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GCC Countries

Saudi: 77% of teachers in private colleges are expats

There are 4,984 teachers in private universities and colleges in the Kingdom, of whom 3,854 are expatriates representing about 77 percent, local Arabic daily...

Nepah virus outbreak – GCC residents warned against travelling to Kerala

Bahrain’s government and other groups in the GCC have asked citizens and residents to avoid travelling to the southern Indian state of Kerala due...

Bahrain: Food wastage increases to 600 tonnes per day

When the world is fighting malnutrition and poverty, a lot of food is ending up in trash cans here at a time. The volume of...

Bahrain: Major fire broke out near Asry

A major fire broke out in a steel factory near Asry within the Hidd Industrial Area around 5.00 am yesterday. A group of firefighters...

Saudi detains 3 more activists ahead of driving ban lift

Saudi authorities have widened a crackdown on women's rights advocates, detaining at least three more activists a month before the kingdom lifts its decades-old...

Saudi plans 120 tourist festivals this summer

On Tuesday, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage has announced plans for more than 120 tourist festivals across the Kingdom this summer. The...

Saudi: 200% spike in grocery prices during Ramadan

Prices of fruits and vegetables have gone up by about 200 percent in the retail shops and supermarkets before the arrival of the holy...

Kuwait: Expat workers increased in a year; dropped by end of...

The number of expatriate labor forces in Kuwait increased slightly in one year according to recent statistics, but the government’s efforts to address the...

Saudi: 500 lashes and 8 years in prison for attacking judge

The judicial authorities have sentenced a man to eight years in prison and 500 lashes for assaulting a judge, Al-Madina reported.On April 22, a...

Bahrain commutes prison terms to community service & special programmes

The jail sentences of 11 women in Bahrain have been commuted to community service and participation in a rehabilitation programme, Attorney-General Ali Al Buainain...

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