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Want to be an Instagram influencer in Dubai? That’ll cost you...

Social networks such as Instagram, Facebook and YouTube are being forced to register with the United Arab Emirates government by the end of June....

Saudi Women’s Rights Activists Labeled as ‘Traitors’

Saudi Arabia has widened its crackdown on women’s rights activists, bringing the number of arrests up to 11 people, according to human rights groups.Since...

Bahrain tops the world for good work-life balance after Denmark

Bahrain offers the best work-life balance worldwide for expatriates after Denmark, said a new report from InterNations, the largest global network and information site...

Kuwait: Expats start facing the worst due to Kuwaitization

Kuwait has banned the recruitment of expat professionals holding top university qualifications if they’re below 30 years of age.According to sources, the decision was...

Saudi: Man stabs expat nurse who refused medication

A nurse was repeatedly stabbed in the arm by a Saudi man who became enraged after being refused medication. Rolando Mina, 29, had been filling...

Saudi: Riyal coins to be replaced with banknotes

The SR1 banknotes will be replaced with one-riyal coins. The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) will start withdrawing SR1 banknotes from the market from...

FlyDubai – Was there a hijack attempted in Iranian Airspace?

Reports were being circulated on social media about an attempt to hijack a Flydubai plane in Iranian airspace which was denied on Wednesday by...

Saudi: 785,000 expats lost their jobs since 2017

According to official Saudi data, 785,000 foreign employees in the private sector have left their jobs in the 15 months since the beginning of...

UAE: 48% decline in cyber-attacks this year

The number of cyber-attacks against websites in the UAE during the first four months of the current year reached 155, compared to 297 attacks...

Saudi: 77% of teachers in private colleges are expats

There are 4,984 teachers in private universities and colleges in the Kingdom, of whom 3,854 are expatriates representing about 77 percent, local Arabic daily...

Nepah virus outbreak – GCC residents warned against travelling to Kerala

Bahrain’s government and other groups in the GCC have asked citizens and residents to avoid travelling to the southern Indian state of Kerala due...

Bahrain: Food wastage increases to 600 tonnes per day

When the world is fighting malnutrition and poverty, a lot of food is ending up in trash cans here at a time. The volume of...

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