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GCC Countries

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Oman: More than a thousand arrested or deported for violations

Over 500 expats were deported from Oman, while 774 were found violating labour laws and a total of 764 labourers were arrested in three...

Saudi: Pharmacists sell antibiotics without medical prescriptions

More than 200 pharmacists face jail time for selling antibiotics without medical prescriptions.The Ministry of Health organized an inspection campaign last week to ensure...

Kuwait: Philippines lifts ban on domestic workers

The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina...

Saudi women troll men with ‘You won’t drive’ hashtag

The lifting of the driving ban is one of a number of changes brought in by 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in recent...

Bahrain: Farmer fined for setting building on fire while burning rubbish

A Bahraini farmer has been left with a bill for BD10,500 after he pleaded guilty to carelessly burning garden waste in open and setting fire to...

UAE: Several online gaming websites blocked

The UAE's chief government lawyer has issued an order on Wednesday blocking the websites and online platforms of certain electronic games, including My Friend Cayla, Blue...

Oman to revoke expat work permits if firms don’t hire Omanis

The issuing of work permits won’t be stopped if violating companies meet the required Omanisation targets, the Ministry of Manpower has said.The announcement comes...

Saudi Arabia Plane Crash in Tabuk; Four Dead

Four people were killed when a single engine aircraft crashed on Tuesday in Tabuk in northern Saudi Arabia.The Aviation Investigations Bureau (AIB) confirmed that...

Bahrain: Car sales hit by hike in oil price

The increase in petrol prices since the beginning of this year had its toll on the local automobile market, according to car showrooms owners...

Saudi: World Cup referee gets life ban for match-fixing attempt

Saudi Arabia has banned referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from football for life for a match-fixing attempt, weeks before he was due to fly to...
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