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    Saudi Arabia

    Saudi National in Bahrain Wins AED 12M in Big Ticket Abu Dhabi Raffle

    A fast-food business owner in Bahrain recently became one of the winners of the Abu Dhabi Big Ticket raffle...

    WATCH: Man Escapes Death as Car Hits Wall in Saudi

    A video has made rounds on social media showing a man narrowly escaping death by a few seconds after he left his seat when...

    Saudi Arabia to Relax Flight Restrictions Starting September 15

    Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday (September 13) that it will partially lift its suspension on international flights starting September 15. The Kingdom has placed...

    Huge Fire Breaks out in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    A large fire broke out Saudi Arabia. The fire erupted in makeshift offices in Haramain Sulaymaniyah district in Jeddah. According to reports, Saudi Arabia Firefighters...

    Saudi Closes Mosques; Curfew in Jordan; Iran Tallies 135 Deaths

    As the trend of new cases and deaths due to SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) in many parts of the world continue in an upward trajectory, several...

    United Arab Emirates

    Air India Express Flight from Dubai-Kerala Crash, Plane Splits in Two as it Skids Off Runway in Kerala

    An Air India Express plane flight accident occurred on (Friday) August 7, 2020 when the plane skidded off a runway in Kerala's Kozhikode. The plane...

    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

    [WARNING] Break Lockdown Rules in Oman and Face Hefty Fines, Jail Time

    The Royal Oman Police on Sunday (October 18), announced that those who are caught violating lockdown rules could face fines of...

    Expats Can Now Buy Properties in Oman

    Good news for expats based in Oman! The Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning issued a resolution on Sunday,...

    Google Offers Middle East Grants Worth $1.1 Million for Digital Skills Training

    In light of the "new normal" being adopted in various parts of the globe amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic,...

    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...

    Saudi National in Bahrain Wins AED 12M in Big Ticket Abu Dhabi Raffle

    A fast-food business owner in Bahrain recently became one of the winners of the Abu Dhabi Big Ticket raffle...

    WATCH: Man Escapes Death as Car Hits Wall in Saudi

    A video has made rounds on social media showing a man narrowly escaping death by a few seconds after he left his seat when...

    Saudi Arabia to Relax Flight Restrictions Starting September 15

    Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday (September 13) that it will partially lift its suspension on international flights starting September 15. The Kingdom has placed...

    Expats Can Now Enjoy 5-Year ‘Retirement Visa’ in Dubai

    The image that comes to mind when you hear the word 'Dubai' paints that of luxury, convenience, and modern lifestyle. Good news for expats...

    Gas Explosion in Restaurant in Abu Dhabi, UAE

    A gas explosion occurred in a restaurant in the UAE's capital, Abu Dhabi on Monday - 31st August 2020. The blast happened in a...

    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

    Assembly Proposal to Limit Gov’t Hospital Services to Kuwaitis Only

    In a controversial announcement, the Kuwaiti government has proposed to limit the medical services offered by government hospitals to Kuwaiti nationals only. However, the government clarified that this will not be implemented immediately in consideration of the large expat...

    Expats Can Now Buy Properties in Oman

    Good news for expats based in Oman! The Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning issued a resolution on Sunday, October 18, allowing expats in Oman...

    Google Offers Middle East Grants Worth $1.1 Million for Digital Skills Training

    In light of the "new normal" being adopted in various parts of the globe amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, tech giant Google, a unit...

    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...

    Saudi National in Bahrain Wins AED 12M in Big Ticket Abu Dhabi Raffle

    A fast-food business owner in Bahrain recently became one of the winners of the Abu Dhabi Big Ticket raffle draw. ALSO READ: Saudi Offers Permanent Residency...

    Bahrain

    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...

    PH Embassy in Bahrain Ready to Repatriate OFWs Amid Tensions in Region

    Despite the lull on the issue between the US and Iran following the former’s bombing of the latter’s US bases in Iraq, the Philippine...

    Bahrain to Ban Use of Plastic Table Rolls

    As calls for environmental reforms are becoming more pronounced more than ever, the Kingdom of Bahrain has approved a resolution that will ban table...

    Gulf Air Appoints First Bahraini Woman to Lead African Arm

    The Middle East is seeing an important transition from its traditionally male-centric society, which is heavily seen in countries such as Saudi Arabia and...

    Oman

    [WARNING] Break Lockdown Rules in Oman and Face Hefty Fines, Jail Time

    The Royal Oman Police on Sunday (October 18), announced that those who are caught violating lockdown rules could face fines of up to OMR3,500, as well...

    Expats Can Now Buy Properties in Oman

    Good news for expats based in Oman! The Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning issued a resolution on Sunday, October 18, allowing expats in Oman...

    Plan Your Holidays: Oman Likely to Observe 2 Long Weekends Next Month

    As the year nears its end, citizens and residents of Oman can expect to get extra time off to relax and unwind, as there...

    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...