Oman

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

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Oman will host an international conference on the 21st century university education.

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Oman announced on March 10th that it had discovered a major natural gas field in the al-Dakhlia region that is expected to boost the Gulf Arab producer’s reserves.

March 12, 2001

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The Omani minister of civil service, Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Azizi arrived Monday in Amman on a three-day official visit to Jordan.

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Oman's trade and investment laws are being revised and updated to promote efficiency and competitiveness in the wake of the country's accession to the

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Oman has intensified its campaign to combat drug trafficking and announced the establishment of a special anti-drug squad.

March 11, 2001

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Hewlett Packard (HP) has joined with the Bahwans of Oman to set up an "e-supermarket" at Dubai Internet City

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Oman announced Saturday the discovery of a major natural gas field in Al Dakhiliyah region.

March 9, 2001

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Visitors of all nationalities swarm as Ras Al Hadd Tourism Festival continues in Oman.

March 5, 2001

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The battle in the Gulf against the illegal use of copyrighted software continues, with the offices of a major Omani company searched by officials of the country’s ministry of national heritage and 62

March 4, 2001

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Oman's commodity exports rose by 62.7 percent to 3.99 billion ($10.4b) riyals during the first 11 months of last year compared to 1999 figures.

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The Standard & Poor’s international credit ratings agency has upgraded Oman’s long-term foreign currency issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings to triple-‘B’ from triple-‘B’-minus, and its lo