Gulf Times - Biden
Biden begins dismantling Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' asylum policy

Biden begins dismantling Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' asylum policy

Asylum seekers forced to remain in Mexico while their cases are being resolved in the United States will begin to be admitted into the US as of next week, President Joe Biden's administration announced Friday.

Suu Kyi aide among new wave of arrests in Myanmar as Biden approves sanctions

Suu Kyi aide among new wave of arrests in Myanmar as Biden approves sanctions

A close aide to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was detained in a new wave of arrests following last week's military coup, a party official said on Thursday ...

As asylum camp swells at US-Mexico border, Biden aide calls for patience

As asylum camp swells at US-Mexico border, Biden aide calls for patience

The Biden administration is urging migrants waiting in Mexico under restrictions imposed by former US President Donald Trump to be patient, even as the population of a makeshift camp in northeastern Mexico ...

Biden to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official

Biden to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of Europe, a White House official said Sunday ...

'We must end this uncivil war,' says Biden, taking over a US in crisis

'We must end this uncivil war,' says Biden, taking over a US in crisis

Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, offering a message of unity and restoration to a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy ...

Amir congratulates US President Biden

Amir congratulates US President Biden

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to Joe Biden on taking the oath as President of the United States of America ...

Biden begins inauguration, vowing 'new day' after Trump tumult

Biden begins inauguration, vowing 'new day' after Trump tumult

Joe Biden arrived Wednesday to be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, vowing a "new day" for the United States after four years of tumult under Donald Trump who in an extraordinary final act ...

Biden administration plans to strengthen health measures around international travel

Biden administration plans to strengthen health measures around international travel

It’s a new dawn in the US, as Joe Biden entered The White House as the 46th president. The US imposed travel restrictions on Europe last March and the Brazilian entry ban was put in place in May ...

National Mall closed for Biden inauguration amid security fears

National Mall closed for Biden inauguration amid security fears

The National Mall in downtown Washington will be closed because of security concerns until after Wednesday's inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden, the National Park Service said Friday.

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

President-elect Joe Biden outlined a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal on Thursday, saying bold investment was needed to jump-start the economy and accelerate the distribution of vaccines ...

Washington Monument closed due to threats to disrupt Biden inauguration

Washington Monument closed due to threats to disrupt Biden inauguration

The US National Park Service said on Monday it has closed the Washington Monument through Jan. 24 due to continuing threats, from groups involved in last week's US Capitol riot, to disrupt President-elect Joe Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration.

End to Gulf crisis, Biden win confirmation bolster sentiments

End to Gulf crisis, Biden win confirmation bolster sentiments

The end to the Gulf crisis and the US Congress’ confirmation of Joe Biden’s presidential win had its positive influence in the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which inched near 10,700 levels this week ...