The US State Department does not expect to resolve a technical problem affecting travel visas before next week, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
"Our Bureau of Consular Affairs continues to experiences problems with the visa sy
The US has denied visas to about 20 Iranian government officials hoping to attend next week's United Nations General Assembly, including two ministers, Iran's Fars news agency reported.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadineja
Visa services for those travelling to the US will return to normal on Sunday, the American Embassy said in a statement.
It said applicants should schedule an appointment and complete all necessary application forms through the embassy'
Bahrain residents planning to travel to the US in the summer have been advised to apply now for visas.
The US Embassy is expecting a peak application period this summer, especially in May and June. It advised travellers to plan ahead and s
A warning has gone out over an e-mail lottery scam, which cons people into thinking they have won a US visa.
The US Embassy yesterday urged people to ignore the e-mail, along with fake websites posing as official US Government sites.
The US Embassy has released details of new visa application procedures for Bahrain residents wishing to visit the country.
As of March 1, all applicants must submit an online application. More information can be obtained at
Tehran's UN envoy has accused the United States of denying Iran's first vice president and members of his delegation visas to attend a UN conference on the global financial crisis.
'I am indeed delivering this speech on behalf
The United States said it was ready to talk about giving more temporary access to its labour market for foreign professionals.
This has been a major demand of some developing countries in world trade talks.
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