Wednesday, September 26, 2018

GCC Countries

Iran bans English in primary schools after leader’s warning

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official has said, after Islamic leaders warned that early learning of the...

Bahrain: 50% Decline in Real Estate Market

Real estate developers in Bahrain said that the real estate market has declined by 50% after imposing charges on infrastructure, indicating that sectors are...

Saudi Arabia finally allows girls to take PE!

Saudi Arabia will allow girls to participate in physical education classes for the first time ever, a change experts say illustrates how the government...

Indians promised jobs in Kuwait arrested at airport with fake tickets

 MUMBAI, Nov 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mumbai police have arrested 30 men trying to fly to Kuwait on fake tickets and visas and...

Child drowns in abandoned swimming pool

Manama: A five-year-old Bahraini boy, Ali Jassim, drowned in an abandoned swimming pool in Dar Kulaib village on Monday. The mishap took place when the boy, accompanied...

Oman to revoke expat work permits if firms don’t hire Omanis

The issuing of work permits won’t be stopped if violating companies meet the required Omanisation targets, the Ministry of Manpower has said.The announcement comes...

SAUDI ARABIA RESTORES CIVIL SERVICE AND MILITARY ALLOWANCES

The measures were the first pay cuts for government employees, who make up about two-thirds of working Saudis.RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued...

Saudi: Around 385,000 Expats Deported In 9 Months

According to monthly statistics released by a campaign called the Nation Fee of Illegal Expats, authorities have deported more than 385,000 illegal residents from...

Saudi: Man stabs expat nurse who refused medication

A nurse was repeatedly stabbed in the arm by a Saudi man who became enraged after being refused medication. Rolando Mina, 29, had been filling...

Ultra-wealthy individuals in Dubai to rise 60% by 2026

The number of ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) in Dubai will grow 60 percent by 2026, according to a Dubai-specific “Wealth Report” from Knight...
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