Oman

May 18, 2004

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DiaSys Corporation, a global healthcare products company, Monday announced, through its subsidiary DiaSys Europe, that it had recently made new distributorship agreements in Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain and

May 17, 2004

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Lt. Gen. Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Omanis Armed Forces received Sunday a delegation of the National Defence College in the Re

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US Assistant Secretary for Near East Affairs William Burns on Monday said that the Bush administration was keen to develop relations with Syria in ord

May 10, 2004

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The Omani State Council Sunday held its 13th meeting of the year under the chairmanship of Dr. Yahya bin Mahfoudh al-Manthri, Council President. Havin

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Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) honoured the second batch of ‘Training for Bahrain’ graduates during a ceremony that was held at the Alba Sports Club in Riffa.

May 9, 2004

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A magnitude-4.8 earthquake rocked southern Iran early Saturday, destroying four empty schools and damaging several others, the official IRNA news agen

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Salala Ports Services Company signed a 110 million ‏ ‏USD loan agreement with three banks to finance a project for Dock 5,6 ‏equipments and another one to extend the wave breaker.‏ ‏

May 6, 2004

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Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al Qatabi, President of Oman's Majlis A’shura has issued a decision forming a special committee to study and follow up employm

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Three Urea fertilizer factories are to be established with an investment capital of LE 6 million in the governorates of Cairo, Alexandria and Suez.

May 4, 2004

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Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of National Bank of Oman (NBO) to D- from D, with a negative outlook.

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The Jordanian Phosphate Company expects an increase in its exports of phosphate by 34% during this year to reach 4.9 million tons compared to 3.6 million tons in 2003.

May 3, 2004

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Oman's Minister of National Economy Ahmad ‏‏Abdulnabbi Makki begins Monday a tour of three European countries to ‏  ‏promote economic and trade cooperation, it was announced in Muscat on Sunday.‏

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Kuwaiti Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and ‏  ‏Industry Rashid Al-Tabtaba'e said on Sunday that Minister of Commerce and ‏‏Industry Abdallah Al-Tawil will begin Monday an official visit

April 25, 2004

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Four schoolchildren were killed by US fire in Baghdad on Sunday, shortly after a roadside bomb ripped through a U.S. military vehicle, witnesses said.

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Dubai-headquartered private equity firm, ABRAAJ Capital has fully exited from the Oman National Investment Corporation Holding with an Internal Rate of Return of 85 percent. The transaction took place