TRAVEL | Travel Bans Cannot Be Idefinite, Countries Must Fight Virus At Home: WHO

Madain Saleh GENEVA – Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their borders, the World Health Organization said on Monday. A surge of infections has prompted countries to reimpose some travel restrictions in recent days, … Continue reading TRAVEL | Travel Bans Cannot Be Idefinite, Countries Must Fight Virus At Home: WHO

TRAVEL ALERT | Greece Bans Entry To Serbian Citizens Until July 15

ATHENS | GREECE – Greece will not allow Serbian visitors in from July 6 until July 15, the government said on Sunday, as it moved to contain the spread of coronavirus during its peak tourism season. Serbia declared a state of emergency in Belgrade on Friday, reimposing some restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Greece Bans Entry To Serbian Citizens Until July 15

TRAVEL BAN | Bulgaria Bans Entry To Foreigners From Almost All The World Over Coronavirus

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – European Union member Bulgaria banned entry to its territory to citizens from around the globe except for 19EU member states, as it battles to contain the spread of the coronavirus, its health minister said on Monday. The Balkan country has closed schools, restaurants and bars and restricted travel between cities since … Continue reading TRAVEL BAN | Bulgaria Bans Entry To Foreigners From Almost All The World Over Coronavirus

TRAVEL | Bulgaria Plans To Extend Emergency Until May 13

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Bulgaria plans to extend its national emergency by a month to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, the government said on Wednesday, as the number of confirmed cases rose to 422. The Black Sea state’s parliament voted unanimously on March 13 to declare a state of emergency until April 13. … Continue reading TRAVEL | Bulgaria Plans To Extend Emergency Until May 13

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Process Requests To Travel Between Its 13 Provinces

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia on Sunday a dedicated team to process requests to travel between its 13 provinces following the ban on traveling across provincial borders under the 21-day curfew established by King Salman bin Abdulaziz last week to slow the spread of coronavirus. ‘Based on the curfew order and no-movement restrictions … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia To Process Requests To Travel Between Its 13 Provinces

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Extends Suspension Of Work An Flights

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that it will extend the suspension of workplace attendance in both public and private sectors and international passenger flights among efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus. In a statement issued by an official source at the Ministry of Interior, all … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Extends Suspension Of Work An Flights

TRAVEL ALERT | Oman Suspends All Domestic, International Flights

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Oman announced on Tuesday it was suspending all internal and international flights as of March 29, except cargo operations and flights to Musadam, according to state TV. The decision comes amid coronavirus contamination efforts. The Gulf Country currently had 84 cases and has yet to record a death attributable to … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Oman Suspends All Domestic, International Flights

BREAKING NEWS | Britain Imposes Lockdown To Combat Spread Of Coronavirus

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered stringent restrictions on people’s movement to slow the spread of the coronavirus, saying people should stay at home unless they are buying food, travelling to work, needing medical care or exercising. In a televised address to the nation, Johnson told people they should not … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Britain Imposes Lockdown To Combat Spread Of Coronavirus

TRAVEL ALERT | Cyprus Announces Lockdown On Coronavirus Until April 13

BUCHAREST – Cyprus on Monday announced a lockdown on the island until April 13 to fight of the spread of coronavirus, saying the movement of people was banned until then unless absolutely necessary. ‘We are truly at war, and this isn’t by enlisting our children to give or take lives by means or arms’, Cypriot … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Cyprus Announces Lockdown On Coronavirus Until April 13

TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Suspends Entry Of GCC Nationals Until Approval Of Pre – Examination Mechanism: WAM

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates suspended entry of citizens of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states until the approval of the pre-examination mechanism, starting at midnight today, WAM said on Friday quoting the foreign ministry.