Etihad welcomed the decision and credited a facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport where passengers clear US immigration before they land in the US for “superior security advantages” that had allowed it to satisfy US requirements.
The feud erupted last month when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and travel ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and being an ally of regional foe Iran.
US President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet to repeal Obamacare immediately even if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it.
Police officers across the US shot 492 people dead in the first half of 2017, on track to approach 1,000 such incidents for the third year in a row.
The new security measures were designed to prevent expanding an in-cabin ban on laptops, and could require additional time to screen passengers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised to combat climate change at the G20 summit next week in a challenge to US President Donald Trump.
The warning was based on intelligence indicating Syria prepping for such a strike, and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said, “It appears that they took the warning seriously”.
Iraqi forces started their push into the Old City of Mosul, which is the de facto capital of the ISIS ‘caliphate’, engaging militants dug in among civilians.
Russia denounced the warning and dismissed the reports of a strike was being prepared as “unacceptable”.
In the seventy-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses PM Modi’s US visit and how we are living in an “undeclared emergency”.
Issues such as the “protectionist” policies of Modi’s “Make in India’, the H1B visa system for Indians and a ease of business policies to be in contention.
The deal, which had reached a bit of a stalemate due to liability issues, is now likely to move forward with US support.
Schulz also believes that in light of this, the European Union needs to make its response stronger through concrete policies.
Modi’s two-day visit to Washington, where he will be meeting US President Donald Trump for the first time, begins on Sunday
The Russian diplomat said Moscow was ‘obliged’ to cancel high-level meeting after the US included 38 entities to the sanction list against activities in Ukraine.
The US has asked China not to do business with North Korea and clamp down on their ‘illicit’ nuclear and missile programmes.
Faced with a rising tide of popular discontent and pressure from the US and Mexico, the OAS looks to chastise a belligerent Venezuela which accused the member nations of being “lapdogs of imperialism”.
The US president took to twitter commend China’s effort in trying to persuade Pyongyang to rein in their nuclear program, ahead of dialogues with Beijing.
The two presidents talked of offering support and strengthening relations, moves which may be complicated by Trump’s wish for warmer ties with Russia.
The tight media censorship and backlash against dissent in the country has resulted in 36 such incidents since 2015.
Otto Warmbier was released after spending 17 months being imprisoned by the North Korean government for allegedly stealing an item bearing a propaganda slogan.
The New-York-based Human Rights Watch detailed at least 36 recent cases of violence against dissidents and over 100 imprisoned critics in Vietnam.
The Syrian regime claimed that the US-led coalition was trying to undermine its efforts, while the US claimed that the jet was taken down in self-defence .
The Supreme Leader criticised the US president’s policies towards Tehran and said his ‘destabilising measures’ will not work.
The search for a successor to Martin Koble began in February when Guterres proposed former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad for the job.
The deputy consul general was arrested in New York on charges of labour trafficking and assault.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi never stays in one place for more than three days, using couriers instead of phones and pickup trucks while on the move.
Three years ago, the US offered people from three African countries temporary protection due to the outbreak of Ebola. Now that the epidemic is over and so is their stay in the country, where do they go?
Russia believes that striking pro-government forces could hamper the peace process and prolong the conflict.
The Capitol Pride Parade saw people turning up in huge numbers. The spirit wasn’t dampened even after protesters briefly blocked the route.
The region has been a hub for ISIS’ military leader and bureaucrats, and was finally advanced upon after months of effort made to cut it off.
The protests came about in light of the multiple attacks that have been carried worldwide by ISIS within the past few months.
After Comey’s recent testimony brought to light links between the attorney general and Russia, Sessions says it is important to discuss the matter with the Senate.
The crisis among the Gulf countries, after their have isolation of Qatar, is a major diplomatic test for the US, a close ally of countries on both sides.
Shares of the company rose to hit a 17-year high after the deal with Google’s parent company to buy Boston Dynamics and Tokyo-based Schaft was announced.
As the Gulf states mount pressure on Qatar to choose between supporting ‘Islamist militants’ or the GCC, the US, UN and Kuwait offer a helping hand.
After Qatar having ties to Islamist militant groups led many countries to sever ties with it, the US stepped in to help mend relations with this valuable ally.
The current policies in place aim at cracking down on the human trafficking problem without tackling the integral issues behind it.
Despite Trump’s decision to leave the Paris accord, the US secretary of state said the country will continue its efforts to reduce emissions.
The US has been pressing China to rein in its reclusive neighbour North Korea and also condemned the militarisation of islands in the south China sea.