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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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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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