News: Security

Saddam Hussein’s former palace opens as antiquities museum

A palace built for former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has been given a new purpose, with Iraq’s Government turning the building into the country’s first first new major museum…

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Jan 20, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Security / Tourism /


Risk solutions for venues and large public gatherings

Mindful that large public gatherings are often favoured targets for people who want to cause mass disruption and chaos or who want to send a loud message, global insurance brokerage and…

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Jun 13, 2016 Events / Insurance / Security / Sport / Venues /


69 killed in suicide bomb attack at Pakistan park

At least 69 people have been killed and about 300 injured – many of them women and children – in a suicide bombing by the Taliban at a public park in the Pakistani city of…

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Mar 28, 2016 Attractions / Legal / Parks / Security /


Suicide bomber kills 41 at Iraqi stadium

A suicide bomber has blown himself up at a football stadium south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing 41 people and injuring 95 others. The blast in Iskandariyah happened in the early…

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Mar 26, 2016 Security / Sport / Venues /


UNWTO head advocates for safer, easier travel in 2016

The promotion of safe and seamless travel should be one of the key priorities for the tourism industry this year, says the head of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).…

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Mar 15, 2016 Environment / Safety / Security / Tourism /


Threat to visitors to Indonesia as terrorists hit Jakarta

Terrorist attacks in Jakarta yesterday (14th January 2015) are likely to have an impact on tourism to Indonesia, including the popular holiday destination of Bali. The attacks, to the…

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Jan 15, 2016 Safety / Security / Tourism /


Indonesian Police on alert to combat Bali terror attack threat

Indonesian authorities in the tourist island of Bali are on high alert amid fears of a potential terrorist attack over the New Year period. More than 9,000 police will be deployed across…

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Dec 31, 2015 Events / Legal / Security / Tourism /


UAE attractions and venues alert to security threats

In the wake of terrorist incidents in Europe and global concerns about security, managers of attractions and venues in the United Arab Emirates are assessing their own security…

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Dec 10, 2015 Attractions / Security / Sport / Tourism / Venues /



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