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

King Hamad praises expats’ role in Bahrain

King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa has praised the role and efforts of expatriates in Bahrain, saying that they are loved and appreciated for...

Revealed: The two Dubai hotels rated as ‘the worst luxury openings...

Two hotels in Dubai have been rated as the worst luxury openings of 2017 by experts at a prestigious travel website.  Luxury Travel Intelligence (LTI),...

Bahrain: 10-year residency permit for expat investors costs BD600

The 10-year renewable residency permit on a self-sponsorship basis for foreign investors will cost 600 Bahraini dinar (Dh5,835).The fee for the two-year residency permit...

Oman: New rules for sending money abroad

Muscat: Are you sending more money home than you can afford to? If yes, then you may face questions, as exchange houses in Oman have...

Kuwait: No More Residence Visa Stickers On Expats’ Passports

An amendment has been made by the Kuwaiti authorities to the Foreigners Residence Law according to which no residence visa stickers will be placed...

Saudi Arabia okays India’s plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea...

NEW DELHI: Saudi Arabia has given its nod to India's plan to revive the option of ferrying Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah,...

President orders total ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait

MANILA: President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte ordered officials to continue the ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait following the recent...

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...

Confusion over new Saudi expat fee

With a new tax looming for expatriates living in Saudi Arabia, confusion is said to exist in the desert kingdom’s expat community about just...

Council bid to revoke expat driving licenses in Bahrain

A new effort to revoke the driving licenses of expats working in certain sectors has been launched by a municipal council. The Constitutional Court...
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