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President Mahdi Al-Mashat sworn in at Parliament
[25 April 2018]
FM mourns martyrdom of president al-Sammad
[24 April 2018]
UN Secretary-General condoles on death of President Al-Sammad
[24 April 2018]
Speech Leader of the Revolution Abdulmalik Badradean al-Houthi
[24 April 2018]
Yemeni Defense Council announces state alert
[23 April 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
9 coalition air strikes target capital Sanaa
[25 April 2018]
6Saudi air-raids against Sanaa
[25 April 2018]
3Saudi aggression warplanes hit Hodeidah
[25 April 2018]
Report:49 Saudi air raids, 42 killed , wounded over the day
[25 April 2018]
Three citizens killed in Saudi airstrikes in Saada
[24 April 2018]
 
  Reports
WHO: Diphtheria outbreak kills 84 in Yemen
[03 April 2018]
UNICEF: Nearly 2 million children now out of school in Yemen
[27 March 2018]
Army carries heavy losses in enemy ranks, it's mercenaries
[18 March 2018]
Saudi-US aggression war jet launch 26 raids on number of Yemeni provinces
[17 March 2018]
Report: Dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries killed in military operations over past 48 hours
[12 March 2018]
 
  International
MSF denounces coalition's crime in Hajjah
[25 April 2018]
Yemen’s Supreme Political Council condemns martyrdom of president al-Sammad
[24 April 2018]
Human Rights Ministry condemns assassination of ICRC staffer
[22 April 2018]
FM meets IOM official
[21 April 2018]
FM welcomes any proposals leading to serious, comprehensive peace
[21 April 2018]
  Tourism
Yemen launches tourism campaign in Europe
[24/August/2010]

SANA'A, Aug. 24 (Saba)- The Tourism Promotion Council (TPC) has decided to start its promotional campaign in France, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom in September.

Fatima al-Horibi, the executive director of the council, said that the campaign would include presentations of popular folk songs and dances and distribution of a large number of brochures and photographs on tourist and archaeological sites in all the provinces of Yemen.

Yemen is on the one hand known for its historic buildings in the capital Sana'a and spectacular nature but it is also one of the poorest countries in the world. Tourism provides a vital source of foreign capital for Yemen.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, 1.1 million tourists visited the country in 2009, of those 70 per cent came from the Gulf states.

Al-Horibi added that the council would launch the second stage of the campaign which is expected to include all the GCC states.

The Media Line quoted Mohamed Shaif, director of Yamanat Tours in Sana'a, as saying that the Yemeni government has made efforts to attract more tourists.

Ibrahim Al-Attab, managing director of Yemen Explorers Com in the capital, said that tourism was up, but added that he was worried not everyone could afford travel to Yemen with the economic downturn.

“The local tourism is increasing,” Al-Attab told The Media Line. “Before people only came for one day, but now they stay overnight because there are good hotels and good facilities.”

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UPDATED ON : Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:15:39 +0300