Travel Ban

Libyan Parliament criminalizes travel of Israeli aircraft, ships through its territory

Mon, 01 Jan 2024 - 06:56 GMT

The new amendments criminalize the travel to and from the Palestinian territories occupied by the Israeli entity or establish any contacts or relations with persons affiliated with the Israeli entity.

Egypt voices aspiration for speedy return of Russian tourism after travel ban lifted

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Egypt welcomes the Russian decision to lift the ban on charter flights to and from Egypt, after a presidential decree was issued by the Kremlin in this regard, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Oman decides to lift travel ban on passengers from Egypt amid pandemic

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 01:57 GMT

Amid coronavirus, the Omani supreme committee tasked with addressing developments resulting from the pandemic decided on Tuesday to lift a ban on travelers arriving from Egypt to the Sultanate

Egypt's travel agencies to refund Umrah fees after Saudi decision

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 - 09:42 GMT

Egyptian authorities on Thursday ordered to oblige travel agencies and airlines organizing Umrah pilgrimage or visits to the Prophet's Mosque in the western city of Medina to promptly refund fees of bookings to their customers.

Russian team checks Egyptian airports to decide on flight resumption

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 09:49 GMT

A Russian delegation has checked security measures at the airports of Egyptian South Sinai’s Sharm Al-Sheikh, and the Red Sea’s Hurghada, two of the most significant tourist attractions in Egypt.

UK Amb. expects 0.5M UK visitors to Egypt after Sharm Al-Sheikh ban lifted

Sun, 27 Oct 2019 - 08:04 GMT

Adams expected UK visitors to come to Egypt to enjoy a happy and problem-free vacation.

China bars foreign travellers from Tibet over 60th uprising anniversary

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 12:17 GMT

"March 10 is the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet."

Japan eases travel warning on Egypt

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 - 11:19 GMT

The Egyptian ambassador praised the move which comes in response to the embassy's calls for the Japanese government to lift its travel warning on Egypt.

4 stages of Aboutrika’s terror list dilemma

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Four main stages have affected the legal path of former international footballer Mohamed Aboutrika’s case to remove his name from Egypt’s terror list.

U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Trump's travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion.

U.S. lawyer defending travel ban grilled in court over Trump's tweets

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Federal appeals court judges on Friday asked about President Donald Trump's sharing of anti-Muslim videos on his Twitter account.

U.S. top court lets Trump's latest travel ban go into full effect

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 11:12 GMT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim countries.

US State Department issues travel warning for Niger

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 11:04 GMT

The US State Department on Monday urged the US citizens not to travel to Niger in a travel warning that cited kidnappings by terrorist organizations.

EgyptAir resumes flights to Japan on Sunday

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 08:42 GMT

EgyptAir, the flag carrier airline of Egypt will resume its flights to Tokyo on Sunday morning, after almost four years of suspension.

Trump opponents urge U.S. Supreme Court to rule on travel ban

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 05:20 GMT

Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries.

Rising tension spurs Malaysia to ban travel to North Korea

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 03:50 GMT

Malaysia on Thursday banned citizens from traveling to North Korea.

Mali president wants U.S. to reverse Chad travel ban

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 02:00 GMT

Mali’s President, head of a group of five countries in Africa’s Sahel region, has asked the United States to remove a travel ban on Chadian nationals.

U.S. Court cancels arguments on previous Trump travel ban

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 06:47 GMT

The U.S. Supreme Court canceled arguments scheduled in Oct. to decide the legality of Trump's previous travel ban, signaling the court might dismiss the case.

Trump issues travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 05:30 GMT

The United States will prohibit entry of citizens from North Korea to the United States as part of a sweeping new travel ban.

Trump yet to decide on new travel restrictions -officials

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:22 GMT

Trump has not yet approved the restrictions on travel, officials say