Monday, November 19, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Saudization: Inspection On Electrical Shops Intensified

The decades-long domination of shops selling electrical and electronic devices by expatriates is coming to an end amid intensified inspections across the Kingdom to...

More Than 60% Of Insured Population In Oman Overweight

A lack of physical activity, poor diet, and bad lifestyle choices are to blame for 62%of the insured population being overweight, according to a...

Sharjah: Two Dead, Three Injured In A Massive Villa Fire

A massive fire broke out at a villa in Sharjah's Maysaloon area on Monday evening killing two people of suffocation.Sharjah Civil Defence was alerted of the...

Abu Dhabi: Labourers Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Abu Dhabi Police defused a strike by hundreds of labourers who protested at their company's alleged failure to pay wages on time.The National said dozens...

Bahrain: Expat Arrested At Airport For Smuggling Drugs

A Bangladeshi national, who attempted to smuggle drugs into Bahrain, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and BD 5,000 fine by the High...

Bahrain: BD5,000 Worth Jewellery Stolen From Expat’s Villa

Around BD5,000 worth jewellery was burgled from a two-storey villa in Zinj on Friday night.Sources said the expat family of four, which lives in...

Cryptocurrency Ripple To Target Expat Remittances In Dubai

Ripple, the company behind XRP, the third largest cryptocurrency in the world, is reportedly planning to open a new office in Dubai.Dilip Rao, Ripple’s...

Bahrain: ‘Women Molesting Man’ – First Ever In Legal History

It was for the first time in the legal history of the Kingdom that a ‘woman molesting man’ case was charged, according to prosecutors.An...

2,900 Expats Arrested In Biggest-Ever Human Trafficking Case

In one of the most serious cases in Kuwait’s history over the past few years, related to trafficking in persons, the Ministry of the...

Oman: Around 140 Expats Arrested During House Raids

A total of 141 expat workers were arrested on Thursday, the Ministry of Manpower has announced.The arrests took place at dawn when officials raided...
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