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'Siege won't prevent Qatar from developing foreign relations'

'Siege won't prevent Qatar from developing foreign relations'

The unjust siege imposed by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt will not prevent Qatar from developing its relations with the world, Qatar's ambassador to Spain Mohamed bin Jaham al-Kuwari has said.

Amnesty over, 'illegal expatriates' await Saudi crackdown

Amnesty over, 'illegal expatriates' await Saudi crackdown

For four months, texts from the government pinged into every mobile phone in Saudi Arabia ordering ‘illegal expatriates’ to leave the kingdom before the end of an amnesty that expired in late July.

Expats hail new residency plan

Expats hail new residency plan

Residents from different nationalities and walks of life have welcomed Qatar’s plans to allow some expatriates to obtain permanent residency in the country

Claims panel concerned about stranded expatriates

Claims panel concerned about stranded expatriates

A number of Qataris who have approached the Compensation Claims Committee for redress have expressed concern over the condition of their expatriate employees stranded in some of the siege countries.

Philippine official hails Qatar's progress on employment

Philippine official hails Qatar's progress on employment

A labour official from the Philippines has lauded the “remarkable progress” the State of Qatar achieved in the field of employment, Qatar Chamber announced in a statement on Saturday.

Compensation Committee mulls suitable course of action

Compensation Committee mulls suitable course of action

The Compensation Claims Committee continues to receive, on a daily basis, cases of both Qataris and expatriates affected by the blockade.

Asian expatriates named raffle draw winners

Asian expatriates named raffle draw winners

Ibn Ajayan Projects has announced the winners of the second raffle draw for Asian Town Shopping Festival 2017.

I just thank God that I live in this country, says citizen

I just thank God that I live in this country, says citizen

Qataris and expatriates pour into various places to express their love for the country and its wise leadership, writing messages of solidarity on billboards that feature a portrait of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

Saudi Arabia starts taxing expats in private sector

Saudi Arabia starts taxing expats in private sector

Saudi Arabia on Thursday said it had begun taxing foreigners working in the private sector as part of fiscal reforms aimed at coping with a drop in oil revenues.

Extra flights to India likely during Eid to clear rush

Extra flights to India likely during Eid to clear rush

A few additional flights may be operated to some of the Indian destinations to address the growing requirements of Indian expatriates in Qatar during the upcoming Eid al-Fitr season and beyond.

PHCC health centres are operating normally

PHCC health centres are operating normally

The Primary Health Care Corporation ( PHCC) has confirmed that it continues to provide all the health services for both citizens and expatriates of all nationalities and there are no changes following the economic blockade.

Expatriates should always carry original RP cards: MoI

Expatriates should always carry original RP cards: MoI

Expatriates in Qatar should always carry their original Residency Permit (QID) cards, an official of the Ministry of Interior said on Friday at an Iftar organised by Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) for the Indian community.