Russia Imposes Visa Restrictions On Citizens Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

PARIS, France – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday introducing visa restrictions for citizens of countries that Moscow deems ‘unfriendly’ in response to sanctions over Ukraine. The decree, which comes into force on Monday, suspends Russia’s simplified visa issuance regime with some European Union countries as well as Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and … More Russia Imposes Visa Restrictions On Citizens Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

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U.S. Citizens In UAE Warned To Maintain Security Awareness – Embassy Website

DUBAI – The U.S. Embassy and Consultate in the United Arab Emirates advised its citizens in the country to ‘maintain a high level of security awareness’ in a statement on Monday, following reports of a possible missile attack and accompanying missile defence activity over Abu Dhabi earlier in the morning. Such Statement are rare, for … More U.S. Citizens In UAE Warned To Maintain Security Awareness – Embassy Website

UAE Bans Travelers From Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria Over COVID – 19 Concerns

PARIS, France – – The United Arab Emirats has banned entry to travelers from Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria due to concerns relates to the spread of the omicron COVID – 19 variant. The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced the suspension of all … More UAE Bans Travelers From Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria Over COVID – 19 Concerns

Kuwait To Suspend Flights From 9 African Countries Over Omicron Variant

PARIS, France – Kuwait is to suspend direct flights from nine African countries from Sunday due to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus discovered in South Africa, the government communication centre tweeted on Saturday, citing a cabinet decision. The countries are South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zambia and Malawi.

French Islands Of Guadelupe Placed Under Curfew Amid COVID Unrest

PARIS, France – – Authorities imposed a curfew on the French overseas territory of Guadelupe on Friday following five days of civil unrest over COVID-19 protocols that have seen barricades burned in the streets and firefighters and doctors walk on strike. Guadeloupe’s prefect, Alexander Rochatte, who represents the government on the Caribbean archipelago, said the … More French Islands Of Guadelupe Placed Under Curfew Amid COVID Unrest

Cyclone Shaheen Approaches Oman, Flights Delayed

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen bore down on Oman on Sunday, prompting authorities to delay flights to and from the capital, Muscat, and to urge residents to evacuate coastal areas. A child who had been swept away by water was found dead, the state news agency said, and another person was missing. The eye of the storm … More Cyclone Shaheen Approaches Oman, Flights Delayed