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    41 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... I cannot find a job there. As long as I am here, there is a hope someone can employ me illegally," Mujeeb told Times of Oman. According to published official statistics, over 40,000 expatriates living illegally have left Oman since the grace period ...

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  2. Tehran, Muscat finalizing gas export talksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tehran Times

    A delegation from Oman is in Tehran to discuss the route of a pipeline, which is projected to transfer natural gas from Iran's South Pars gas field to Oman's Sohar port. Ali-Reza Kameli, the managing director of the National Iranian Gas Exports Company, said for the time being an Iranian contractor has been selected to study the proposed plan for laying the pipeline.

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  3. Egypt aims to double tourism economy in five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al Bawaba

    ... horizons in our tourism partnerships with Arab nations, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sultanate of Oman, and Lebanon in particular." Egypt's top guest markets are Russia, the UK, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, and Poland, as Westerners ...

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  4. Oman Air: World record attempt on International Friendship DayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    Oman Air has registered the record attempt for 'The most people holding hands in an online image chain' with Guinness World Records. Muscat: Oman Air seeks to set a new world record for creating the longest human chain of friendship on the internet - with the chance of winning six airline tickets.

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  5. Three fire incidents were reported in different parts of Oman on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat : Atleast three fire incidents were reported in different parts of Oman. While one fire incident was reported in a construction materials store in Buraimi, another was reported in Mabela and yet another fire incident was reported in Jufnain.

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  6. Asians arrested for selling liquor in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Two Asian nationals were arrested in Sur on charges of possession and selling liquor. The Directorate General of Criminal Investigations and Inquires from the South Sharqiyah Royal Oman Police caught the expatriates at their residence, seizing 154 bottles and cans of liquor.

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  7. Oman's tourism traffic on the upswingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    More than 150,000 people have visited Salalah to enjoy its famed Khareef climate from June 21 to July 25, logging a 171 per cent increase compared to the previous year. Muscat: Oman becomes increasingly attractive tourist destination, says a survey report.

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  8. Oman to curb pollution by imported vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... of air in the Sultanate. The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs thus supports this move as it will protect Oman's environment and human health. The statement mentioned that the Ministry has plans to set up stations to monitor the noise and ...

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  9. Oman ready to crack down on fuel smugglersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... markets, new prices will be fixed every month and the next change will be announced on August 28. The cost of petrol in Oman is 120 baiza for Super and 116 baiza for Regular. Since petrol will cost less here, attempts at smuggling fuel are expected ...

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  10. A file photo of Omani players in action during a chess tournament. Photo - SuppliedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: The Oman Chess Committee is gearing up to host the Salalah International Chess Championship. According to information received from the OCC, the preparations have reached the final phase for the tournament which takes place from August 3 to 6. The tournament, which forms the part the activities of the Salalah Khareef Festival, will be played at Salalah Plaza Hotel.

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  11. With new-look Hi, make the most of your leisure timeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... buying guides, and service information included throughout in each issue," said Felicia Campbell, the Times of Oman executive features editor overseeing the overhaul. "Our city offers an endless array of activities, adventures, and discoveries to be ...

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  12. Call for better public transport system in Oman before fuel price hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    On May 24 Oman National Transport Company signed an agreement with the Netherlands-based VDL Bus & Coach Company to buy 40 city buses which are expected to be delivered by mid-November. MUSCAT: With fuel subsidies expected to be lifted in Oman, the call for a good public transportation system is growing louder.

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  13. Sultanate of Oman team members pose for a photo. Photo - SuppliedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Fresh from victory at the Extreme Sailing Series in Hamburg, Leigh McMillan's triumphant crew on board The Wave, Muscat switch back to foils and travel 100 kilometres north this week to the German port of Kiel for the third round of the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour with high hopes of taking a second victory on board the Sultanate of Oman. With just three days of rest between events, McMillan is excited about their return to foiling, especially after missing out on a win at the last event in Cowes a month ago when he broke his hand.

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  14. Oman's Ahmed Al Harthy resumes British GT campaign after a busy weekend at SpaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... had little time to rest and recuperate before resuming his British GT campaign at the famous Kent venue. Likewise, the Oman Racing Team (ORT) - which is run by Motorbase Performance, for whom Brands Hatch is its local venue just 10 minutes up the ...

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  15. Oman Air has already taken pictures of almost 400 people from over 35 nations at Expo Milano 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman Air is to set a spectacular new world record for creating the longest human chain of friendship on the internet - with the chance of winning 6 tickets! Oman Air is to celebrate international Friendship Day by launching a spectacular Guinness World Record attempt on July 30, 2015. People from around the world are invited to post their own pictures of family members, friends and colleagues holding hands on the campaign website www.befriendtheworld.com.

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  16. Oman has condemned of the terrorist attack in Bahrain that killed two policemen and wounded six.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    A Bahraini forensic police officer inspects the site of a bomb blast in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, on July 28, 2015. - AFP Muscat: Oman has condemned of the terrorist attack in Bahrain that killed two policemen and wounded six.

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  17. Ooredoo network ready to welcome Khareef 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AME Info

    Ooredoo has deployed additional 2G,3G+ and 4G sites to give visitors wider coverage, and improved mobile data speeds and voice quality. Ooredoo announced that 70 per cent of its network across Oman has now been updated as part of its focused modernisation strategy which commenced three years ago.

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  18. Pakistan Social Club in Oman urges members to renew membership after MOSD directiveRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Pakistan Social Club has urged the Pakistani community in Oman to join the club while calling on its registered members to renew their membership as soon as possible. According to A H Raja, PSC vice-chairman, Ministry of Social Development has instructed all community clubs to hold their election within 30 days of the completion of their term on December 30, which marks an end to the official calendar year.

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    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Motorists must be careful while driving long distances as fatigue could set in that could lead to traffic accidents, Royal Oman Police have said. With most travellers driving towards Salalah for the Khareef season, safety experts have been highlighting the need for taking breaks.

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  20. Hamdan Ali Nasser Al Hinai, chairman of ahlibank. - Supplied pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Times of Oman

    ... the Wilayat of Seeb. Further, ahlibank relocated its Al Ghubra branch to the Sultanate's latest shopping destination - Oman Avenues Mall in Bausher. Hamdan Ali Nasser Al Hinai, chairman of ahlibank said, "The bank will continue to build its brand ...

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