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Financial Considerations for Expats in the UAE

The appeal of a high standard of living, low taxation, and lucrative salaries – on top of the bright, sunny weather – are among...

5 Things to Know for Those Who Want to Teach in Qatar

Dreaming of working overseas? For professionals in the teaching profession, working in a new environment flavoured with cultural variety can spell big challenges, but...

Here’s What You Need to Know about Qatar’s Social Security System

In terms of living conditions, one of the most important things to consider when working or migrating to a different country is their social...

How to Get NOC in Oman

Working in Oman offers great benefits and opportunities, especially for workers who intend to build their career because of the Sultanate’s relatively small size,...

[UAE Labour Law] Guide to Working Hours, Official Leaves, and Vacations

Thinking of living and building your career in the UAE? You have to understand that labour laws in your country may not necessarily be...

Gov’t Sets New Fees to Apply for Omani Citizenship

Working in a foreign country may cause one to think of getting naturalised in order to maintain their way of living, which they’ve built...

[GUIDE] List of Banned and Restricted Items in Saudi Arabia

Every country has its own set of set of customs and traditions on top of international standards when it comes to traveling and importation...

25 Facts First-Time Travellers Should Know About Saudi Arabia

Travelling to new places for the first time will require some level of adjustment in the case of the visitor, as we very well...

Here’s What to Expect on Your Visit to Saudi Arabia

As opposed to what some people think of the Middle East, the region is made up of different unique countries with their own cultural...

[Guide] Dress Code in Saudi Arabia

Part of what expats need to understand about moving into the Middle East is that much of the traditions and customs observed in countries...

WHO Awards Bahrain PM with Global Leader Healthcare Distinction

In a small island such as Bahrain, with a total population of around 1.5 million, one would think that social services including healthcare delivery...

Things to Note When Traveling Solo in Qatar

Traveling enriches the human experience, as a person is able to connect with the rest of the world, and with cultures they may not...

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Saudi Closes Mosques; Curfew in Jordan; Iran Tallies 135 Deaths

As the trend of new cases and deaths due to SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) in many parts of the world continue in an upward trajectory, several...

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...

Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other expats. When it comes...

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'...