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  1. IMF Calls for 'Urgent' G-20 Action to Shore Up Global EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Wall Street Journal

    MUSCAT, Oman-Painting a dark outlook for the global economy, the International Monetary Fund on Thursday issued an "urgent" call for the world's largest economies to roll out more growth-boosting policies.

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  2. IMF seeks a urgenta response to stagnating global economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | MarketWatch

    MUSCAT, Oman - Painting a dark outlook for the global economy, the International Monetary Fund on Thursday issued an "urgent" call for the world's largest economies to roll out more growth-boosting policies. The IMF said central banks need to maintain their easy-money policies and the Group of 20 largest economies must prepare contingency plans should a stagnating outlook turn into a downturn.

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  3. STR's Full Analysis of Ramadan's Full Impact on Middle East HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Hotel News Resource

    ... RevPAR increased 8.3% in Makkah, driven by a 3.9% rise in occupancy and a 4.3% lift in average daily rate. Muscat, Oman, witnessed the steepest decline in RevPAR, down from -18.6% during the May 2016 year-to-date period to -24.8% during Ramadan. The ...

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  4. STR: Analysing Ramadan's full impact on Middle East hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Hospitality Net

    ... RevPAR increased 8.3% in Makkah, driven by a 3.9% rise in occupancy and a 4.3% lift in average daily rate. Muscat, Oman, witnessed the steepest decline in RevPAR, down from -18.6% during the May 2016 year-to-date period to -24.8% during Ramadan. The ...

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  5. Food lovers in Oman complain of too many - restaurant' taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Times of Oman

    Where restaurants take service charge, they calculate the municipal tax on the total amount of sales including service charge. Photo- Deeba Hasan Where restaurants take service charge, they calculate the municipal tax on the total amount of sales including service charge.

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  6. A sailor who was found dead on shore leave in Muscat has been named by the Australian navy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Times of Oman

    ... leading seaman Cameron Acreman, 27, who will never return. Acreman died last month while leaving the shores of Muscat, Oman when he was found unconscious and despite being given medical treatment did not recover. He was remembered as a 'Champion.' ...

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  7. X times Solar Impulse 2 had the world's attention on its solar-powered trip around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Inhabitat

    ... short flight in comparison to other legs of the journey. He flew 13 hours and 1 minute before touching down in Muscat, Oman for the first scheduled stop of the journey that would ultimately take more than a year to complete. The 15-hour, 20-minute ...

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  8. An American Formerly Imprisoned in Iran Finds a Way to Break Out of 'The Box'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Truthdig

    Sarah Shourd about to board a plane with Shane Bauer, left, and Josh Fattal in Muscat, Oman, in 2011. The three were on their way to the United States after the release of Bauer and Fattal from Tehran's Evin prison.

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  9. Female Muslim athletes' list different prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Shinoona Al Habsi ran in a qualifying heat in the 100 meters in the 2012 Olympics, finishing 12.45 seconds for her native Oman. Tennis player Fatma Al Nabhani, 24, poses for a portrait in Muscat, Oman.

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  10. Marriage, motherhood, education, maybe sports: female Muslim athletes' expected prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Washington Post

    Runner Shinoona Salah Al Habsi poses for a portrait in Muscat, Oman. Al Habsi competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 100-meter event.

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  11. Oman's Bank Muscat beats estimates with marginal Q2 net profit riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | AME Info

    Bank Muscat, Oman's largest lender, beat the average forecast of analysts on Wednesday as it posted a marginal increase in second-quarter net profit, according to Reuters calculations. The bank made a profit of OMR46.7 million in the three-month period ending June 30, up from OMR46.5m a year earlier.

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  12. HRW: Foreign Workers in Oman Face Slavery-Like ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Voice of America

    A general view of Muscat, Oman. A new report released Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by Human Rights Watch alleges that foreign maids working in Oman face abuse and conditions that near slavery.

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  13. Report: Foreign maids in Oman can face abuse nearing slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 15, 2010 file photo shows a general view of the city, in Muscat, Oman.

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  14. Create 'Family Magical Moments' This Summer at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Market Wire

    Set against a dramatic backdrop with the rugged Al Hajar Mountains and the pristine Sea of Oman, with 200 acres of lush beachfront and gardens, a 50-meter infinity pool, and the longest private beach in Muscat, Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel offers a perfect combination of unforgettable experiences and comfort, making for a memorable family resort getaway in Muscat, Oman this summer. From the Lagoon and interconnecting rooms to spacious Executive and Presidential Suites, families can choose between the different luxurious accommodations for their full comfort and needs to create cherishable memories in the heart of Muscat.

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  15. Ethiopian to start daily flights to Muscat - Friday, 01 July 2016 07:47Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, July 01/2016 - The Ethiopian Airlines will launch daily flights between Addis Ababa and Muscat, Oman, as of 1 July, 2016, disclosed Country Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Oman. Sami Muctar told Times of Oman News Paper that with the daily service, passengers will have more choice and flexibility.

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  16. Salary cheer for stranded workers of Oman's Al Sawadi ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Times of Oman

    Photo-File 59 stranded Al Sawadi workers will soon get their full salary while 14 others who had additional claims await the final court ruling. Photo-File Muscat: Of the 73 Al Sawadi workers who were stranded without pay when the resort that employed them closed, 59 have received a favourable judgment from the court, while the remaining 14 are waiting for a final court ruling on July 25. One worker, speaking to the Times of Oman, said, "59 have received a favourable judgment.

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  17. 8 Tips to Make Your Marathon Training EasierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | NBC Chicago

    DECEMBER 16: Philip Jurolan of Phillipines runs during the Mens Triathlon event at North Al Hail during day nine of the 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 on December 16, 2010 in Muscat, Oman. *** Local Caption *** Philip Jurolan Mother Nature has been serving up her finest mood-swinging weather and that means scheduling runs has taken more effort.

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  18. Ramadan's Impact on Middle East HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Hotel News Resource

    ... a 1.3% increase in occupancy and an 8.5% increase in average daily rate, leading to a RevPAR increase of 9.9%. Muscat, Oman, experienced the steepest RevPAR decline during the two-week period, falling 23.4%. The decrease was caused equally by an ...

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  19. A peek into the Solar Impulse 2 cockpit in a historic trans-Atlantic flightRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... 100% by the sun - has so far completed 14 legs, starting with a flight from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Muscat, Oman. The aircraft then hopped through Asia before a lengthy leg across the Pacific Ocean to the United States. Borschberg flew ...

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  20. Solar Impulse 2 takes off for ambitious trans-Atlantic flightRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... - has so far completed 14 legs of the journey, starting with a flight from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Muscat, Oman, then hopping through Asia before a lengthy leg through the Pacific Ocean and finally reaching the United States. Borschberg ...

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