May 18, 2011
Word on the Arab street, when not debating the latest on the Arab revolutions, and the state of catastrophe in Yemen or Libya or Syria, has turned to the new bid to expand the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Scrutiny lies with the two potential new candidates for entry into this Gulf state league, namely Jordan and Morocco. The twitter-sphere is buzzing (or tweeting) with humorous remarks, as well as more grave concerns around the implications of such a shift, for both sides of the equation: the new members and the former block.
April 2, 2011
Pro-democracy leaders in Oman called Saturday for more protests after clashes with security forces left at least one person.
March 29, 2011
Omani troops stormed on Tuesday the Earth roundabout in Sohar evacuating a small group of pro-reform protesters.
March 14, 2011
Arab Bank Group has provided credit facilities totaling $ 410 Million to three contractors.
March 13, 2011
The Omani ruler on Sunday granted lawmaking powers to politicians outside the ruling family.
March 7, 2011
Omani protesters demanding a fight against corruption continued their sit-ins Monday.
March 3, 2011
An Omani foreign ministry official on Thursday stated his country had reconciled with the United Arab Emirates.
March 1, 2011
Omani forces on Tuesday dispersed protesters who were blocking the port in the Sohar industrial city and the coastal road to the capital Muscat.
February 28, 2011
Shipments of refined crude from Oman's port of Sohar are continuing, a port spokeswoman said on Monday.
Six people were killed and close to 30 wounded in a rare protest in Oman.
February 27, 2011
Omani police fired tear gas on Sunday at stone-throwing demonstrators in the industrial city of Sohar.
February 24, 2011
From the Arab Gulf kingdoms, to the more troubled Mid Eastern hot spots of Egypt and Iraq, leaders and patrons have their serene sea decks to keep them distracted from the noise of the rabble on stormy land! Some of the world’s richest billionaires keep floating palaces and pleasure decks, and some of these happen to be members of the royal or stately echelons of Arabia.
January 30, 2011
The bourses in several Gulf countries crashed Sunday on mounting concerns over developments in Egypt.
January 26, 2011
The Board of Directors of Oman's Bank Sohar approved the Annual Results of the bank for the year 2010.
January 19, 2011
Bank Muscat has announced the successful closing of the Barka 3 and Sohar 2 power projects in Oman.