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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...

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'...

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...

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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...

Oman Announces Temporary Border Closure to Curb Spread of COVID Variant

In light of the identification of the new COVID-19 variant, Oman announced that it will temporarily close its borders for a week. State News Agency...

Dozens Dead and Thousands Homeless as 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia

Hundreds of buildings have been damaged and thousands of people have been displaced due to a 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Indonesia. Death toll...

Saudi and Gulf Allies to End Years-long Blockade on Qatar, Reopen Borders

Saudi Arabia together with its regional allies, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt, have agreed to end a years-long disabling blockade on Qatar as well...

Oman Announces Reopening of Borders Starting December 29

As the COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed in most parts of the world, Oman announced that it will reopen all of its borders on...