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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Kuwait bans hiring employees on radio, TV programmes

The Kuwaiti Information Ministry has banned hiring employees on radio and TV programmes as an austerity step, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Bahrain: Lane closure announced on King Hamad Highway

Ministry of Works said that the improvement works on King Hamad Highway necessitate the closure of the right lane for the northbound traffic near its junction with Highway 96, and one lane will...

Oman: Indian expat population down to less than a million

There are now less than half a million Indian workers living and working in Oman by the end of the third quarter,...

Saudi Arabia plans to abolish sponsorship system for expats

Saudi Arabia plans to scrap the sponsorship (kafala) system for foreign workers, the Maal newspaper has reported, citing unidentified sources.

UAE reports 1,400 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Wednesday reported 1,400 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 2,189 recoveries. Three deaths...

Oman reports 618 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths

The Ministry of Health has registered 618 new coronavirus cases and 5 deaths in Oman.In the past 24...

Oman reserves over 1 million COVID-19 vaccines

Oman has reserved 1.18 million Covid-19 vaccines to be used, Health Minister Dr. Ahmed Al Saidi said on Wednesday.

Oman: Parking meters in Muscat to be removed from Sunday

From Sunday, you can reserve a car park online as Muscat Municipality will remove parking metres from some sites.

Dubai named world’s best spa destination

Dubai was awarded the title for ‘World’s Best Spa Destination’ at the World Spa Awards, the global initiative to recognise and reward...

Saudi Arabia announces quarantine rules for foreign pilgrims

People arriving in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah are not supposed to wear Ihram on their arrival, as they have to undergo...

Saudi: SR500,000 to families of health workers who died from COVID-19

Saudi Arabia is to grant 500,000 riyals to families of health workers who died from COVID-19.The grant will...

Bahrain: Random coronavirus testing locations on October 28

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the Ministry of Health will conduct a random examination in several areas in Bahrain during the morning...

Bahrain records 232 COVID-19 cases out of 11,413 tests

Out of 11,413 COVID-19 tests carried out yesterday, 232 new cases have been detected among 51 expatriate workers, 172 new cases are...

Saudi Arabia set to abolish sponsorship system

In a landmark move, Saudi Arabia is set to abolish the sponsorship system effective from the first half of the next year....

Bahrain tops Arab countries in the Basel Index

Bahrain has topped the Arab countries in the Basel Money Laundering Index.Interior Minister and Head of Counter-Extremism, Money...

Expats: Why it’s great to be in Bahrain amid the COVID-19...

After months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, residents and citizens in Bahrain have become accustomed to the “new normal”. Masks have...

Bahraini Farmers Market to start in December

The 9th edition of the Bahrain Farmers Market will start in December, said the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning....

Kuwait: Filipino maid commits suicide after testing positive for COVID-19

A Filipino maid ended her life in Sabah Al Nasser area in Kuwait after she came to know that she had been...

Bahrain: Nasser bin Hamad Premier League new season draw tomorrow

The draw for the new season of Nasser Premier League (2020-2021) will be held tomorrow, Wednesday.“The event will...

Oman’s Daymaniyat islands to be open for visitors from November 1

Environment Authority Oman has announced its decision to open the popular Daymaniyat Islands Reserve in Oman to visitors around the world and...
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