Wednesday, July 18, 2018

GCC Countries

Exodus of expats from GCC as nationals get priority in jobs

Expatriate employees are leaving the Middle East and going elsewhere in search of work, with governments choosing to prioritise the welfare of their own...

Expat in ‘desperate state of health’ after being locked up for...

A British expat who was jailed in the United Arab Emirates for sending an 'electronic insult' has been freed. Christian Wilke was said to have sent...

Dubai: A look inside Atlantis, The Palm, where the best suites...

  The best suites at Atlantis can cost US$40,000 per night and pan an entire arch of the resort's iconic pink structure where you can...

Kuwait sentences MP’s to prison over protest

KUWAIT CITY (AP) - Kuwait's highest court has ordered an opposition leader and two lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming...

Saudi bid to protect pre-Islamic sites upends religious dictates

RIYADH, July 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is preserving pre-Islamic heritage sites, like a date palm oasis from the Stone Age, in a break...

Bahrain’s economy shrinks in Q1 as oil production sags

DUBAI, July 11 (Reuters) - Bahrain's economy shrank on an annual basis in the first quarter of 2018 for the first time in at...

Trump says there ‘might be an escalation’ between US, Iran

BRUSSELS (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday forecast an unspecified "escalation" between the United States and Iran following his withdrawal from a landmark...

Bahrain royal makes history; Kingdom’s first female fighter pilot

Bahraini Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman watched on Thursday as his granddaughter made her inaugural flight as the kingdom's first female fighter pilot.Sheikha Aisha bint Rashid Al...

VAT Cash Back For Tourists Visiting UAE

Tourists will be able to claim VAT back on goods bought in the UAE starting from later this year. The UAE Cabinet approved a plan...

Saudi: More than 80% of job seekers are women

According to a report published by General Authority of Statistics (GaSat) on Tuesday, the number of Saudi job seekers reached 1.07 million this year with women...

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