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Don’t Do THIS in UAE or Other GCC States! If You Caught You Will Face Fine, jail, deportation and GCC-wide Ban!

Don’t Do THIS in UAE or Other GCC States! If You Caught You Will Face Fine, jail, deportation and GCC-wide Ban!

Qatar
As more and more couples in the GCC are testing the waters before jumping head first into the sea of marriage, XPRESS explores the dangers lurking behind live-in relationships. You may be doing it to save money, you may be doing it out of love, or blindly and unknowingly… whatever the reason, sharing a roof with an unrelated person of the opposite sex can spell disaster in the GCC. With a Sharia law that strictly punishes unmarried people living in the same house, and an international population used to living as per the rules in their own countries, the blend of different traditions and cultures often leads to uninformed decisions, some of which end in tears and tribulation. The Sharia law prohibits two unmarried and unrelated persons from the opposite sex living together.
Expats in Gulf mull future with taxes

Expats in Gulf mull future with taxes

Saudi
Many families living in Saudi Arabia say life is no longer affordable after new tax on dependents With the decrease in oil prices, their main source of income, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have been pushing for economic reforms and for new sources of income to help deal with deficits in budgets that are often largely dependent on the oil sector and that have reached unprecedented highs. New measures adopted by Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates included raising fuel prices, increasing service fees and reducing subsidies of basic supplies that are costing the states billions of dollars. Saudi Arabia, with a total population of more than 31 million that is larger than that of the other five GCC countries combined, was hit the hardest...
ATTENTION Expats! If You Doing In this GCC Countries You Will Be Get Wide Ban or Deported!

ATTENTION Expats! If You Doing In this GCC Countries You Will Be Get Wide Ban or Deported!

Saudi
General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai (GDRFA) has just made a statement which is published by Gulf News today that the expatriates who are deported from one of the GCC countries would not be able to enter any of the GCC member countries upon work visa. Gulf News reported that the GDRFA, in its magazine Manafez Dubai that all six GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman) have agreed upon this law and soon it will be implemented in all GCC countries. The country which will deport the expatriate will take his or her fingerprints and share it with all GCC member countries. The system to share this kind of information is already in place.[irp] Ban in cases of Criminal Offences: It is important to mention here that GCC countries alread...
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