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3 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Muscat: While it is common knowledge that there were frequent Omani sailings, to and fro, between the major ports of Oman and northern Kerala since the first century, few would know that 139 years ago, a Keralite ruler was the Emir of Dhofar, a post he held for five years.
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Shari'ah-compliant finance and banking has mushroomed in recent years despite its prohibition on accepting interest on loans and its application of other limiting Islamic principles.
11 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Eng. Salim bin Nasser Al Oufi, Chief Executive Officer of PACA, signing the agreement on behalf of the Sultanate.
12 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Muscat: The Criminal Investigation Department of the Royal Oman Police at Rustaq arrested a person of Asian nationality for allegedly murdering his colleague of the same nationality in the wilayat of Rustaq.
16 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Muscat : The hydrocarbon sector alone is expected to result in the relocation of hundreds of families to Muscat and the surrounding areas as gas fields in Khazzan are developed further.
Muscat: The International Chess Academy of Oman was established in Muttrah last Saturday with the organisation marking the occasion with the first Oman Rapid Chess Championship.
Muscat: Forty-eight-year-old Ibrahim Mohammad Harib Al Hadarami, who had been arrested at Mumbai airport on December 7 after live cartridges were found in his luggage, was released on bail on Monday afternoon, according to a senior official of the Indian Embassy here.
CL JOSE / MUSCAT Is HSBC Bank Oman slowing on corporate loans in Oman ? While the corporate and commercial loans dropped from Ro848.122 million to Ro674.462 million during the first 9 months ending September 30, 2103 , personal loans which form about 43 per cent of the net loans remained flat at Ro433.676 million.
Muscat: The Gulf Cricket Centre will organise the Oman Day Cricket Cup tournament from December 27. The tournament, which lasts till January 11, is approved by the Ministry of Sports Affairs and registered with the Sultanate game's governing body Oman Cricket.
Oman has seen its gas exports fall drastically due to growing domestic demand, but it hopes that a new deal agreed with BP will see production output rise enough to help maintain its desired rate of economic growth.
Dubai-based shopping mall, retail and leisure group Majid Al Futtaim has heralded a new era in the family-owned company by announcing Tuesday a $5 billion investment plan as part of its new unified branding push according to an article in The Saudi Gazette.
Charcoal from Somalia is prized in Gulf nations: Made from acacia trees, it's slow burning and gives a sweet aroma to the region's beloved grilled meats and to tobacco burned in waterpipes.
In this Thursday Dec. 5, 2013 photo, workers fill plastic bags with charcoal believed to be from Somalia at a charcoal trading facility in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
THE government of the Sultanate of Oman has donated modern equipment worth more than a hundred thousand dollars to the Ministry of Public Service Management's Records and Archives Department.
UBL President Atif R Bokhari presenting a plaque to Chairman of OUECL and OHI Group of Companies and United Bank Limited, Maqbool bin Hameed Al Saleh.
WAM ABU DHABI, 16th December, 2013 -- Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates.