1.9 million expats leave Saudi over high fees, slow growth

RIYADH: The number of foreign workers in Saudi Arabia fell by over a fifth in the 30 months to end-June due to...

‘Rebel’ Saudi women shun abaya robe

Trend underscores bold push for social liberties by young Saudis RIYADH: Saudi human resources professional Mashael al-Jaloud, 33,...

UAE announces new oil, gas finds, overtakes Kuwait

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates, a leading OPEC producer, yesterday announced "significant" oil and gas discoveries and launched a new pricing...

Saudi launches special residency scheme for expats

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday launched a new special residency scheme aimed at luring wealthy expats as the petro-state seeks to boost non-oil...

Omani Sultan Qaboos passes away

MUSCAT: Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said had passed away after a long illustrious career,...

Khamenei approved Saudi strike: Report

WASHINGTON: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reported Wednesday, citing an...

Lawmaker warns of ‘too large’ expat communities

Ahmad Al-Fadhl KUWAIT: MP Ahmad Al-Fadhl yesterday warned against "too large" expatriate communities, saying they could pose a...

Duterte ‘outraged’ by maid’s death in Kuwait as Manila mulls ‘partial’ deployment ban

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is "outraged" by the death of Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende, an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in...

Kuwait probes drone sighting, PM promises tougher security

Saudi races to restore oil supply - Iraq denies links to attack - Iran refutes US accusations A...

Saudi Arabia executes 37

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday executed 37 of its citizens convicted of terrorism. The executions were carried out in Riyadh, Makkah, Madinah, the...

MP questions expat numbers, issuance of new work permits

MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei KUWAIT: MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei yesterday probed the number of expatriates in...

Modi’s shock policy moves hit India’s economic growth

J&J's biggest India plant idle 3 years after completion; facility was expected to employ 1,500 PENJERLA/NEW DELHI:...

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