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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...

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...

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...

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...

Over 2000 Runners Participated in the First Mai Dubai City Half Marathon

First running event of its kind in Dubai Attended by Instagram star Joe Wicks Athletes, their friends and family enjoyed the sights and...

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...

KSA Launches New Visa Policy for Tourists, No Abaya Rule

Saudi Arabia has introduced a new visa program on Friday (September 27), which will benefit at least 49 countries and attract foreign companies to...

Saudi Celebrates National Day with Fireworks, Concerts, & Cultural Shows

As the Kingdom celebrated its 89th National Day last September 23, fireworks show, concerts, and cultural events were hosted by the government in cooperation...

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...

First E-Mall Soon to Open in Oman

Online shopping, though very popular in most parts of the world, is still not as big in places such as Oman. However, all that...

Saudi Government Rejects Need to Accept Foreign Consultancy Firms

Government departments and agencies in the Kingdom have been forbidden to use the services of foreign consultancy firms as per instruction from the national...

Finance Ministry Introduces New Rules for Duty-Free Shops in Oman

Oman’s Ministry of Finance has issued a new list of regulations, conditions, and procedures applicable for purchases and sales as well as establishing new...

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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...

Pakistan International Airlines Flight from Lahore to Karachi Crashes

Breaking News. A flight from Lahore to Karachi had crashed in a residential area near Karachi. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight 8303 crashed during...

10 Reasons Why Filipinos Choose to Work in the Middle East

Previously, we talked about the Middle East’s anti-trafficking laws, which help in making the region a safe place for foreign nationals to work in....

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...

Iran Releases 70,000 Prisoners due to Coronavirus

Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 around the world, countries in the Middle East have imposed travel restrictions and other precautionary measures. At present,...