Sunday, September 22, 2019

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

Saudi: Expat remittances drop in recent months

Expatriate workers sent SR10.43 billion to their families or back home in June of this year compared to SR15.84 billion in June 2016, it...

American Air: “We’ll do everything we can to stop Qatar”

American Airlines will do everything it can to keep Qatar out of the U.S. market, CEO Doug Parker told CNBC's "Halftime Report" on Friday. Last month, Qatar...

Saudi multi-millionaire daughter set to inherit 100 million pounds, demands more...

A Saudi multi-millionaire's daughter is demanding £7.5million from her banker ex-husband claiming he should support her instead of her super-rich father. Hayat Alireza, 38, says she has...

Oman transport bosses want to ban expats in the sector

Residents living in Oman who want to have goods delivered from stores across the GCC often choose the cheapest option – and that usually...

Kuwait: Family Residence visas for expats halted

Kuwait has reportedly halted the issuance of family residence visas for the parents and siblings of foreign workers in the country. Kuwait Times cited security sources...

Good news: Dubai laundry shop offers free service to jobseekers

If you are unemployed and need an outfit cleaned, washed and ironed for your job interview, do not worry! Head straight to Business Bay, where...

670,000 expats expected to leave Saudi Arabia in 3 years

According to a report published by Banque Saudi Fransi earlier this month, 670,000 expats are expected to leave Saudi Arabia by 2020. "There are approximately 11.7 million foreigners in Saudi...

Opinion: What we gain and lose from expat dependent fees

There has been confusion in the Saudi employment market as well as among expatriates following the recent imposition of a monthly fee on the...

More sectors in Saudi Arabia to be closed to expats

Saudi Arabia is planning to confine five sectors to Saudi nationals, effectively banning thousands of foreigners from taking up jobs in them. Under the new...

Filipino expats: there’s a new rule for balikbayan boxes

Filipino expats are about to face tougher rules on sending 'balikbayan boxes' back to their country. These boxes usually hold presents that many Filipino...

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