Set explicit (orally and in writing) expectations from the beginning.
Clearly define cheating and consequences.
Clearly set deadlines and consequences for not meeting them.
Clearly define grading policies.
Be friendly but firm.
Above all, be consistent.
cheating vs. 'helping"
Developing independence (used to being spoonfed)
Critical thinking skills
International students may have had low literacy skills in their first language, so critical reading/thinking will be a weak point. Ask students to circle words they don't know and then work on vocabulary.
Teachers may also want to elicit some cultural background as well.
International students cannot read cursive script.
Saudi students are happy to lobby for each other; gender isn't usually a big part of the dynamic with Saudi students, but you need to be firm.