Wednesday, January 23, 2019

GCC Countries

Price for tourist visa to Oman increases 400% overnight!

Tourists must now pay OMR 20 for the new visas.  The new visa has also tripled in length of stay and will allow tourists to...

Dubai tourism numbers surge on Indian, Chinese and Russian visitors

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has reported an 11 per cent increase in overnight visits in the first three months...

Saudis celebrate sacking of minister who exploited position to employ son

The dismissal of Civil Service Minister Khaled Al-Araj through a royal decree on Saturday is being widely described as a momentous decision. “It heralds...

If Saudi Future’s So Bright, Why Can’t These Banks Find Buyers?

Saudi Arabia is about to cast off its oil-dependence, build brand-new industries and open its economy to foreign investment, according to the government. That...

Jail for property cheats on the way

Anyone selling off-plan property in a bogus development could face two years in jail and up to BD50,000 fine. Individuals who intentionally cheat the...

Visa cancellation shock for expats

Returning expats are finding themselves blocked from entering Bahrain, stranded at the airport and without jobs because Bahraini employers are cancelling their visas after...

Saudi Arabia elected to UN Women’s Rights Commission

Saudi Arabia has been elected to the UN women’s rights commission, prompting outrage from human rights groups.The kingdom is now one of 45 countries...

Qatar’s international assets – REVEALED!

Qatar may be tiny but it's the world's richest nation based on GDP, and it's been investing its wealth around the globe - with most...

Bahrain ranks second healthiest in GCC

Bahrain ranks second healthiest country in the GCC in the 2017 edition of Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index. Lebanon took the top spot in the Arab...

Non-Saudis flood Saudi only job fair offering to start work within...

A career fair organized by the University of Business and Technology (UBT) ended at Jeddah Hilton Hotel attracting many non-Saudis even though it was...
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