Tag: Palestinians

Turkish Airlines wants to increase tourism to Palestine

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 09:48

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has increasingly encouraged Muslims to visit Jerusalem, particularly in light of the US moving its embassy to the city. Turkish Airlines Vice-President for Sales Muhammed ... Read More

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:02

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where Christianity originated). For the first time, Israeli authorities denied all ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the controversial West Bank. Airbnb is ... Read More

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019 16:53

Malaysia was stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Paralympic Swimming Championships by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after the country banned Israeli athletes from taking part in ... Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 04:12

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 tourists overnight on Monday night. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

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

Palestinians attack Jerusalem tourists with stones

editor editor- February 20, 2012 08:59

Israeli police have arrested 18 Palestinians in the grounds of Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque complex after tourists visiting the site under police escort were stoned, police said. Read More

2 Palestinian bandits given 3 life sentences for murder of US tourist

editor editor- November 25, 2011 04:39

The Jerusalem District Court on Thursday sentenced two suspects in the murder of Kristine Luken, an American tourist who was stabbed to death in the Jerusalem hills, to a total ... Read More

Palestinian application referred to UN membership committee

editor editor- September 29, 2011 06:19

The President of the Security Council today referred Palestine’s application to become a United Nations Member State to the committee that deals with the admission of new members. Read More

Over 60,000 Palestinian tourists expected to visit Israel in 2011

editor editor- July 20, 2011 07:22

More than 60,000 Palestinians are expected to visit Israel as tourists by the end of 2011, at least twice as many as last year, a defense official said. Read More

Israel hands airlines list of 300 passengers not allowed to enter country

editor editor- July 8, 2011 06:13

Israel has instructed foreign airlines to prevent 300 pro-Palestinian activists from boarding flights to Israel over the weekend, after Israeli security forces handed them the names of 300 people who Read More