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

Unemployment Rate Of Saudi Citizens is Decreasing

The unemployment rate of Saudis decreased from 12.9% in Q3 of 2018 to 12.8% in the previous quarter, according to the General Authority for...

Saudi Women Take Driving Lessons From Expat Instructors

The absence of driving schools for women in some cities or the delay in setting a date for them to come for lessons obliged...

Saudis spending on tourism decreased by 20% last year

Saudis spent around SR78 billion ($21 billion) on tourism overseas last year, down 20% from the previous year, which amounted to SR97.3 billion ($26...
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Oman: Around 140 Expats Arrested During House Raids

A total of 141 expat workers were arrested on Thursday, the Ministry of Manpower has announced.The arrests took place at dawn when officials raided...
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Kuwait Expats Lose Passports Due To Hotel Staff Negligence

A group of Kuwait expats who came for Umrah have lost their passports in the holy city of Makkah and are desperately trying to...

Dubai expats slam firm for racism in hiring

An online promotions firm has been slammed by residents on social media for sending out messages that Filipinos aren't allowed to apply for a...

Saudi: Expats Are Leaving in Droves

Saudi Arabia’s expatriate workers are leaving the kingdom by the thousands, and the exodus may not yet be over.As companies struggle with slower business...

Expat driving licence ban opposed

A proposal to ban expatriates working in certain sectors from driving has received strong backlash from community leaders and activists who described it as...

UAE: Slowest growth in private sector business since 2016

Business conditions in the UAE’s non-oil private sector witnessed their slowest growth since October 2016 due to weaker momentum in wholesale, retail, travel and...

Saudi: Midday work ban enforced for 3 months

The midday work ban in Saudi Arabia has come into force since Friday, June 15, Saudi’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development announced.Under the...
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