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Nepal Bars its Nationals from Working in Iraq

Nepal has reportedly banned its nationals from working in Libya, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, following the killing of 13 security personnel from Nepal in a suicide attack claimed by Talban in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Nepalese Labour Minister Deepak Bohara (pictured) said on Friday said that the decision is attributed to the security situation in […]

Iraq Bans Poultry Imports due to Avian Flu

By John Lee. Iraq has banned the importion of frozen and live poultry products from two dozen countries. According to a report from Reuters, Baghdad restricted poultry imports from France last month, following a reported outbreak of H5N1 bird flu. The ban now extends to Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Bhutan, China, Egypt, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, […]

Nepal Lifts Iraq Working Ban

The government of Nepal has lifted the ban on Nepalis working in Iraq. An estimated 30,000 Nepalis working in Iraq were facing the prospect of deportation after the US asked its contractors to send home expatriate workers whose countries impose a travel ban in Iraq. “We took the decision for the sake of Nepalis already […]