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

Bahrain records hottest March since 1902

March 2018 was the hottest March ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902, the Meteorological Directorate said in its monthly weather summary report.The month was...

Pakistanis a threat to Gulf, says Dubai’s security boss

Dubai's head of general security Dhahi Khalfan (Photo: Twitter | @Dhahi_Khalfan)A top security official from Dubai said Pakistanis are a "dangerous threat to Gulf...

Saudi reveals first movie to screen after 35 years

Marvel's box-office hit Black Panther is reportedly set to become the first movie shown in Saudi Arabia when a decades-old cinema ban is lifted...

Saudi: Indian Woman Dies because of Ant Bite

An Indian woman has died after being bitten by a poisonous ant in the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh.Soosy Jeffy, 36, who was from Adoor...

Proposal to impose fees of BD400 for expat students – Rejected

A bill to impose BD400 annual fees on non-Bahraini pupils who’re studying in public schools was rejected yesterday considering it as a deprivation of one...

Saudi: Around 1.2million exit visas issued in 2017 – Report

A total of 1,186,449 final exit visas were issued last year by the Department of Passports (Jawazat), reported Arabic newspaper Al-Madina on Monday.The Jawazat...

Kuwait imposes tax on expat remittances

Kuwait's top lawmakers proposed a new legislation to impose a fee on foreign remittances, despite being warned by the government and central bank that...

Muscat: Hazardous gas leak in industrial zone

Quantities of ammonia had leaked at a gas company's facility in the industrial area according to the official sources.The Public Authority for Civil Defence...

Saudi: Tourist visa rules reviewed to double up travellers

A review of tourist visa regulations has been completed by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), together with the interior and...

Kuwait: 15 oil workers killed in horrific bus collision

Fifteen oil workers were killed in a head-on collision between two buses near Burgan oil field in southern Kuwait on Sunday. The buses were transporting employees...
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