Category: Middle East

Transfer Pricing Jobs in the Middle East

Choosing a career within Transfer Pricing can be both intellectually and financially rewarding, exposing specialists to a rapidly changing International Tax landscape. Transfer Pricing affects most Multinational firms, with the OECD’s new guidelines set to bring about massive changes in how firms conduct cross-border operations. Transfer Pricing Jobs are centred around the analysis of internal […]

Living in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island nation located in the Persian Gulf. The country is an archipelago centred around Bahrain Island and is situated between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It is connected to the latter by the 25-kilometre King Fahd Causeway which was opened in 1986. Bahrain’s population is roughly 1.3 million, with over half being foreign nationals who constitute about 70% […]

Living in Oman

The Sultanate of Omanis a country on the South-Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing land borders with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The population of the country is around 4 million making it one of the most sparsely populated on the planet. But Oman’s emergence as a key economic hub in the Gulf led […]

Facts and Figures on the Cost of Living in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is situated in Western Asia, dominating the Arabian Peninsula.  It is the largest state in the Middle East, 2nd-largest in the Arab world (after Algeria), the 5th-largest in Asia, and the 12th-largest in the world.  Most of its terrain consists of arid desert, lowland and mountains, making it a sparsely populated country.  Its population of 33 million comes after a […]

Expat Communities in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates hosts over 200 nationalities so everyone expects an intercultural experience when making the move to one of its seven Emirates. The majority of expats will choose to reside in either Abu Dhabi, a calmer more traditional city or the cosmopolitan city of Dubai. With over 80% of residents born abroad, expats […]

Guide to International Schools in Saudi Arabia

International schools in Saudi Arabia offer various types of curriculums, such as the International Baccalaureate, the UK national curriculum, a US-style model or the International Primary Curriculum.  Given the number of expats required to fill the country’s workforce – especially in the oil sector – the private international school sector is quite sizeable.  Campuses are concentrated in […]

Living in Dubai

Dubai is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  Located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, it is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven Emirates that constitute the country. A global City and business hub of the Middle East, it is also a major transportation hub for passengers and cargo.  Oil revenue drove the […]