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Kuwaitis not affected by Trump ban: envoy

WASHINGTON, Feb 2, (Agencies): Kuwait Ambassador to the US Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al- Jaber Al-Sabah stressed that the US administration’s travel ban will not affect Kuwaiti citizens who wish to travel to the United States. Sheikh Salem Al-Abdullah even encouraged Kuwaitis to resume their plans to visit the US as …

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IRAQIS CALL FOR REVIEW, RECIPROCITY – US embassy posts ban advisory

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31, (Agencies): Under the Executive Order signed on Jan 27, 2017, referencing Section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, visa issuance to nationals of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen has been suspended effective immediately until further notifi cation. If you are a national, …

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Iraqi MPs vote in favor of travel ban on US – Baghdad urges US to review ban

BAGHDAD, Jan 30, (Agencies): Iraqi lawmakers voted Monday to call on the government to enact a reciprocal travel ban on Americans if Washington does not withdraw its decision to bar the entry of Iraqis. The call is a response to President Donald Trump’s executive order barring citizens of Iraq, Iran, …

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Kuwait awaits consular guidance – Ban Americans, say Iraqis

BAGHDAD, Jan 29, (Agencies): An Iraqi paramilitary umbrella group fighting against jihadists called Sunday for Baghdad to bar Americans from the country after Washington began preventing the entry of citizens of states including Iraq. President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring citizens of Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya …

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CDU toughens tone on integrating migrants – Police arrest Iraqi rape suspect

ESSEN, Germany, Dec 7, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, debating a resolution on tackling forced marriage and honour killings under the motto: “Our values. Our future.” A day after Merkel called for a ban on full-face Muslim veils “wherever legally possible”, …

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3 California mosques receive letters threatening Muslims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A civil rights group has called for more police protection of mosques after several in California received letters that praised President-elect Donald Trump and threatened Muslim genocide. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, said the same handwritten, photocopied letter was sent last week to the …

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Flynn critic of Muslim culture – ‘Appointment signals support of anti-Muslim policies’

WASHINGTON, Nov 20, (AP): Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and intelligence officer who is Donald Trump’s pick to serve as his national security adviser, is a harsh critic of Muslim extremism and the religion itself, calling “radical Islam” an existential threat to the United States. In strident speeches …

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US Muslim registry eyed

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 16, (Agencies): An architect of anti-immigration efforts who says he is advising Presidentelect Donald Trump said the new administration could push ahead rapidly on construction of a US-Mexico border wall without seeking immediate congressional approval. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who helped write tough immigration laws …

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Rise in racist incidents points to Trump-emboldened backlash

WASHINGTON, Nov 15, (AFP): A surge in reports of racist incidents has minorities and civil rights groups worried that Donald Trump’s election as US president has emboldened hate groups. Swastikas and Nazi slogans scrawled on a Philadelphia storefront, xenophobic chants at a New York high school, threatening letters in the …

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Hate crimes on Muslims up 67%

ATLANTA, Nov 14, (AP): The number of hate crimes reported to police increased by about 6.7 percent last year, led largely by a 67 percent surge in crimes against Muslims, according to FBI statistics released Monday. Civil rights groups had been raising concerns about an anti-Muslim backlash in the US …

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