Wednesday, July 18, 2018

GCC Countries

Saudi: Around 50 video games banned after children’s deaths

Saudi Arabia says it’s banning a long list of popular video games after allegations surfaced that two children killed themselves after being encouraged to...

Saudi: 67,000 new job vacancies for expats in near future

According to the General Authority of Statistics, the Saudi job market will have more than 350,000 new opportunities in the near future.There will be...

Bahrain needs ‘comprehensive’ reforms to reduce its financial deficits

Bahrain needs a comprehensive package of reforms to reduce its fiscal deficits over the medium term, the IMF said, as the island kingdom seeks...

800,000 expats have left Saudi Arabia, creating a hiring crisis

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have portrayed himself as a moderniser rolling back the country's stultifying social restrictions — but he is...

UAE: 28 men sentenced to a total of 283 years for...

The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance has convicted and sentenced 28 men to a combined total prison term of 283 years for...

‘I can’t believe I’m driving in Saudi Arabia’

Saudi Arabia has today finally lifted its ban on women drivers. I was up until after midnight scrolling through social media for photos and...

Saudi woman ‘arrested for hugging’ singer Majid al-Mohandis

A public prosecutor will now consider harassment charges against the woman, police told Okaz, a leading Saudi newspaper, and Efe news agency. A woman in...

Kuwait aviation employees on partial sit-in

 The Syndicate of Civil Aviation Employees said in a statement that a deadline for authorities to meet its demands had ended and that starting...

Bahrain: Huge fire broke out in a building at Mahooz

The Bahraini Civil Defense forces evacuated a building belonging to a company in the "Bu Ashira" area near Kuwait Street in the capital province...

UAE: No Visa fee for tourists’ dependents under 18

The UAE on Sunday announced a change in visa rules for tourists, exempting dependents under the age of 18 from visa fees.Children of tourists,...

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