GCC News

37 expats granted Omani citizenship under royal decree

This is in addition to the dual nationality granted to six Yemenis. About 37 expats in Oman have been granted ...
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Saudi princess passes away, UAE leaders offer condolences

The rulers offered their condolences to King Salman on death of Princess Aljawhara. The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin ...
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Bad news for expats looking for work in this GCC country

Permits will cease to release for the next six months. A ban has been extended on the issuance of employment ...
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ATTENTION Expats: HEAVY FINE Would be imosed on you, If you’re LIVING In These ACCOMMODATIONS in UAE

Dubbed as “bachelor eviction drive”, authorities in Dubai have been cracking down against single, low-income workers residing in areas devoted ...
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VAT in UAE: New online calculator to check authenticity of tax invoice

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) on Tuesday launched a Tax Registration Number (TRN) verification service on its website, where consumers ...
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Best spots to watch Dubai Shopping Festival closing fireworks

Here are the timings. Al Seef, La Mer and The Beach will simultaneously mark the end of the 23rd edition ...
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Good conduct certificate mandatory for UAE work visa

The rule will come into effect from February 4, 2018. A ‘certificate of good conduct’ will now be a prerequisite ...
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BREAKING: Couple get 1 year jail for Doing This in UAE

The man later shared a photo of him and the woman, with friends on Instagram and WhatsApp. An unmarried couple ...
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Filipinos are Banned From Working in These Countries

They were deemed ‘off-limits’ in an advisory The Philippine Overseas Employment Authority (POEA) has reminded Filipino expats across the world, ...
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VAT delayed until 2019 in these Gulf countries

UAE introduced the tax from January 1, 2018 VAT (Value added tax) has been implemented in the UAE as approved ...
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