Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Kuwait: The Effects of Expats’ Departure On Real Estate Market

A number of real estate experts affirmed that the recent departure of a large number of expatriates from the country did not negatively impact...

Saudi Arabia suffers capital flight

As Saudi Arabia raises the stakes in its dispute with Canada, the economic fallout could worsen an already serious issue for the kingdom: capital flight....

Bahrain: Calls To Introduce Background Checks For Expats

The lawmakers call upon the Interior Ministry along with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority to create a competent agency that can track the criminal...

Bahrain: Two Expat Doctors Found Dead In An Apartment

The double suicide of a man and his brother-in-law’s wife, both doctors, sent shockwaves across the Kingdom yesterday. The bodies of Dr Ibrahim Rawther...

Oman: New Rules To Protect Expat Workers

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has introduced a number of new regulations designed to help protect the rights of expat workers in the sultanate, according...

Qatar, and the exploitation of migrant workers

Durlal Singh sold his farmland to secure a ticket to Qatar in 2015. Three years on, the 35-year old carpenter from the Barnala district...

Dubai: Tourist jailed with her daughter, 4, ‘for having a glass...

A Swedish mother has told of her terrifying ordeal of being locked up in a filthy Dubai jail for three days with her four-year-old...

Saudi: More Than 20,000 Expats Died Last Year

As many as 72,533 Saudis and expatriates died and were buried in the Kingdom during 2017, Al-Watan Arabic daily said on Tuesday quoting figures...

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: Expats Are Leaving in Droves

Saudi Arabia’s expatriate workers are leaving the kingdom by the thousands, and the exodus may not yet be over. As companies struggle with slower business...

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