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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...

Saudi Arabia to Integrate Smart Technology on Bus Services

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia placed an order for a smart technology system from Japanese giant NEC to cover 400 buses starting next year...

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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,...

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...

Oman Releases List of Visas Not to be Renewed for Expats

In 2018, the Omani government announced a temporary ban on visas issued for the recruitment of expatriate manpower in several professions. Two years later and the 'temporary'...