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Saudi Lifts Quarantine Requirement for Vaccinated Travellers

International tourists arriving by air from most countries will no longer need to be quarantined if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Saudi Arabia...

VIDEO: Israel’s Iron Dome Blocks 90% of Rockets Fired, Limiting Impact of Large Assaults

The Iron Dome, Israel's anti-missile defence system, has intercepted 90% of rockets launched, minimising the severity of one of the country's biggest attacks. According to...

Saudi to Reopen Borders Starting May 17

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that it will lift its travel ban on those travelling overseas beginning 1:00 am on May 17. Saudi Arabia’s...

Oman Imposes Ban on Commercial Activities; Cancels Eid Prayers

Oman announced that it is cancelling Eid prayers and Eid souqs and gatherings of any kind in public places, which include beaches and parks...

PH Gov’t Considers Suspension of OFW Deployment to Countries with Kafala System

The Philippine government on Wednesday (April 21) revealed the possibility of suspending OFW deployment to Middle East countries that would refuse to heed Philippine...

UAE Study Highlights COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy, Impact on Preventing Hospitalization

As more countries are rolling out their national vaccination campaigns against COVID-19, the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre recently released a study, revealing that...

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...

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...

Pakistani Uber Eats Driver Killed after 2 Teenage Girls Carjack His Car

Two teenage girls, 13 and 15, have been charged with the murder and carjacking of a Pakistani immigrant. The Pakistani, Mohammad Anwar, 66, was...

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Oman OK’s Direct Hiring in Private Sector

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Saudi Gov’t Limits Hajj 2021 to 60,000 Citizens & Residents – No Foreign Travelers Allowed

Saudi Arabia has announced that this year's Hajj pilgrimage will be limited to 60,000 pilgrims. Furthermore, due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, they are...