Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

“No more jobs in Qatar”

Food prices have soared since the Gulf nations cut Qatar off.Ajit, an Indian electrician, is just seven months into his new job but right...

Meet the ‘Kerala cop’ guarding celebrities in UAE for 25 years

When Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan played the role of a bodyguard in a movie of the same name in 2011 and came to the...

Air India Crew members detained in Saudi Arabia over permit

The crew members of the Air India Flight 931 were returning to their hotel after having dinner when their taxi was intercepted by Saudi...

Expat workers stranded in Sohar will get NOC, company says

Stranded workers in Sohar will get No Objection Certificates (NOCs), an official from the company that failed to pay them for months said on...

British woman died after her BMW plunged 80ft from multi-storey car...

A British woman plunged to her death after accidentally reversing her BMW off an 80ft tall multi-storey car park in Abu Dhabi. Linda Al Selmie,...

Man jailed for filming worker in shower in Dubai

A 21-year-old man, who secretly filmed another man while he was taking a shower and then used the video clip to blackmail the victim...

UAE-based Pakistani seeks Indian minister’s help for visa

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has time and again rescued people of who seek out to her for help. And, she is known...

Travel agencies can now issue Saudi tourist visas

JEDDAH/RIYADH: Travel agencies in category D can now issue visas for tourists and for educational or medical treatment purposes inside and outside the Kingdom. The...

Saudi Arabia: Dependent’s fee impact: 62,000 expats leave

RIYADH — The number of expatriate workers has gone down by about 62,000 by the end of the second quarter of this year since the...

Saudi: Over 94,000 expats left between July-Sept

Riyadh — More than 94,000 expat workers left Saudi Arabia in the third quarter of 2017, according to the General Authority for Statistics (GaStat).The number...
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