Oman

October 19, 2003

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Iran has invited the British, French and German foreign ministers to Tehran to follow up on their initiative to settle a dispute over Tehran's nuclear

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Chairman and Managing Director of International Financial Advisors (IFA) Kuwait, Jassim Al-Bahar has announced that IFA Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of IFA, has signed an agreement with the Zanz

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The Saudi government has been footing the legal bills of nationals detained in the United States for alleged involvement in terrorist activities. The Kingdom has shelled out hundreds of thousands of d

October 16, 2003

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Two battalions from the 23rd Infantry Brigade (Bde) executed a tactical exercise Wednesday in the context of a training plan designed to upgrade comba

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The Lebanese government has approved the modified terms and conditions for the privatization of the telecom sector. International telecom firms are expected to submit offers for the tender of two mobi

October 6, 2003

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 6- Oct 10, 2003 <b>Location:</b> Oman International Exhibition Center, Muscat, Oman <b>Specifics:</b> Muscat International Fair (MIF) has a long-standing reputation for being Sul

October 4, 2003

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More than 262,000 Omani citizens are turning out at polling stations throughout the Sultanate on Saturday to cast ballots and decide who will represen

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The United States has told Israel it disapproves of plans to construct more than 600 new homes in West Bank settlements, the U.S. State Department sai

October 1, 2003

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Omani business conglomerate Suhail Bahwan is expected to purchase a 35 percent stake in the National Bank of Oman (NBO), reported Taib Securities. The deal is subject to the approval of the bank’s sha

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Lebanon received 191,129 tourists in August 2003, up 23.4 percent compared to the same period last year and up and seven percent compared to July 2003. Arab tourists made up the majority of the countr

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Moody's Investors Service placed on review for possible downgrade the D financial strength rating of National Bank of Oman (NBO). This action does not affect NBO's Baa3/Prime-3 ratings for foreign cur

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Fitch Ratings has upgraded Turkiye Is Bankasi’s Individual rating to D from D/E. At the same time the agency has affirmed its Long-term foreign and local currency ratings at B-, Support at 5 and Natio

September 30, 2003

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Two earthquakes rocked the northeastern Iranian border areas with Afghanistan on Tuesday, according to Iran's state television.   The quakes, which me

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Oman Polypropylene has mandated Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation as Structuring Bank to formulate a financing strategy and structure for its proposed new polypropylene plant to be constructed in

September 23, 2003

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Global Finance, New York has declared BankMuscat the Best Bank in Oman for the third successive year. The award will be presented to Chairman of BankMuscat Sheikh AbdulMalik Bin Abdullah Al-Khalili at