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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Why Indians and Pakistanis love to call Dubai home

The lure of Dubai property has always been too good to resist for investors from the Sub-Continent. No surprise then that Indians have yet...

Two border crossings for expatriates entering the UAE from Oman

Expatriates living in Oman will have to use two border crossing points only to enter the UAE from Monday, January 1 onwards.The authorities in Abu...

Saudis spending on tourism decreased by 20% last year

Saudis spent around SR78 billion ($21 billion) on tourism overseas last year, down 20% from the previous year, which amounted to SR97.3 billion ($26...

Mother of suspect in maid’s death denies son’s involvement

The family of a Lebanese man in whose apartment the body of a Filipina was found is in shock, claiming: “It is impossible for...

What UAE gratuity payment is my maid entitled to?

Our maid has been with us for four years. She is now requesting four years' worth of gratuity money although she is not leaving...

Riyadh tourism events attract over 200,000 visitors in 2017

RIYADH: The Saudi Commission of Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced on Saturday that more than 200,000 visitors enjoyed 42 various tourist activities and...

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...

Dubai leads the world in quality of roads: RTA chief

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, in Dubai, has stated that...

Expat falls to death

Hidd: A 55-years-old worker died after he sustained serious injuries following a fall from an under-construction building in Hidd yesterday. The accident took place in the morning,...

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to simplify business visa issuance

The 11th session of the Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) began on Tuesday with a renewed pledge to boost bilateral economic, investment and...

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