Monday, September 24, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Bahrain: No More Entry Visas For Qatari Nationals

Bahrain’s interior ministry on Tuesday announced the suspension of the issuance of entry visas for Qatari nationals.The ministry said in a statement it posted...

Oman: Lulu Firm Sacks Expat Employee For Insulting Flood Victims

A Keralite expat based in Oman got fired from his job at Lulu on Sunday after he posted insensitive comments about the flood victims...

Bahrain to take action against fake degree holders

Many prominent citizens including government officials have fake degrees, sources sayIn his upcoming play ‘Zamana Kharaab Hai’, Bahraini director Hussain Al Owainati highlights the...

Bahrain: King Pledges Aid To Flood-Hit Victims In India

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has sent a cable of condolences and sympathies over the deaths caused by the floods and...

Kuwait: The Effects of Expats’ Departure On Real Estate Market

A number of real estate experts affirmed that the recent departure of a large number of expatriates from the country did not negatively impact...

Saudi Arabia suffers capital flight

As Saudi Arabia raises the stakes in its dispute with Canada, the economic fallout could worsen an already serious issue for the kingdom: capital flight....

Bahrain: Calls To Introduce Background Checks For Expats

The lawmakers call upon the Interior Ministry along with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority to create a competent agency that can track the criminal...

Bahrain: Two Expat Doctors Found Dead In An Apartment

The double suicide of a man and his brother-in-law’s wife, both doctors, sent shockwaves across the Kingdom yesterday. The bodies of Dr Ibrahim Rawther...

Oman: New Rules To Protect Expat Workers

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has introduced a number of new regulations designed to help protect the rights of expat workers in the sultanate, according...

Qatar, and the exploitation of migrant workers

Durlal Singh sold his farmland to secure a ticket to Qatar in 2015. Three years on, the 35-year old carpenter from the Barnala district...
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