Saudi Arabia will punish people who employ foreigners illegally or break the terms of their visas, in an effort to encourage local employment.
Punishment ranging from fines and jail terms to confiscation of assets and deportation
Allegations that an illegal church is being built in Bahrain are being investigated by the government.
The Central Municipal Council last Wednesday halted work on the project in Buhair, said a report in the Gul
Human rights activists have called for a crackdown on illegal clinics used to treat rioters ahead of the third anniversary of Bahrain's anti-government protests.
They say makeshift facilities, which put lives at risk, are stil
Thousands of mostly African workers gathered in Riyadh seeking repatriation after two people were killed in overnight rioting that followed a visa crackdown by Saudi authorities.
One of those killed was a Saudi, said a government
Saudi Arabi's security agencies have arrested 11,756 illegal expatriate workers across the kingdom on the third day of the crackdown, a report quoting officials said.
Officers raided the hide-outs of illegal workers, which det
Thousands of illegal workers were rounded up in a series of raids across Saudi Arabia following the expiry of the the amnesty period for expatriates to legalise work on Sunday, a report said.
In Jeddah alone, 3,918 undocumented ex
Saudi Arabia has told foreign workers - about a third of its 27 million population - to make sure their visas are in order before a planned crackdown next month or face possible deportation, local media reported.
The kingdom has t
US law enforcement authorities have shut down "Silk Road," an anonymous Internet marketplace for illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine, and criminal activities such as murder for hire, and arrested its alleged owner.
China announced a nationwide crackdown on the sale of illegal medicine on Wednesday and said it would tighten industry regulation, piling pressure on a sector already reeling from a bribery scandal at British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline.
Saudi businessmen, expatriates and several countries welcomed a four-month extension to an amnesty for foreign workers with visa violations on Wednesday, saying it allowed businesses to operate as usual in the world's top oil exporter.