Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Expats

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

Saudi: Dusty weather brings 1,368 emergency cases

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have issued alerts and warnings regarding the adverse weather conditions that are expected to prevail in some areas of the...

Kuwait: Couple sentenced to death for Filipina maid’s murder

The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait have been sentenced to death in absentia by a Kuwaiti court...

Kuwait: Couple sentenced to death for Filipina maid’s murder

The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait have been sentenced to death in absentia by a Kuwaiti court...

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...

Bahrain – MPs plan to force expats to renew driving licences...

The General Directorate of Traffic has rejected a proposal that would force expatriate drivers to renew their driving licences every two years, along with...

Bahrain – MPs seek to hit expats with school fees of...

Bahrain MPs will this week debate a bill that seeks to reduce the availability of free education to Bahrainis and GCC citizens only.If approved,...

Kuwait’s actions against expats could backfire

Kuwait' parliament has a history of sending the wrong signals against expatriates, but this latest one just doesn’t make sense.Remittance taxArab Times reported Deputy...

Oman: Expats arrested over phone call scam

Six expats were arrested in connection to a phone call scam, by the Anti-Crime and Investigation Forces.Police officials said that several mobile phones, sim...

Omanisation & Visa Ban: No Risk of Losing Jobs for Expats

Expats living in Oman are “very happy” and should not worry about losing their jobs due to the visa ban, according to the president...

Saudi Arabia to repay contractors for hike in expat fees

Saudi Arabia's finance ministry has been ordered to repay contractors for increased expatriate worker fees in government projects approved before December 2016, as the labour-intensive construction...
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