130,000 Tourists Enter Iraq in May

By John Lee.

The Iraqi Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced that more than 130,000 tourists entered Iraq in May.

According to Aswat al Iraq, the tourists mainly visited the holy shrines in Karbala, Najaf (pictured), Baghdad and Samarra.

Approximately 12,000 tourists came from "Arab and foreign countries", while the rest came from Iran for various religious occasions.

(Source:  Aswat Al Iraq)

2 Responses to 130,000 Tourists Enter Iraq in May

  1. Adrian 7th June 2013 at 22:16 #

    Yeah sure. But they all from the Middle East. Why dont they tell us how many have gone from the US. With this news, the Iraq Dinar scammers pump the people up to fool them into buying their merchandise.

  2. Ahmed 8th June 2013 at 13:41 #

    yes I agree with you Adrian how many have gone fro US Thanks,