Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Latest updates on expats news in the GCC Countries: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Oman.

UAE expat

UAE: Expat Stabs Roommate Over Recipe

A heated argument over a recipe drove an expat in UAE to stab his roommate with a kitchen knife leaving the affected with a...

BAPCO To Increase Job Opportunities In Bahrain

The BAPCO expansion will increase the refining capacity by more than 42%, elevating the contributions of the national competencies in the oil and gas...
saudi business

Saudi: 24-Hour Trading For Restaurants Approved

Saudi cabinet decision permitted stores and restaurants to operate the 24-hour trading in exchange for paying a fee, according to the official Saudi Press...
fuel price in bahrain

Bahrain Denies Allegations On Increase In Fuel Rates

Rumors of an increase in fuel rates in Bahrain have been refuted by the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA). Social media posts claiming an increase...
expats in uae

UAE Changes Sponsorship Rules For Expats

Low-paid expats in the UAE will now be able to bring their families to the country through the new resolution from the Federal Authority...
summer work ban

Bahrain: LMRA Launches Awareness On Summer Work Ban

The LMRA in cooperation with the Ministry of Health held an open meeting to raise expatriate workers awareness on the importance of outdoor work...

Omanisation Replaces Thousands Of Expats In Health Sector

Nearly 3,000 expats employed in Oman’s health sector were replaced in 2018 as the ongoing Omanization project aimed at reducing unemployment levels among the...
zamzam water

Airlines Ban Zamzam Cans On Two Flights Until Sept 15

India’s national carrier Air India has banned Zamzam cans on some of its flights with immediate effect due to space constraints.The ban runs until...

Kuwait: Flats ‘Vacant’ After Departure Of Expatriates

Kuwait’s property market has been hit by the growing number of expatriates leaving the country, with several apartments now lying “vacant”, local daily Kuwait Times reported.“Rising...
expat businessman

Bahrain: Expat Couple Arrested For Drug Trafficking, Prostitution

The court has sentenced an expat couple to five years imprisonment for drug trafficking and an other year for prostitution with a fine of...
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