Oman

February 19, 2004

02:00 GMT

The AM Best insurance rating agency has affirmed the financial strength rating of B++ of Egypt’s Al-Mohandes Insurance Company. The outlook remains stable. The rating is based on the company's excelle

February 18, 2004

02:00 GMT

Private companies and establishments in the Sultanate of Oman will remain closed on the 1st day of Muharram 1425 A.H. following the verification confo

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The National Tobacco Company (NTC) and Amran Local Authority provided more than 250 Yemeni Jews with equipment for sewing, leatherworks and ironworks,

February 17, 2004

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Gen. Hilmi Ozkok, Turkey's Chief of the General Staff on Monday arrived in Oman with his accompanying delegation on a several day official visit to th

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Algeria's Former Prime Minister Sid Ahmed Ghozali said Monday that he would stand for the next presidential election. In a press conference conducted

February 16, 2004

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Sayyid Al Mutassim bin Hamoud al Busaidi, Oman's Minister of State and Governor of Muscat, received Sunday the Commander of an Italian ship on a visit

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Former US President Bill Clinton hosted Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal at his Harlem office in New York city over a working luncheon covering politics and humanitarian efforts.    Prince Alwaleed s

February 15, 2004

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A total of 607 candidates, qualified for the upcoming Majlis elections, have decided not to run for the February 20 polls, the Interior Ministry annou

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Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday arrived in Oman, as part of a Gulf tour that will take him to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Developments i

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An Israeli military court charged a soldier over the weekend with killing British peace activist Tom Hurndall in the Gaza Strip town of Rafah in April

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Following the first year of its three-year restructuring program, Gulf Air has embarked on a new phase during which it will consolidate on the positive strides made in 2003 and further optimize perfor

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The state-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is in talks with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for future cooperation in an olefin project. IOC officials are expected to visit the Islamic repub

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The average monthly revenue per GSM user in Oman is forecasted to drastically decline to $ 20 by 2008, according to <i>Arab Advisors Group</i>. A framework for liberalizing the market is already in pl

February 12, 2004

02:00 GMT

Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad al-Khalili, Grand Mufti of the Sultanate of Oman has received an invitation to attend the 17th International Conference for Isl

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Two of the six wounded workers of a building which collapsed in the UAE Thursday had died in the hospital, while six others were still under treatment