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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...

Saudi Suspends Travel from UAE, India, Pakistan Among 20 Countries

The Saudi government on Tuesday (February 2), suspended the entry of passengers from 20 countries, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, medical practitioners,...

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...

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...

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...

Saudi National in Bahrain Wins AED 12M in Big Ticket Abu Dhabi Raffle

A fast-food business owner in Bahrain recently became one of the winners of the Abu Dhabi Big Ticket raffle draw. ALSO READ: Saudi Offers Permanent Residency...

WATCH: Man Escapes Death as Car Hits Wall in Saudi

A video has made rounds on social media showing a man narrowly escaping death by a few seconds after he left his seat when...

Saudi Arabia to Relax Flight Restrictions Starting September 15

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday (September 13) that it will partially lift its suspension on international flights starting September 15. The Kingdom has placed...

Huge Fire Breaks out in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

A large fire broke out Saudi Arabia. The fire erupted in makeshift offices in Haramain Sulaymaniyah district in Jeddah. According to reports, Saudi Arabia Firefighters...

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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...