Oman

November 7, 2000

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An Omani criminal court has sentenced five nationals, including a former prayer leader and his two teenage sons, to death for the premeditated murder

November 6, 2000

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The Omani undersecretary of commerce and industry recently stated that the competitiveness of the Omani products had grown substantially in the international markets over the past five years following

November 5, 2000

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Oman signed arms deals with two French companies on Sunday, the defense ministry announced.

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem held talks in Muscat Sunday with Oman's minister in charge of foreign affairs, Yussef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, on t

November 3, 2000

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Oman’s leader Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed will inaugurate on Saturday the country’s council [parliament] for the years 2001-2003.

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem will visit Muscat Saturday for talks with senior Omani officials on bilateral and regional issues.

November 2, 2000

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Oman’s efforts to develop its non-oil related exports came under the spotlight in Muscat on October 27 and 28, at a seminar on export marketing in states of the European Union member states.

November 1, 2000

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An explosion aboard a Maltese freighter in the Gulf of Oman killed three crewmen and injured four more.

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The commercial banks of Oman have not shown signs of initiating Internet banking in the Sultanate, and the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has not yet received any requests for the implementing of up-to-da

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The commercial banks of Oman have not shown signs of initiating Internet banking in the Sultanate. According to a recent report by the <I>Oman Observer</I>, although the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has

October 31, 2000

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The Oman stock index plunged some 25 percent this year, reaching its lowest level in four years on Thursday, reported <I>Khaleej Times</I>. The Muscat Securities Market lost a further 2.45 percent on

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To restore investor confidence and put a halt to the liquidity crunch, brokers working at the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) have called for a ‘stock-split’.

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Oman on Monday delivered a shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the Australian company North-West Shelf to be supplied to the US firm Enron Corp., an Oman LNG spokesman said.

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On August 12, 2000 crude oil from wells at the Al Noor field of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) began flowing to a brand new production station in south Oman.

October 29, 2000

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Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Ajit Kumar Panja will visit Oman Monday for talks with Omani officials on bilateral ties and issues of c