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UAE Offers Free Vaccination to All Residents Age 16 and Above

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that vaccinations will be free for all residents aged 16 and above. ALSO READ: Sponsoring Your...

UAE Introduces New Remote Working Visa, Multiple-Entry Tourist Visas

Authorities in the UAE have approved a new self-sponsored Remote Work Visa that will enable employees from all over the world to live and...

UAE Suspends Daily, Hourly Maid Services to Curb Spread of Coronavirus

UAE authorities on Tuesday (March 16) announced that short-term recruitment of maid services via Tadbeer centers is temporarily suspended. READ ALSO: UAE Lands in Top...

Oman to Enforce 5% VAT Starting April 16

Oman is all set to roll out the 5% Value Added Tax (VAT) across the country. Oman is the third in the Arab world...

Despite Kafala Reform, Many Filipinos in Saudi Still Vulnerable to Abuse – Expert

At least 500,000 Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia are still at risk for exploitation and abuse despite the reform ‘abolishing’ the kafala system. The...

Viral Video: Domestic Helper Rescued from Angry Employer’s Abuse

Here’s an important reminder to all employers regarding how you treat ALL your workers: Do not beat them up or abuse them, even if...

Saudi Arabia to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Hajj 2021

Saudi authorities have floated the possibility of requiring COVID-19 vaccination as part of the requirement to be allowed to attend the holy Hajj pilgrimage...

24 People Arrested for Gambling during Apartment Raid in Kuwait

Gambling is considered an illegal activity (especially in many Middle Eastern countries) so please be mindful of this fact. In a recent report, 24...

Employee Gets Fired after Posting TikTok Video at Workplace

One of the main challenges of working abroad is getting accustomed to and observing the culture of the people and the workplace. If you’re...

Bahrain Rolls Out Digital Vaccine Passport

The Kingdom of Bahrain announced on Wednesday (February 17) that it has launched its own digital ‘vaccine passport’ for citizens. The move aims to help...

[WATCH] Loyal Dog Boncuk Waits for Sick Owner at Hospital for 6 Days

We all know how pets, for some owners, aren’t considered just as animals, but family. And we’ve heard of stories how people take care...

UAE: Arab Men Arrested for Mocking Asian Community

Insults is a crime in the UAE. There are also strict rules when posting on social media in the country (or other Middle East...

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Living and Working in Qatar

Qatar, and its capital city of Doha, is quickly becoming another popular Middle Eastern destination for expats. Foreign employees from all over the world...

Laws on Drugs and Alcohol that You Should Know When in Qatar

As all eyes are peeled for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup, present alcohol rules in Qatar have been hotly contested in the worldwide...

UAE is First Nation to Receive Revolutionary COVID-19 Medication

Sotrovimab, the world's newest anti-viral drug for COVID-19, is now available in the UAE for the early treatment of selected COVID-19 patients. READ ALSO: UAE...

Oman OK’s Direct Hiring in Private Sector

The Omani Cabinet has approved direct hiring for private-sector job openings. READ ALSO: Oman Minister Announces Plan to Amend Labor, Taxation, and Subsidy Laws According to...

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...