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News on Oman continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Oman fights Saudi Gulf dominance bid with Iran pipeline

Oman's plan to build a $1 billion natural-gas pipeline from Iran is the latest sign that Saudi Arabia is failing to bind its smaller Gulf neighbors into a tighter bloc united in hostility toward the Islamic Republic.

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17 hrs ago | AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Oman expects 5 pct growth in 2014 with steady oil prices -central bank

Oman's economy should grow 4 to 5 percent this year, underpinned by stable oil prices and the billions of dollars spent on major projects in the past two years, the head of the Gulf country's central bank said on Tuesday.

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18 hrs ago | The Economist

Gingerly coming back

LAST September a conspicuous group of visitors mingled with tourists in Zanzibar.

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23 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

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Nawras is offering customers an extra two hours of international off-peak call time to stay connected with friends and family overseas.

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Yesterday | Times of Oman

Duqm could become the next Singapore

Special to Times of Oman A noteworthy geopolitical shift is emerging that the media have yet to report on.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Tourism is the road to the Sultanate's future

Special to Times of Oman We live in changing times, and the world is increasingly witnessing greater inter-dependence and connectivity in its evolution into a global village.

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Tehran Times

Iranian warships dock in Muscat

TEHRAN The Iranian Navy's 29th Fleet has docked in the Omani port city of Muscat, the deputy commander of the Iranian Navy announced on Monday.

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Times of Oman

Alfardan Motors unveils Maserati Ghibli in Oman

Muscat: Maserati Ghibli, the first ever luxury sports executive sedan created by Italian luxury automotive brand Maserati, marked its debut in Oman at a grand event organised by Alfardan Motors, the official importer of Maserati in the Sultanate.

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Al Bawaba

Bouteflika mocked on hacked Omani news website

The hackers reportedly distorted a news story about a letter from Oman's Sultan Qaboos to Bouteflika congratulating him for securing a fourth term in Thursday's presidential election.

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Hispanic Business

With the participation of 28 international speakers and 250...

This year's Summit, under the theme "Critical National Infrastructure and Information Protection ", has gathered cyber-security officials from the MENA region, representing key sectors of the economy - public, oil and gas, telecommunications, utilities and banks - to explore the importance and increased demand for cyber security, and available ... (more)

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AME Info

Oman's medical city set for completion in 2020

The Chariot being a Leading, Exclusive and Dynamic Retail Food Chain & Outdoor Caterer, that is committed to fulfill customer aspirations, is looking for Efficient, Productive & Skillful team players.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Hackers of Oman news agency target Bouteflika

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika casts his ballot during the presidential election in Algiers April 17, 2014.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Arab Times

'Pillars' of Gulf House

THE structure of the Gulf Cooperation Council nations indicates the people are one family and none of them will shy away when it comes to keeping their house intact.

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Times of Oman

'Bappi Lahiri Live in Muscat' on April 25

Muscat: Renowned Indian singer, composer and music director Bappi Lahiri, popularly known as Disco King in Bollywood, will enthral the Muscat audience on April 25 at the City Amphitheatre, Qurum.

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Times of Oman

Watch your trash - Calls to turn Muscat waste to energy

'It's high time people are aware of the threat that looms large over Oman, a threat to the environment and a threat to the health of children... It's time to talk about furnaces/boilers, feeder rams, grates, condensers, turbines, scrubbers, generators, sludge tanks...,' a young Omani engineer tells Hi Weekly.

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Times of Oman

Soul on Strings - Oman's latest music talent Amal Ghulam Waqar

The mood at the Amphitheatre was one of relaxation, with a low hum of conversation, and laughter hanging in the air.

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Times of Oman

Royal Oman Police cautions people on sharing bank information

Muscat: Royal Oman Police officials have advised nationals and residents not to disclose their banking information to strangers.

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Times of Oman

Nawras set to launch all-new Samsung Galaxy S5 in Oman

The flagship handset's launch in Oman is set for April 11 as part of the ongoing Nawras Smartphone Festival, says a press release.

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International Monetary Fund

Press Release: IMF Welcomes Launch of Statistical Center in GCC Countries

The statistical community in the Middle East received an important boost last week with the launch of a statistical center for the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman..

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AME Info

South Asia's largest quaternary care hospital to unveil helpdesks in Oman

Aster DM Healthcare, the leading healthcare conglomerate in the Middle East and India, has announced its plans to roll out helpdesks in Oman for Aster Medcity- South Asia largest quaternary care hospital being set up in Kochi-Kerala, India.

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