Middle East, Israel Travel Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Wednesday: Seattle Symphony to Host Free Concert of Music from Trump's Seven Travel Ban CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Stranger

    Music from the Seven is already sold out, but there may be last-minute tickets at the door and streaming video. One quarter of the musicians in the Seattle Symphony are immigrants - you can read more about that here .

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  2. Mass. Democrats taking aim at Trump presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Democrat-controlled Massachusetts Legislature is coming to terms with President Donald Trump's presidency, with the Senate last week lashing out against his executive order on immigration and refugees and House members expected to hold an unusual caucus this week to privately discuss the White House. Legal actions, uncertainty and pushback from Massachusetts officials in response to travel restrictions imposed by Trump continue to unfold, with a judge's deciding on Friday to temporarily halt the executive order nationwide, days before a restraining order out of Boston was set to expire.

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  3. Wheaton College offers refugee scholarship in response to Trump travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    Runners make their way along a sidewalk on the campus of Wheaton College in Norton, Mass., in January 2016. The college has created a refugee scholarship in response to President Trump's January 2017 order on immigration and refugees and is calling on other colleges to do the same.

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  4. British flagship Ocean still proves useful in Mideast as retirement loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The flagship of the British navy, HMS Ocean, is still proving itself a capable platform even though it's slated to be retired in 2018. Since late November, the nearly 20-year-old helicopter carrier and assault ship has served as the flotilla leader for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's Task Force 50. The task force is normally led by a U.S. aircraft carrier and commanded by the strike group's commander.

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  5. Let's Get Real Aboutthe Trump Travel BanRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    Before we get started, let me convey the Bialosky Rule: The more protests and the more screaming and yelling, the better Trump is doing. Hysteria reigned last weekend over President Trump's executive order restricting travelers from seven countries .

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  6. Travel restrictions impeded important bridge-buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    In 1949, Minnesota welcomed a 22-year-old law student named Josef Mestenhauser, a refugee fleeing political persecution in Communist Czechoslovakia. Four years later, he co-founded the organization that today is known as Global Minnesota, a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to promoting international understanding through education and citizen diplomacy.

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  7. Ignoring the power of international exchange: Will Trump's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Salon

    The Trump administration last weekend moved to ban all immigration from seven Muslim nations, including stopping the entry of students and scholars with valid study and work visas from those countries. A large number of students come to study in the United States from these nations - Iran ranks 11th on the list of countries that send students to the United States.

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  8. US travel ban throws research, academic exchange into turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Gleaner

    Universities across the United States say President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven Muslim countries is disrupting vital research projects and academic exchanges in such fields as medicine, public health, and engineering, with untold numbers of scholars blocked from entering the US. For years, schools in the US have worked to widen exchanges with scholars in the Middle East and especially Iran, known for its strength in math and science.

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  9. HSV Team Hands Over A380 To Emirates AirlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Many international airlines are allowing nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries hit with President Donald Trump's travel ban to board US-bound flights after a federal judge blocked the controversial ban nationwide. US Customs and Border Protection informed major American airlines on a conference call late Friday that it was "back to business as usual," effective immediately, an airline executive told CNN.

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  10. Middle East travellers rush to take advantage of setback to Trump's banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Times of Oman

    Demonstrators holding placards march in central London during a protest against US President Donald Trump on February 4, 2017. / AFP / NIKLAS HALLE'N Demonstrators holding placards march in central London during a protest against US President Donald Trump on February 4, 2017.

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  11. Middle East travelers rush to take advantage of court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Opponents of U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order travel ban greet international travelers at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries who were banned from the United States by President Donald Trump can resume boarding U.S.-bound flights, the U.S. government said on Saturday, after a Seattle judge blocked his executive order.

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  12. Middle East travellers rush to take advantage of Trump setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | The Indian Express

    U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he talks to journalists who are members of the White house travel pool on board Air Force One during his flight to Palm Beach, Florida while over South Carolina, U.S., February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries who were banned from the United States by President Donald Trump can resume boarding U.S.-bound flights, the U.S. government said on Saturday, after a Seattle judge blocked his executive order.

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  13. Airlines allow Trump's barred passengers on US-bound flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | WEHT

    Many international airlines are allowing nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries hit with President Donald Trump's travel ban to board US-bound flights after a federal judge blocked the controversial ban nationwide Friday. US Customs and Border Protection informed major American airlines on a conference call late Friday that it was "back to business as usual," effective immediately, an airline executive told CNN.

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    Feb 4, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries banned from the United States by President Donald Trump can resume boarding U.S.-bound flights, major airlines said on Saturday, after a Seattle judge blocked the executive order. The ruling gave hope to some Middle East travellers but left them unclear how long the new travel window might last.

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  15. Tentative Lift of Trump's Travel Ban Opens Window for Some PassengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Skift

    Tourism to the U.S. is going to have challenges in 2017 unless its leaders begin to turn things around. Citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries banned from the United States by President Donald Trump can resume boarding U.S.-bound flights, major airlines said on Saturday, after a Seattle judge blocked the executive order.

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  16. The Latest: Middle East airline: Banned travelers can flyRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | KFBB

    The Latest on the reaction to a court order blocking U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries : The Middle East's biggest airline has joined its smaller Gulf rivals in confirming passengers from seven previously banned countries would be allowed to travel to the United States. Dubai-based Emirates said in a statement Saturday that under the direction of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen holding valid visas or green cards could fly to the U.S. It says all refugees with visas would also be allowed to fly.

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  17. Trump Tweet-Slams 'So-Called' Federal Judge, Promises Ruling ReversalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | News Max

    In a series of angry early-morning tweets, President Donald Trump on Saturday slammed a judge's decision to put on hold his week-old executive order preventing refugees and travelers from seven Middle East countries from coming into the United States. When a country is no longer able to say who can, and who cannot , come in & out, especially for reasons of safety &.security - big trouble! Interesting that certain Middle-Eastern countries agree with the ban.

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  18. What it's like to play basketball in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Yahoo Sports

    Last month, James White was home in Washington D.C. when the news hit: President Donald Trump issued an executive order temporarily barring immigrants from seven Muslim-concentrated countries from entering the U.S. A day later, Iran, one of the countries included in the order, announced that it would ban U.S. citizens from entering its country. White, a first-year forward with Petrochimi Bandar Imam Harbour - a team in the Iran Super League - on a break from the team and scheduled to fly back the next day, wondered: Would he be able to return? A phone call to a coach eased his concerns.

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  19. Trump sidelines Palestinians, as aide rules out building ties for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel. He is also a guest commentator on many different radio shows and current affairs programs on television.

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  20. Trump says 'so-called' judge's block on travel ban 'will be overturned'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | ABC News

    US President Donald Trump has pledged to overturn a federal judge's ruling to temporarily block his immigration ban on seven Muslim majority countries, calling the judgement "ridiculous" while questioning the judge's credentials. "The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned," Mr Trump said on Twitter.

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