Oman

April 13, 2004

03:00 GMT

Kuwait-based Global Investment House has purchased a 14 percent stake in Oman's United Finance Company. The United Finance Company was established in 1997 and is listed on the Muscat Securities Market

April 6, 2004

03:00 GMT

Swedish-Swiss petrochemical group ABB Lummus Global has backed out of a joint venture to build a $230 million polypropylene plant in Oman, officials reported. ABB Lummus Global had a 20 percent stake

April 5, 2004

03:00 GMT

The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (SCITC) has pre-qualified 11 international consortia for the Kingdom's second mobile operator license. The selected groupings will be abl

03:00 GMT

The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (SCITC) has pre-qualified 11 international consortia for the Kingdom's second mobile operator license. The selected groupings will be abl

03:00 GMT

Emaar Properties has entered into an alliance with Germany's Engel & Volkers, a property services company as part of the company’s ambitious international marketing drive to extend its reach beyon

03:00 GMT

LogicaCMG has been selected to provide a Multimedia Messaging Service solution to Omantel, the sole mobile and fixed line network operator in the Sultanate. The messaging deal was won through LogicaCM

April 4, 2004

03:00 GMT

The weekly bulletin for accidents issued by Royal Oman Police Public Relations Department on Saturday said 145 road accidents occurred in the Sultanat

03:00 GMT

With Global’s regional expansion after opening in Bahrain, the company began the second phase of its strategic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region after buying 14 percent of the United

March 30, 2004

03:00 GMT

PGS in cooperation with the government of Oman have announced that two of the deepwater/transition blocks formerly offered as part of the Gulf of Oman Licensing Round in 2003 have been merged.   The 7

03:00 GMT

A British specialist engineering company is supplying 15 gas turbine units to Algeria's oil pipeline sector in a contract worth approximately 25 million British pounds ($45 million) with support from

03:00 GMT

Oman Air has finalized an order for a sixth Boeing 737-800 jet aircraft. The new plane will be delivered to Oman Air during March 2005 for entry into commercial service in May 2005.  The 1,500th Next-

03:00 GMT

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) recorded a 20 percent net profit increase during 2003 reaching 210 million Emirati dirhams ($57 million).   The company announced its highest ever revenue of Dh 1.049

March 29, 2004

03:00 GMT

Sun Microsystems has announced that Bahwan CyberTek (BCT), an Omani solutions provider and systems integrator, has joined its partner network, as part of a new iForce collaboration, which will support

03:00 GMT

Maks International and Spectracolor/Cybernet Sarl have signed an agreement that grants the latter representation rights of Maks International in Lebanon, as one of Maks International's authorized agen

March 28, 2004

03:00 GMT

Prince Andrew of York, has met at the Muscat Knowledge Oasis with Maqbool bin Ali Sultan, Oman's Commerce and Industry Minister, and Chairman of the P