South African Police Service (SAPS) detectives have arrested a suspect and are questioning two other possible suspects in connection with the robbery of 11 tourists in Khayelitsha in Cape Town last week, the Western Cape SAPS said on Sunday. “As part of the police investigation into the robbery of 11[…]
City of Cape Town mayoral committee member for economic opportunities and asset management James Vos has welcomed the swift action taken by the South African Police Service (SAPS) and Cape Town Tourism after a gang of armed men robbed a group of tourists in Khayelitsha in Cape Town on Friday.[…]
A Cape Town man is expected to appear in court on Monday after he allegedly knocked down a group of tourists, killing a Swedish national and leaving five others injured last week. The 28-year-old man was driving along Arum Road in Table View on Wednesday night when he hit the[…]
Two suspected militants stabbed and wounded two Austrians and a Swede at a hotel in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the interior ministry has said. Security forces opened fire at the two assailants on Friday, killing one and seriously wounding the other, according to a ministry statement. It[…]
Tourists were attacked by gunmen on a motorcycle as they boarded a bus outside their hotel in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. Thursday’s attack took place outside the Three Pyramids Hotel which is situated on a road leading to the pyramids, according to security sources who added that there were[…]
Flights to bring British tourists home from the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh will resume Friday, but passengers will only be allowed to carry hand luggage, the British government announced. “The government has decided, in consultation with the airlines, that flights from Sharm to the UK will resume[…]
Five US tourists who mistakenly entered the occupied West Bank town of Hebron and were attacked by Palestinians were given refuge in the home of a Palestinian local. Fayez Abu Hamdiyeh told Ma’an that he saw what he believed to be five Israeli settlers running away from a group of[…]
Tunisia’s National Bardo Museum reopened to the public Monday again for the first time since gunmen opened fire on foreign tourists earlier this month, killing 22 people in the country’s worst attack on civilians in 13 years. The government says the man considered the “operational chief” of the assault was[…]
Two cruise lines suspended visits to Tunisia on Thursday after 17 passengers from their ships were killed in the museum attack, delivering an immediate economic blow to the North African country. Passengers of Mediterranean cruise lines Costa Crociere and MSC Cruises were visiting the National Bardo Museum when gunmen stormed it[…]
An elderly German tourist drowned in the sea at Sedgefield in the Western Cape on Wednesday, the National Sea Rescue Institute said. Lifeguards patrolling the coast on foot found the 70-year-old man floating and unresponsive in the sea, it said in a statement. “Despite all efforts to resuscitate the man[…]
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