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Emirati prince flees to Qatar, criticises Abu Dhabi: Report

Emirati prince flees to Qatar, criticises Abu Dhabi: Report

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'I am the first in a royal family going out of the UAE and telling everything about them' An Emirati prince is seeking asylum in Qatar after fleeing the UAE saying he feared for his life because of a dispute with the rulers of oil-rich Abu Dhabi, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad al-Sharqi, 31, is the second son of the emir of Fujairah, one of the seven monarchies making up the United Arab Emirates. He arrived in Doha on 16 May, the report said. Abu Dhabi is the capital and richest emirate of the UAE. "The prince revealed tensions between UAE rulers that are existing beneath the surface, especially regarding Abu Dhabi’s leadership of the UAE’s military operations in Yemen." First Sheikha Latifa al-Maktoum, and now Sheikh Rashid Flees to Qatar. ht
UAE says Qatari royal leaves after claim of house arrest

UAE says Qatari royal leaves after claim of house arrest

Qatar
UAE says Abdullah left country 'without any obstruction' but provides no details on his destination The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that an exiled member of Qatar's ruling family who had appeared in a video recording saying that he was being held against his will had left the UAE. Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani has emerged as a potential Qatari opposition figure after a row erupted last year between Qatar and some fellow Gulf Arab states, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia, over allegations that Qatar supports terrorism. Qatar denies the accusation. Qatari media, including Al Jazeera television, carried a video on Sunday of the silver-bearded sheikh Abdullah saying that he was being held against his will after coming to Abu Dhabi as a guest. "I am now in Abu Dhabi as ...
You Must Keep Your Passport! Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Uae, Bahrain And Oman

You Must Keep Your Passport! Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Uae, Bahrain And Oman

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For Filipinos and many countries abroad, the passport serves as one of the main requirement to travel across countries. Once you have it, this should remain in your possession without further explanation. There are already a lot of issues, especially to OFW’s, involving the employer and employee as to who will hold their employees passport. But actually, there’s no question to that. A passport should be in the possession of the person whose name and image is attached to it. Sadly, this rule is not practiced by all employers especially with OFWs working in Middle East countries. QATAR Qatar Labor Law – #4 of 2009 Regulating The Entry And Exit Of Expatriates In Qatar And Their Residence And Sponsorship Article 9: The sponsor shall deliver the passport or travel document to the
Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, Uae Study Plans To Relax Qatar Restrictions – Report

Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, Uae Study Plans To Relax Qatar Restrictions – Report

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE are reportedly studying plans to relax some restrictions on Qatar as the first step towards a wider deal. UK publication The Guardian said the four countries were considering a proposal to lift restrictions on civilian travel to Qatar as a goodwill gesture after closing land, air and sea links as part of a boycott that began last June. This would require the reopening of air routes that have forced regional travellers to extend their journeys with changes in Kuwait or Oman to reach Qatar. The report comes as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to visit the UK for talks on Wednesday before heading to the US on March 19. The US and UK have been seeking an end to the regional divide, which is centred on Qatar’s alleged support o
Four Arab States Condemn UN Report on Qatar Crisis as Misleading

Four Arab States Condemn UN Report on Qatar Crisis as Misleading

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The quartet denounced the continuing Qatari policies as lacking credibility and faith in dealing with the UN. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt have vehemently condemned the report developed by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights whose members visited Qatar in November 2017 as misleading, inaccurate and based on incomplete understanding of the political crisis between the four countries and Doha and its historical context. The quartet in a statement on the report issued by the commission based on their visit to Qatar on November 24, 2017, affirmed that the crisis is attributed to Qatar's support of individuals and entities globally involved in funding terrorism and promoting of terror ideologies and hate rhetoric in the Arab region via media outlets belonging directl...
Skype, WhatsApp, Viber, FaceTime VoIP Disabled in UAE & Qatar

Skype, WhatsApp, Viber, FaceTime VoIP Disabled in UAE & Qatar

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In case you’re wondering if you cannot make calls through Skype, WhatsApp, Viber, FaceTime in countries in the Middle East like the UAE and Qatar, it is because the calling features of these apps are blocked or disabled by the telecom providers in the country. You can still use these apps in order to ‘chat’, but the VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) service, which includes video calling and voice calling, is banned. Although it is not unusual for a country to regulate the usage of internet for their citizens, The United Arab Emirates and Qatar now officially joins China, Egypt, Jordan, and Belize (to name a few) to have blocked Skype services in their regions. Skype, the Microsoft acquired company in 2011, has just been added to the list of banned VoIPs in the UAE and Qatar. The tw
Arab Nations Blockading Qatar Expand Blacklist

Arab Nations Blockading Qatar Expand Blacklist

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Two Islamic organisations and 11 individuals have been added to an existing "terror list" drawn up by four Arab nations that are blockading Qatar, claiming the entities and individuals are supported by Doha. State-run Saudi Press Agency issued a joint statement by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday, saying the quartet's move was taken "in light of their commitment to fighting terrorism, drying up their sources of funding, combating extremist ideology…and its promotion". Saudi Arabia and its allies, which have imposed a land, sea, and air blockade on Qatar since June, accuse Doha of supporting terrorism. Qatar has denied this. The two organisations that were added to the blacklist were the International Union of Muslim Scholars, headed by Yu
Qatar New Labor Law: If You’re Working In Qatar Or Interested In Working Here Are The Things You Should Know About The Recent Changes!

Qatar New Labor Law: If You’re Working In Qatar Or Interested In Working Here Are The Things You Should Know About The Recent Changes!

Qatar
10 must know things about the amended labour law A few amendments to the Law No 21 of 2015 were issued by the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the form of Law No. 21 of 2015 meant for the regulation of entry, exit and the residence of expats. Following are the highlights of the amended law: 1. The amended law gives expat workers the the right to exit the country for vacation, in case of any urgent circumstance, or any other purpose after informing the recruiter, according to the employment contract. 2. Expat workers can leave the country before the expiry of the employment contract after duly informing their employer. 3. In a scenario where an employer objects to the departure of the expat worker from the country, the expat worker has the right to approach the exit p...
Happy News: Citizens of 80 countries can now enter Qatar visa-free

Happy News: Citizens of 80 countries can now enter Qatar visa-free

Qatar
Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, Qatari officials announced today. The countries include the UK, the USA, Canada, India, South Africa, Seychelles, Australia and New Zealand. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Qatar will not need to apply or pay for a visa; instead, a multi-entry waiver will be issued free-of-charge at the port of entry, upon presentation of a valid passport with a minimum validity of six months and a confirmed onward or return ticket. Depending on the nationality of the visitor, the waiver will either be valid for 180 days, and allow the visitor to spend a total of 90 days in Qatar (multiple-entry); or it will be valid for 30 days and entitle the visitor to spend up to 30 days in Qatar (multiple-ent...
JOBS in Qatar this Month 2015

JOBS in Qatar this Month 2015

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These are the job openings by top companies in Qatar. If you’re looking for open positions for you to apply, check this page from time to time as we update the career opportunities available in Qatar. We are not a recruitment agency/company. We are posting this jobs for everyone to know how to apply online as it can get difficult looking for reliable sources. Here in QatarOFW, we are going to redirect you to the actual webpages of the companies for you to apply directly to them. JOBS in Qatar this Month Qatar Airways Qatar Rail Rivoli Group Microsoft Cisco IBM Alshaya Group Hyatt Hotel Marriott Hotel Qatar Petroleum Ritz-Carlton Hotel Al Futtaim Group Motorola Solutions EMC Mashreq Bank Vodafone Ooredoo Telecom Qatar National Bank
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