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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Kuwait: More Than 350 Expat Teachers To Be Sacked

Kuwait is planning to sack around 365 expat teachers by the end of this academic year according to the Ministry of Education, national daily...

Kuwait: A Million Expats Have Driving Licenses But No Vehicles

Recent statistics issued by the interior ministry concerning the total number of expat driving licenses and vehicles compared to those of citizens showed 616,000...

Oman: Around 350 Expats Arrested In One Week

Oman's Ministry of Manpower has announced that a total of 363 expats were arrested for violating the Labour Law, while another 423 were deported...

UAE Cabinet To Start Issuing Long-Term Residence Visas

The UAE cabinet has adopted the regulatory framework to start issuing 10-year residence permits to investors, entrepreneurs and innovators, it was revealed on Monday."The...

Kuwait: First ‘Pro-Expat’ Law To Be Passed In Nine Years

Kuwait’s National Assembly decides to pass the amendments to the private sector’s labour law in a unanimous vote along with the government’s approval. Sources...

South Africa’s New Expat Tax Law Could Have Devastating Impacts

South Africa has confirmed that it is forging ahead with its plans to introduce an ‘expat tax' amendment to the South African Income Tax...

Saudi Cinemas To Show First Ever Filipino Movie

The General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) has announced its classification of the first ever movie from the Philippines to be shown in Saudi...

Bahrain: Report On ‘Deporting All Expats In 38 professions’ Refuted

Officials representing the Ministry of Labour and Social Development have deemed the news posted by online news portal Arabia Today as ‘illegitimate’ and an...

Kuwait: Annual Leave Increased To 35 Days For Private Sector

The National Assembly’s health and social affairs committee agreed to increase annual leave in the private sector to 35 days from 30 as part...

Kuwait: No More Residence Visa Stickers On Expats’ Passports

An amendment has been made by the Kuwaiti authorities to the Foreigners Residence Law according to which no residence visa stickers will be placed...
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