Oman

May 13, 2001

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Iran and Oman stressed on Saturday the need to boost bilateral cooperation the in the field of environment protection.

May 12, 2001

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, who arrived in Oman on Saturday, will discuss the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian clashes with Egypt's President Hosni M

May 10, 2001

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An Omani consortium led by the Galfar Group is set to sign a 32-year concession agreement with the government to develop a water and sewerage network

May 9, 2001

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The Omani Telecommunications Co. (OTC) plans to complete several important upgrading and infrastructure projects by the end of this year.

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Bryan Adams, the Canadian rock singer, will be performing an open-air concert in Muscat on Thursday for a crowd of 2,000,

May 7, 2001

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Asian embassies in Oman have accelerated their campaign to ensure that illegal workers are sent home before the eight-week amnesty granted by the gove

May 6, 2001

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The joint Omani-Iranian economic commission will convene on Tuesday in Tehran for talks on further cooperation between the two countries.

May 5, 2001

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Oman's Ministry of National Heritage and Culture has conducted a record seven raids on companies in Ruwi in a single day, and confiscated over 70 comp

May 2, 2001

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A loan agreement for $348 million will be signed in London for an independent power and water project in Oman, project officials told <I>AFP</I>.

May 1, 2001

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Oman Air is trying to raise $80 million from local Gulf state banks to finance a fleet modernization plant, reported <I>AFP</I> on Monday, April 30.

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With Middle East tourism volumes currently standing at 15 million a year and expected to soar to 69 million a year by 2020, ‘umbrella’ marketing is urged for the Gulf region, aiming to turn it into a

April 30, 2001

03:00 GMT

Oman Air, the national airline of the southern Gulf state, is to raise $80 million from local banks to finance a fleet modernization plan, the company told AFP on Monday, April 30.  Oman Air General M

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Oman’s stock market hit a five-year low on Sunday, April 29, as the Muscat Securities Market index shed 173 points—reaching its lowest level since May 1996.

April 29, 2001

03:00 GMT

Muscat penal court has sentenced a senior Omani banker to three years in prison and fined him a sum of $173,590 for embezzlement at the Muscat Housing

April 26, 2001

03:00 GMT

<b>Date:</b> Apr 23- Apr 26, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Oman International Exhibition Center, Muscat, Oman <b>Specifics:</b> COMEX is Oman's key IT and Telecom show, and is fully supported by the Sult