Oman

December 31, 2003

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US-led occupation forces in Iraq were on high alert for "attacks" timed to coincide with the 2004 New Year holiday.

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Organizers of the 2004 Muscat Music Festival in Oman announced that Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram will be one of the main surprises of this year's events

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Amr Diab stressed that he was in shock to learn that many of his songs from his upcoming album were leaked to the black market and pirated copies are being sold on the streets for a price of only 10 E

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Oman’s Al-Maha Petroleum Products Marketing Company’s initial public offering (IPO) will be on the market by next month, according to local media sources. The government plans to divest its entire 65

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Bahrain’s wage earning women in the public sector make a better living than men with an average monthly salary of 471 Bahraini dinars ($1,249) compared to BD 450 for males. Between 1998 and 2002 the a

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Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) and Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMCO) have launched a regional fuelcard cross acceptance program in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Middle E

December 29, 2003

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Oman Arab Bank and Gulf Business Machines (GBM) Oman have completed the implementation of a year-long turnkey e-business infrastructure and Disaster Recovery (DR) solution, which has future-proofed th

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Global Finance magazine has awarded National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) the Best Trade Finance Bank in the Middle East for 2004. The awards were announced in Global Finance's issue commending the world's be

December 24, 2003

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Fresh evidence has emerged that "terrorists" may be planning attacks against Western targets in Turkey during the upcoming holidays, according to a po

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The AES Corporation has completed the sale of approximately 39 percent of its interest in AES Oasis Limited for $150 million to the Islamic Development Bank Infrastructure Fund, managed by Emerging Ma

December 22, 2003

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Former world famous Squash player and current singer, Ahmad Barada, announced that he and his fiancé actress Hala Shiha are currently preparing for a small wedding ceremony at one of their friends hou

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Kuwait’s Sultan Center Food Products Company has purchased an 80 percent stake in Jordan’s Safeway Company. The $17.6 million transaction will be paid over two years. The Sultan Center also plans to o

December 15, 2003

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Sheikh Amer bin Shuwain al Hosni, Oman's Minister of Social Development, received at his office sunday Amat Al Aleem, Yemeni Minister of Human Rights.

December 14, 2003

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Microsoft South Gulf and systems integrator WJ Towell Computer Services have announced a strategic partnership to help build the level of Microsoft Enterprise solutions expertise in the Sultanate of O

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United Real Estate's showpiece Kuwait Water Front Phase 5 Project – setting of the prestigious Marina Mall in its first phase - is nearing completion with the opening of its second phase, a seafront l