US updates its travel advisory to Lebanon

US updates its travel advisory to Lebanon
The State Department warned that that U.S. citizens living and working in Lebanon should understand that they accept the risks of remaining in the country and should carefully consider those risks. … These attacks, normally consisting of a few …
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Coming, Passport Service at Your Nearest post office
India Post and the Ministry of External Affairs are in discussions to offer one-stop passport solutions at post offices across the country soon, said Merwin Alexander, Post Master General of Chennai City region. Once the proposal is … Further, India …
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An innocent abroad: Hunters in the Dark is a shady portrait of travel
A $ 100 bill in his pocket allows him to find lodgings and a local phone. He decides to set up shop as a freelance teacher of English – but under the name of the American, Simon. Hey, presto – a client arrives in the form of the exceedingly fetching …
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UN: 36000 newborn Syrians stateless in Lebanon

UN: 36000 newborn Syrians stateless in Lebanon
Identity documents, usually a valid ID or passport, are required for obtaining a birth certificate from the Mukhtar, or registering with the PSD," Sleiman said. Many refugees may have lost their documents after being displaced or their documents have …
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Where the Grave Isn't Free: One Afghan Interpreter's Trials of US Resettlement
Unpacking the manila envelope, Aimal sees his old life come back into focus. A Kabul University diploma, a crisp blue passport bound on the right side, a photo of Aimal posing stiffly alongside high-level U.S. military brass. His language proficiencies …
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Jail for 'hard-working' Russian labourer who used fake passport to stay in Up
A 51-year-old Russian who used a fake passport to stay in the UK – living in Cheltenham – has been sent to prison. Serhiy Zam-Yatin of Pembroke Road, Up Hatherley, Cheltenham, was jailed for 12 months when he appeared at Gloucester Crown Court via …
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Emails give reason for Picatinny evacuation
Cifka allegedly had an expired passport, two state driver's licenses — the message did not specify the states — a suspected fake Social Security card, an international driver's license and $ 5,000 in cash, according to Burden's email. A follow-up …
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Latest Us Passport Requirements News

Why I'm Giving Up My Passport
He'd like to renounce his citizenship, but said the process was “very difficult.” It is, but I am doing it. My “in-person final loss of citizenship appointment” is scheduled for Jan. 14 at the United States Consulate here. My British passport, acquired …
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Syrian refugees become less welcome in Lebanon, as new entry rules take effect
BEIRUT — Lebanon introduced unprecedented entry restrictions for Syrians on Monday, imposing visa-like requirements in an apparent effort to curb inflows of refugees fleeing Syria's civil war in massive numbers. The new procedures … “These measures …
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Wife and child of Islamic State leader Baghdadi held in Lebanon

Wife and child of Islamic State leader Baghdadi held in Lebanon
If so, the revelation would support the claim of international involvement. The US and other states have samples of Baghdadi's DNA from the nine months he spent in US custody in Iraq in 2004. The British Foreign Office said it had nothing to add to the …
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SKN Passport Re-Issuance Begins Wednesday
The e-passports can be returned to the Passport Office in Basseterre, the Federal Office or the Premier's Ministry in Nevis. Application forms can be obtained locally from Health and Community Centres, Post Offices, and Passport Offices, and the …
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Lebanon Travel Warning

Lebanon Travel Warning
These attacks, normally consisting of a few unsophisticated rockets fired at northern Israel, often provoke a prompt military response from Israel in the form of artillery fire. The rocket attacks and responses can occur with no warning. Skirmishes and …
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Good Times, Bad Times: Jimmy Page In Pictures
There are certain members of rock royalty whose prospects for an autobiography seem a little optimistic. That Keith Richards managed to recollect anything for his book, Life, was nothing short of a miracle, however it's likely that we'll be waiting …
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Piper Alderman | Insolvency Update – 03 Dec 2014
The liquidators of Relux Commercial Pty Ltd (Relux) made an application seeking that certain leased equipment had vested in Relux pursuant to section 588FL of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act). Background Relux, prior to its liquidation, … the …
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Controls in place after escape – minister

Controls in place after escape – minister
Corrections actually allowed the prisoner to manipulate them and off he has gone … which is a danger internationally now and … a huge embarrassment to us as a country." Ms Ardern said fault lies with more than just Corrections and it appears to be …
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Embassy closure in observance of the US Veterans Day holiday
… emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy's Consular Section via telephone: 242-322-1181. General information on Consular services, including procedures for obtaining or renewing a …
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Syrian students in Lebanon stuck in limbo
Mahayni, a critic of the Assad regime, is reluctant to go the Syrian embassy to renew his passport for fear that he might be questioned. "Part of my family has … "These countries have better economies, better infrastructure and they closed their …
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