Oman

February 15, 2004

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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

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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

February 11, 2004

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Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq al-Said, Advisor to the Omani Sultan, Lt. General Malik bin Sulaiman al-Ma’amari, Inspector General of Police and Customs, She

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The Crown Prince and the Commander in Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force, Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa received Tuesday night the US Assistant S

February 5, 2004

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Bank Dhofar has officially launched its new corporate identity. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Executive of Bank Dhofar, Ahmed Ali Al-Shanfari said, “Our new identity, from logo to typography to core

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The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) recently organized a familarization trip for more than 120 tour operators from the leading German travel agency, Der Tour.   The visit was

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Wastewater manager Metito and Target Oman have won an eight million Omani rial ($20 million) contract to provide a sewerage system for the residents of Ibra Town in the Sultanate. Treated water from t

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United Arab Emirates’ Mashreqbank has appointed Bank of New York to provide third party settlement services for Continuous Linked Settlement. The arrangement will promote the integration of Mashreqban

February 3, 2004

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US-based Raytheon Company has been awarded five separate competitive contracts totaling $7.9 million for Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb components in the Middle East and Asia. The contracts are for the

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Saudi Arabia earned approximately seven billion Saudi riyals ($1.9 billion) during this year’s Haj season, up SR 1.5 billion compared to profits from last year. According to local economic experts, fo