Oman

September 1, 2003

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The Lebanese female band - the Four Cats – has recently finished shooting a new video clip for their song <I>Ruh Hubbak ala a Tul</i>.

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UK-based Electro Silica Group has acquired 50 percent of Atlantis Holding Norway’s interests in the Oman block 40, covering some 12,000 square kilometers in the southern Arabian Gulf. Drilling will st

August 31, 2003

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The Central Bank of Oman has issued a public warning that fraud attempts are on the rise in the Sultanate. Cases of attempted fraud usually involve the use of fake or stolen cheques drawn on banks abr

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The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has been selected within a consortium of more than a dozen international banks led by JP Morgan to run the newly created Trade Bank of Iraq to finance imports and exp

August 28, 2003

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The directorate-general of education in Dhofar Governorate has completed its preparations for the academic year 2003-2004. According to ONA, the gove

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Officials of several Islamic charities in the Gaza Strip said Thursday that 39 of their bank accounts have been frozen by the Palestinian Authority.

August 21, 2003

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos is expected to arrive in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba on Thursday to review Iraq and the Middle East with Jordan's King Abdul

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Zamil Air Conditioners has been awarded a contract to supply its Cooline air conditioning solutions for YKA Almoayyed Tower, the tallest building in Bahrain. The components of the solution includes th

August 18, 2003

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Dubai-based Clarendon Parker Middle East has opened an office in Muscat, Oman. Clarendon Parker Oman is the result of a strategic partnership between the recruitment firm and Muscat-based Oman Line Co

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The Jeddah Hilton will be the venue for the third annual Saudi Marketing Conference scheduled for October 5-6, 2003. With the theme 'Developing Successful Brand Strategies in Saudi Arabia', the confer

August 7, 2003

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A huge blast rocked the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad Thursday morning, and at least 12 people were killed. A Jordanian official described to <i>Al Baw

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Gulf Air has appointed Danny Barranger to head up a restructured worldwide sales team for the airline. The first initiative to be implemented is a redefinition of Gulf Air’s world market, which is to

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Saudi Arabia’s Zamil Steel Industries (ZSI) has been awarded a SR22 million ($5.86 million) contract to design, fabricate, test and supply 7,500 metric tons of power transmission steel towers to the U

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Fitch Ratings has changed the outlook on Turkey's sovereign rating of ‘B-‘ to positive from negative, reflecting recent positive developments that auger well for an improvement in sovereign creditwort

August 6, 2003

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Omani Minitser in charge of Foreign Affairs Yussuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah arrived in Qatar Wednesday for an official visit, according to the official