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Tag Archives: Travel ban

Travel ban on thousands; Passports stolen

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10: A total of 141,458 people (Kuwaitis and expatriates) were barred from travel during the first nine months of 2017 according to the Statistics and Research Department of the Ministry of Justice. In the same context, the Ministry of Justice has requested the Kuwaitis and expatriates to …

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MP queries travel ban violation by Iran cleric – Al-Fali deported by MoI

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: MP Mohammad Al-Hayef sent a parliamentary question to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Major General Khalid Al-Jarrah concerning the entry of Mohammad Al-Fali, a senior Iranian cleric who is banned from entering the country, reports Al-Anba daily. The response of Ministry of Interior …

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Expats prevented from leaving the country as Info. records do not match passport

KUWAIT CITY: Ministry of Interior prevented some expatriates from leaving the country because the information recorded in their passports do not match that in the ministry’s system. Director-General of Kuwait Airport Security Major General Walid Al-Saleh said airport security officers discovered that the data recorded in some passports of expatriates, …

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‘Pay dues to lift ban’

Director General of Service Centers Major General Adeeb Al-Suwaidan declared launch of the Automated Sponsorship Ban Lifting Center in Ardiya for employers who pay the value of travel tickets for their deported employees. Al-Suwaidan added the new payment system is part of services rendered to citizens in cooperation with the …

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Travel ban and wasta

KUWAIT CITY, July 13: The Public Relations and Security Media Department at the Interior Ministry has vehemently denied the contents of a video clip, which went viral on various social networking sites recently, about a Syrian who allegedly managed to lift his travel ban through ‘wasta’ (influence), reports Al-Seyassah daily. …

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Tighter rules on entry, airline security to US

WASHINGTON, June 29, (Agencies): After months of wrangling, tighter restrictions on travel to the US from six mostly Muslim nations take effect Thursday evening after the Supreme Court gave its go-ahead for a limited version of President Donald Trump’s plans for a ban. Visa applicants from the six countries — …

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KD 5 or even less can trigger travel restriction

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: The travel ban can be imposed on any person even if the amount in dispute is less than KD 5, reports Al-Rai daily. Minister of Justice, Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr Faleh Al-Azab said the administration of judicial fees has the right to …

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Trump claims travel ban victory

WASHINGTON, June 27, (Agencies): The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, prompting the president to claim a victory for national security. The nine justices, who will hear arguments in the case in October, said the ban could …

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Over 3,000 orders for travel ban issued in last 5 months of this yr

Many lawyers say need to review travel ban KUWAIT CITY, June 24: More than 3,000 orders for travel ban were issued in the last five months of this year, and only 1,650 of them have been lifted, as per official statistics of Ministry of Justice, reports Al-Rai daily. There have …

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MP expresses shock over travel ban; women among 4 held for drugs – Four held for ‘prostitution’

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: MP Ahmad Al-Fadhel was shocked when he was told by the immigration authorities at the Kuwait International Airport that he cannot leave the country due to a travel ban, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily said Al-Fadhel was on his way to Cairo, Egypt and he was …

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