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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Saudi: More than 1.5 million illegal expats detained

The number of residency and labor law violators arrested in the ongoing crackdown as part of the Kingdom-wide campaign Nation Free of Illegal Expats...

Kuwait to stop employment of expats over age 60

Kuwait is looking at imposing a new cap on hiring foreigners based on their age, as part of a massive official drive.Under the new...

Gulf dispute makes leaving Qatar more complicated for expats

An ongoing sea blockade of Qatar by three of Qatar’s Gulf neighbors has caused headaches for some residents leaving the country this summer. The ban on...

Dependent fee creates “panic” amongst expats

The fee on dependents, which came into force on July 1, has created panic and confusion among expat workers, according to the Saudi Gazette. Computer...

Saudi: Expat remittances drop in recent months

Expatriate workers sent SR10.43 billion to their families or back home in June of this year compared to SR15.84 billion in June 2016, it...

Kuwait: poor priced out of health–expats to suffer

From the month of October, the majority of expatriates in Kuwait will not be able to afford healthcare services in the country, due to...

Over 1,000 fake job offers for Indians busted in UAE

More than 1,000 bogus job offers have been busted this year by the Indian Workers Resource Centre (IWRC) working under the Indian Embassy in...

Ways to get arrested in Dubai

1. Brushing up against a man in a barTourist Jamie Harron hit headlines after he was arrested for touching a man's hip in a...

Bahrain expat sentenced to life for murder

An exptriate has been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his sponsor’s brother in Aali last year. The First Higher Criminal Court issued its verdict...

Bahrain: Vegetable seller is accused of selling drugs

A VEGETABLE seller allegedly sold marijuana by hiding it among vegetables, a court heard.The 30-year-old Indian was arrested when he agreed to sell BD120...
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