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

February 2018 – Third Hottest on record since 1902

Bahrain: The month of February, according to Meteorological data, has set a new record in the Kingdom by becoming the third hottest month ever experienced...

Professional skateboarders take over a deserted Dubai waterpark

A group of skateboarders took advantage of an empty water-park that had been drained of gallons of water by skateboarding along the empty slides. Milton Martinez, Alex...

Expat jailed in Abu Dhabi for sending ‘electronic insult’ on Facebook

A British teacher has been locked in a “rat-infested” jail in Abu Dhabi for sending “an insult” on Facebook. Christian Wilke, 39, is reportedly...

Bahrain set to be removed from EU tax haven list

European Union states are set to remove Bahrain, the Marshall Islands and Saint Lucia from a list of tax havens next week, leaving only...

Bahrain included in top 10 countries for expat women carriers –...

More than half the women working abroad (51%) are satisfied with their career opportunities.But at the same time, one-third of them (33%) state that...

UAE now requires licenses for ‘social media influencers’

All online media agencies or enterprises operating in the UAE without licences will be fined or shut down, according to new regulations.The National Media...

Sri Lanka violence: State of emergency declared over attacks

Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency after several attacks against mosques and Muslim-owned businesses. A curfew is in place in the central district...

Addendum to article; “Bahrain has third most expensive electricity in the...

Yesterday we published an article from CNBC, which was based on research by Elite Fixtures. It claimed that on examining the cost of Bitcoin...

Is online shopping still a good option with 5% VAT?

It is now understood that all six GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have signed the agreement, paving the...

World’s second most trusting country in gov’t – UAE

Released at the World Economic Forum on Monday, the data showed that the UAE residents' trust is even higher in the government as it...
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