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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...

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...

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...

Saudi Arabia Bars GCC Citizens from Entering Mecca, Medinah

On Friday (February 28), Saudi Arabia has announced that it will deny entry of GCC citizens to two of Islam's holiest cities amid fears over the new...

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...

Travelers from These Countries Will Soon be Allowed Visa-Free Entry in KSA

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia has announced that its national air carriers will now allow entry into the Kingdom...

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BI Issues Warning to OFWs: Using Old OECs is Illegal

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) issued a warning about a scam targeting former OFWs. The scheme works by giving former OFWS new tourist visas...

UAE Gov’t Introduces New ‘Hayat-Vax’

Reinforcing the country’s staunch efforts to develop herd immunity among its residents, the UAE government announced a joint project between the UAE G42 and...

After Saudi Ban on Use of the Word ‘Maids’ in Job Ads, Kuwait Follows Suit

The Middle East has seen important reforms concerning policies in dealing with domestic helpers. In Kuwait, the use of the word, ‘maid’ in advertisements...

Ramadan 2021: What are The Protocols to be Observed this Year?

Earlier, astronomy experts have projected that Ramadan in the UAE this year will fall on April 13 or 14, depending on the country’s moon-sighting...

Now, Saudi-based Employers and Recruiters Should Not Use the Word ‘Maid’ in Job Adverts

The Saudi government has announced that no form of job advertisements, whether on paper or online, should use the word ‘maid’ after it has...