Thursday, November 15, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Qatar Passes Landmark Law to Grant Permanent Residency to Expats

Qatar, facing a boycott by a Saudi-led alliance, approved a draft law that will grant permanent residency cards to some foreigners, an unprecedented action...

Opinion: Saudi residency regulations revisited!

EVERY now and then, regulations are issued without justification and interpretation, and it is difficult for us, as commentators and writers, to explain them...

Portsmouth: Omani man jailed for abducting his own children

A father who abducted his young children and took them to live with his parents in Oman was today jailed for one year after...

UAE: mother loses custody of children for changing religion

The Ras Al Khaimah Personal Status Court of Appeal has stripped an expatriate mother of her children's custody rights. The higher court said that the...

Feel good: UAE restaurant serves free biryani to workers

As part of the Year of Giving announced by the UAE government, the Terrace Restaurant chain is serving dum biryani, along with juice or...

Indian expat says goodbye to Dubai in emotional letter

After almost thirty years of living in Dubai, I left. Although the possibility of packing up had been hovering as a 'someday', the actual...

Dubai: Man embezzles Dh200,000 worth of cooking oil

A former sales manager at a trading firm has been charged with embezzling more than Dh205,000 worth of cooking oil. The 42-year-old Indian is accused...

Air India issues new instructions for crew flying to Saudi Arabia

Air India has asked its crew members operating flights to Saudi Arabia to carry their names on the hotel letter pad along with the telephone...

Some teachers threaten to take Kuwait to international courts

The crisis related to the rights of expatriate teachers has escalated to the extent that some teachers have threatened to resort to international courts...

Opinion: Don’t kill Bahrain’s golden goose

Remember Aesop’s fable, the Goose that laid a Golden Egg? A couple, whose goose laid golden eggs, made its owners fabulously wealthy. But they...
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