Oman

July 8, 2004

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The United States and Oman have entered into a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) aimed at strengthening the economic ties between the two sides and opening channels of communication for

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The recently inked U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement will strengthen Morocco's economy and promote social and political development through associated legal reforms, according to Deputy U.S. Trade Rep

July 7, 2004

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Saif bin Mohammed al Shabibi, Housing Undersecretary, Tuesday signed an agreement for building 25 housing units at a total cost of RO. 200,000 in Muscat Governorate and Southern Batinah area.  Oman LN

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National Bank of Kuwait, the largest Kuwaiti bank and reported Wednesday profits of $ 221 million for the first half of 2004, an increase of 11% over the same period last year.

July 6, 2004

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A car bomb blew up in the Iraqi town of Khalis on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people. Elsewhere, two US marines were killed in action and one died la

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The Omani Tender Board on Monday held its 11th meeting of the year under the chairmanship of its President.   According to ONA, the meeting awarded tenders worth RO. 65,7 Million. They included a ten

July 5, 2004

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In comments directed at Washington, Iran's supreme leader warned Monday that his country can damage the interests of any invader, state-run Tehran tel

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Ahmed bin Abdul-Nabi Macki, Oman's Minister of National Economy and Deputy Chairman of the Financial affairs and Energy Resources Council left Sunday for China within the context of a tour which also

July 4, 2004

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Young Tunisian singer Najla and the star of the latest scandalous semi-porn clip showed up at Nawal Al Zoughbi's celebration for the launch of her latest album, stealing the attention of all

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Alcan Inc. has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Oman Oil Company (OOC) and with the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) for a 20 percent equity interest in the

July 1, 2004

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Two separate bomb attacks on Thursday killed five Iraqi civilians in Baghdad, while two occupation soldiers died in two seperate incidents.

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Oman Oil Company (OOC) is to sell a quarter of its 80 per cent stake in Oman Polypropylene LLC (OPP) to the Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC), a business company owned by the Gulf states, the state ne

June 30, 2004

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Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) announced Monday a principle agreement for the sale of a 20% interest in Oman Polypropylene LLC (OPP) to Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC).

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The plant construction contracts in the Middle East won by Japanese firms in fiscal year 2003 increased by 150 percent, according to latest figures released by Japan's trade ministry.‏   Overall va

June 28, 2004

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BankMuscat and Centurion Bank have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly tap into and develop the growing NRI business across the GCC region, <i>Oman Daily Observer</i> reported Sunday