Oman

June 15, 2004

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Morocco loses some US$ 510 million each year due to water pollution, said director general of the national office for drinking water (ONEP), Ali Fassi Fihri.  Fihri, quoted by MAP, outlined that this

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Dutch dry cleaning operator Clean Lease Randstad BV is establishing a regional unit, Clean Laundry Service (CLS), in Dubai for Dh55 million, said a top company official.  CLS, to be set up in November

June 14, 2004

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The Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed on Sunday a bilateral agreement to link the two countries on a common electricity grid.

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Dubai Sports City (DSC) has signed a contract with Al Naboodah Contracting LLC to start the six month enabling work on the 50 million square foot development.

June 13, 2004

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Iran`s First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Aref is to lead a senior delegation to Oman on Monday.   According to the press department of the Presidenti

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Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned Qatari Ambassador to Tehran Saleh Ibrahim al-Kuwari Saturday night due to an attack on an Iranian motor-launch in t

June 10, 2004

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said has issued Royal Decree No. 61/2004 establishing a Tourism Ministry and appointing its Minister. Article One of the Decr

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Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi has recently denied reports on a shortage of diesel fuel.

June 9, 2004

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The Omani Women Association (OWA) in the wilayat of Madha will be registered as a non-government organization with the Ministry of Social Development.

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Bahrain's Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to King Abdullah II of Jordan, marking the anniversary of hi

June 7, 2004

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Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, arrived in Muscat Monday and was received by Ali

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The Syrian President, Bashar Assad was quoted Monday as saying his country's military presence in Lebanon is tied to the peace endeavors to resolve th

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An official source at the Royal Oman Police Public Relations Department said 142 road accidents occurred in the Sultanate's various regions and govern

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An Agriculture Ministry official said Sunday that Iran will achieve self-sufficiency in production of cooking oil in the near future.  Director for research and training affairs Ali Ahoun-Manash said

June 3, 2004

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Gulf Air has been named winner of the Excellence in Quality Improvement category of the 2004 Skytrax Airline Excellence Awards, the world’s largest survey of passenger attitudes towards airlines.