Tag: Kurdistan

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting to visit Iraq reads: Do ... Read More

Iraqi Kurdistan hopes for 5 million visitors by 2015

editor editor- September 7, 2011 06:04

ARBIL, Iraq - Kurdistan, the semi-autonomous region in northern Iraq, expects to attract more than five million tourists by 2015, according to government sources. Read More

Travel agent: Kurdistan is ready for tourists

editor editor- October 13, 2009 03:24

Next week, Ihab Zaki will take a group of six American tourists to Kurdish Iraq. Read More

Advisory by US Dept. of State cites stability in Kurdistan region of Iraq

editor editor- June 18, 2009 06:04

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) today lauded the US Department of State's updated guidelines for travel to Iraq, affirming the relative safety and security of the Kurdistan region. Read More

Iraqi Arabs seek vacation escape in Kurdistan

editor editor- August 25, 2008 05:50

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq — Iraqi Arabs looking for a break from five years of war and sectarian strife — or just the heartland's heat and dust — are finding one in ... Read More