Monday, May 28, 2018

GCC Countries

Visa cancellation shock for expats

Returning expats are finding themselves blocked from entering Bahrain, stranded at the airport and without jobs because Bahraini employers are cancelling their visas after...

Manama ranked 4th most expensive city in Middle East (especially for...

The Worldwide Cost of Living (WCOL) 2017 index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit ranks Manama as the fourth most expensive city in the...

Woman Films Maid Falling off a Window

Awoman from Kuwait was detained for filming her maid, an Ethiopian national hanging from a window and screaming for help. In the video, instead...

MPs discuss further subsidy removals (for Expats)

A bill seeking to cut off further subsidies for Expats will come up for voting in the next regular session of Bahrain's Parliament, it has...

Man Arrested Over Traffic Laws Protest

Aman who allegedly instigated a protest against Bahrain traffic law has been arrested and detained at his home in Bani Jamrah. He was accused...

IMF warns that Bahrain needs urgent spending cuts

Lower oil prices led to fiscal deficit of about 18% of GDP Fiscal measures could include VAT and a cut in subsidiesBahrain needs...

Drivers flouting Yellow Boxes to be fined BD20 from 1st May

Drivers who flout traffic laws and cause traffic jams at road junctions by blocking traffic and ignoring yellow box rules will from 1st May...

Kuwait turns against its expat population

Safa Al-Hashem, the only woman in Kuwait’s 50-seat parliament, is capitalizing on a growing resentment of foreigners to build support for a movement that’s...

Swimwear alert at new Dubai beaches

Women are being asked to cover their bikinis and dress modestly at two new beaches along Dubai’s most popular stretch of coast.Areas either side...

Bahrain’s Traffic Lights are Dangerous

M arch 22, 2017 Last night I was involved in a crash on the Hidd highway. I had a choice of breaking hard when the traffic...

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