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A boat carrying at least 150 Gambia migrants has capsized near Mauritania, after days of being stranded without fuel. At least 58 have died, with survivors swimming to shore

The support scheme created to help repatriate those who found themselves abandoned by the British travel group prioritised to those who were due to return before Julie’s flight.

Egypt travel firm 'owed $7.7 million by <em>Thomas</em> <em>Cook</em>'

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt travel firm 'owed $7.7 million by Thomas Cook'

The chairman of an Egyptian tour operator has said his company is owed as much as 125 million Egyptian pounds by collapsed British travel group Thomas Cook.

<em>Thomas</em> <em>Cook</em> and the rise of Britain's colonial empire

Charlie Hoyle

Thomas Cook and the rise of Britain's colonial empire

Despite being synonymous with affordable package holidays, the Thomas Cook travel company, which collapsed this week, was once ...

Which Mideastern countries are affected by <em>Thomas</em> <em>Cook</em> collapse?

The New Arab

Which Mideastern countries are affected by Thomas Cook collapse?

Tourism in Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt has only just bounced back from a spate of extremist attacks and political upheaval a few years ago.

The New Arab

Turkey to back businesses hit by Thomas Cook collapse

More than 21,000 Thomas Cook customers stranded in Turkey will receive assistance from the Turkish government, authorities said on Monday.

The New Arab

More than 21,000 Thomas Cook customers stranded in Turkey

More than 21,000 Thomas Cook customers stranded in Turkey after the company collapsed on Monday, will, authorities said.

The New Arab

British women kicked off Turkey flight after anti-Muslim rant

Two British women have been thrown out of a Thomas Cook flight from Turkey to London’s Gatwick Airport after calling Muslim ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt denies alleged organ theft after British tourist's death

Egypt has denied allegations of organ theft after the body of a British tourist was returned home missing a heart and kidneys.

The absent Arab

Ruby Hamad

The absent Arab

Comment: On screen, Arabs have either been absent or portrayed as villains, suggesting we are either terrible people, or we just don't exist, ...

The New Arab

Egypt hotel couple's deaths 'inconclusive' after autopsy

British holidaymakers John and Susan Cooper died last month after falling ill suddenly during an all-inclusive stay at a plush hotel in Hurghada.

UK investigation into Egypt hotel deaths 'could take months'

The New Arab & agencies

UK investigation into Egypt hotel deaths 'could take months'

A senior coroner has said that an investigation into the deaths of a British couple in Egypt could take 'several months' as a UK Home Office ...

Egypt coroner rules E. coli killed British couple

The New Arab

Egypt coroner rules E. coli killed British couple

An E. Coli outbreak led to the deaths of a British couple on holiday in Egypt, the coroner in the investigation into their deaths has ruled.

E-coli found at Egyptian hotel where UK couple died

The New Arab

E-coli found at Egyptian hotel where UK couple died

Travel operator Thomas Cook said high levels of e-coli were found during tests at the Egyptian hotel where a British couple ...

The British are failing to integrate in Spain

Ruqaya Izzidien

The British are failing to integrate in Spain

Comment: Ruqaya Izzidien takes a satirical look at Brits who fail to integrate abroad.

The New Arab

British tourist killed in Egypt banana boat accident

Janice Bowles, 58, from Bristol, died while on holiday in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada after she was flipped from a banana boat and became trapped underneath.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt will complete British couple's autopsies 'next week'

John and Susan Cooper's autopsies are expected to be completed next week, Egyptian pathologists say.

The New Arab

Water, food tested at Egypt hotel, where couple died

Investigators into the deaths of a British couple on holiday in Egypt, have tested food and water at the Sinai hotel they stayed at.

The New Arab

Tourists to sue Egypt hotel, where British couple died

Around 20 holidaymakers who said they felt unwell after staying in an Egyptian resort where two British tourists died, said they are the hotel ...

British travel agency evacuates Egypt guests after two die

The New Arab & agencies

British travel agency evacuates Egypt guests after two die

A British international travel company says it's evacuating its customers from a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada after two of them ...

Alessandra Bajec

Tourism beats terrorism: Holidaymakers return to Tunisia

Feature: Three years after deadly terrorist attacks, tourism is making a positive return in Tunisia, signalling the start of a real recovery, ...

Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

The New Arab & agencies

Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

A series of terror attacks in Tunisia rocked the country's tourism sector from 2015, but there are rays of light on the horizon.

Travel agency to add more holidays to Egypt, Turkey

The New Arab

Travel agency to add more holidays to Egypt, Turkey

After suffering a blow in the tourism industry following terror attacks, travel warnings and flight suspensions, tourism demand for Egypt and ...

UK travel advice is keeping Tunisia in purgatory

James Denselow

UK travel advice is keeping Tunisia in purgatory

Comment: Tunisia's tourism industry is essential to bringing down unemployment figures. It is high time the UK government reviewed its travel ...

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