Oman

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

March 3, 2004

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Cho Young, National Defence Minister in the Republic of Korea visited Saeed bin Sultan’s Naval Base on Tuesday with his accompanying delegation. Accor

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Yemen's Prime Minister Abdul-Qader Ba-Jammal held talks Tuesday with the visiting Pakistani Minister for Commerce,  Humayun Akhtar Khan who will head

March 1, 2004

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Yemen's Information Minister Hussein al-Awadi and his Omani counterpart Hamad al-Rashdi signed on Sunday the official  discussions minutes on the medi

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A total of 18,000 tourists visited Petra last month, amongst them were 6,050 Jordanian tourists. According Petra, the numbers of tourists to Petra fel

February 29, 2004

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Oman's Rees Oil and Gas Services, in conjunction with their principals Solas Marine Services of Dubai, has been awarded the Petroleum Development Oman contract for Multi User H2S Life Support Systems

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The US State Department has been authorized to use $20 million to assist Palestinian refugees in the West Bank and Gaza through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the

February 26, 2004

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Lebanese singer Alissa is mourning the death of her father, who passed away February 25, 2004, after over two years of pain and undergoing treatment for cancer