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  1. Japan Embassy reflects on positive year of Omani-Japanese relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: At a celebration of the 81st birthday of Japanese monarch His Majesty Emperor Akihito on Wednesday evening in Muscat the ambassador of Japan reflected on the important developments between Oman and Japan in 2014. Check out more photos of the celebration here George Hisaeda, ambassador of Japan to Oman, took the opportunity to tell his guests, including guest of honour HH Sayyid Kamil bin Fahd Al Said, about the developments in the relationship between the two countries over the past year, including important political visits and cultural events. 14 comments

  2. Officials: 11 Egypt fishermen drown as boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Egyptian security and hospital officials say 11 fishermen have drowned and 11 were injured after their boat collided with another passing ship near the country's southern Sinai. The officials said there were 45 fishermen on the boat and 23 of them are still missing after Sunday's collision in the Gulf of Suez.

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  3. EQUATE sponsors Engineering 'College's Career Fair' at KURead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Arab Times

    KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait's first international petrochemical joint-venture, sponsored the 17th Career Fair organized by Kuwait University's College of Engineering & Petroleum. EQUATE Senior Executive for Corporate Business Development Tareq Al-Kandari said, "Being a firm believer in the importance of establishing strategic partnerships with various relevant organizations, EQUATE has throughout the years launched a number of critical initiatives with many bodies throughout Kuwait, with the aim of supporting and developing Kuwaiti human resources.

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  4. Etihad Airways adds Dallas/Fort worth doubling us gatewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Al Bawaba

    President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, addresses US-UAE Business Council Luncheon attendees on 12 December 2014 in Irving, TX Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has doubled its network in the US within the last 12 months with the addition of flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, its sixth destination. The airline has introduced three nonstop flights per week between Dallas/Fort Worth and Abu Dhabi, with plans to launch daily services.

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  5. John SlanchikRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Weirton Daily Times

    John , Slanchik, born Dec. 11, 1921, Fairpoint, Ohio, passed at age 92 in Port Orchard, WA on Nov. 28, 2014.

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  6. I Spent 18 Hours In Tel Aviv's Bus StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Forward

    I arrived at the Tel Aviv Central Bus Station at 5:34 a.m. on the rainiest day of the year. The concrete building was just yawning open; shopkeepers placed bourekas onto particleboard pallets and dressed mannequins in discount winter coats as they prepared for the 60,000-plus passengers who would pass through the station that day.

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  7. Top Ten - Turkey vs SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sunday Herald

    Spain pioneered package holidays for sun-starved Scots. However, as low-cost and charter airlines spread their wings east, Turkey too became a firm favourite.

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  8. Commercial Bank launches credit card shopping offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Commercial Bank yesterday announced the launch of its Credit Card shopping offer on the occasion of Qatar's National Day for Credit Card holders, according to a press statement. Customers using their Commercial Bank Credit Cards will not only continue earning rewards points, but are now rewarded with either bonus rewards points or gift vouchers for all their Credit Card spending up to January 31, 2015.

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  9. Hukoomi gets popular with residents and expatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Peninsula

    BY SACHIN KUMAR DOHA: The trend of availing government services online is gaining ground in Qatar. The number of visitors to Hukoomi, Qatar government's portal for providing different services, has almost doubled to 1.5m in 2013 from 776,379 in 2012.

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  10. Dutch skipper leads Team Brunel to 2nd-leg win in Volvo Ocean RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Daily Republic

    Veteran Dutch skipper Bouwe Bekking pulled off a masterly passing maneuver to guide Team Brunel to a very slim 16-minute victory in Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday after 23 days on the open seas. The 5,200 nautical mile stage from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi has been packed with incident as the fleet dodged a mid-leg tropical storm as well as icebergs in the early stages.

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  11. Sex-boosting pills, 'drugs' seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Arab Times

    KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Assistant Undersecretary for Medicine Affairs and Medical Equipments at Ministry of Health Dr Omar Al-Sayed Al-Omar has announced that the Medicine Inspection Department confiscated large quantities of illegal sexstimulating pills and drugs for bodybuilding from a store in a commercial complex in Khaitan area. He revealed that these illicit drugs are smuggled illegally into the country through the customs, indicating there is a local agent in the country for distributing some of these medicines and drugs, which is a violation of the laws and regulations applied in Kuwait.

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  12. Instagram virtual goldmine for Kuwaiti entrepreneursRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Arab Times

    KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13, : Instagram website is often seen as a place to share "selfies", fun and unforgettable snapshots, but the visual social platform has proven of great potential for a growing number of Kuwaiti entrepreneurs and internetsavvy consumers alike. With hundreds of thousands of users in Kuwait and millions of photos shared on a daily basis, Instagram turned into a virtual goldmine for entrepreneurs who figure out how to use the photodriven site to their advantage.

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  13. Kerry to meet with Russian FM in RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Times of Israel

    Top US diplomat John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Rome on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible supply of US weapons to Ukraine. There had been confusion after the Russian embassy in Rome said the duo would meet Sunday while the US said it would be Monday.

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  14. Youth Summit targets new avenues for tourism sector in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Times of Oman

    Launched in 2009, MYS is held annually in line with the government's efforts to promote tourism, the world's largest industry which generates annual revenues of $3 trillion.- TIMES OF OMAN SALALAH: Imagination, creativity, social skills and entrepreneurship are the focus of the latest edition of the Muscat Youth Summit , which got underway in Salalah on Saturday. With a vision to create socially minded global entrepreneurs and a mission to celebrate the imagination and creativity of young people and showcase the depth and breadth of employment options, the event has brought together 100 participants between the ages of 18 and 24 years from Asia, Europe and North Africa.

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  15. Offering tailored tourism with knowledgeable Omani guidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Michael Moszynski is founder and CEO of 'London Advertising' which is a global advertising agency delivering London-quality creative work anywhere in the world. His company was recently voted the Advertising Agency of the Year.

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  16. Alcohol ban would drive drinking underground in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Times of Oman

    Psychologists argued that the ban would lead to many drinkers switching to opium, marijuana, patent medicines and other dangerous drugs, just to get intoxicated. Photo for illustrative purpose only Muscat: A total ban on alcohol will not stop people from drinking, but it will drive drinkers underground and lead to untold consequences in the long run, say experts.

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  17. Oman Air's new Muscat-Jakarta service takes to the skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman Air's first flight from its home base of Muscat to the Indonesian capital of Jakarta took off on Friday. The new service will operate four flights per week and will offer convenient connections at Muscat to exciting destinations throughout Oman Air's rapidly-expanding network.

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  18. Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov in Rome on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Straits Times

    Top US diplomat John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Rome on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible supply of US weapons to Ukraine. There had been confusion after the Russian embassy in Rome said the duo would meet Sunday while the US said it would be Monday.

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  19. Sushma Swaraj likely to visit Israel in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Times of India

    Israel is hoping that the visit by Sushma Swaraj will pave the way for a visit by PM Narendra Modi next year. NEW DELHI: Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to visit Israel next month in what will be only the second visit by an Indian foreign minister to the country in over a decade.

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  20. Gov. Pence heading to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Pence is headed to Israel. He's going on a nine-day trip and his family will go along.

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