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

Rental rates falling across Dubai

Dubai-UAE: Asteco’s Dubai Real Estate Report Q1 2018 has recorded an annual decline in villa and apartment sales of 6% and 9% respectively, with large...

Kuwait MPs furious at Filipino envoy for ‘rescuing abused maids’

Photo from Kuwait Times of Filipino maids abused by their Kuwaiti employers.KUWAIT: MPs blasted the Philippines Embassy in the country for allegedly helping Filipina...

UAE: FNC Member Questions on Expats “Grabbing” Teaching Jobs

A member of the UAE’s Federal National Council has complained that too many teaching jobs are being given to expatriates over Emiratis.Speaking to the...
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Saudi women say ‘Misconceptions’ keep them from being hired – A...

More than half of women in Saudi Arabia believe the perception that they are not equipped with the skills necessary to join the workforce...
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Oman: 64 illegal migrants arrested, 60 deported

A total of 64 illegal migrants were arrested, while 60 were deported last week by the Royal Oman Police (ROP).According to statistics released by...

Kuwait: Philippines ambassador should leave country in a week

Kuwait's state-run news agency says the Philippines ambassador has one week to leave Kuwait amid a dispute between the two countries.KUNA also reported Wednesday...

UAE: Dubai wants Indians to be given visa-on-arrival

Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) chief executive Issam Kazim told Gulf News that Indian passport holders were a natural choice to receive the privilege...

Dubai: Falling Apartment Rents and Rising School Fees – Report

In a report on Dubai school fees versus rent in Dubai, Edarabia found that the average fees in Dubai’s most expensive area totalled AED...

Oman: No Entry Visa required for tourists from 33 Countries

Visitors from 33 countries can enter Oman without a visa, thanks to the joint visa agreement between Oman and Qatar.According to the Royal Oman...

Kuwait: Philippines apologizes over ‘maid rescues’

The Philippines on Tuesday formally apologized to Kuwait for actions the latter viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the southeast Asian nation’s embassy...

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