Oman

February 11, 2001

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Oman’s one-billion-dollar Sohar aluminum smelter, promoted by the Abu Dhabi and Omani governments, is set to be commissioned by 2003.

February 10, 2001

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Oman's health ministry denied press reports saying that the Gulf state has imported contaminated human blood.

February 8, 2001

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Oman Air on Monday ordered two airplanes from US giant Boeing and rented three others in deals worth a total of $105 million.

February 6, 2001

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Oman\'s foreign minister, Youssef bin Alawi arrived in Riyadh Monday for talks with Saudi officials on enhancing bilateral ties.

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Oman Air has signed a sixty-million-dollar-deal to acquire five Boeing 737s (four 737-700s and one 737-800) with options for two additional 737-700s.

February 5, 2001

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Oman\'s defense minister, Sayyid Badr Busaidy, arrived Sunday in Ankara for talks with Turkish officials on strengthening defense ties.

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Oman should introduce more economic reforms to support its efforts to attract foreign investors to its oil-dependent economy.

February 4, 2001

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The Omani banking sector suffered a drop in profit for the second year in a row, when the profits of 17 commercial banks fell by 5.2 percent in 1999.

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Following months of fund-raising and preparation, the Oman Whale and Dolphin Research Team is about to embark on a two-week research trip to Dhofar, w

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Oman\'s first private university, to be built in Nizwa, the Sultanate\'s old capital, will start functioning in 2004.

January 25, 2001

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Iran\'s oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and his Omani counterpart Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Ramahi agreed Wednesday to expand bilateral cooperation in

January 24, 2001

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Cooperation between Oman and Iran in the strategic Arab Gulf and Oman Sea can help bring about a durable peace in the region, Iran\'s first vice-presi

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Various government measures aimed at propping up Oman’s faltering bourse have failed to give any significant boost to performance and the government has now said that there will be no further interven

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Oman is completing a proposal for a third train to boost the country’s production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the cost of 377 million rials ($980 million), according to the Omani economics minis

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Various government measures aimed at propping up Oman’s faltering bourse have failed to give any significant boost to performance and the government has now said that there will be no further interven