Monday, July 16, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Bahrain: New bill to crack down ‘free visas’

Manama : The House of Representatives will discuss a bill in its weekly session on Tuesday to toughen the punishments for those who hire illegal employees,...

Saudi to issue tourist visas

Saudi Arabia is to issue tourist visas as it tries to attract foreigners to reduce its economy’s dependence on oil.Millions of Muslims descend on...

Saudi: No installments for dependents fees

RIYADH: The General Directorate of Passports reported that fees levied on dependents shall be paid at once, according to Al-Marsad.A resident in the Kingdom...

Expat trapped in Dubai for 2 YEARS after dhs10 taxi fare...

A British businessman has told how he was trapped in Dubai for two years awaiting trial over a £2 (dhs10) taxi fare mix-up.David Ballantine,...

Indians promised jobs in Kuwait arrested at airport with fake tickets

 MUMBAI, Nov 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mumbai police have arrested 30 men trying to fly to Kuwait on fake tickets and visas and...

Dubai: Briton jailed for touching man’s hip warns visitors his ordeal...

Jamie Harron arrives at Glasgow Airport after being freed in Dubai PAA Briton who was sentenced to prison for touching a man’s hip in Dubai has warned...

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...

Qatar, under pressure, announces efforts to protect migrant workers’ rights

Gireesh Kumar, an engineer from the south Indian state of Kerala at a company in Qatar, is quite hopeful as the Qatari government is...

How Dubai’s prime property prices compare to cities worldwide

Average cost of a prime apartment in Dubai is $8,400 per square metre.1. Monaco is the world's priciest place to buy a prime...

Expats in Saudi Arabia will only be allowed 1 year work...

Work visas were previously valid for two years.The validity of expat work visas for private sector employees in Saudi Arabia has been reduced from...

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