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Tag Archives: anti muslim

Ban to spare green cards

MUNICH, Feb 19, (RTRS): A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travellers already on planes from entering the United States, US Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly said on Saturday. US President Donald Trump’s initial attempt to clamp down for …

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Number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise – Police probe flier at Mosque

WASHINGTON, Feb 16, (AP): The number of anti- Muslim hate groups in the United States has nearly tripled since 2015, due in part to radical Islamic attacks and the incendiary rhetoric of last year’s presidential campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center says. The number of anti-Muslim groups increased from 34 …

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Travelers arrive in US to hugs, tears

BOSTON, Feb 6, (AP): Travelers from the seven predominantly Muslim countries targeted by President Donald Trump enjoyed tearful reunions with loved ones in the US on Sunday after a federal judge swept the ban aside. Airlines around the world allowed people to board flights as usual to the United States. …

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Legal battles test Trump over immigration, travel – Firms file against ban

WASHINGTON, Feb 6, (Agencies): President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban faced on Monday the first of several crucial legal hurdles that could determine whether he can push through the most controversial and far reaching policy of his first two weeks in office. The government has a deadline to justify the …

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‘Don’t test Trump resolve’ – Pence warns Iran

WASHINGTON, Feb 5, (AFP): US Vice-President Mike Pence in an interview airing Sunday warned Iran “not to test the resolve” of the Donald Trump administration, days after Washington slapped new sanctions on Tehran following a ballistic missile test launch. Relations between the two sides have deteriorated sharply since Trump took …

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Judge blocks Trump travel ban – Airlines reopen flights to US

SEATTLE, Feb 4, (Agencies): A federal judge’s order blocking President Donald Trump’s ban on admitting travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries or any refugees left authorities, advocates, embassies and airlines wondering what to do Saturday. The White House said it would try to get a court to reinstate the ban …

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Kuwait denies visa bans

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4, (Agencies): Kuwait categorically denied media reports that it planned to stop issuing entry visas for some nationalities, affirming that issuance of visa was a “sovereignty matter.” The foreign ministry “categorically denies these claims and affirms that these reported nationalities (which he did not mention) have big …

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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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