Oman

July 1, 2004

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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

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Jordan's Minister of Health Saeed Darwazah discussed on Sunday with the Kuwaiti ambassador to Jordan, Yousef Al Anzi, mechanisms of establishing the Aqaba hospital, which will be financed by the Kuwai

June 27, 2004

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The Sultanate of Oman will be the first Arab country to be featured in the Smithsonian Institution's annual Folklife Festival held on the national mal

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Turkey rejected on Sunday the demands of al Qaeda members in Iraq threatening to behead three Turkish hostages during US President George Bush's visit

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Six followers of Hussein Badruddin al-Houthi were detained in Saada province Friday evening, a security source said in a statemen, quoted by SABA news

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The Omani government’s total revenues rose 5.2 per cent in the first four months of this year to 1.2 billion rials ($3.1 billion), mainly due to a surge in the Sultanate’s natural gas revenues.

June 24, 2004

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Nawras Telecom, in which Qatar Telecom and Tele Denmark Communications (TDC) will hold a nearly 70 per cent stake, plans to offer mobile telephone services that are at par with those available in Qata

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The Unired Arab Emirates has inked bilateral air transportation agreements with Brazil and Argentina, paving the way for Emirates to launch flights to South America.   Emirates launched its flights to

June 22, 2004

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A large number of singers and musicians expressed their resentment for the unexpected decision by the Egyptian Musician Syndicate to accept Egyptian singer Ruby as a member, after all the commotion sh

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Field works of a project to enumerate Salalah visitors during the Khareef season 2004 which is implemented by the Omani Ministry of National Economy in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Roy

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Aden governor Yahya al-Showaibi welcomed on Monday Saudi investments in Aden city, especially in Aden Free Zone.  In his meeting with board chairman of Bin Laden Group for Investments Amr Bin Laden, h

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The Tender Board in Oman Monday announced that the Nawras Telecom Consortium formed by Qtel together with TDC and Omani partners, won the public tender for the second mobile licence in Oman.