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

Saudi Arabia offers scholarships for Pakistani students

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has reserved a quota for scholarships for Pakistanis in undergraduate programs in various universities, Education Minister Ahmed Al-Eissa told Pakistani Ambassador...

Bahrain International Airport offers state-of-the-art car park facility

BAHRAIN’s airport now offers a permanent state-of-the-art overflow car park for passengers.The car park’s tariff is BD1 per day, and includes a complimentary shuttle...

Saudi regulator to allow foreigners 49% of listed securities

Riyadh — Saudi Arabia will allow foreigners to own up to 49 percent of listed securities and lower minimum assets under management for qualified foreign...

Kuwait pleads with Philippines to send back maids

Kuwait has called upon the Philippines ambassador to lift a ban on domestic workers, Al Khaleej Online reported today. “We have lost about four Filipino women in...

No plans to create national-only jobs: Bahraini labour official

Oman and Saudi have placed restrictions on expat employment in certain economic sectors to reduce local unemployment rates.Bahrain will not echo decisions by Saudi...

Call for justice as Filipina’s body returns home from Kuwait

Eva Demafelis (front 2nd L) weeps as the coffin containing the body of her daughter Joanna, who was found inside a freezer in Kuwait,...

Racism against expats

The worst and a disturbing kind of language is the language of racism, which regrettably is on the increase lately everywhere. What is unfortunate...

All GCC countries are happier than Bahrain and Kuwait – Report

Bahrain ranked the penultimate place among Gulf States on World Happiness Index. Among 156 countries worldwide, Bahrain ranked 43 and came behind Saudi Arabia that...

Saudi: Another missile intercepted; Indian expat injured

An Indian expat was injured on Saturday from the debris of a ballistic missile fired toward Najran by Iranian-backed Houthis. It was intercepted and...

Dubai: Pakistanis & Indians make ‘kushti’ their way of life

Every Friday evening in Dubai's bustling Deira district, a sandy lot is transformed into the ring of champions. Most are Pakistani or Indian, from...
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