Sunday, September 22, 2019

Expats

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

Bahrain MPs vote on sacking expats aged 50+

Bahrain's MPs will this week vote on a controversial bill that seeks to prohibit expats above the age of 50 from working in the...

Dubai: Property transactions ‘decline by 23%’

The total number of residential transactions in Dubai during the second quarter of 2017 declined 23% from the previous quarter, seemingly impacted negatively by...

Qatar Crisis Cuts Deep

In a region where pride is prized above all else and trust is the most valued currency, many Qataris worry that both have been...

Doubts and anger as India launches biggest-ever tax reform

Rakesh Sachdeva sells vehicle parts in a busy market in central Delhi, just a few kilometres from the India prime minister’s office. Yet despite...

Oman: Head for the mountains to escape the heat

Photo - Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort - Cliff Pool Villa PoolOman is getting ready to welcome GCC visitors this summer season. With...

670,000 expats to leave Saudi Arabia in 3 years

About 670,000 foreign workers are expected to leave Saudi Arabia by 2020, a report prepared by Banque Saudi Fransi revealed. According to the report, 165,000...

British expat who told police his wife was murdered by burglers’...

A British newspaper executive has confessed to killing his wife by throwing a hammer at her during a row, authorities in Dubai said yesterday.Francis...

Saudi Arabia needs its expat workforce

Let us take a look at some of the activities these workers are engaged in. To begin with, Saudi municipal workers comprise large numbers...

Bahrain: LMRA launches flexible work permit

The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) launched the flexible work permit allowing illegal workers - who meet conditions - to work and reside in...

Respected British expat journalist held in Dubai on suspicion of killing...

A British newspaper executive is being quizzed by police in Dubai on suspicion of killing his wife. Expat Francis Matthew, 60, editor-at-large of the Gulf...

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