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US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

The US Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

In a court filing, the administration asked the justices to overturn Thursday's decision by a US district judge in Hawaii, which limited the scope of the administration's temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.

 

Dozens of migrants believed missing off Libya

"According to the survivors about 40 others are missing, including seven children," he said. The body of one woman was had already been recovered.
 

Libya rocket attack kills five on Tripoli beach: Ministry

Libya has been wracked by chaos since the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, with rival authorities and militias battling for control of the oil-rich country.

44 Libya soldiers dead in June fighting jihadists

The troops were killed in the Al-Sabri and Soug al-Hout districts, the last jihadist bastions in Benghazi, said Hani al-Aribi, spokesman for the health ministry of authorities in eastern Libya aligned with Haftar.

Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect

Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect

The Supreme Court exempted from the ban travelers and refugees with a "bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the United States. 

US six-country travel ban takes effect with few exceptions for relatives

The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will allow exceptions for people with "close family relationships" in the US.

Donald Trump travel ban to take partial effect

The court said that Trump could only ban travelers from the targeted countries "who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.

Donald Trump travel ban: What comes next?

The court ruled that the president's executive order targeting citizens from six mainly Muslim countries could go into partial effect.

Gunmen attack UN convoy near Libya capital

The source was unable to say whether there were any casualties among the seven members of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) who came under attack.
 

Over 8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in 48 hours: Italy's coastguard

Over 8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in 48 hours: Italy's coastguard

Over 73,300 migrants have landed in Italy since January, a 14 percent increase from the same period last year.
 

War crimes prosecutor calls for arrest of Saif Gaddafi, dictator's son

War crimes prosecutor calls for arrest of Saif Gaddafi, dictator's son

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, whose whereabouts are not known, was last seen by an independent international observer in June 2014.

Businessman plans to airlift 4,000 cows to Qatar, says 'this is the time to work for country'

Businessman plans to airlift 4,000 cows to Qatar, says 'this is the time to work for country'

To meet the dairy products demand in his country, a Qatari business man has decided to airlift 4,000 cows from Australia and the US to the Gulf desert.

Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear: Lawyer

Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear: Lawyer

A Tripoli court sentenced Saif to death in 2015 for war crimes, including killing protesters during the revolution.
 

Isolating Qatar 'beginning of end' of terrorism: US President Donald Trump

Isolating Qatar 'beginning of end' of terrorism: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said isolating Qatar was the 'beginning of end' of terrorism.

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to reinstate its travel ban on citizens from 6 Muslim-majority countries

Suspended by US courts, Trump in his executive order had banned visa issuance to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

44 migrants, including babies, die in Niger desert

 At least 44 migrants, including women and babies, were found dead after their vehicle broke down in the desert of northern Niger while on the way to Libya.

Mosques in UK refuse to bury Manchester-born suicide bomber

Mosques have refused to bury the body of Manchester-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi who blew himself up at a concert last week killing 22 people.

58 migrants including children perish in Mediterranean in a week, 100 more missing

At least 58 migrants, including many children, perished in the Mediterranean last week trying to reach Italy, while 100 more are still missing, according to new figures published today.

Some 10,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in four days

Some 10,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in four days

More than 3,400 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Saturday, bringing to about 10,000 the total number rescued over four days.