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Bahrain: New Members Appointed To Shura Council

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal order appointing 40 members of the Shura Council with Ali bin Saleh as Chairman.The...

Abu Dhabi Launches World’s First Fully Digital Courtroom

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has launched what is claimed to be the world’s first fully digital courtroom.An online platform where both plaintiffs and...

Oman Considers Extending Expat Visa Ban For Another 6 Months

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower is considering extending the expatriate visa ban that was implemented early this year, the national daily Times of Oman reported.The...

Abu Dhabi To Cut Financial Support For Emiratis Who Won’t Work

Financial support for unemployed Emiratis in Abu Dhabi will be axed unless they can prove they are not fit to work, a top government...

More Than 1,600 Food Outlets Shut Down In Jeddah

Municipality officials shut down more than 1,600 food outlets in Jeddah during 19,238 field inspection trips.The inspections came as part of the municipality's efforts...

Bahrain International Airport Infrastructure Project In Full Swing

Infrastructure work related to the new Bahrain International Airport project is progressing at a steady pace with the Phase One of the new road...

Bahrain: 53rd Most Terror-Affected Country In The World

‘The Global Terror Index (GTI): Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism’ by the Institute for Economics and Peace revealed that terror-related incidents have...

Saudi Plans To Review Imposing Fees On Expats

Saudi Arabia is reviewing its policy of imposing fees on expats after huge exodus of expats over the last year and a half, according...

An Interview With H. E. Domenico Bellato, Ambassador (Italy)

On the special occasion of Bahrain’s National Day, Gulf Insider takes a closer look at relationships between Bahrain and some of its major trading...

Oman: Traffic Light System To Take Control Of Expat Hiring

A new online system, currently being rolled out by Oman’s Ministry of Manpower, will know instantly whether firms hire enough citizens, according to media...

Saudi: Shop Faces Legal Action For False Promotions On Social Media

The Ministry of Commerce and Investment has taken legal action against a jewellery shop in Riyadh after it announced misleading discount offers through the...

Kuwait To Implement 3-Year Ban On Switching Jobs For Expats

Kuwait’s manpower authority is reportedly considering the implementation of a three-year ban on foreign residents transferring to a new employer after they start work...

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