Monday, 16 September 2019

Tag Archives: Travel ban

No change in US visa policy for Pakistan: US Embassy

ISLAMABAD: The US visa policy towards Pakistan remains unchanged despite President Donald Trump’s decision to ban visitors from seven Muslim countries, a US embassy spokesman said. Last week, Trump banned visas for the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – all Muslim majority countries. There were ...

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Iranian Icon Stuck In London Due To Trump’s Ban

LONDON: Iranian singer, actress and cultural icon Googoosh is reportedly stuck in London after being advised by her lawyers not to travel to the United States as planned. According to media reports, the singer was advised by her lawyers against returning to the U.S for a planned concert in February. ...

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Iraqi parliament wants government to retaliate against U.S. travel ban

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi parliament voted on Monday to ask the government to ‘retaliate’ against U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States from Iraq and six other Muslim-majority countries, a parliamentary media official told. Trump’s order suspending travel, which he signed on Friday, has prompted angry reactions ...

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Queen is in ‘difficult position’ over Trump State Visit

LONDON: Theresa May has been accused of putting the Queen in a ‘very difficult position’ by inviting Donald Trump for a state visit. A former Foreign Office chief has hit out at the PM’s ‘ill judged’ move saying it has exposed the monarch to a furious row about the US ...

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Trump deflects as backlash mounts over travel ban

WASHINGTON: A defiant President Donald Trump lashed out at protesters, lawmakers and even Delta Airlines on Monday as he struggled to defuse a mounting backlash over a controversial US ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. After a weekend of chaos at airports, mass protests in major American cities and ...

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Malala condemns Trump’s decision to ban Muslim refugees from US

BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai says she is heartbroken by Donald Trump’s decision to ban refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the US. Malala, who is the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, condemned the President’s decision to sign an executive banning immigrants with the purported intent of “keeping radical terrorists ...

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US border staff checked my phone for political views – BBC man

LONDON: A British journalist has said he was detained for two hours and subjected to invasive checks at the US border by officials imposing Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. British citizen Ali Hamedani, who was born in Iran, said he was forced to hand over his phone and its password ...

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U.S. tempers part of Trump travel ban amid big protests, criticism

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration tempered a key element of his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries in the face of mounting criticism even from some prominent Republicans and protests that drew tens of thousands in major American cities. Trump signed the directive on Friday, ...

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