Wednesday, March 20, 2019

People & Culture

Bahrain: 2 Girls Injured In An Accident Due To High Speed

Two girls sustained minor injuries in a traffic accident when they lost control of their vehicle near Al-Nour School in Sitra area on Monday.Preliminary...

Oman: Around 350 Expats Arrested In One Week

Oman's Ministry of Manpower has announced that a total of 363 expats were arrested for violating the Labour Law, while another 423 were deported...

UAE Cabinet To Start Issuing Long-Term Residence Visas

The UAE cabinet has adopted the regulatory framework to start issuing 10-year residence permits to investors, entrepreneurs and innovators, it was revealed on Monday."The...

Russian Plane From Bahrain Makes Emergency Landing Over Bomb Threat

A Russian Ural Airlines plane has made an emergency landing in Baku after a passenger left a note claiming a bomb had been planted...

UAE: Illegal DishTV India Dealer Jailed For TV Service Piracy

An illegal DishTV India dealer has lost his appeal against a three-month jail term and a fine of AED50,000 in a case of piracy...

Saudi Arabia Announces Longer Eid Holidays For Private Sector

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced a four-day holiday for private sector employees for both Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha.Employees in...

Kuwait: First ‘Pro-Expat’ Law To Be Passed In Nine Years

Kuwait’s National Assembly decides to pass the amendments to the private sector’s labour law in a unanimous vote along with the government’s approval. Sources...

Saudi: One-Third Of Government Jobs Allocated For Women

Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission (HRC) has said that one-third of all government jobs in the country are set aside for Saudi women.The Justice...

Saudi Women Still Can’t Do Certain Things, Despite Driving Ban Lift

In a decree issued in September 2017, Saudi King Salman ruled that women would be allowed to drive cars in 2018, a move which...

Bahrain: Doctor Sentenced To 3-Years Jail For Selling Drugs

A 57-year-old Bahraini doctor was sentenced to three years in prison by the Higher Criminal Court for selling drugs to his addicted patients. The...
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