Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia

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...

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...

‘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...
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Saudi: Woman ‘arrested for hugging’ singer on stage

A woman in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after running on stage to hug a male singer during a concert, according to reports. Majid al-Mohandis...

Bahrain,UAE slam Qatari attempts to defame Saudi Arabia

Bahrain’s Ministry of Information Affairs has announced full support for the Saudi Media Ministry’s statement rejecting Qatar’s irresponsible and false allegations linking Saudi Arabia...

Saudi: 2,000 patients were denied treatment due to shortages

The Health Ministry said its hospitals in 20 cities could not accept more than 2,000 patients last year due to several reasons including lack...

60% of teachers are still expats despite nationalization requests

According to local daily Al-Watan, the ratio of expatriate teachers in private boys schools has crossed 60 percent despite repeated requests by the Ministry...

Saudi: Expats leave, yet Saudi unemployment increases

The government-engineered 'expat exodus' has failed to bring down unemployment, which instead increased in the kingdom, as locals shun 'demeaning' jobs in agriculture, retail...

Saudi: Revisiting the expat dependent tax  

Tariq A. Al-MaeenaThere are expectations that the conclusion of Haj this year will also spell the end of service of many expats....

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