Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Oman: Around 140 Expats Arrested During House Raids

A total of 141 expat workers were arrested on Thursday, the Ministry of Manpower has announced.The arrests took place at dawn when officials raided...

UAE: Visa Amnesty Scheme Extended By One Month

The amnesty period has officially been extended for one more month in UAE, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has announced on Tuesday.The...

Saudi: Filipinos Advised To Stop Partying & Follow The Law

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has urged the Filipino community in the Kingdom to follow the law of land and strictly adhere to residency...

Saudi: Three More Sectors To Be Banned For Expats

Saudization will be implemented in three more key sectors starting from November 9th.According to the directives of Ministry of Labor and Social Development, 70%...

Saudi: More Than 70% Expats To Lose Their Jobs

Based on the decision of the Council of Ministers, the contracts of more than 71% expats working in government jobs have been terminated, Al-Watan...

Kuwait: MP Wants To Tax Expats For The ‘Air They Breathe’

Kuwait’s only female lawmaker has called for expats in the country to be charged “for the air they breathe” as the government pursues a...

Kuwait: All Expats To Be Removed From Public Sector Roles

According to Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan, Kuwait is increasingly seeking to remove expatriates from public sector posts and replace them with...

Qatar: Expats Can Leave Country Without Bosses’ Permission

Expats need not obtain their bosses' permission anymore to leave the country - A long-awaited reform of Qatar's controversial exit visa system came into force...

Kuwait: 95 Violators, 29 Wanted Persons Arrested In 2 Days

The general security department carried out several campaigns in all governorates on October 25th and 26th, resulting in the arrest of 29 wanted and...

Dubai’s Population Hits Above 3 Million

Dubai's population has risen above three million - after the number of people living in the emirate surged by more than 200,000 in just...
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