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Saudi Arabia: Expats shocked by unfair sponsors’ tactics
Riyadh, May 19: Despite the many regulations put in place by the government with the aim of protecting expats, many continue to suffer at the hands of...
Expat family of 5 found dead in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, May 13: Five members of an expat family were found dead in their house in Khamis Mushayt on Thursday. According to Asir police spokesman Zaid...
Full text of the Saudi Vision 2030 document
Riyadh, Apr 26: Following is the full text of the Saudi Vision 2030 document unveiled in Riyadh on Monday by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: ...
Saudi Arabia: Now Umrah visas can be converted into tourist
Riyadh, Apr 25: Prince Sultan Bin Salman, President of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), launched here Sunday the post-umrah ...
Dubai: Soldier invites woman for dinner, rapes her
Dubai, Apr 25: A soldier lured a 22-year-old woman to ride with him and then drove to the desert, where he allegedly raped her, a Dubai court heard on...
Saudi crown prince rewards expat for saving citizen from drowning
Riyadh, Apr 17: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif ordered a cash reward on Friday for the Pakistani expatriate who saved the life of a citizen who was dr...
Saudi Arabia’s green card plan for expats welcomed
Riyadh, Apr 7: Saudi Arabia’s plan to issue permanent residence or “green cards” to foreign workers has been warmly welcomed by the expatriate c...
Expats face GOSI cuts if they stay abroad for over one month
Jeddah, Mar 22: The General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) has revealed that it plans to suspend all services to expatriates if they are abr...
UAE expats welcome trial flight landing in Kerala’s 4th international airport
Dubai, Feb 24: Expatriates from Kerala are excited about having a fourth international airport in their home state. The Kannur International Airpor...
Philippines foils Iran plot to hijack Saudi plane
Riyadh, Feb 24: Philippine authorities have foiled a bid to hijack a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Acc...
Russia can’t save Assad, killer of 300,000: Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Feb 15: Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said Sunday that Russia's efforts to support Syrian President Bashar Assad would not succeed in keepin...
Our women excel in life, letting them drive will take time: Saudi minister
Munich, Feb 13: Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister defended his country’s treatment of women on Friday, saying it had made progress on female educati...
Saudi Prince mocks Trump: I bailed you out twice
New York, Jan 30: Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal mocked Republican candidate Donald Trump for his attempts to expose the ownership structure of Fox N...
Two Kerala children among five killed in Oman accident
Muscat, Jan 29: Four people, including two Malayali children, were killed when a bus carrying school children met with an accident at Nizwa in Oman. T...
Close your nose: 10 gallons of urine found in ‘perfume factory’
Jeddah, Jan 28: Ten gallons of human urine kept in several containers shocked a municipality team when it raided a warehouse on Wednesday. The Hail...
Oil prices likely to climb by end of 2016: Aramco
Riyadh, Jan 27: Saudi Arabia’s oil giant expects oil prices to climb toward the end of the year, saying the current price of around $30 a barrel is ...
Smuggler caught with liquor bottles taped to his legs
Riyadh, Jan 25: Customs officials at the King Fahd Causeway have foiled a man’s attempt to smuggle 14 bottles of liquor into the kingdom, the Saudi ...
Food wasted in Makkah enough to feed millions going hungry globally
Makkah, Jan 23: The food wasted in Makkah could feed 17 percent of hungry children in 18 developing countries, said a press report Friday. There are a...
Dubai: Can anyone help these NRI sisters trace their mother?
Hyderabad, Jan 11: Two sisters from Dubai made an unusual request on Saturday when they called on V Satyanarayana, deputy commissioner of Hyderabad Po...
Saudi Arabia third happiest country in the world: Survey
Jeddah, Jan 10: Saudi Arabia has come third in a poll for the world’s happiest countries – in a list which features almost no European. The resear...
Dubai: 23 NRIs lose passports in New Year fire; get exit papers
Dubai, Jan 8: At least 23 Indians affected in the New Year's Eve fire at the Address Downtown Hotel have left the country on emergency exit papers iss...
Two Saudi millionaires pay blood money to free Filipino
Riyadh, Dec 26: Two Saudi millionaires have reportedly paid SR225,000 in blood money to free a Filipino man who had killed an Indian national in a car...
Expired re-entry visas can now be renewed in home countries
Riyadh, Dec 19: Expatriate workers and their dependants with expired re-entry visas seeking to return to the Kingdom can now renew them in their home ...
Saudi Arabia: Reverted Indian expatriate helps Haia uncover 1,300 violations
Jeddah, Dec 18: An Indian expatriate has helped the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia) over the past 20 years un...
Girl students disappear from primary school, found in mall
Jeddah, Dec 8: Two Grade 6 female students who had disappeared from one of the primary schools in the Bawadi neighborhood of Jeddah at the end of th...
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