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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...

Saudi Suspends All International Flights

Saudi Arabia announced that it has suspended all its international flights beginning 21st December 2020 due to the spread of the COVID-19. According to...

[LOOK] Saudi Gov’t Launches Free COVID-19 Vaccination Drive for Public

The Saudi government on December 17 has rolled out the first phase of its COVID-19 vaccination for the public. ALSO READ: Bahrain to be Among...

Oman Minister Announces Plan to Amend Labor, Taxation, and Subsidy Laws

Oman has announced plans to revise its labor laws, introduce new taxation schemes and put an end to “long-standing” subsidies while ensuring that low-income...

Big Changes to Take Effect in Saudi Arabia’s Kafala Labor System

Following a series of major changes to Islamic laws observed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is yet another important milestone for millions of migrant workers...

Bahrain to be Among the First Nations to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine

A top-ranking official at the BDF Hospital, on Tuesday (Nov. 10), announced that the kingdom as per the directives of His Royal Highness Prince...

[WARNING] Break Lockdown Rules in Oman and Face Hefty Fines, Jail Time

The Royal Oman Police on Sunday (October 18), announced that those who are caught violating lockdown rules could face fines of up to OMR3,500, as well...

Expats Can Now Buy Properties in Oman

Good news for expats based in Oman! The Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning issued a resolution on Sunday, October 18, allowing expats in Oman...

Google Offers Middle East Grants Worth $1.1 Million for Digital Skills Training

In light of the "new normal" being adopted in various parts of the globe amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, tech giant Google, a unit...

Remote Workers Can Now Relocate to Dubai via New Virtual Working Program

The Dubai government has recently launched a new program that enables overseas remote working professionals to relocate in the emirate while continuing to serve...

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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...