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President meets Parliamentĺs Speaker
[17 December 2017]
Yemeni anti-aggression parties reject US ambassador's remarks
[17 December 2017]
Republican Decree appoints Minister of Communications and Information Technology
[16 December 2017]
President Al-Sammad meets parliamentary bloc of Ibb Province
[16 December 2017]
President Al-Sammad and Minister of Agriculture discuss work performance in agricultural sector
[16 December 2017]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
President meets head of ICRC mission in Yemen
[17 December 2017]
Army fires ballistic missile on Saudi-paid mercenaries in Nehm
[17 December 2017]
3 civilians killed, 3 injured in US-Saudi airstrikes on Hodeidah market
[17 December 2017]
Army fires rockets, artillery on mercenaries in Lahj
[17 December 2017]
US-Saudi air strike targets Sanaa
[17 December 2017]
 
  Reports
Feature: Untold story on Yemen's tourism, green, peaceful city, safe home for all IDPs■
[12 November 2017]
Report: 49 Yemeni civilians killed in 212 Saudi aggression airstrikes in six days
[05 April 2017]
Roundup: 1107 Saudi airstrikes kill 135 Yemeni civilians in March
[29 March 2017]
Roundup: Saudi kills 15 Yemeni civilians in 112 airstrikes on Yemen in 3 days
[25 March 2017]
Report: Saudi kills 68 in 301 airstrikes on Yemen in 7 days
[23 March 2017]
 
  International
Yemen strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt
[25 November 2017]
President al-Sammad sends condolences to Sisi over deadly attack on Egypt mosque
[25 November 2017]
FM meets WFP official
[03 October 2017]
FM meets Russian charge d'affaires
[03 October 2017]
Yemen strongly condemns Las Vegas terrorist attack
[03 October 2017]
  Tourism
Yemen tourism growth chances dashed by political turmoil
[16/May/2011]

SANA'A, May 16 (Saba)- A government report has indicated an increase in tourist income during 2010 by about US$ 347 million to hit US$ 1,161 million, an increase of 28%.

The report, issued by the Ministry of Tourism, showed that the number of foreign tourists coming to Yemen increased in the same period by about 102000 tourists, an increase of 24%, while the number of Yemeni expatriates coming to their homeland in this period rose by about 105000, say a decline of 18%.

The total tourist arrivals to Yemen in 2010, reached 1,247,062 compared to 948,118 tourists in 2007.

The report pointed out that the number of foreign tourists last year made up 52% of the total number of incoming tourism to Yemen.

It also said the number of tourist nights spent by tourists in 2010 increased to 4,716,458 representing an increase of 40%, compared to 2009.

The report showed that 72% of the foreign tourists in Yemen came from the Middle East, followed by tourists from Asia.

In light of the ongoing political crisis and the security instability, the tourism sector is expected to experience significant declines in its activities.

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