The White House announced changes to the US visa waiver programme on Monday so that security officials can more closely screen travellers from 38 countries allowed to enter the United States without obtaining visas before they travel.
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has welcomed the introduction of a visa waiver for Seychellois passport holders travelling to the UAE, effective tomorrow (July 16).
Seychellois will now be grant
Legislators in Bahrain are pushing for the country's passport holders to be afforded the same privileges when visiting the UK as nationals from other neighbouring GCC states.
Last year the UK Home Office announced that as of J
The US is likely to announce on Friday that it will give at least seven economies including India, South Korea and Turkey another six-month reprieve from financial sanctions against Iran, two US government sources said.
Iraq could seek a waiver from the United States on sanctions on Iran because of its high trade with the neighbouring country and to protect its foreign reserves from penalties, an Iraqi government spokesman said on Friday.
The US governmen
The Obama administration, still grappling with how to punish a nuclear-ambitious Iran, is focusing on making countries cut purchases of Iranian oil, rather than allowing them to avoid US sanctions simply by winning price cuts. &nb
India will ask for waivers on new US sanctions on Iran as it seeks to minimize the impact of curbs on oil imports from Tehran, the Times Of India reported on Saturday, without identifying a source for its report.
India's National Security
The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has announced that it will pay three loan instalments of up to BD100 monthly on behalf of customers whose salaries don’texceed BD500.
“The package will benefit customers who have been granted individu
Egypt's Orascom Telecom (OT) said it has obtained a month-long waiver from major lenders that will enable it to go ahead with a $800 million capital increase.
Pressed as to what the waiver - to run until January 26 - would entail, offi