TRAVEL BAN | Bulgaria Bands Entry Of Trucks En Route To Turkey

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Bulgaria has imposed a temporary entry ban on trucks from more than 65 countries than plan to pass through the Balkan state en route to Turkey, the health ministry said on Wednesday, after Turkey imposed stringent coronavirus restrictions on truck drivers. A 45 km long line of trucks has already built … Continue reading TRAVEL BAN | Bulgaria Bands Entry Of Trucks En Route To Turkey

TRAVEL ALERT | Turkey Bans Flights With Six More Countries, Including Saudi Arabia, Britain And UAE

ANKARA – Turkey will impose flight bans to six more countries including the United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates, making the total number of countries 20, the country’s health minister announced on Monday. Switzerland, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Ireland would also be added to the list, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca told reporters. Turkey has identified … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Turkey Bans Flights With Six More Countries, Including Saudi Arabia, Britain And UAE

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Turkey Reports 12 New Coronavirus Cases In Largest Daily Rise, Brings Total To 18

ISTANBUL – Turkey identified 12 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing its total to 18, Health Ministers Fahrettin Koca said on Monday, making the highest daily rise since the country announced its first case last week. Koca said two of the new cases were related to the first case reported in the country, seven had … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Turkey Reports 12 New Coronavirus Cases In Largest Daily Rise, Brings Total To 18

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Turkey Closes Bars, Nightclubs In Response To Coronavirus

ISTAMBUL – Bars and nightclubs in Turkey will be closed from Monday in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Turkish Interior Ministry said on Sunday. It said the temporary ban will go into effect at 10am (0700GMT) on Monday. The ministry did not say how long the ban would last.

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Turkey Quarantines Thousands Of Pilgrims Returning From Saudi Arabia

ISTAMBUL – Thousands of Muslims returning to Turkey from a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia were being taken into quarantine on Sunday due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, Turkish officials said. Television pictures showed buses transporting pilgrims along the highway from Ankara’s airport to the city as part of an operation to place … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Turkey Quarantines Thousands Of Pilgrims Returning From Saudi Arabia

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Extend Travel Ban To Oman, France, Germany, Turkey, Spain Over Coronavirus

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended land and sea travel to and from Oman, France, Germany, Turkey and Spain for citizens and residents to help stem the spread of coronavirus, state news agency SPA said on Monday. Quoting a source in the Interior Ministry, SPA said people coming from these countries – or who … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Extend Travel Ban To Oman, France, Germany, Turkey, Spain Over Coronavirus

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Issues New Warning To Citizens Over Investing In Turkey

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia issued on Monday a new warning to its citizens against making investments in Turkey. The Kingdom’s embassy in Ankara called on potential Saudi investors to completely study relevant laws and regulations in the country before carrying out any investment. It urged them against falling for “untrusted marketing ploys … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Issues New Warning To Citizens Over Investing In Turkey