Two U.s. Tourists Held In Sinai By Bedouin Tribesmen

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two U.S. tourists were held hostage in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday by Bedouin tribesmen seeking the release of an imprisoned kinsman, security sources said.

Sections:  travel   world   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts'
    An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
  • US tourists swim for 14 hours after ship sinksUS tourists swim for 14 hours after ship sinks
    The fishing trip off the rugged north coast of St. Lucia was supposed to last all day, but about four hours into the journey, the boat's electric system crackled and popped. More
  • Interpol joins hunt for bandit after brazen prison escape
    Interpol has joined the hunt for a French bandit who escaped from prison after taking four guards hostage and blasting through a series of armored doors to a waiting car. More
  • South Africa: Elephant overturns vehicleSouth Africa: Elephant overturns vehicle
    South African officials say an elephant has overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring one of them. A statement from Kruger National Park says the tourists are of "Chinese origin." The statement says an elephant in the park attacked the vehicle on a road at 6:30 a.m. More
  • 4 Ga. firefighters held hostage; SWAT on scene
    A gunman barricaded himself in a home in suburban Atlanta and was holding four firefighters hostage Wednesday afternoon, authorities in northeast Georgia said.... More
BING NEWS:
  • Two U.S. tourists held in Sinai by Bedouin tribesmen
    Two U.S. tourists were held hostage in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday by Bedouin tribesmen seeking the release of an imprisoned kinsman, security sources said. The Americans, one man and one woman, were stopped by the Bedouins in an armed ambush in central ...
    07/13/2012 - 4:07 am | View Link
  • Two U.S. tourists held in Sinai by Bedouin tribesmen
    The Americans, one man and one woman, were stopped by the Bedouins in an armed ambush in central Sinai and taken along with their Egyptian tour guide to a remote mountainous location, the sources said. Several other tourists have been held briefly by ...
    07/13/2012 - 3:40 am | View Link
  • Two U.S tourists held in Sinai by Bedouin tribesmen
    CAIRO, July 13 (Reuters) - Two U.S tourists were held hostage in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday by Bedouin tribesmen seeking the release of an imprisoned kinsman, security sources said. The Americans, one man and one woman, were stopped by the Bedouins in ...
    07/13/2012 - 3:20 am | View Link
  • U.S. tourists freed unharmed in Sinai
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Two U.S. tourists were released unharmed in the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, a day after being abducted by Bedouin tribesmen seeking the release of a kinsman held by the Egyptian authorities in a drugs case, officials said. The Americans ...
    05/31/2012 - 11:56 am | View Link
  • U.S. tourists freed unharmed in Sinai
    Several other tourists have been held briefly by tribesmen ... a tribal leader from South Sinai. He said the tribesman arrested by the authorities had been released and was returning to his family. Bedouin have attacked police stations, blocked access ...
    05/31/2012 - 3:48 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Sinai the Shield of Egypt: Multinational Force and ...
    The Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) is an international peacekeeping force overseeing the terms of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
    11/22/2014 - 10:50 am | View Website
  • Tourist Killed
    Africa. EBOLA: Those travelling from infected countries in Africa barred from entering Colombia; Sousse, Tunisia: Tourist from Denmark commits suicide, jumps from ...
    11/21/2014 - 5:53 pm | View Website
  • Egypt travel guide
    Get in . As a major tourist destination whose economy is dependent upon tourist money, Egypt is relatively easy to enter and/or obtain visas for if necessary.
    11/21/2014 - 5:10 pm | View Website
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    11/21/2014 - 3:37 pm | View Website
  • Yom Kippur War
    Egyptian front Badr Budapest Lahtzanit Ofira Romani Marsa Talamat Tagar Baltim Sinai Mansoura Chinese Farm Egyptian Missile Bases Raid 25th Brigade ambush Ismailia ...
    11/21/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News