Posts Tagged ‘tourist’

Returning to Yaffa, but only as a ‘tourist’

It is hours — days, weeks, maybe some months if we’re fortunate — before my permit expires, when I would have to make my way back to the West Bank, or else Israel will deem my presence in my own ancestral city ‘illegal.’ By Mariam Barghouti Yaffa is where my great grandfather was […]

22-year-old Israeli tourist dies in Thailand diving accident

A 22-year-old Israeli woman died in a diving accident on the island of Ko Phi Phi while on vacation with her family in Thailand, the Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday. The Foreign Ministry said its consulate in Bangkok was arranging for the woman’s body to be flown back to Israel for burial. The woman’s name […]

400 holidaymakers evacuated as tourist ferry STRIKES ROCKS en route from Ibiza

Pinar del Rio, a fast ferry operated by Balearia, ran aground near Benidorm in southeastern Spain, the company reported. The collision occurred on Friday night as the vessel prepared to moor in harbor with 393 passengers and 70 vehicles on board. No one was hurt in the incident, but the crew and Spanish coast guard […]

Another tourist injured by bison at US national park – second such incident in a week

   A teenage visitor to a national park in North Dakota has been injured by a bison. Officials at Theodore Roosevelt National Park say the 17-year-old girl from Colorado was on a trail Saturday and walked between two bull bison that had been fighting. One bison charged the teen who was struck in the back, […]

British tourist said to admit she made up gang rape since she felt ‘humiliated’

The British tourist who had claimed she was a victim of a gang rape in Cyprus has revised her testimony to say that the sex was consensual, explaining that she filed the complaint against 12 Israeli teenagers because she felt humiliated after they filmed the act without her consent and booted her from the hotel […]

Twelve Israelis arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of gang raping tourist

Cypriot authorities have arrested a group of 12 Israelis on suspicion of gang raping a 19-year-old female tourist in the country’s Mediterranean resort town of Ayia Napa. The English-language daily newspaper Cyprus Mail reported on Wednesday that the Israeli citizens raped the woman in the hotel, where she has been staying during her visit. The report […]

American tourist harassed and detained by Israeli border agents while trying to attend wedding in Ramallah

On July 1st, l attempted to cross the border from Jordan to Israel to visit historical sites and to attend a wedding in Ramallah. I was invited to the West Bank by my university professor who happens to be Palestinian. We were separated at the border checkpoint on the Jordanian side and my luggage was […]

Disturbing trend: Teen tourist sickened during vacation in Dominican Republic

   A teenage girl from Argentina has gone into a coma while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, with doctors pointing to a life-threatening diabetic condition – even though her family says she has no history of diabetes. Candela Saccone, 15, had been scheduled to return home from Punta Cana on June 19 after traveling there […]

17 wounded in bombing of tourist bus near Egypt’s pyramids

An explosion struck a tourist bus on Sunday near Egypt’s famed pyramids, injuring 17 people including foreigners, security and medical sources said. South Africans and Egyptians were among those injured when the explosive device went off, hitting the bus, according to the sources. The consul at Israel’s embassy in Cairo said no Israelis were injured in […]

Explosion targets tourist bus near Giza pyramids

Most of those hurt are foreign tourists, Reuters reported. The explosive device went off close to the Grand Egyptian Museum fence as the bus was passing. The museum, still under construction, is set to be the largest archaeological museum in the world when it opens in 2020. It is located approximately two kilometers from the […]

Paris tourist trap drowned in fake blood by environmental activists

Members of the Extinction Rebellion campaign group spilled around 300 liters of fake blood on the steps opposite the Eiffel Tower and rolled around in the liquid. A number of protesters held banners up as the group observed a few minutes silence. They then began to clean the steps of the blood-like liquid, which was […]

Popular Bangkok tourist hotel up in flames, people jumping from skyscraper (VIDEOS)

The fire broke out at the Centara Grand hotel and Centralworld shopping plaza at around 6pm local time on Wednesday. Plumes of black smoke spewed out of the building, and three jumped to their deaths from the horrific blaze, local media reported. Shocking footage shared on social media shows the smoke pouring out of the […]

Russians again! Tourist storms bank on remote Norwegian island without any escape plan

On Friday morning, a 29-year-old Russian tourist visited a bank in the town of Longyearbyen on Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. He threatened bank personnel with a Mauser rifle and demanded 70,000 kroner ($8,000), the Svalbard Governor’s office said. READ MORE: Video of unfazed supermarket staff & customers at gunpoint in Russia goes viral […]

7 found dead at farm house in popular tourist region in Japan – Includes 5 family members

     Residents of a remote village in south-western Japan are coming to terms with a gruesome mass murder after six people, including five members of the same family, were found dead inside a farmhouse. Police said they later discovered the body of a seventh person who had jumped or fallen from a nearby bridge into […]

Three Mexicans Kill White Tourist Over “Shoes, Wallet and Some Pocket Change”

Charles Martel Daily Stormer November 17, 2018 “You know that lawless Third World shithole that tens of thousands of people are attempting to flee from? I bet it’ll be a nice place for a fun, relaxing vacation.” – t. normies. CBS Local: A Southland family is urging federal authorities to investigate the […]

Tiger pursues terrified tourist ‘prey’ through wildlife park (VIDEO)

The group had set out to catch a glimpse of one of the big cats at the Tadoba National Park in Maharashtra but got much more than they bargained for when they finally tracked down the wild animal. In heart-stopping video footage, filmed by one of the park visitors, the group can be heard shrieking […]

Shots fired in Istanbul tourist district, policeman injured in ‘brawl for gun’ – report

There were seven or eight shots fired, according to the Turkish paper Hurriyet, which said the incident occurred in the Eminonu district of the city. READ MORE: Istanbul nightclub gunman shooting at people caught on CCTV (GRAPHIC VIDEO) The suspect was a man who had been detained by authorities over a drug deal on Thursday. He […]

Russian tourist couple electrocuted after parasail hits transmission line next to beach (VIDEO)

The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon, at the beach resort of Dzhubga, located between Sochi and Novorossiysk, where paragliding is a popular but poorly-regulated activity. Investigators say that the man operating the speedboat that drags the parasail came too close to the coast, allowing it to be move over land. The video, apparently taken by […]

Tourist bus swept away by raging river in monsoon-struck India (VIDEO)

Video from the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh shows the bus being tossed around by the swelling waters of the Beas River, which rose to dangerous levels as a result of monsoon rains that have rocked the region in the past three days. According to local news agency ANI, there were no passengers on […]

American Tourist Almost Killed by African Migrants in Spain

A 45-year-old American man was attacked by a bunch of “manteros” (the Spanish name for African migrants who sell junk on the streets of the capital). He was at the Place of Catalonia when he saw the manteros arguing with a woman who couldn’t cross the road with her pushchair. The American tourist tried to […]

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