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Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

TANZANIA (eTN) - A bomb blast which hit Tanzania’s northern tourist city of Arusha Saturday evening had raised an eyebrow over volatile security in Tanzania with a possibility of terrorists hibernat

Mass attack on Malindi Casino leaves 8 dead and several injured

(eTN) - Suspected members of the banned MRC, a coastal terrorist group seeking to break away from the Republic of Kenya and form their own radical Islamic state, attacked an Italian-owned casino last

9/11 remembered

(eTN) – Today, the 11th anniversary of the most heinous terror strike ever, will be remembered by the families and friends of the thousands of victims who lost their lives when two hijacked aircraft

Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Terror may be heading back to Swat Valley in Pakistan, after Taliban leader, Fazlullah, who almost succeeded in controlling Nuristan and Kunar in Afghanistan, vowed to stri

Why are terrorists attacking tourists?

(eTN) - The headline news in eTN about the takeover of Timbuktu by Islamists compels tourism stakeholders to think sincerely why such events are happening at the map of tourism?

Terrorism and Taliban winning over tourism in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - It looks like terrorism is winning again over tourism in Pakistan, and the most beautiful and peaceful valley of Pakistan, which is Gilgit-Baltistan, is now not far away from the control o

Bali police: We guarantee maximum security for tourists

Police on Indonesia's resort island of Bali stepped up security in tourist hotspots yesterday after five suspected terrorists were shot dead in raids, but tourists remain unfazed by the incident.

Al Shabab sympathizers suspected to have caused carnage

Kenya’s determination to pursue Al Shabab terrorists deep into Somalia and joining AMISOM, the United Nations and African Union peace-keeping mission in that war-torn country, has, in spite of visib

Indian Mujahideen bandits target growing tourism industry

India’s growing tourism industry is now on the radar of the Indian Mujahideen terror outfit, which appears determined to project India being unsafe for tourists.

Consensus builds on total embargo on Somalia and no-fly zone

(eTN) - The news that two plane loads of weaponry and ammunition being offloaded yesterday at the airport of Baidoa in Al Shabab-controlled parts of Somalia has sent a further message to the powers in

Tanzania security on alert over terrorist insurgency

TANZANIA (eTN) - Following recent Somali terrorist threats to Kenyan tourist beaches along the Indian Ocean coast with grenade blasts in Nairobi, Tanzania has beefed up security in territorial borders

An Open Letter to the Taliban

Aslam-o-Alaikum!

How one day impacted the desires of a decade

This weekend, wherever the location, whatever time zone, thoughts, minds, hearts, and emotions across the globe are united by the remembrance of this September 11th being ten years on.

The tourism legacy of 9/11 ten years on

(eTN) - The 10th anniversary of 9/11 is a time to reflect on that catastrophic event in world history on many levels. The impact of 9/11 on world tourism has been immense.

Turkish terrorist group threatens civilians, tourists

A group linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has threatened attacks targeting civilians and tourists, saying it will now launch “all-out” attacks in response to recent military strikes tar

Five killed in terrorist attack on Israeli tourist bus

At least five people were killed today when gunmen opened fire on a bus and other vehicles in a series of attacks near the Israeli tourist resort of Eilat.

Seychelles sends message of support to India

Following the terrorist bomb attacks in Mumbai yesterday, Seychelles President James Michel has sent a letter of condolences to the President Prathiba Patil of the Republic of India.

18 die in Kabul hotel attack

Nine militants who targeted a Kabul hotel in a suicide attack killed nine other people today, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

Germany bans all passenger and cargo flights from Yemen

BERLIN - The story of suspicious packages containing explosives found on board passenger and cargo aircraft from Yemen began in the United States on Friday, October 29.

Tanzania to boost naval capacity to guard against pirates

(eTN) - The Somali sea pestilence, aka pirates, aka ocean terrorists, will have another thing coming soon should they try to enter Tanzanian waters, which extends 200 miles into the open Indian Ocean

Pakistani officers “mistaken for terrorists” kicked off the plane

The eight officers, led by a two-star Navy rear admiral, were on their way to a meeting at US Central Command.

US Congressman to reintroduce legislation barring travel from Iran

Congressman J. Gresham Barrett (R-SC/3rd) announced his plans to reintroduce the Stop Terrorists Entry Program Act (STEP) into the House of Representatives, a bill he originally introduced in 2003.

Three men convicted in UK in airline bombing plot

LONDON, England - Three men were found guilty Monday of plotting to blow up planes on flights between Britain and North America, Woolwich Crown Court in London said.

Bombers held over Egypt tourist attack

CAIRO — An Egyptian cabinet minister said on Monday that those behind a bomb attack on a Cairo tourist site that killed a teenage French girl in February have been arrested, the official MENA news a

Assassins of Lebanon’s tourism architect and former PM released

In an unexpected turn of events with links to a 2006 bombing, Lebanon freed three men jailed for more than three years for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

TSA says new uniforms calm travelers and make spotting terrorists easier

WILMINGTON, MA - This fall, the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began jettisoning its relatively bland white-shirted uniforms in favor of eye-catching, royal blue ones for its 43,

Commandos battle room by room to save tourists

Indian commandos were fighting room-to-room battles last night to clear armed militants from three sites in Mumbai, including two luxury hotels, more than 24 hours after a series of devastating attack

Kidnappers killed, tourists being held in Chad

Sudanese officials have confirmed they have shot and killed the bandits who kidnapped 19 tourists and Egyptians in the Egypt’s southern desert ten days ago.

Austrian tourist siege goes 200 days

Monday was the 200th day the Austrian tourists taken hostage in the Sahara desert had been held in captivity.

Bombing of Sinai tourist site feared

Security forces have set up roadblocks and checkpoints in Sinai following reports that two terrorists plan to bomb a tourist site in the region. Egyptian intelligence reported that the two entered Egypt from Sudan and were traveling in a truck packed with explosives.