Turkey aims to attract 50 million tourists and boost the sector’s revenues to $50 billion (TL 472.12 billion) by 2023, said Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy Tuesday. Ersoy was speaking to the Al-Jazeera television outlet in Doh..
Two U.S. senators have urged President Joe Biden to waive sanctions against India over its purchase of Russia's S-400 air defence system, saying such a punitive measure would endanger growing cooperation. India signed a $5.5 billion deal with ..
Australia has confirmed it will lift a ban next week that has prevented its own citizens travelling overseas without permission. Australians have spent 19 months under some of the world's strictest border rules, in an effort to keep out Covid...
A US government panel has voted to recommend the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine should to be given to children aged five to 11. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) experts backed the move on Tuesday, paving the way for emergency authorisation within a..
The White House has outlined new rules for foreign travellers to the US, as flight restrictions lift for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. The plan to reopen the US border next month to foreign flights includes a requirement that al..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has canceled its earlier directive to impose a gap of 15 days between the performance of two Umrah pilgrimages, Okaz/Saudi Gazette has learnt. The ministry stated that any pilgrim can now book an appointment to perform ..
Two groups of Rohingya refugees clashed Friday in a camp in southern Bangladesh, leaving at least six refugees dead and 10 others injured, police said. The violence broke out in Cox’s Bazar district when one side opened fire, killing four pe..
Gunmen attacked a jail in Nigeria's Oyo State late on Friday and freed over 800 inmates by force, the third such major attack this year, prison service said in a statement on Saturday. The prison service said the attackers were heavily armed a..
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Umrah and prayer at Grand Mosque permits restricted for fully vaccinated pilgrims from Oct. 10