Archive for the ‘Iraq’ Category
After six long years of waiting, the Iraq Museum finally opened its doors – some appear to believe it is not in a presentable state yet, however, the country’s Prime Minister Nouri Maliki believed otherwise and joined the re-opening ceremony.
A new airport has been opened in Najaf, Iraq’s Shiite holy city, with Nuri al-Maliki, the prime minister, making the inaugural flight.
By Kadum Wailli/etn Bombings, conflicts and deaths are not the only ones making headlines out of war-torn Iraq. It turns out that efforts are being made to revive the country's once flourishing tourism industry. BAGHDAD, Iraq (eTN) – European and Arabs companies have submitted proposals to build an airport on the road between Najaf and [...]
Canadians are reminded that they should not travel to Iraq under any circumstances and that all Canadians in Iraq, including humanitarian aid workers, should leave. There is no Canadian Embassy in Iraq at this time, and the Government of Canada cannot provide consular assistance to Canadian citizens in distress in Iraq. Canadians who are confronted [...]
1. INTRODUCTION This Travel Report replaces the previous one, dated January 24, 2005. Changes have been made in section 2 of the report.
As Iraq eagerly awaits the results of the national elections held January 30, interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has calledÂ Iraqis to set aside differences and to regard Sundayâ€™s voting successful as millions of ballots were cast.Â Of the 240 candidates expecting favorable returns is the Number 3 on Allawiâ€™s election ticket and number 9 on [...]
Le Meridien Tower Kuwait, a 70-bedroom boutique style hotel, is located just 15-minutes from Kuwait International Airport in the heart of the business district of Kuwait city and heralds a new era in Kuwait hospitality.Â According to Hannes Yaghi, general manager of Le Meridien hotels in Kuwait:Â ” Le Meridien Tower Kuwait is the first hotel [...]
At the recent Arab World Travel and Tourism Exchange AWTTE 2004, Iraqâ€™s ministry of culture and tourism board chairman Ahmed Al Jobory expressed a positive trend in the development of tourism to the republic.