Oman

February 14, 2000

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General Data   Population 2.4 million (1999), including approx. 600,000 expatriates Annual Population Growth Rate (estimate) 4.9 percent Religion Islam Government Constitutional Monarchy Language

February 10, 2000

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People living in Oman now have the opportunity to see indigenous relics and art that date back several millennia at the Cultural Club in Al-Qurum, rep

February 9, 2000

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The Minister of Interior has scheduled a camel race for Monday in Sumail, according to the Oman Times daily.  The race will be held on the Hassas race

February 7, 2000

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A 45-year-old British journalist is biking across Oman for a month and dispatching reports on business, environment, women, development, travel and ar

February 3, 2000

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The Royal Oman Police [ROP] arrested a group of 6 drug traffickers who have been smuggling and storing the narcotics in the Sultanate.   The Oman Obs

January 31, 2000

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Six prominent British physicians lectured at a conference in Oman on the significance of recent developments in the medical sector and the role of uni

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Delegates from several Arab countries gathered in Oman to discuss ways to protect their Arabian Oryx populations.  The Oman observer daily reports tha

January 27, 2000

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After a month-long vacation, the 1st National Soccer League is returning strong today with four games beginning tonight, according to Al-Watan daily. 

January 20, 2000

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The Omani government hopes that within the next five years productivity in the local poultry industry will allow the country to be self-sufficient in

January 18, 2000

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The Sultanate of Oman is preparing to re-open its trade office in Tel Aviv, according to the Iranian Al-Wefaq daily (January 12). The Assistant Direct

December 9, 1999

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Whether an Omani national was living in Oman or outside, they were celebrating the sultanate's 29th Independence Day this week. Omani female students