Saturday, October 19, 2019

Expats

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

Saudi: Tenants to face travel ban for nonpayment of rent

About 18,700 cases have been filed against tenants who failed to pay rents of houses or business buildings in the past eight months with...

Kuwait deports 13,000 foreigners in five months

Authorities in Kuwait have deported around 13,000 foreigners in the first five months of the year. The reasons included mainly violation of residency and...

India assured of welfare of diaspora in Gulf

India on Saturday said it is closely monitoring the situation in the Gulf where several countries led by Saudi Arabia have cut off diplomatic...

Over 345,000 illegal expats leave Saudi under amnesty program

The number of illegal expatriates taking advantage of the Kingdom’s amnesty campaign reached 345,089 in the last two months, said Maj. Gen. Daifallah bin...

Ethiopian illegals refuse to leave Saudi

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has expressed worry over the refusal of nationals illegally resident in Saudi Arabia to return home despite a 90-day...

More Indian expats investing in real estate

In a survey conducted amongst 10,000 UAE based Indian expats, the organizers of the upcoming Indian Property Show unearthed some interesting findings.  Interestingly enough,...

Saudi tightens rules on prepaid SIM cards for expats

SAUDI telecom authorities recently tightened the rules for the use of prepaid SIM cards by expatriates living in the country.Expatriates can now subscribe to...

Expat income tax will hit region’s “attractiveness” – IMF

Taxing the income of foreign workers in the GCC will help the region boost its revenues, but it will reduce the attractiveness of the...

Kuwait to replace all expat teachers?

A Kuwaiti lawmaker has called for replacing expatriate teachers with Kuwaiti nationals in a bid to reduce the number of foreigners in the northern...

Non-Muslim expats can now decide their own wills

Non-Muslim expatriates can now dictate where they want their assets to go when they die, after a decision to change rules governing wills.The changes...

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