The Government took note that on October 17, the Ministry of Tourism of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially announced that Mauritius had been added to the list of countries whose citizens could apply for an e-visa online through an e-visa platform, before traveling or upon arrival in Saudi Arabia, through the visa offices of the Ministry of Immigration.
1 month ago
U.S. officials are confident Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner in the hours after the Iranian missile attack on U.S. targets earlier this week, CBS News has learned. The Ukrainian International Airlines plane crashed Wednesday soon after takeoff from Tehran's airport, killing all 176 people on board.
3 years, 10 months ago
At least 235 people were killed and another 109 injured in an attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region on Friday, Egyptian state-run media reported, in what appears to be the deadliest terror attack on Egyptian soil.
6 years ago
Le ministre des Services Financiers et de la Bonne Gouvernance, Sudhir Sesungkur, a confirmé ce matin au Mauricien que la Financial Services Commission (FSC), l’autorité régulatrice du secteur des services financiers non bancaires, s’est déjà mis à l’ouvrage pour « étudier la véracité des informations contenues dans le lourd dossier (13,4 millions de documents) des Paradise Papers, en particulier les informations relatives aux activités dans le centre financier mauricien ».
6 years ago
Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday that it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj, despite a monthslong rift between Doha and four Arab countries led by Riyadh that prompted both sides to trade accusations of politicizing the pilgrimage.
6 years, 3 months ago
Egypt, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries severed all ties with Qatar early Monday, in a renewal of a four-year effort to isolate it and a sign of a new boldness after a visit to the region by President Trump
6 years, 5 months ago
LafargeHolcim Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Eric Olsen resigned after two years at the helm amid a probe into operations in war-torn Syria, leaving the world’s biggest cement company without a leader as it struggles to make a success of the merger between French and Swiss rivals.
6 years, 7 months ago
The scene unspooled as if in a horror film: As firefighters fought to control a blaze in one of Tehran’s most prominent high-rise buildings, the structure suddenly collapsed in a smoldering heap of wreckage reminiscent of the scene in New York on Sept. 11, 2001 — all while millions watched on Iranian state television.
6 years, 10 months ago