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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...

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...

How to Get NOC in Oman

Working in Oman offers great benefits and opportunities, especially for workers who intend to build their career because of the Sultanate’s relatively small size,...

[UAE Labour Law] Guide to Working Hours, Official Leaves, and Vacations

Thinking of living and building your career in the UAE? You have to understand that labour laws in your country may not necessarily be...

Gov’t Sets New Fees to Apply for Omani Citizenship

Working in a foreign country may cause one to think of getting naturalised in order to maintain their way of living, which they’ve built...

[GUIDE] List of Banned and Restricted Items in Saudi Arabia

Every country has its own set of set of customs and traditions on top of international standards when it comes to traveling and importation...

25 Facts First-Time Travellers Should Know About Saudi Arabia

Travelling to new places for the first time will require some level of adjustment in the case of the visitor, as we very well...

Here’s What to Expect on Your Visit to Saudi Arabia

As opposed to what some people think of the Middle East, the region is made up of different unique countries with their own cultural...

[Guide] Dress Code in Saudi Arabia

Part of what expats need to understand about moving into the Middle East is that much of the traditions and customs observed in countries...

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Oman Enacts 5% VAT on Goods and Services

On Friday (April 16), Oman enacted the 5% value added tax (VAT) on several goods and services. This comes after a six-month transitional period for...

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...