Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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

Why Saudi may regret its expat tax

The “Final Exit Sale” is a trending #catchphrase in the Kingdom. Stumbling upon this issue on social media got me thinking about the consequential...

UAE driver arrested over unpaid traffic fines worth DH1.2M

Sharjah Police have referred an Asian driver to traffic prosecution for committing 132 violations which resulted in fines of Dh1,193,840. Major Mohammad Abdurrahman bin Qasmul,...

UAE: Indians told “Don’t come on visit visas to do job-hunting”

Indian job seekers should not come to the UAE on visit visas and must authenticate their employment offers and entry permit visas before heading...

Qatar Passes Landmark Law to Grant Permanent Residency to Expats

Qatar, facing a boycott by a Saudi-led alliance, approved a draft law that will grant permanent residency cards to some foreigners, an unprecedented action...

Opinion: Saudi residency regulations revisited!

EVERY now and then, regulations are issued without justification and interpretation, and it is difficult for us, as commentators and writers, to explain them...

Portsmouth: Omani man jailed for abducting his own children

A father who abducted his young children and took them to live with his parents in Oman was today jailed for one year after...

UAE: mother loses custody of children for changing religion

The Ras Al Khaimah Personal Status Court of Appeal has stripped an expatriate mother of her children's custody rights. The higher court said that the...

Feel good: UAE restaurant serves free biryani to workers

As part of the Year of Giving announced by the UAE government, the Terrace Restaurant chain is serving dum biryani, along with juice or...

Indian expat says goodbye to Dubai in emotional letter

After almost thirty years of living in Dubai, I left. Although the possibility of packing up had been hovering as a 'someday', the actual...

Dubai: Man embezzles Dh200,000 worth of cooking oil

A former sales manager at a trading firm has been charged with embezzling more than Dh205,000 worth of cooking oil. The 42-year-old Indian is accused...
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