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

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...

Dubai World Cup – the world’s richest horse-racing event

The annual Dubai World Cup kicked off in style with revellers in the sun-drenched Emirate dressing up to the nines for the high society...

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...
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