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

Bahrain: New NPRA Timings Starting 5th Jan

The Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) has announced a change in its work timings, starting Sunday (January 5). Under the new timings, all...

UAE the Easiest Country to Migrate To in the World

The UAE has achieved another global accomplishment ranking first globally in terms of its residency laws, said the International Institute for Management Development (IMD)...

Kuwaitization Successful – Expat Recruitment Falls 62%

The rate of recruitment of expatriate workers in the private sector has decreased by 62 percent in the last three years, from 2015 to...

Oman Air Announces 40 kg Check-in Baggage

Passengers travelling Oman Air from Muscat to Philippines, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Egypt will soon be able to take up to 40...

Oman: More than 600 Expat Workers Deported

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower announced 644 expat workers have been deported for violating labour laws. A joint inspection team arrested the expat workers for various...

Saudi: Over 4.37 Million Illegal Expats Caught In 2 Years

The Nation-Free of Violators campaign has apprehended as many as 4.37 expatriate violators over two years of whom a total of 1.10 million were...

Minister of Labour to be Quizzed Over Bahrainisation

The Bahrainisation Committee of the Parliament is planning to quiz Minister of Labour and Social Development Jameel Humaidan over Bahrainisation, it emerged. The committee...

Kuwait: More than 50% hike in Private Sector Expats

The private sector witnessed an increase in the number of expatriate employees by about 58,000 during the period from June 2018 to June 2019....

Saudi: Citizen Unemployment Lowest in 3 Years, Expats Also Benefit

Saudi Arabia’s citizen unemployment rate fell to the lowest in more than three years as the kingdom’s non-oil economy recovers.Joblessness slipped to 12 per...

Kuwait: Expats Will Need 2 Police Clearance For Work Visa

The interior ministry has stipulated that anyone coming to Kuwait to work for the first time must produce two certificates showing a clean criminal...
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