Oman

March 16, 2004

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The Israeli parliament is expected to debate a bill tabled by an Arab MP calling for the closure of the Dimona nuclear plant, located in the south of

March 15, 2004

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Kuwait's MTC Vodafone Company has qualified for the final stage of the second mobile license tender in Oman, reported Al-Qabas.   Oman shortlisted 10 bidders including European, African and Middle Eas

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The Sharjah Cement Company recorded a net profit of 56 million Emirati dirhams ($15 million) for 2003 compared to Dh 13 million in 2002, reported KSE. The company will distribute a cash dividend of fi

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Omantel and the Belgian IT company Scanit have agreed to form an alliance to offer infrastructure and vulnerability assessment services to the Sultanate of Oman.  The new partnership results in a serv

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Middle East storage company STME has signed a deal worth over $1.5 million with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company. The company purchased STME's disaster recovery infrastructure to manage and prote

March 10, 2004

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said Tuesday issued a Royal Decree No. 29/2004 appointing Brigadier Abdullah bin Saif bin Ali al Abri, as an Advisor at the O

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The Spanish government has signed a fishing agreement with Morocco for the training of aquaculture experts and deep sea exploration, reported MAP.  “Spain has agreed to bring Morocco assistance in dee

March 7, 2004

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Senior EU officials will arrive in Turkey Monday to review the question of Cyprus and Ankara's accession course.  Irish Foreign Minister Brian Cowen,

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received an invitation from President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia to attend the Arab summit scheduled to be h

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Yemen's Foreign Minister Abu-Bakr al-Qerbi received on Sunday credentials of the newly appointed Sudanese ambassador, Nasr al-Din Mohammad Edrees.   E

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Oman's largest tourism development to date has been launched to the international press and has been named the Wave. Stretching along 7.3 kilometers of beachfront just west of Muscat and occupying 195

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Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) began to produce oil on March 3, 2004, from the Zalzala field in the Harweel cluster.    Zalzala is PDO's first multi-well that has come on stream in the last four ye

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The National Central Cooling Company Tabreed has successfully cleared the markets with its $100 million Islamic sukuk offering. The offering is the first public corporate Islamic sukuk and first corpo

March 4, 2004

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh sent Wednesday a cable of condolence to Sultan of Oman, Qaboos Bin Saeed following the death of chairman of State

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France's Alcatel has signed a contract with Etisalat, the United Arab Emirates' incumbent telecommunications operator, to supply Digital Subscriber Line solutions that deliver high-speed services nati