Sunday, May 26, 2019


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

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Kuwait: Filipino Maid Died Of Natural Causes -No Criminal Suspicion

The investigation into the case of the recent death of the 47-year-old Filipino maid, Constancia Lago Dayag, has revealed that it is a natural...

UAE: ‘Gold Card’ Permanent Residency Scheme Launched

The UAE has launched a permanent residency scheme for expatriates dubbed the ‘Golden Card, the country’s Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of...
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Makkah: Workers Keep Grand Mosque Courtyard Clean During Ramadan

A team of more than 2000 cleaners is working around the clock over four different shifts to keep the Makkah's Grand Mosque courtyard clean...

Bahrain: Capital Governorate Hosts Daily Iftar For 850 Expatriates

The Governor of the Capital Governorate hosts iftar for 850 expatriates for 30 days of Ramadan at the Manama Souq. To strengthen the relationship...

UAE Launches Six-Month Multiple-Entry Visa

The UAE on Wednesday announced a six-month multiple entry visa for investors, talented individuals and outstanding students so that they can “explore opportunities” and...
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Saudi Approves Special Residency Scheme For Expats

The Saudi cabinet on Tuesday approved a special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and...
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Oman: Street Vendor Licenses Will Be Issued Only For Omanis

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has said that street vendor license will only be issued to Omanis. In a statement on its...
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Oman: Ministry Bans New Visas For Expats In Several Categories

The Ministry of Manpower (MoM) has banned the issuance of new visas to expats in Oman for all administrative and clerical positions in the...

Dubai: 16 Expats Arrested In The Largest Ever Drug Haul

Dubai Police have seized 365kg of drugs worth Dhs278.5m in a major operation, making it the largest drug haul in the UAE. Officials said they...

Kuwait Plans To Introduce 5% Tax On Expat Remittances

Kuwait is in talks to introduce a 5% tax on expat remittances, according to several media reports.A member of parliament (MP) has started collecting...
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