Al-Mansour’s movie sent to the Oscar – 2nd try

Al-Mansour’s movie sent to the Oscar – 2nd try

Al-Mansour This month, Saudi Arabia nominated the movie The Perfect Candidate as best foreign language film for the Oscars. This is not the first nomination for the director and script-writer Haifaa Al Mansour, whose movie Wajda was nominated in 2012. In January 2019,...
Saudi Women Are Allowed to be Soldiers

Saudi Women Are Allowed to be Soldiers

The Saudi Ministry of Defence will allow women to join the Saudi armed forces in combat capacities. Several Saudi and Gulf newspapers issued the announcement, which was made this month.   Women can be enlisted for military jobs with ranks from private soldiers to...
No Fees for Expats in Industrial Companies

No Fees for Expats in Industrial Companies

Levy fees in Saudi Arabia This week, the Saudi Council of Ministers announced that, for industrial companies, it will waive the fees that the companies have to pay in respect of their foreign employees. The expatriate levy was introduced in 2018 in conjunction with a...