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A rendering shows the future Omantel headquarters in Muscat, which profits from the $130 million sukuk would help fund when issued. (HDR Inc.)
February 14, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Although the sukuk showed a good profit rate last month, Omantel will not issue it now due to global economic conditions.
The first-of-its-kind project will be constructed over 250,000sqm of land, located 5km away from Al Mabailah exit at the express way. (Skyscraper City)
February 09, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Oman's first light-industries city will cater to the automotive and construction sectors and will create some 8000 jobs after completion.
Sultan Taymoor Grand Mosque in Muscat. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Oman's government must dig deep to make up for the shortfall in revenue due to nose-diving oil prices.
The route will run between Shahid Rajaee and Sohar and will carry agricultural products and perishables between the two countries. (Ana.ir)
February 07, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The new bi-monthly shipping route is part of Iran's grand plan to build a south to north economic corridor from Oman through to Turkmenistan.
The tournament was launched by the SLC in 2012 with the participation of only 12 countries
February 03, 2016 - 15:05 GMT
A seven-member team has been picked by the Oman Athletics Association (OAA) to take part in the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), which began in Sharjah, UAE on Tuesday.
Oman won't change foreign exchange rates it's had in place since 1986. (AFP)
February 03, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Despite cheap oil prices damaging it's economy, Oman refuses to change its foreign exchange rate.
The mixed-use waterfront of Sultan Qaboos Port is expected to become a major tourist destination for Oman. (Construction Week Online)
February 03, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The successful transformation of South Africa's oldest working harbor into Cape Town's premier tourist destination has caught the eye of Oman's developers.
Al Said, the luxury yacht of Sultan Qaboos in the old port of Muttrah in Muscat. (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
February 02, 2016 - 06:11 GMT
The cruise will take between seven and ten days, and plans to launch later this year by Khedri Jahan Darya Company.
Local investors are concerned that amendments to the foreign investment laws will have a negative impact on small businesses. (Shutterstock)
January 28, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
A draft proposal to encourage foreign investment would overturn the current requirement for foreign investors to have Omani partners with at least a 35 percent stake.
Players and officials at the annual awards ceremony organised by the Oman Tennis Association on Monday (source:
January 27, 2016 - 15:35 GMT
Oman's No 1 player Fatma al Nabhani was the cynosure of all eyes at the annual awards ceremony of the Oman Tennis Association (OTA) that was organized on Monday.
Russell Peters to perform in Oman on February 1. (Old.whatsonlive.co.uk)
January 27, 2016 - 15:05 GMT
Russell Peters was recently seen as a judge on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and now he's coming to perform in Oman.
A clause dissolving the need for a minimum capital investment of 150,000 Omani riyals ($388,289 or Dh1.42 million) is likely to be introduced. (BigPicture.ru)
January 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
New incentives to Oman’s Foreign Investment Capital Law are expected to include the removal of minimum investment amounts to boost job creation.
Created in 2014, Asas mandate is to identify new investment opportunities in Oman. (File photo)
January 25, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Oman's Public Authority for Civil Aviation has awarded the National Development & Investment Company a license to establish the country's first low-cost carrier.

The Best Radio DJ Middle East was awarded to DJ Darren Short from Hi FM Oman. (Twitter)
January 25, 2016 - 08:58 GMT
Oman DJ chosen for Best Radio DJ Middle East award.
Large-scale projects such as Port Sultan Qaboos Waterfront could open the market for foreign investors to gain a foothold in the Omani market. (Travel Muse)
January 19, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The removal of fuel subsidies in Oman could spark a surge in public-private partnership deals and additional foreign investment, according to Cluttons.
Oman Football Association logo
January 19, 2016 - 09:42 GMT
The Oman Football Association (OFA) had a meeting with a committee from the Ministry of Education to start a grassroots level programme for girls in the country.