Turkey's Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD) opened a representative office in Oman. (Shutterstock)
November 14, 2018 - 07:00 GMT
Turkey's Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD) opened a representative office in Oman, the business body announced on Tuesday.
Out of the 346 workers who were arrested, 169 were “fugitive workers”, 162 were “freelance workers” and 15 were undocumented workers. (Shutterstock)
November 13, 2018 - 07:31 GMT
A total of 346 expats were arrested, while an additional 446 were deported in one week, the Ministry of Manpower has announced.
The marathon is scheduled to take place from November 16 to 22.
November 11, 2018 - 06:09 GMT
Extreme sports lovers from across the globe will descend on Oman when the sixth edition of Oman Desert Marathon, the...
Israeli Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz and PM Netanyahu (Twitter)
November 07, 2018 - 08:37 GMT
An Israeli minister is visiting Oman, following a controversial trip by the regime’s premier to the sultanate, for talks on a railway project as Tel Aviv moves to make its secret ties with the Gulf Arab monarchies public.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on October 26, 2018 shows him (L) meeting with Oman's Sultan Qaboos in the Omani capital Muscat. (AFP/File)
November 06, 2018 - 08:59 GMT
Israeli Minister of Transportation and Intelligence Yisrael Katz arrived Sunday to Oman on an official visit to take part in an international transportation conference.
The financing is the largest project financing and the largest Shari'ah-compliant facility for a green field project in Oman. (Shuterstock)
November 05, 2018 - 08:36 GMT
Oman’s Duqm Refinery has signed a $4.61 billion multi-sourced Shari’ah compliant project financing agreement.
November 03, 2018 - 20:00 GMT
The Sultanate of Oman and the U.K. on Friday signed a mutual defense agreement, the Omani News Agency (ONA) reported.
Retail space investment in Oman has been growing in recent years. (Shutterstock)
October 30, 2018 - 09:25 GMT
According to a report released earlier this year by BMI, a unit of Fitch Ratings, the sultanate of Oman is expected to see growth in its economy this year and the next, thanks to a variety of factors, including increased rising oil and gas production boosting exports.
Artists' rendering of the re-imagined Duqm, Oman (SOM)
October 29, 2018 - 14:17 GMT
Oman is the Switzerland of the Middle East, favoring neutrality above all else while facilitating secretive talks between warring parties.
Edgar Davids
October 29, 2018 - 13:03 GMT
Former Dutch footballing legend Edgar Davids, is currently in Muscat on a two-day visit. The footballer believes that children...
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu (R) stands next to Israel's transportation and intelligence minister Yisrael Katz. (AFP/File)
October 29, 2018 - 10:25 GMT
Israel’s transportation and intelligence minister Yisrael Katz will visit Oman next week, his office said, days after a secret trip by the regime's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the Arab sultanate.
The project will consist of multiple stages and is said to open by 2022. (Shutterstock)
October 28, 2018 - 09:27 GMT
Oman recently announced the commencement of its 11.5ha Barka Marina project worth $130 million in the Wilayat of Barka, Oman. The project will consist of multiple stages and is said to open by 2022.
Israeli PM Netanyahu visits Oman (Twittre)
October 28, 2018 - 08:49 GMT
Palestinian Authority officials in Ramallah said on Saturday that they did not know if PA President Mahmoud Abbas, who also visited Oman last week, knew in advance about Netanyahu’s visit to the country’s port capital of Muscat.
Oman's minister responsible for foreign affairs says we are not mediators in Israel-Palestine but we offer facilitation and ideas (Twitter)
October 28, 2018 - 08:40 GMT
At the 14th annual International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Manama Dialogue, a three-day summit which opened in Bahrain on Friday, a list of impressive speakers from the Middle East spoke about developments in the region.
Israel's Prime Minister Meets Sultan of Oman. (AFP/File)
October 27, 2018 - 07:58 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday paid a surprise visit to Oman.
A picture taken with a fish-eye lens shows Chinese investors listening to an explanation as they check the model of the dry dock which is to be built following an economic agreement, on May 24, 2016 in the Omani port city of Duqm. Mohammed Mahjoub /AFP Photo
October 23, 2018 - 09:15 GMT
Just a few years ago, Duqm was a small fishing village in the middle of the southern Omani coastline populated by a few hundred Bedouins. Now, with billions of dollars in investment from Chinese entities and other investors, the Omani government is in the middle of transforming this sleepy, coastal village into a brand-new port city and industrial zone.