Oman

February 28, 2011

Protests in Oman
06:57 GMT

Six people were killed and close to 30 wounded in a rare protest in Oman.

February 27, 2011

Sultan Qaboos
11:07 GMT

Omani police fired tear gas on Sunday at stone-throwing demonstrators in the industrial city of Sohar.

February 24, 2011

Issham Al Baher -  Once a royal Saudi yacht, reputedly Greek now. Formerly in King of SA ownership, handed down the line of relatives.  50 million Euros.
14:47 GMT

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

Egypt bourse is closed
13:07 GMT

The bourses in several Gulf countries crashed Sunday on mounting concerns over developments in Egypt.

January 26, 2011

Bank Sohar
15:07 GMT

The Board of Directors of Oman's Bank Sohar approved the Annual Results of the bank for the year 2010.

January 19, 2011

Electricity
10:53 GMT

Bank Muscat has announced the successful closing of the Barka 3 and Sohar 2 power projects in Oman.

Bank Muscat
10:44 GMT

Bank Muscat (SAOG), the leading financial services provider in the Omani Sultanate, announced the preliminary unaudited results for the year 2010.

January 17, 2011

Oman Cement
14:20 GMT

Oman Cement Company has launched the trial operation of the third clinker production kiln.

January 9, 2011

Oman
07:40 GMT

New Omani statistics show that the Sultanate of Oman's crude oil exports during the first 11 months of 2010 reached 243.689 million barrels.

January 6, 2011

Oman
10:59 GMT

Oman & Emirates Investment Holding Co SAOG (OEIHC) declared it plans to increase its equity stake in Financial Corporation .

January 2, 2011

Oman
15:48 GMT

The Omani Minister of Economy, Ahmed Macki has stated the Sultanate of Oman to spend OR30 billion.

December 18, 2010

18:17 GMT

Launch of an ABB recruitment drive increases employment opportunities for Omani nationals emphasizing company’s commitment to foster sustainable growth of the Sultanate of Oman.

December 15, 2010

11:49 GMT

For the first time, Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil) has been awarded the highly acclaimed 'Superbrands' status for 2010 .

ArabPlast
11:32 GMT

Oman's chemicals and plastics capacity will increase by 60 percent to reach 8.5 million tons in 2012 according to the organisers of ArabPlast 2011.

December 5, 2010

13:48 GMT

Nawras gains prestigious recognition for second year running.