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Oman Imposes Private Sector Expat Jobs Ban

Job opportunities for expats in Oman are reducing after the government banned foreigners from working in nine business sectors. The aim is to improve the...

Expats Jobs Culled By Gulf State Governments

Expats are feeling the heat from government bans on recruitment in Gulf States start to bite. The latest move comes in Oman, where a six-month...

Expat Round-Up: Testing Time For Engineers

Hundreds of expat engineers have fallen foul of new working visa rules introduced by surprise in Kuwait. The regulation bars expat engineers from renewing their...

Bahrain Tops Expat Poll As Favourite Destination

Bahrain is the surprising winner of this year's accolade as the best destination for expats. After sifting the views of more than 12,500 expats across...

Gulf States In Another Crackdown On Expat Workers

Kuwait is planning to scrap all public sector jobs for expats, according to a new report. The Supreme Planning Council wants to keep government posts...

What is the Gulf Cooperation Council?

The Gulf Cooperation Council or GCC is a group of six nations in the Middle East with special economic, social and political relationships. The GCC...

Gulf States Urged To Axe Public Spending

The world has split into two camps over the plunge in oil prices in recent months. On one side the oil producers are wringing their...