UAE launches ePassport renewal app

UAE launches ePassport renewal app
The United Arab Emirates has unveiled a smartphone app that allows citizens to renew their ePassports, including the submittal of passport photos. Officials say the UAE-MOI app can be used to renew passports “in a matter of minutes”, with a Dh50 …
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Amos Oz has a recipe for saving Israel

Amos Oz has a recipe for saving Israel
If a similar proposal had been put to us in the days of Prime Ministers David Ben-Gurion and Levi Eshkol, in the period of the noes of the Arab summit meeting at Khartoum – almost all of us would have gone out to dance in the streets. ….. when I was …
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New Venezuelan visa rules are leaving travelers confused, stranded
While some airlines are requiring U.S. passport holders to have a visa, others will allow U.S. citizens who were born in Venezuela to travel with an expired Venezuelan passport if they have an unexpired U.S. passport, Kostencki said. “In theory under …
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New system to alert aiport officials about wanted people before arrival
“These are the majority of cases we are finding in API such as cheque bounces or changing passport and using new passport. You can no longer change the passport and enter the UAE. The new system has really benefited us,” she said on the sidelines of …
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MP Khaire to meet central officials over passport office

MP Khaire to meet central officials over passport office
An independent office in the city will be convenient for people across eight adjoining districts in the region. Around 15 lakh domestic and 50,000 foreign tourists visit the city every year. A passport office in the city is the need of the hour …
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Yemen: Drop Charges Against Baha'i Adherent
Photocopies of his Yemini ID and passport provided by his wife show he was born in Yemen in 1964, however. The prosecutor charged him with collaborating with Israel by working … On December 3, 2013, officers from the National Security Bureau (NSB …
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Ukraine Rebels Upbeat After an Infusion of Aid
A few hundred yards away, across an icy lake and a field, were some scattered office buildings, close enough to count the windowpanes. “There are the Ukrainians,” said the commander, whose real … Two weeks ago, Russian-backed rebels captured the …
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Unbelievable: We Are Like This Only

Unbelievable: We Are Like This Only
I learn that he overcame the handicap of being dead and obtained a passport to attend the Harvard ceremony, but the US government refused him entry. Let me quote from a New York Times report on his story. It is written so well it could have been …
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Don't trust bumbling public officials and opt out of this NHS data disaster
The great passport computer fiasco this year meant thousands were inconvenienced. Surely we all recall the Department of Work and Pensions computer discs containing all the private details of everyone claiming child benefit, including their National …
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How to get a Passport – Special Report by HCP

Abbottabad: People looking for new passport have lot of question in mind. So HCP get answers of those simple questions from officials which you have in mind….

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New Philippine consul general to meet Inos, NMI officials

New Philippine consul general to meet Inos, NMI officials
UFO president Annamae Adaza said they will deploy 12 volunteers to assist the consular services, adding that they will also accept passport renewal applications for the next mobile consular service that will be held before the end of this year. The …
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Security Checks Jeopardize Kenyans' Hajj
NAIROBI – Hundreds of Kenya Muslims have been expressing increasing fears over possibility of missing the life-time journey to hajj this year due to controversial delays by the country's Immigration Department to issue or renew passports for would-be …
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Immigration officials review mistaken citizenship

Immigration officials review mistaken citizenship
It was only last fall when he sought a passport to take a cruise with his wife that he discovered the authorities did not list him as a citizen or a permanent resident. Suddenly, he was in limbo and under investigation by the U.S. government. "I served …
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Mexican man indicted for phony credit cards
Alfredo Alvarez-Mendicuti was arrested April 25 crossing from Reynosa, Mexico, into Texas after his passport was shown to be revoked because of ties to a drug cartel. A further inspection revealed a bulge in his waistband. Border officers found the …
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