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US suspends travel ban after judge stayed Trump order

US suspends travel ban after judge stayed Trump order

US authorities on Saturday suspended President Donald Trump's controversial ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, following a court ruling that blocked its enforcement.

Emirates, Etihad, Qatar to let barred passengers on US flights

Emirates, Etihad, Qatar to let barred passengers on US flights

Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways said on Saturday they will allow passengers barred by President Donald Trump's executive order to board US-bound flights after a federal judge blocked the move.

Tens of thousands in US cities protest Trump immigration order

Tens of thousands in US cities protest Trump immigration order

Tens of thousands of people rallied in US cities and at airports on Sunday to voice outrage over President Donald Trump's executive order restricting entry into the country for travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.

Two Iraqis lead legal fight against Trump order blocking entry

Two Iraqis lead legal fight against Trump order blocking entry

A federal judge blocked the deportation on Saturday of dozens of travelers and refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations, stranded at US airports under an order from President Donald Trump, after a lawsuit filed on behalf of two Iraqis with ties to US security forces.

Afghan opium cultivation hits record high in 2013

Afghan opium cultivation hits record high in 2013

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record high in 2013 as farmers seek to “insure” themselves before Nato forces withdraw next year.