for Iraq ahead of Armenia visit
Aoun Meets Iraqi President, Premier in Baghdad
Lebanese president makes landmark visit to Iraq
Lebanon: We want to be part of rebuilding Iraq
Aoun: Lebanon Wants to be a Part of Iraq Reconstruction
Aoun holds constructive talks with Iraqi leaders during landmark visit
Tourism, recreation, hospitality, travel sectors capable of reducing deficit: Leaders Group
Lebanese president makes landmark visit to Iraq
Iran accuses US of hindering tourism ties with Pakistan
We rescued nurses from Iraq. They were all Christians: PM Modi in Meghalaya
We rescued nurses from Iraq. They were all Christians: PM Modi in Meghalaya
Najaf's wax statues kindle meltdown for conservative Iraqi clerics
Stakeholders upbeat over forming national panel for medical tourism
Open Kurdistan Region's mountains for tourism projects, investors urge KRG
Iran, Iraq enjoying $12bn trade volume in last 11 months
Iran, Iraq enjoying $12bn trade volume in last 11 months
Mövenpick to open 11 new properties in 2018
Turkey, Iraq to carry out joint operation against Kurdish militants in Iraq - Turkish foreign minister
Turkey, Iraq to carry out joint operation against Kurdish militants in Iraq: Turkish formin
Turkish troops to align with Baghdad in operation against PKK in Kurdistan: FM
Should I cancel my trip to Playa del Carmen after the State Department travel warning?
Iraqi PM Agrees to Lift Ban on International Flights to Kurdistan Region
Baghdad Lifts Air Blockade off Kurdistan Airports
Iraqi PM says will lift ban on international flights to Kurdistan Region
Iraqi PM agrees to lift ban on international flights to Kurdistan Region
How refugees are conserving Iraq and Syria's extraordinary monumental heritage
Baghdad to end air blockade of Iraqi Kurdistan
UPDATE 2-Iraqi PM says will lift ban on international flights to Kurdistan Region
Egypt, Jordan discuss establishing logistic center for Syria, Iraq recons.
Iraqi PM agrees to lift ban on international flights to Kurdistan Region
In Sign of Thaw, Iraq Lifts Flight Ban on Kurdish Region
Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports
Will lift ban on international air traffic to the Kurdistan Region: says Iraq PM Haider al-Abadi
Iraqi PM says will lift ban on international flights to Kurdistan
Kurdistan airports open to international flights
RJ to resume Erbil, Sulaymaniyah flights
In the News: Local Firefighter Died in Iraq Helicopter Crash
At tourism forum in Baghdad, Kurdish business leaders optimistic
In the News: Local Firefighter Died in Iraq Helicopter Crash
Looking back at the Iraq War 15 years later
Newroz horse races impress foreign, local visitors
flydubai resumes flights to Irbil
Newroz holidaymakers from Iraq, Iran pass 23000
Hebrew prophet's tomb in Iraq saved from collapse
flydubai resumes flights to Erbil following suspension
Over 76000 tourists visit Kurdistan Region to celebrate Newroz
Tourists flock to scenic Shaqlawa for Newroz holidays
flydubai resumes flights to Erbil in Iraq
Mosul-Duhok road re-opening doubles Newroz tourism
Iraq's Basra banks on football revenues after FIFA ends ban
Why Iraq's Basra city is booming with business
Iraqi city Basra counting on football revenues
Iraq's Basra gets business boost from football
Iraq's Basra banks on football revenues after FIFA ends ban
Iraq's Basra banks on soccer revenues after FIFA ends ban
Iraq's Basra banks on football revenues after FIFA ends ban
Iraq's Basra gets business boost from football
Royal Jordanian unveils special Danish offer
Bodies of Indians killed by IS in Iraq to be flown home
Kuwaiti-Iraqi media figures discuss boosting cooperation
Kuwait, Iraq to boost media co-op
Families of 38 Out of 39 Indians Killed in Iraq Perform Last Rites
Punjab govt announces Rs 5 lakh, job to every Punjabi killed in Iraq
Kuwaiti media delegation's visit to Basra to boost ties - Amb. Al-Sabbaq
Kuwaiti families properties in Basra safe: Governor Al-Eidani
Iraq's Dhi Qar governorate welcomes Kuwaiti investors, tourists - governor
Iraq's Dhi Qar, Ur welcome Kuwaiti investors, tourists
IJS: Kuwaiti media delegation's visits to Iraq to boost ties
Azerbaijan, Iraq mull cooperation within international organizations
KJA: 'Collaboration' future theme of Mubarak Al-Kabir, Faw ports
Iraq arrests 500 Iranians on fake visas
Azerbaijan FM meets Iraqi deputy FM
90, 000 Iranians visit Iraq during Nowruz
Jordan, Iraq plan further transport cooperation
3500 Mosul University students take first spring trip to Kurdistan after defeat of IS
Turkish airstrikes destroy terrorist PKK positions in northern Iraq
Iraqi tourists eager to visit Duhok after 3 years under ISIS
Qatar Airways Announces Relaunch of Operations To Erbil and Sulaymaniyah In Republic of Iraq
Iraqi boat-makers struggle to keep their trade afloat
Iraq Edible Oils and Fats Market to Witness Growth Acceleration During 2017-2024
First int'l competitive football game played on Iraqi soil since FIFA lifted ban
Iraq Duty Free reintroduces liquor sales amid store investment drive led by Baghdad International ...
That's what military tourism is. It was like that when I was in Iraq way back in 2003 with the 101st Airborne Division in and around Mosul. I spent a week with an infantry company headquartered in an Iraqi social security office they had seized. One day, I went out on a patrol with about a dozen soldiers.
... based is also fuelling the Iraq edible oils and fats market. However, factors such as decades of war and political instability leading to weak economic growth is challenging the growth of this market. Nevertheless, with economic revival and growth of the tourism sector, the Iraq edible oils and fats market ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Iraq uncovered on Sunday a UN initiative to rehabilitate ancient sites which were devastated by Islamic State extremists during their capture of Nineveh province earlier. Speaking to IKH News, Iraq's deputy tourism and antiquities minister Qais Hussein Rashid said the ...
Iraq uncovered on Sunday a UN initiative to rehabilitate ancient sites which were devastated by Islamic State extremists during their capture of Nineveh province earlier. Speaking to IKH News, Iraq's deputy tourism and antiquities minister Qais Hussein Rashid said the initiative, brokered by the UN and ...
The embassies in Baghdad and Kiev also played a significant role. “This step will help facilitate the exchange of visits between official delegations and will ease the burden of travel for Iraqi students studying in Ukrainian institutes and universities. It will kickstart the tourism industry, as well as attract ...
Kiev Boryspil International Airport added that the route's launch came as a result of the active development of relations between Ukraine and Iraq. The airport described the flight as symbolically heralding the start of cooperation within the spheres of culture and tourism between the two countries.
GRUESOME photos show how a beachgoer's arms and legs were ripped to shreds in a horror shark attack. Pablo de Melo had to have his leg amputated after the shark mauled his limbs while he was swimming in waist-deep water off Piedade beach in Recife, Brazil. A beachgoer lost his leg following a ...
Exclusive - Renowned Iraqi Singer Running for Elections: I Want to Defend the Oppressed. Wednesday, 18 April, 2018 - 05:30. A file photo of the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad. (Reuters). Baghdad - Asharq Al-Awsat. The Iraqi elections have seen a number of surprising figures submit their candidacy for ...
The resumption, he said, is important to increasing bilateral cooperation which could also enhance interaction among businesspersons and help tourism boom. Iran re-opened two crossings with the Iraqi Kurdistan region in January, which it had closed at Baghdad's request in response to the secession ...
TEHRAN – Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi met Iraqi Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Minister Fryad Rwandizi in his visit to Baghdad on Tuesday. In the course of the talks, Salehi expressed his hope that the meeting would help boost bilateral cooperation in social and ...
She expressed her gratitude and appreciation for the efforts and achievements of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in the cultural file, which was the result of continuous communication and cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Antiquities of Iraq, which facilitated the retrieval of thousands of ...
DUBAI: Emirates is unveiling its new fully enclosed First Class private suite for the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in this year's edition of the travel and tourism exhibition .... At the time, Baghdad aimed to raise its oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day (bpd) by 2018, rivalling Saudi Arabia.
Port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. said it is expanding three of its fastest growing terminals including one in Iraq, as it expects global trade to be “good” this year barring the merchandise war that could break out between China and the US. ICTSI president and chairman Enrique ...
Turkey has in recent years become a popular destination for health tourists for operations such as hair transplants, heart surgery and plastic surgery. Most health tourists come to Turkey from Iraq, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Greece, Uzbekistan, Bosnia Herzegovina, and various Arab countries.
The UAE Ministry of Culture signed the MoU with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities in Baghdad, to renew a commitment to collaborate in vast areas of culture. Al Kaabi noted that the memorandum incorporates cooperation in cultural heritage preservation projects, including the restoration of ...
Sulaymaniyah's economy today relies on tourism, agriculture and a rising number of SMEs, most of which are involved in the building trade. The city is also home to the second biggest museum after the national museum in Baghdad, and hosts a number of Kurdish and ancient Persian artefacts dating ...
flydubai has announced that flights to Sulaimaniyah will resume from May 10 after Iraqi authorities reopened the local airport. The low-cost carrier now operates to five points in Iraq including Baghdad, Basra, Erbil and Najaf. flydubai said in a statement that it is the first carrier from the UAE to operate ...
The director of "JFK" and "Platoon" spoke at a press conference Wednesday during his visit to the country, where he attended an international film festival. Stone reprised his criticism of the 2003 Iraq war and suggested the U.S. has acted similarly in Libya and Syria, saying: "We are outlaws, we're doing ...
Speaking to reporters on April 14, the premier was asked about a government plan to revive tourism in the South as part of its efforts to diversify the economy. He replied: “The terrorist operations taking place in the Sahel countries and the poor security situation in neighboring Libya are leaving a direct ...
Talking to Deputy Minister of Afghanistan Professor Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi, the Governor of eastern Azerbaijan Dr Khoda Bakhsh and the Tourism Chief of Iraq on the fourth day of Iran's visit, the managing director PTDC said that for the promotion and development of tourism, the Government of ...
BAGHDAD, April 26 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait-hosted International Conference on the Reconstruction of Iraq had wooed foreign investors to partake in ... of the forum for investing in a variety of domains including health, education, tourism, economy, industry, technology and trade, the statement unveiled.
CAIRO – 28 April 2018: Egypt received 50,000 Iraqi tourists in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, Reda Dawoud, head of a travel agency said Saturday, expecting ... Tourism in Egypt has been picking up recently, with Egypt's tourism revenues jumping 211.8 per cent year-on-year to $5.3 billion in the first nine ...
CAIRO – 28 April 2018: Egypt received 50,000 Iraqi tourists in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, Reda Dawoud, head of a travel agency said Saturday, expecting ... Tourism in Egypt has been picking up recently, with Egypt's tourism revenues jumping 211.8 per cent year-on-year to $5.3 billion in the first nine ...
Abundant natural wonders and ancient treasures have long attracted tourists to the kingdom, traditionally seen as a haven of peace in a war-ravaged region. But after the Arab Spring uprisings convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) later rampaged across ...
But after the Arab Spring uprisings convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and the Islamic State group (IS) later rampaged across neighbouring Syria and Iraq, visitor numbers slumped. Jordan welcomed seven million tourists in 2010, but arrivals plunged to around three million in each of the following two ...
But after the Arab Spring uprisings convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and Daesh later rampaged across neighbouring Syria and Iraq, visitor numbers slumped. Jordan welcomed seven million tourists in 2010, but arrivals plunged to around 3 million in each of the following two years, according to ...
But after the Arab Spring uprisings convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and the self-styled Islamic State terror group later rampaged across neighboring Syria and Iraq, visitor numbers slumped, AFP reported. Jordan welcomed seven million tourists in 2010, but arrivals plunged to around three million in ...
The decision to relaunch the flights was taken following the Iraqi authorities' announcement that that the airport reopened in March. ... Al Ghaith, CEO, flydubai, said, "We look forward to further strengthening our network in Iraq, a key market that has been witnessing a rise in investment, trade and tourism.
These factors increased the number of foreign tourists visiting the country in 2017 to more than 5.2 million. Recently, Albanian tourism has grown, resulting in the offer of travel packages that allow its most precious traits to shine, such as “sun and sea tourism,” “history and culture tourism,” “mountain ...
Set in Iraq but filmed in Morocco with Baghdad played by Toronto, Copenhagen and Casablanca, starring a British actor impersonating an American, and ... are never satisfactorily explained, that the end result is a muddle of confusion and violence that could end the future of tourism in Baghdad forever.
It also draws Christian tourists who believe it is the tree Eve ate from in the Garden of Eden. Local cleric Abdul Hussein al-Hashimi told Al-Monitor that visiting the tree in Qurna, a town in southern Iraq just northwest of Basra, is a religious duty, part of the country's historical and religious heritage that had ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Lebanon is looking to expand its ties with the Kurdistan Region in the tourism field based on shared interests. ... Flights between the Kurdistan Region and Lebanon resumed in March after a six-month halt imposed by Baghdad following Kurdistan's independence referendum ...
Cross-border operations like the 'Euphrates Shield Operation' have been conducted against terror from Iraq and Syria," Kurtulmus said. To attract more tourists, Turkey also plans to offer new tourism products, from health tourism to faith tourism, from winter tourism to congress tourism, he revealed.
The four-point plan presented by KRG Planning Minister Ali Sindi, who is also acting trade and industry minister, addresses imports and exports, border crossings, a long-term view by Iran of the Kurdistan Region being a strategic market, and asking for Iran to assist in Baghdad removing a checkpoint on ...
Previously, Jahangiri said some 400,000 medical tourists traveled to the country during the past Iranian calendar year 1396 (March 2017-March 2018). Iran attracts health and medical tourists mainly from Iraq, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, the U.S., European countries as well as the Persian Gulf littoral states.
Iraq's parliamentary Security and Defense Committee announced on Saturday that influential parties plan to disrupt electronic ballot processing ahead ... In turn, Dr. Qahtan al- Jubouri, former Tourism Minister and official spokesman of the Sadrist-backed alliance 'Sa'iroun', told Asharq Al-Awsat that it is ...
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari headed a high-level delegation to the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday where they met Turkey's Minister of Trade and Customs ... Among topics discussed at the meeting was cooperation in the health, infrastructure, education, tourism, and technology sectors.
Gulf Air flights to Larnaca, Cyprus have permanently increased to a daily service and Baghdad in Iraq has also permanently increased to a five weekly ... Gulf Air's summer schedule provides greater choice of flights and greater capacity to carry more passengers during the busy summer holiday period.
Iran attracts health and medical tourists mainly from Iraq, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, the U.S., European countries as well as the Persian Gulf littoral ...
Iraq's parliamentary Security and Defense Committee announced on Saturday ... In turn, Dr. Qahtan al- Jubouri, former Tourism Minister and official ...
Turkey is moving to financially support Iraq by revisiting several business ... The subjects of health, education, infrastructure, technology, and tourism ...
However, a politically tumultuous few years has seen tourism dip to almost half that ... But after a period of such unrest, is Turkey a safe place to holiday? ... a warning against all travel to within 10km of the borders with Syria and Iraq, ...
Tourism arrivals increased by 7.8 per cent, for the first time since 2010, resulting in the best tourism season since the Arab Spring. The EBRD pointed ... On the upside, any involvement of Jordanian businesses in the future reconstruction of Syria and Iraq would positively support growth. Jordan's exports ...
Tourism arrivals increased by 7.8 per cent, for the first time since 2010, ... in the future reconstruction of Syria and Iraq would positively support growth.
Once dubbed the “Venice of the Middle East” for its network of canals, the 1,400-year-old city was a magnet for regional tourism until the early 1980s.
Historic Iraqi port near Gulf was once tourist magnet. * Basra's Old City falling apart after years of neglect. * Residents have little hope of change for the ...
Polls have opened across Iraq in the first national election since the .... George Szigeti, CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority says Kilauea is being ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq's next government has a problem. Almost half the population .... If it is for tourism, it is okay, but for living? I have never ...
Rise of Sadrists Undermines Chances of Islamists in Ruling Iraq ... Although the final results of the Iraqi elections were not revealed because of ... In addition to the economic activities and the sectors of priority such as tourism, a part ...
The unemployment rate for Iraq overall is at 11% based off the reports done by the United Nations ... If it is for tourism, it is okay, but for living?
Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern ...
The Iraqi private sector needs to be strengthened, including big potential employers such as tourism, agriculture and industry. Sectors which are ...
The Standish 28-year-old was able to travel to the Middle East leading a trip to Iraq and Kurdistan with well-known Wigan tourism firm Lupine Travel ...
Dr. Qahtan al-Jubouri, former Iraqi Tourism Minister and official spokesman of the Sadrist Sairoun alliance, said Tuesday that the current extensive ...
Azerbaijan has become a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over ... 1.9 percent - citizens of Iraq, 16.5 percent - citizens of other countries.
Tourists from other parts of Iraq typically come to the Kurdistan Region in the warmer months for its cooler temperatures, mountains, and different ...
Tehran's influence in Iraq is mostly viewed as an inescapable fact. ... built and refurbished Shiite shrines and bought hotels to boost religious tourism.
Iraq and Turkey are top destinations for Iranian visitors. According to Etehadiyeh, a union of hotel owners in Turkey, 2.5 million Iranians visited the ...
Kurdistan's tourism sector still not recovered from flight ban ... Baghdad imposed a ban on all international flights in and out of Erbil and Sulaimani ...
Since it is close to Iran and Iraq, tourists and businesses from these two countries are the most suitable target group for Silk City. The government of ...
32 stranded Hyderabadi in Iraq set to return to country today ... The return tickets were funded by one Mumbai-based ACF Tourism when it was found ...
The 32 Indians were stuck in Najaf in Iraq, where they had gone for a pilgrimage, when their travel agency shut shop following criminal charges ...
Iraq's Christians, Muslims agree to revive site of ancient church ... for Eastern Studies at the Roman Catholic Church in Baghdad, told the visitors as he ...
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Qahtan al-Jubouri, former Iraqi Tourism Minister and official spokesman of the Sairoon Alliance told Asharq Al-Awsat that burning election warehouses ...
In recent years, Iranians have been travelling to Iraq for pilgrimage in ... sites in Iraq and Saudi Arabia only during the past year, reported tourism news ...
In recent years, Iranians have been travelling to Iraq for pilgrimage in ... head of Iran's Tourism Organization indicate that 4,229,000 Iranians left Iran ...
Erbil's Rawanduz is seeing up to 6,000 tourists daily with an increase in the number of tour operators bringing visitors from southern Iraq and more ...
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Kurdistan Region's Tourism Committee ... During the Eid al-Fitr holiday, thousands of Iraqi tourists visit the Kurdistan ...
This new agreement should increase tourism between the two countries, as the Iraqi government has cleared almost all of the country from the Islamic ...
On Sunday, 19-year-old Jabar Osman Said rushed to rescue Zahra Hashim, an Iraqi tourist who was visiting the Kurdistan Region from Baghdad ...
The Kurdistan Tourism Authority called on tourists from Iraq's central and southern governorates to fully comply with the guidelines of the Tourism and ...
"Developing tourism in Maku is easy because it has good weather and nature. There are nice rivers in Maku that we can attract tourists from Iraq and ...
The Arab leaders endeavored to promote Iraqi unity saying “we must fight for coexistence” as “we are all brothers.” The Kurdistan Region's Tourism ...
The executive office includes Jordan, Tunisia, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, Libya in addition to the Arab Tourism Organization, the World Tourism ...
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Sulaimani's Tourism Directorate revealed on ... other provinces in the Kurdistan Region are a hub for Iraqi tourists, but their ...
Qasr-e Shirin has a considerable capacity for health tourism due to its border crossings with Iraq and its proximity to several Iraqi cities,” IRNA quoted ...
Mark's input is now informing the teaching of trainee chefs and bar and wait staff who, it is hoped, will help support a growing tourism industry.
"Iraq has artefacts and buildings which are older than the pyramids, it's got the capacity for a tourism market, for people to go and visit the great ...
9NEWS Anchor Tom Green chats with Chad Jukes, an Army veteran who chose to have his leg amputated after an explosive device injured him in Iraq ...
H.E Fryad Rawandouzi, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities of Iraq, expressed his gratitude to the countries standing alongside Iraq to protect ...
Fryad Rawandouzi, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities of Iraq, expressed his gratitude to the countries standing alongside Iraq to protect its ...
The trade in services is dominated by tourism, education and transportation. Direct flights and vigorous efforts of honorary consuls to promote tourism ...
Iraq needs $30bn investment for economy growth: study ... Iraq offers unlimited investment opportunities oil and gas sector as well as non-oil industries and ... landfills, e-Commerce, recycling, water and sanitation, food and tourism.
Iraq plans to focus on the Oil & Gas value chain, downstream value chain, Minerals value chain, and tourism and financial services to move the GDP ...
A potential leader in emerging markets, Iraq offers unlimited investment ... landfills, e-Commerce, recycling, water and sanitation, food and tourism.
Iraq offers US$30bn FDI opportunity, says Frost & Sullivan ... According to Frost & Sullivan's recent study 'Iraq's Untapped Opportunities; Path to Investment ... landfills, e-Commerce, recycling, water and sanitation, food and tourism.
In line with Iraq's ambitious aim to implement a stable macroeconomic framework in the country, the government seeks to unlock potential investment ...
Iraqi fighters affiliated to Shia militia in Iraq are preparing to go to Yemen to ally ... Mansour said that the capital "will become a tourist destination par ...
The study reveals that Iraq needs a robust FDI to come out of IS crisis to ... landfills, e-Commerce, recycling, water and sanitation, food and tourism.
Just as important, water salinity has nearly doubled, said Raad Habib, head of the Chibayish Organisation for Environmental Tourism.
Last month, a congregation of Christian visitors from Baghdad were visiting the site under the guidance of Father Mansour al-Makhlissi, founder and ...
The Muslims agreed that getting sites like the Church at Kokheh ready can signal to the world that Iraq is ready once again to receive visitors and ...
The number of arrivals from Iraq decreased by whopping 44.3 percent, the UAE by 8.8 percent. During this period of 2018, overseas visits from EU ...
Mediterranean beaches are among top summer holiday attractions for ... of groups suspected of recruiting individuals to travel to Syria and Iraq from ...
The Iranian delegation also met with Fallah al-Ani, head of public and international relations department of Iraq's ministry of culture and tourism.
Hussein Ibrahim, manager of Ashawa resort told Rudaw that when Arab tourists from the center and south of Iraq arrive in Duhok they act as if they've ...
The number declined to 55,681 in 2017. Other countries from where large numbers of medical tourists came to India include Iraq, Oman, Maldives, ...
Baghdad sends delegation to assess reopening of Erbil-Kirkuk road ... Also tourism and business in Erbil has suffered because of closing this road,” ...
Thousands have been protesting on the streets of Southern Iraq over poor ... company,” said Yousef Abdul Rida of the Al Marjan tourism company.
The Kurdistan Region offered over 1,500 projects in tourism, agriculture, and other sectors in the conference with Saudi investors. No agreements ...
TEHRAN – An exhibition of artworks by a group of Iranian war veterans is currently underway in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Iraqi Culture, Tourism and ...
Maximum attention will be given to agriculture, industry and tourism,” he said. ... “One of the big Kurdish investors in Baghdad has taken a big project.
Smuggling Backlash Leads to Iraq's Stolen Treasures Returning Home ... The 5,500 artifacts from modern-day Iraq were intentionally mislabeled as clay ... for local heritage and build a tourism market around it, suggests Kyriakidis.
DINARTA, Kurdistan Region – Local businesses in the far north of Iraq are suffering because of the ongoing conflict between Turkish forces and ...
More than 2 lakh Bangladeshi tourists came to India in 2017 followed by 55,681 from Afghanistan and 47,640 from Iraq, says tourism minister.
According to AZAL, the changes have affected flights from Baku to Moscow, Baghdad and Bodrum, as well as the flights in the opposite direction.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq's Civil Aviation Authority has agreed to ... The blockade has undermined trade and the tourism sector, he added.
"Religious tourism is a strong potential that is capable of flourishing by drawing on the tourist market of the neighboring Iraq," Abolfazl Mokarramifar, ...
Tourism came to a near halt after the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq and a weakened economy left locals unable to afford these products.
These three countries together account for around 55 percent share of the Indian medical tourism market in 2016. Iraq, Oman, Nigeria and Kenya are ...
While Iraq's exporters won't feel too much of a pinch -- Iran only imported $77 million worth of Iraqi goods last year -- economic tourism looks set to ...
While Iraq's exporters won't feel too much of a pinch, as Iran only imported $77 million worth of Iraqi goods last year, tourism looks set to take a hit.
Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi stepped back from his commitment to ... Iraq, where the major Shia shrines are located, is an important tourist ...
“The embassy calls on all Iraqis who travel to Iran to be cautious during transactions and travelling, especially during night because of an increase in ...
As Asharq Al-Awsat writes in the article Iraq religious tourism squeezed by US sanctions on Iran, the city draws more than 1.5 million Shiite pilgrims ...
Baghdad charges a $40 visa fee per tourist, but Abadi's government quickly announced it would reduce that amount for pilgrims as sanctions on ...
The initiative seeks to check the decline of Baghdad's traditional centre and the drain of its native population. ... the old quarters, which can be transformed into tourist attractions to admire their wealth of heritage,” Hosni said.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Baghdad may soon ask the US Treasury ... of energy, commerce, and tourism which are dependent upon the US dollar.
BAGHDAD — With the Trump administration reimposing sanctions aimed at cutting off Iran economically from the world, ... For a time, tourism to regional and European capitals had spiked as Iran began to shed its pariah status.
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – A tourist from the southern provinces of Iraq drowned on Thursday as he visited one of the Kurdistan Region's tourist hotspots.
Jalal Hashem was forced to close the door of his tourism company in Iran. He founded the business 10 years ago to attract Iranians to Iraq to visit the ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region- An unprecedented number of tourists from Iraqi provinces poured into the Kurdistan Region during the Eid holidays, tourism ...
Since al-Qishla's been restored, it attracts increasing numbers of intellectuals, artists and critics every week," says Mazen Razouki, head of the tourism ...
Inside the Intellectual Hub Where Baghdad's Spirit Thrives ... head of the tourism and heritage committee at the Baghdad provincial council, noting that ...
Expert: China, Iraq to forge closer ties after 60 years of ups and downs ... in Iraq's construction, government services, and tourism, boosting funding for ...
The area is not that much relevant to international tourism. Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are highly vulnerable to ...
"Iraqi investors in Iran have already suffered major losses and Iraq's religious tourism industry, which represents almost all of Iraq's entire tourism ...
“A source familiar with Turkey said that Turkey has officially lifted entrance visa for Iraqi tourists, effective in the beginning of September,” reported SNG ...
In an interview with Tasnim, Hassan Danaeifar said Iran and Iraq have ... The two countries have broad tourism ties and enjoy remarkable economic ...
Some 349,000 tourists from Iran visited Azerbaijan in the last fiscal year, ... Azerbaijan was the fourth destination of Iranian tourists after Iraq, Turkey ...
While the government declared victory over the jihadists in December and Iraqi tourism has begun to revive, the days of access roads to Habbaniyah ...
HABBANIYAH, Iraq: In the 1980s, Iraq's Lake Habbaniyah was a tourist hot spot, popular with wealthy newlyweds and so luxurious it was even a haunt ...
If a pro-Iran coalition government is formed in Iraq in the coming days, ... border markets with Iraq to increase religious tourism-driven trade activity.
Ark for Iraq has been granted £99,246 for the endangered watercraft ... terrorism," said Britain's minister for arts, heritage and tourism, Michael Ellis.
As Aljazeera writes in the article How US sanctions on Iran will harm Iraq's ... While a substantial increase in trade with Iraq may help revitalise Iran's ... new border markets with Iraq to increase religious tourism-driven trade activity.
BASRA, IraqIraqi security forces deployed on the streets of Basra on ... Shiite militias in Basra, home to some of the largest oil fields in Iraq. ... five to eight thousand tourism and medical visas a day through a travel agency located ...
Security forces deploy in Iraq's Basra following deadly violence ... Iraqi security forces deployed on the streets of Basra on Saturday, a day after ... governorates and issues between 5,000 to 8,000 tourism and medical visas a day ...
Iraqi security forces deployed on the streets of Basra on Saturday, a day after ... Raad Abdelhamid, a Basra firefighter, said he fears for Iraq. ... to eight thousand tourism and medical visas a day through a travel agency located next to ...
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will begin direct flights to Erbil in Iraqi ... the two countries and provide tourism and investment opportunities, as well ...
The current Kurdish visa, however, does not allow foreigners to travel to other parts of Iraq beyond the KRG's administrated areas. Tourists visiting the ...
BASRA, Iraq -- Iraqi security forces deployed Saturday on the streets of ... On Saturday, an Iraqi flag was placed at the entrance to the consulate after the ... issued up to 8,000 tourism and medical visas a day through a travel agency ...
Generally, Iraq and Afghanistan constitute the lion's share of medical tourists to Iran, he said, adding, “Mashhad, which embraces the holy shrine of ...
A car bomb exploded near Baghdad's biggest mall as Box and a teammate were ... north in Erbil, an ethnically and religiously diverse city with a burgeoning tourism industry and ... “I didn't even think there was basketball in Baghdad.
TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – The governor of Iranian western city of Marivan has banned Iraqi travellers from buying basic goods on the other side of ...
US economic sanctions on Iran are stemming the flow of religious tourists to neighboring Iraq, even as the Muslim holy month of Muharram has ...
The head of the Islamic Republic's judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, has warned Iranian media not to cover sex tourism unless they want to ...
Article Summary. Iraq begins direct flights from Baghdad to Damascus after improvements in Syria's security, much to the delight of religious tourists.
... Tourism and Antiquities Affairs, Ramon Blakeau, Ambassador of the European Union to Iraq, Raad Al-Alousi, Iraqi ambassador to the UAE, Dr. Zaki ...
Basra holds Iraq's oil, its grains and dates, its trade and tourism. It is Iraq's historic source of art, philosophy, literature, poetry and music. It is the city of ...
TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – The fall in Iran's national currency value has attracted a new wave of visitors from neighboring countries, particularly Iraq.
TEHRAN– The fall in Iran's national currency value has attracted a new wave of visitors from neighboring countries, particularly Iraq. According to ...
Iraqi Airways reportedly operated its first service to Damascus on 20-Aug-2018, ... Moreover, religious tourism in Syria mainly depends on Iraqi visitors.
Addressing the tourism sector, the businessperson said that “at the present time 1.7 million Iraqi tourists visit Iran and the same number of Iranian ...
"The truth is, we've lost our natural market in Syria and Iraq, and it has been really tough for our exporters," Jordan's ... "Secondly, tourism numbers are growing and I hear that tourism numbers are up 15 percent versus last year.".
The trade between Iran and its western neighbor Iraq has grown 30 percent ... Iran, China and Russia to Host Oman's Ministry of Tourism Offices.
Relations between Iran and Iraq have improved since the Iran-Iraq war of .... including rumours that Iranians had torched a bus carrying Iraqi visitors.
Meanwhile, to curb the currency outflow associated with leisure travel ... The number of Iranian pilgrims who travel to Iraq to attend Arbaeen has been ...
In Iran, following a massive drop in the value of the national currency, reports of a rise in Iraqi sex tourism and shoppers crossing the border to buy ...
Who is Mazin al-Eshaiker, a technocrat who might just become Iraq's next ... industry, agriculture, trade and tourism to absorb the Iraqi competencies ...
Baghdad wants to preserve the lucrative religious tourism that brought more than 2.5 million Iranians to the pilgrimage cities of Najaf and Karbala last ...
In 1948, just prior to the establishment of the State of Israel, the Iraqi .... However, given the unstable situation in Iraq, tourism to the country remains ...
Mazin Al-Eshaiker, a technocrat who may be new Iraq premier ... construction, industry, agriculture, trade and tourism to absorb the Iraqi competencies ...
“ICCIMA will support expansion of ties in the fields of petrochemicals, transportation, health tourism, besides technical and engineering services with ...
The Secretary General of the Turkic Council Ambassador Baghdad ... of the economy, notably trade, transport, investments, energy, and tourism.
The new 'power ranking' by the World Travel & Tourism Council combines growth over the past seven years in tourism's contribution to GDP, ...
Foreign Visitor Spending in Greece on the Rise ... maximizing the opportunity of tourism to drive economic development are: Myanmar, Iraq, Georgia, ...
Former Iraqi soldier who lost both legs undergoes complicated heart ... with Ramakrishna Hospital through the medical tourism department in Iraq.
The patient got in touch with Ramakrishna Hospital through the medical tourism department in Iraq.Doctors here realised that they could use the ...
... to the Iraq Al-Amir Women's Cooperative, an Insight Cares and TreadRight project; ... This exclusive, invite-only event focused on the luxury travel market brings ... share insights, and help carve a path into the future of luxury travel.
Jabr approached the medical tourism department in Iraq to see if he could approach any hospital abroad. It was with a strong ray of hope that Jabr and ...
62 yr old Iraqi soldier who lost both his legs during first gulf war was suffering ... Sri Ramakrishna hospital has an active medical tourism department.
The statement has quoted Iraqi Minister of Transport, Kadhim Finjan, ... He said that the resumption of Iran-Iraq passenger line can promote tourism ...
Baghdad - Iraqi Ministry of Transport in a statement announced that after a ... Resuming shipping line between Iran and Iraq will be good for tourism ...
Iran Boosts Marine Tourism to Attract More Foreign Travelers ... western Khorramshahr to the neighboring Iraq's Basra and back has been revived.
It will also provide investment opportunities and tourism programmes in both ... Saudia resumed flights to Baghdad in October last year after a 27-year ...
... interior minister Karim Sinjari and tourism minister Nawrouz Mouloud. ... Erbil is the second destination in Iraq for Saudi flights after Baghdad.
From post-conflict zones like Iraq and Rwanda to countries which have opened up to international tourists in recent years, like Myanmar, we take a ...
A recent history of bloody headlines marred this culture-rich destination for some time, but travellers are starting to come back around to Iraq's charm.
TEHRAN – Iran's tourism chief on Wednesday estimated that international ... Iran attracts health and medical tourists mainly from Iraq, Azerbaijan, ...
According to Henley & Partners Passport Index, the Iraqi passport ranks 106th in the world, allowing its holders visa free travel to 30 countries.
TEHRAN – Iran's outbound tourism fell 11 percent during the first five ... “Turkey, Iraq, the UAE, and Georgia were respectively the mostly visited ...
Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's largest low-cost carrier, has announced the launch of a non-stop service to the city of Sulaymaniyah in ...
Organised by Telangana Tourism, in association with The Yacht Club of ... Vietnam, Cambodia, Iraq and Tibet for fishing, transportation and tourism.
Tourism is developing in Azerbaijan at an unprecedented rate. ... Moreover, the increase among tourists from Iraq amounted to 44.3 percent, and the ...
Iran's ambassador to Iraq: Iran's consulate approach in Iraq economic ... Iran's ambassador to Iraq, in a reference to Iran's significant market share in the ... the export of goods, services, energy and tourism will be vigorously pursued.
Indictments have been issued against the directors of two Iranian newspapers for publishing reports on Iraqi pilgrims travelling to holy sites in Iran for ...
15 years on, Iraq waits for Malaysia to reopen Baghdad Embassy ... According to a report, Malaysia shut down its embassy in Baghdad in March 2003 ... investment, economy, education, tourism and cultural fields and at the same ...
He expressed these concerns during a meeting with Ambassador of Iraq, ... countries in all areas of mutual interest particularly in the field of tourism.
It was also decided that a meeting of twelve registered tourist companies will be convened in Iraqi Embassy in the presence of Additional Secretary ...
BAGHDAD—The courtroom was silent—all eyes were on a woman, ... “They didn't come for tourism,” the Iraqi judge and judiciary spokesman ...
Iraqi citizens have traditionally constituted a major share of total inbound tourists to Iran, but their main purpose of travel to the Islamic Republic has ...
President of Iraqi Red Crescent Society also highlighted that as per the ... services to Iraqi patients in Iran in an attempt to boost medical tourism and ...
From developing infrastructure to expanding marine tourism and easing ... to Iran for religious tourism, to shop in local markets or to travel on to Iraq.
Iran does $8.5 billion in trade annually with Iraq and there are 79 Iranian companies working in various fields such as energy, construction, tourism, ...
Hussein emphasised in the statement that “Iraq is looking forward to ... in Iraq and operating in different fields, namely energy, construction, tourism, ...
The most disastrous in recent times was the decision by President George W Bush to invade Iraq on the presumption that Sadam Hussein had ...
Doug Ducey and the Executive Director of the Arizona Office of Tourism, ... Constantine was deployed to Iraq in 2006 and served as a Civil Affairs ...
This is happening in Baghdad, the city of civilization and culture, the ... a cadre from the Lebanese Hezbollah holds the tourism ministry, for instance!
Every year, over 6 million people travel between these two countries for medical or tourism purposes. Iranians travel to Iraq, and Iraqis travel to Iran.
11 (MNA) – President of Iraq Barham Salih placed special emphasis on ... saying that Iraq has strong and solid ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran, and ... well as religious and cultural tourism and called on neighboring countries to ...
Jordanian sustainable tourism consultant Muna Haddad said: “The TreadRight Foundation is supporting the Iraq al-Amir Co-operative and together ...
Jordanian sustainable tourism consultant, Muna Haddad said the TreadRight Foundation is supporting the Iraq al-Amir Cooperative and will help them ...
15 (Xinhua) -- Jordan and Iraq on Thursday agreed to further boost ... The two sides vowed to enhance ties in other crucial areas like tourism, urging ...
U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah-Affiliated Individuals, Iraq to Trade Food ... The four individuals are Shibl Muhsin Ubayd al-Zaydi, from Iraq, Yusuf ... integration of the committees of Culture and Media, Tourism and Antiquities.