Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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

Bahrain: School threatens to sue parents for defamation

Bahrain's DT News reports on a fast escalating row between the management of the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) and a group of parents, with...

Saudi: 83% of second citizenship applicants are expat families

Eighty-three per cent of high net worth people applying for a second passport in Saudi Arabia are families, according to Citizenship Invest, a market...

Earthquake tremors felt in Bahrain

Some people in Bahrain posted on social media that they felt tremors and were evacuated from high-rise buildings. The tremors were felt around 9.35...

UAE: New law targets beggars with heavy fines and jail time

The UAE has passed an anti-begging Federal Law, which punishes anyone caught begging in the country with a Dh5,000 fine and up to three...

UAE: Safest country in world; 98.6% residents feel secure

The UAE has been ranked number one country in the world with the least amount of crimes related to sexual assault and theft, while...

Saudi: 196 car rentals not adhering to laws

About 200 car rental firms have yet to implement complete Saudization conditions set by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development.With the participation of...

Saudi: Filipino maid ‘forced to drink bleach’ by female employer

A Philippine domestic worker has been hospitalised in Saudi Arabia after her employer allegedly forced her to drink household bleach, Manila's foreign ministry said...

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...

GCC plans ‘one policy’ for domestic workers

Members of five Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have discussed plans for a regional system to manage domestic workers, the UAE Ministry of Human...

UAE grants Entry Visas to Transit Passengers

The cabinet of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a plan to grant entry visas to transit passengers across all the UAE airports...
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