Friday, June 22, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

UAE bans birds from Russia due to virus outbreak

A virus outbreak has prompted UAE environment chiefs to impose a ban on live birds from Russia being brought into the country.The Ministry of...

Saudi: Women can hit the road after 2 days or pay...

According to traffic department sources, women found driving before June 24 will be fined SR500 to SR900. Such women will also be penalized under Article 77...

Saudi: Midday work ban enforced for 3 months

The midday work ban in Saudi Arabia has come into force since Friday, June 15, Saudi’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development announced.Under the...

Bahrain: Proposal to reserve certain jobs for Bahrainis

MP Ghazi Al Rahma has urged his fellow MPs to vote for a proposal he had submitted a few months ago, demanding the authorities to...

Women need not bother men anymore for Bahrain-Saudi trips

Women from Saudi Arabia will be able to drive cars and cross into neighboring Bahrain by car without men on June 24, when the...

Dubai: Zen Tower fire results 100% rise in home insurance sales

Comparison website yallacompare has witnessed a 100% increase in the number of home insurance policies being sold since the Zen Tower fire in Dubai...

UAE: One-year residency permit for war-hit expats

Citizens of war-torn countries living in the UAE who have overstayed their visas will be allowed to remain in the Emirates for a year...

UAE – New rules for foreign investors

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

UAE – New visa rules for students

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

The state Kuwait is in

The FTSE Russell index provided a major boost to the fortunes of the Kuwait Stock Exchange when it upgraded the bourse to emerging market...

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