Oman

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

January 27, 2004

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In a ceremony attended by a number of high-ranking government officials, Oman’s Minister of Transport and Communications Malik Bin Suleiman Al-Ma’mari officially opened a new asphalted runway that Pet

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In keeping with the requirement of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dubai International Airport has received the aerodrome certificate from the General Civil Aviation Authority (G

January 26, 2004

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Malik bin Sulaiman al-Ma'amari, Oman's Transport and Telecommunications Minister on Sunday opened Fahoud Airport, built at a cost of RO 1 million in the wilayat of Ibri in the Dhahirah region.

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Two Iranian companies and a Dutch company have agreed to set up a factory to produce color TV in the island of Qeshm by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20).

January 22, 2004

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<b>Date:</b> Jan 19-22, 2004 <b>Location:</b> Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat <b>Specifics:</b> The event acts as a meeting ground for business development by introducing new product

January 20, 2004

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said has issued Royal Decree No. 10/2004 appointing advisor at the Royal Office. Article one of the Decree appointed Major-Ge

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Diabetes Type II is reaching pandemic proportions in the Middle East and action from policy makers is needed now to stop deaths from this manageable disease, according to the World Health Organization

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Energy drink Power Horse has formed a strategic partnership with the United Arab Emirates Modern Refreshment Company as part of a new initiative to increase its market share in the Middle East.

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Crude steel production in the Middle East reached 12.9 million metric tons in 2003, up eight percent over 2002, according to the International Iron and Steel Institute. Iran is the largest producer in

January 15, 2004

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The Omani municipal council has approved a new formula for leasing contract and decided to protect consumers from supply of food items such as fish an

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As part of its on going strategy to expand its retailing network, Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) has commissioned two new service stations at key locations in the United Arab Emirates

January 12, 2004

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Over six million revenue passengers flew with Gulf Air in 2003, according to a company news release. This was the highest number ever carried in a single financial year. The figures revealed that over

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Microsoft chairman and chief architect Bill Gates is set to meet with Middle East government officials and top businesses on January 24, 2004. The visit will coincide with Government Leadership Forum