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  1. Solar Impulse 2: A shining global tourRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Yahoo!

    ... on some 17,000 solar cells embedded in its wings, takes off on March 9, 2015, and lands 13 hours later in Muscat, Oman, with Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg in the cockpit. The other Swiss pilot and project director, Bertrand Piccard, takes over the ...

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  2. Royal Oman Police opens special unit in IbriRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... guest to begin the graduation ceremony. After that, the graduates marched before the grandstand. -ONA Muscat: Royal Oman Police (ROP) yesterday opened Special Task Force Unit in the Wilayat of Ibri in the Governorate of A'Dhahirah and celebrated the ...

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  3. A 76-year-old Omani man was found dead in the wilayat of Ibri.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... area in the wilayat of Ibri by a citizen after he went missing for almost two weeks, a reliable source from the Royal Oman Police (ROP) said. The ROP had announced on July 18 that Obaid Ali Al Mamari, a resident of Al Dariz village in Ibri was ...

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  4. Oman's political and economic stability gives UK investors great confidence.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Capitalising on its strategic location, infrastructure, regional ties and talent, Oman is looking to lure British waste management and logistics companies to set up offices in the Sultanate, and help them reach out to the fast growing economies of the GCC, Iran and East Africa. To this end, and building upon Oman's excellent trade relationship with the United Kingdom , the Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development , Oman's inward investment and export development agency, yesterday began business meetings in London to meet with senior UK government officials and key business leaders.

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  5. 80,000 Omanis visited Thailand last year, majority of them were as medical touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: More than 80,000 Omanis travelled to Thailand in 2015, the designate Thailand Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, said. "A majority of the tourists from Oman visted Thailand for medical treatment," Ambassador Jesda Katavetin said.

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  6. The port received 1,362 ships from January to May 2016, compared to...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... Also, a very important milestone for the Port of Duqm is the launch of a multi-purpose feeder vessel, operated by Oman Shipping, which connects the port with other regional ports,including Salalah, Sohar and Jebel Ali. This will primarily allow ...

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  7. Oman Tourism: Efforts by ROP thanked by Khareef Salalah visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... might review safety procedures with incoming drivers. - Supplied picture Muscat: The significant efforts made by Royal Oman Police ROP during the Khareef Salalah festival were appreciated by visitors, as hundreds of messages thanking the ROP went ...

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  8. #Oman Tourism: Green mountain retreat of Jabal Akhdar attracts scores of visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... by families who were picnicking in the nice weather." said Halima Al Abdul Salam, a popular social media figure in Oman. "The weather wasn't as cool but it was certainly much better than Muscat and people were there with their mats, cars, food, ...

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  9. Oman Air sailing smooth in one of the Acts of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series. - Supplied photoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat : The halfway point of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series will bring new challenges for Oman Air as they head to Hamburg in Germany to try to consolidate their position at the top of the table on a compact city centre race course which has become one of the trickiest on the circuit. Race organisers have extended the race area on the River Elbe to cater for the higher speeds of the new foiling GC32s but Oman Air skipper Morgan Larson says avoiding errors will still be the biggest challenge if they are to extend their overall lead with their third Act victory of the season.

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  10. Gulf Tent Pegging in SalalahRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Salalah : The Oman Equestrian Federation is organising the Gulf Tent Pegging Championship as part of the Salalah Tourism Festival and under the patronage of Minister of Civil Service Sheikh Khalid bin Omar bin Said Al Marhoon. Teams from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and hosts Oman are competing for the Gulf supremacy.

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    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: While it being a month of worship, giving and compassion, beggars take advantage of the holy month of Ramadan to make a quick buck but unfortunately face arrests instead. 330 beggars were arrested, where 180 were males and 150 were females, in 1222 operations conducted by the anti-beggar combating team from the Ministry of Social Development during June 2016 in Muscat, Dhofar, North and South Al Batinah and Buraimi Governorates.

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  12. Late diagnosis causing more cancer deaths in Oman: ExpertRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Cancer deaths are on the rise in Oman, a health expert said, citing a late diagnosis of the disease as the main reason behind it. Half of the cancer patients in Oman are diagnosed at a later stage, according to Dr Zahid Al Munthiri, senior consultant in the treatment of radiation diseases and the deputy general manager of the Omani Cancer Association.

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  13. Three water projects in Oman to start operation in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... to start commercial operation in May 2018, according to a seven-year outlook for power and water demand released by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP). Also, Sohar III Desalination Plant, awarded in November 2015 to Myah Gulf ...

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  14. Dining in Oman: A slice of Sri Lanka in MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    If you are a real foodie, as you travel to different parts of the world, of the many memories that you gather, the ones that you will treasure the most will be of the cuisines. Talking about food, of all the meals that I have enjoyed during my travel, the morning meals have always been a real gourmet experience.

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  15. Muscat Municipality has set a date for the 17th edition of Muscat Festival. - Times photoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... a date for the latest Muscat Festival, from January 19 to February 11 next year. Speaking exclusively to the Times of Oman, Ibrahim Al H'sani, a media department spokesman at the Muscat Municipality, confirmed preparations are underway to hold the ...

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  16. Meethaq widens network with new branch in MuttrahRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, strives to fulfill the needs of customers with innovative Sharia-based products and the extension of the branch network. Photo - Supplied Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, strives to fulfill the needs of customers with innovative Sharia-based products and the extension of the branch network.

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  17. Arab, international media hail Oman's developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... His Majesty. Bahrain News Agency (BNA) published a report in which it said that the construction of the modern state of Oman came as a result of well-studied and gradual steps building the present and paving the way for the future. Since 1976 a ...

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  18. Golf: Bjork shoots up to third in Road to Oman rankings after victory in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat : Alexander BjA rk sealed an inaugural European Challenge Tour title in the Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge to catapult from 19th to third in the Road to Oman Rankings and secure his spot in the season-ending NBO Golf Classic Grand Final, which takes place here in Oman at the spectacular Almouj Golf, Muscat, from Wednesday, November 2 to Saturday, November 5. Sweden's BjA rk, who cashed a winner's cheque for a 33,600, has been in brilliant form recently, finishing in the top 15 in his previous four tournaments. However, he went one better this weekend in France to help him guarantee his spot in the prestigious season-finale which is only eligible for the top 45 players on the Road to Oman Rankings.

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  19. 330 beggars arrested in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: While it being a month of worship, giving and compassion, beggars take advantage of the holy month of Ramadan to make a quick buck but unfortunately face arrests instead. 330 beggars were arrested, where 180 were males and 150 were females, in 1222 operations conducted by the anti-beggar combating team from the Ministry of Social Development during June 2016 in Muscat, Dhofar, North and South Al Batinah and Buraimi Governorates.

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  20. Oman's Shihab Al Habsi all set for European CIK-FIA finale in GenkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Shihab Al Habsi, the karting kid of Oman, is all set to brush his shoulders with the world's best as he embarks on an ambitious mission in couple of days. The 12-year-old talented karting star of Oman has been doing wonders on the circuit and at the same time gaining vital experience in big events beyond the region.

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