Oman

March 20, 2001

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Qatar and Oman discussed Monday in Muscat aspects of bilateral cooperation in telecommunications and post sector and the setting up of joint ventures

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Omani authorities will announce the winner of the $750-million contract to build a refinery in the northern town of Sohar next month from a shortlist of five international firms, the oil ministry said

March 19, 2001

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Oman awarded an $18 million contract Sunday to the Danish firm Maersk to look for crude oil and natural gas in the west of the sultanate, the official ONA news agency said.

March 18, 2001

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Gulf states of Qatar and Oman are set to expand cooperation in the fields of telecommunications and postal services.

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Yemen and Oman seek further cooperation in the fields of culture and tourism.

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Oman is sparing no effort to simplify visa procedures in Oman to attract tourists from all over the world.

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Year-long negotiations between the Oman government and Dhofar Power Co (DPCO) bore fruit Saturday with the signing of an ambitious concession to build

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Oman's air force is to buy F-16 fighters from the United States and British-built Super Lynx helicopters, an Omani defense official announced Saturday, March 17.  Sayyed Badr Bin Saud Al-Bussaidi, the

March 17, 2001

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Oman has recorded an unprecedented growth in both expenditure - up 132 percent to $704 million- and card numbers - up 90 percent to 296,000 cards - ma

March 16, 2001

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Oman will hold a conference on pollution control and prevention of contagion in hospitals on 6th and 7th November 2001.

March 15, 2001

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Software Alliance has announced that the Omani Ministry of National and Cultural Heritage has intensified its efforts in fighting thefts of computer p

March 14, 2001

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Oman and Egypt signed Tuesday minutes of the preparatory meetings of the Omani-Egyptian joint committee.

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Two armored vehicles loaded with arms collided Tuesday, killing seven Yemeni border guards close to the frontier with Oman.

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The Omani ministry of national economy reported that the Sultanate's foreign trade balance had recovered noticeably last year, as Omani merchandise exports grew by 62.7 percent during the year 2000.

March 13, 2001

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Jordan's minister of administrative development Mohammed Thneibat discussed with visiting Omani minister of civil service, Abdul Aziz Mutar, ways of e