Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Qatar offers visa on arrival for Iran nationals

Qatar Airways announced yesterday that Iran nationals will be issued visa on arrival. A passport valid for six months from the date of arrival, a...

‘Bahrain targets to become Hong Kong of the Middle East’ –...

Bahrain is well positioned to benefit from an expected trade boost brought about by the liberalization and economic growth of Saudi Arabia, the country's...

Saudi: 77% of teachers in private colleges are expats

There are 4,984 teachers in private universities and colleges in the Kingdom, of whom 3,854 are expatriates representing about 77 percent, local Arabic daily...

Bahrain not in a good place financially, as debt soars

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) affirmed Bahrain’s long and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign ratings and said the outlook was stable for...

Saudi: Restaurant goers to be fined for unfinished plates

Saudi Arabia’s consultative Shoura Council will this month discuss a food waste law that could see individuals charged for leaving unfinished plates in restaurants.The...

UAE: Beggar caught with Dh100,000 found in his artificial leg

A beggar who duped members of the public by pretending to be a double amputee was found with Dh100,000 in his fake artificial leg...

Kuwait: 1,629 expats in public sector terminated; more lay offs targeted

The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629, according to official statistics which further indicate...

How My Trip To Incredible India Was Defeated By Incredible Indian...

India, I hear, is a beautiful and amazing country that offers much to see, and actively markets itself as a tourist destination. The recent...

Man enters Bahrain hiding in container as visa request got rejected

A man enters the Kingdom illegally by hiding inside a wooden container as he was not able to get a Visa. The police arrested...

Saudi Denies Imposing Fees On Expat Remittance

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Finance has denied rumours swirling in social media that the kingdom is set to impose fees on remittances by expatriate...
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