Oman

November 12, 2003

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Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Omani Council of Ministers, received at his office Wednesday Khalid al Zaituni, Tunisia

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Officials at Dubai American Academy announced plans to begin construction on a Kindergarten and Early Years block that is scheduled for completion in September 2004.  A contract to construct a 400-met

November 11, 2003

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A well-known Iraqi actress filed a lawsuit against former Iraqi official Ali Al Kimawi (Chemical Ali), demanding a one million dollar in compensation for distributing a pornographic CD of them in very

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LogicaCMG has announced a multi-million-dollar contract to upgrade the Short Messaging Services (SMS) for Oman's mobile phone network.  Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel), the sole mobile opera

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Engineering firm CB&I has been awarded a lump-sum turnkey contract valued at approximately $50 million for all tankage at the grassroots Sohar Refinery, located 250 kilometers northwest of Muscat, Oma

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With a contribution from the Syrian Arab Popular Committee (SAPC), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has been able to hand out some 3.86 million Syrian pounds (

November 9, 2003

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The Oman Telecommunications Company has commissioned the Siemens Information and Communication mobile Group to expand the GSM network in Oman. Under the terms of the $40 million contract, Siemens will

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Dubai eGovernment and Zayed University have entered into a strategic partnership to enhance mutual cooperation in raising standards of research and benchmarking and to create content for e-learning pr

November 6, 2003

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Juma'ah bin Ali bin Juma'ah, Oman's Manpower Minister praised the private sector's role in training the national cadres in various fields. After he op

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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa returned home on Wednesday after a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, during which he met with the King Fah

November 5, 2003

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The Yemeni cabinet, led by Prime Minister Abdul-Qader Bajammal, approved on Tuesday the draft of sea border agreement between Yemen and Oman. The draf

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Prince Charles of Wales Wednesday arrived in Oman on a several day private visit to the Sultanate during which he will meet with Sultan Qaboos bin Sai

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Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will Sunday ask his cabinet ministers to approve the details of an emerging deal to prisoner swap deal with Hizbu

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The new Oman Oil Marketing Company has officially opened for business with the opening of its first service station. The service station will be launched under the company’s brand name omanoil.

November 4, 2003

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Spain said Tuesday it was withdrawing much of its diplomatic staff from Iraq for security reasons.