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    Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Suspends Travel from UAE, India, Pakistan Among 20 Countries

    The Saudi government on Tuesday (February 2), suspended the entry of passengers from 20 countries, with the exception of...

    Saudi and Gulf Allies to End Years-long Blockade on Qatar, Reopen Borders

    Saudi Arabia together with its regional allies, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt, have agreed to end a years-long disabling blockade on Qatar as well...

    Saudi Suspends All International Flights

    Saudi Arabia announced that it has suspended all its international flights beginning 21st December 2020 due to the spread of the COVID-19. According to...

    [LOOK] Saudi Gov’t Launches Free COVID-19 Vaccination Drive for Public

    The Saudi government on December 17 has rolled out the first phase of its COVID-19 vaccination for the public. ALSO READ: Bahrain to be Among...

    Big Changes to Take Effect in Saudi Arabia’s Kafala Labor System

    Following a series of major changes to Islamic laws observed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is yet another important milestone for millions of migrant workers...

    United Arab Emirates

    Remote Workers Can Now Relocate to Dubai via New Virtual Working Program

    The Dubai government has recently launched a new program that enables overseas remote working professionals to relocate in the emirate while continuing to serve...

    Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

    There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other expats. When it comes...

    Sponsoring Your Family in the UAE: A Guide

    Did you know that you can sponsor your family in the UAE? If you are a male expat worker earning at least AED 4,000...

    UAE Approves 5-Year Tourist Visa, All Nationalities can Apply

    The UAE announces a tourist visa where all nationalities can apply and is valid for 5 years with multiple-entry status. This is an excellent...

    How to Inquire if You Have a Travel Ban in the UAE

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known as one of the best countries for expats worldwide, and its not surprising that thousands of people go...

    WATCH: UAE Sets New World Record with Largest Flag Flown in Free Fall

    If you're a fan of extreme sports, you probably won't be surprised to find out that the UAE has just set a new world record for...

    Latest News

    24 People Arrested for Gambling during Apartment Raid in Kuwait

    Gambling is considered an illegal activity (especially in many Middle Eastern countries) so please be mindful of this fact....

    Employee Gets Fired after Posting TikTok Video at Workplace

    One of the main challenges of working abroad is getting accustomed to and observing the culture of the people...

    Bahrain Rolls Out Digital Vaccine Passport

    The Kingdom of Bahrain announced on Wednesday (February 17) that it has launched its own digital ‘vaccine passport’ for...

    Saudi Suspends Travel from UAE, India, Pakistan Among 20 Countries

    The Saudi government on Tuesday (February 2), suspended the entry of passengers from 20 countries, with the exception of...

    [WATCH] Loyal Dog Boncuk Waits for Sick Owner at Hospital for 6 Days

    We all know how pets, for some owners, aren’t considered just as animals, but family. And we’ve heard of...

    Dozens Dead and Thousands Homeless as 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia

    Hundreds of buildings have been damaged and thousands of people have been displaced due to a 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Indonesia. Death toll...

    Saudi and Gulf Allies to End Years-long Blockade on Qatar, Reopen Borders

    Saudi Arabia together with its regional allies, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt, have agreed to end a years-long disabling blockade on Qatar as well...

    Oman Announces Reopening of Borders Starting December 29

    As the COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed in most parts of the world, Oman announced that it will reopen all of its borders on...

    Saudi Suspends All International Flights

    Saudi Arabia announced that it has suspended all its international flights beginning 21st December 2020 due to the spread of the COVID-19. According to...

    Qatar

    Qatar: All Residents to Download Ehteraz App, or Face Jail or up to QR 200,000 Fines

    Qatar authorities, through a Cabinet decision, has obligated all residents who are going outside their houses to download and install the Ehteraz app beginning...

    Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

    There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other expats. When it comes...

    5 Things to Know for Those Who Want to Teach in Qatar

    Dreaming of working overseas? For professionals in the teaching profession, working in a new environment flavoured with cultural variety can spell big challenges, but...

    Here’s What You Need to Know about Qatar’s Social Security System

    In terms of living conditions, one of the most important things to consider when working or migrating to a different country is their social...

    Qatar Airways Named World’s Best Airline for 2019

    Being the best in a certain field within the region is admirable, but being called the best in the world defines excellence, and sets...

    Qatar’s Tourism Council to Boost Activities During Eid, Summer

    As a number of GCC member states have already announced the dates for the Eid holidays, movement is expected among nationals and residents within...

    Kuwait

    24 People Arrested for Gambling during Apartment Raid in Kuwait

    Gambling is considered an illegal activity (especially in many Middle Eastern countries) so please be mindful of this fact. In a recent report, 24 people have been arrested involved in gambling and betting. Kuwait Police raided an apartment and...

    Employee Gets Fired after Posting TikTok Video at Workplace

    One of the main challenges of working abroad is getting accustomed to and observing the culture of the people and the workplace. If you’re...

    Bahrain Rolls Out Digital Vaccine Passport

    The Kingdom of Bahrain announced on Wednesday (February 17) that it has launched its own digital ‘vaccine passport’ for citizens. The move aims to help...

    Saudi Suspends Travel from UAE, India, Pakistan Among 20 Countries

    The Saudi government on Tuesday (February 2), suspended the entry of passengers from 20 countries, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, medical practitioners,...

    [WATCH] Loyal Dog Boncuk Waits for Sick Owner at Hospital for 6 Days

    We all know how pets, for some owners, aren’t considered just as animals, but family. And we’ve heard of stories how people take care...

    Bahrain

    Bahrain Rolls Out Digital Vaccine Passport

    The Kingdom of Bahrain announced on Wednesday (February 17) that it has launched its own digital ‘vaccine passport’ for citizens. The move aims to help...

    WATCH: F1 Driver Climbs Out of Burning Car After Crash at Bahrain Grand Prix

    F1 Driver Romain Grosjean barely escaped a horrific crash, which has set his vehicle in shambles and a large fire, with only minor injuries...

    Bahrain to be Among the First Nations to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine

    A top-ranking official at the BDF Hospital, on Tuesday (Nov. 10), announced that the kingdom as per the directives of His Royal Highness Prince...

    Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

    There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other expats. When it comes...

    Oman

    Oman Announces Temporary Border Closure to Curb Spread of COVID Variant

    In light of the identification of the new COVID-19 variant, Oman announced that it will temporarily close its borders for a week. State News Agency...

    Oman Announces Reopening of Borders Starting December 29

    As the COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed in most parts of the world, Oman announced that it will reopen all of its borders on...

    Oman Minister Announces Plan to Amend Labor, Taxation, and Subsidy Laws

    Oman has announced plans to revise its labor laws, introduce new taxation schemes and put an end to “long-standing” subsidies while ensuring that low-income...

    Tips

    Sponsoring Your Family in the UAE: A Guide

    Did you know that you can sponsor your family in the UAE? If you are a male expat worker earning at least AED 4,000...

    How to Inquire if You Have a Travel Ban in the UAE

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known as one of the best countries for expats worldwide, and its not surprising that thousands of people go...

    5 Kinds of Posts Prohibited by Twitter Middle East

    In this day and age, social media has become a powerful platform for sharing information, doing business, and communication in general. That being said, certain...

    Financial Considerations for Expats in the UAE

    The appeal of a high standard of living, low taxation, and lucrative salaries – on top of the bright, sunny weather – are among...