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World 29 Jan 2017 | 5:41 PM

Iraq parliament panel asks government to 'reciprocate' to U.S. travel curbs

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's foreign affairs committee on Sunday said the U.S. travel curbs imposed on Iraqis were "unfair," and asked the government in Baghdad to "reciprocate" to the American decision.

World 29 Jan 2017 | 7:24 PM

Influential Shi'ite cleric Sadr says Americans should leave Iraq

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An influential Shi'ite cleric said on Sunday American nationals should leave Iraq, in retaliation for the new travel curbs imposed by the U.S. administration on the Iraqis.

World 29 Jan 2017 | 8:00 PM

Trump order dashes dreams of Iraqi family bound for United States

CAIRO/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Fuad Sharef and his family waited two years for a visa to settle in the United States, selling their home and quitting jobs and schools in Iraq before setting off on Saturday for a new life they saw as a reward for working with U.S. organisations.

World 29 Jan 2017 | 11:43 PM

Iraq to lobby against U.S. travel curbs to preserve cooperation against Islamic State

BAGHDAD/MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq will lobby against new travel limits to the United States by Iraqis, arguing both countries need to uphold their fight against Islamic State (IS), Iraqi parliamentarians said on Sunday.

World 30 Jan 2017 | 4:12 AM

Global backlash grows against Trump's immigration order

BAGHDAD/CAIRO (Reuters) - A global backlash against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration curbs gathered strength on Sunday as several countries including long-standing American allies criticised the measures as discriminatory and divisive.

Corporate News 30 Jan 2017 | 3:03 PM

Wall St drops on jitters over Trump's travel curbs

NEW YORK: U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday as investors turned defensive due to uncertainty sparked by President Donald Trump's orders to curb travel and immigration from some countries.

World 30 Jan 2017 | 4:17 PM

Travel curbs show U.S. hatred of Muslims, say Islamist sympathisers - SITE

DUBAI (Reuters) - Entry curbs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries are proof of America's “hatred towards Muslims”, sympathisers of Islamist militant groups said according to the U.S.-based SITE monitoring service.

Economy 30 Jan 2017 | 10:46 PM

Trump travel curbs slam stocks, hit dollar vs yen

NEW YORK: Major world equity markets fell on Monday and the dollar slipped against the safe-haven yen after new U.S. immigration curbs stirred concerns about the impact of U.S. President Donald Trump's policies on global trade and the economy.

World 02 Feb 2017 | 12:59 AM

Concerned about refugees, U.N. experts add to censure of Trump move

(Reuters) - U.N. human rights experts warned that asylum seekers could face torture if not given safe harbor and the Vatican called for openness to other cultures on Wednesday, adding to a drumbeat of international criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel curbs.

World 02 Feb 2017 | 6:08 AM

Trump travel curbs pose revenue challenges for U.S. colleges

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's travel restrictions on people from seven countries could dampen international enrolment at U.S. colleges, at a time they have become increasingly reliant on tuition revenue from overseas students.