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GCC visitors throng Salalah Tourism Festival

Among this year's attractions are exhibitions of a traditional village in which more than 1,000 craftspersons are participating.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Omani Ministry of Health calls citizens to stay away from Ebola-hit countries

Job Objective: Provide the necessary administrative support to the department by working closely with the Head of Department.

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The Star Online

Out and about in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman abounds with off-the-beaten-track activities, from fossil-hunting hikes and dolphin dives to kayaking and turtle-spotting.

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The New Zealand Herald

Portholes on Arabia

Cruises bring Western visitors to the Sultanate of Oman, on the Arabian Peninsula, which has recently opened up to tourists.

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Times of Oman

Omani citizens call for job-oriented courses

Muscat: With admission process for higher education institutions on, citizens are urging authorities to start courses that are suitable for the job market.

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Times of Oman

Oman's population set to touch 2.4m by 2040

Photo supplied Muscat: The total population of the Sultanate is set to increase by 2.4 million in the period 2015-2040 adding to the present population of 4 million, as per National Centre for Statistics and Information's new report titled 'Population Projection in Sultanate of Oman 2015-2040'.

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Times of Oman

Oman Post launches commemorative stamps

Photo - ONA Salalah: Oman Post has launched a set of commemorative stamps, post cards and envelopes with the Salalah Tourism Festival 2014 logo, at the municipality's recreation centre.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Shihab Nye's 'Turtle' an exercise in thoughtfulness

Naomi Shihab Nye 's middle-grade novel "The Turtle of Oman" is an exercise in thoughtfulness which, considering today's fast-paced youth culture overflowing with video games and other momentary distractions, is something of a gift.

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Jalopnik

a Aston Martin Lagonda: This Is It

This might not be the glorious reveal we were hoping for, but these are the first really real photos of the Aston Martin Lagonda , courtesy of a partnership between the automaker and Oman Air.

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Times of Oman

Al Hassan Engineering wins $68 million contract

Muscat: Al Hassan Engineering Company, one of Oman's leading engineering, procurement and construction contractor, has won a contract from Daelim-Petrofac Srip to develop a project in Sohar.

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Times of Oman

Palestinian expats jubilant as Gaza truce comes into effect

Hamas leader Mahmoud Al Zahar, centre, gestures during a rally held by Palestinians celebrating what they said was a victory over Israel, following a ceasefire in Gaza, on Tuesday.

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Times of Oman

See Muscat app set to represent Oman in mobile competition

Muscat: See Muscat application has been selected to be the national nominee of Oman and is one of 460 excellent applications from all around the world to enter the second round of the 2014 World Summit Award mobile competition, says a press release.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Times of Oman

Indian artist uses Tanjore style to depict Omani jewellery

Muscat: An Indian artist based in Muscat has used the classical South Indian painting style, Tanjore, to depict traditional Omani jewellery.

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Times of Oman

Oman provides new aid convoy to Gaza

Cairo: Oman provided a new convoy of humanitarian aid to the displaced and affected people of the Gaza Strip.

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Times of Oman

Oman's consumer protection body warns against hike in price of goods

Muscat: The Public Authority for Consumer Protection , has warned against any increase in prices of commodities or services at any of the commercial centres without the consent of the public authority.

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Times of Oman

Shrimp fishing season begins in Oman's coasts from September 1

Shrimps have nutritional value as they have protein and can be an alternative source of protein to meat.

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Times of Oman

PACP, Oman express concern over rat infested storage facilities

Public Authority for Consumer Protection expresses serious concern after finding rats and insects having a free run in one of the storage facilities at a commercial complex in Al Dhahirah governorate Muscat: Rats are playing real monsters in our daily lives and that too at the cost of our health and of the food that we consume.

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Times of Oman

Book highlights Oman's oil and gas extraction techniques

At the event, The Oil & Gas Year held an awards ceremony to recognise the most outstanding companies and individuals operating in Oman's oil and gas sector over the last year.

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Times of Oman

Oman floats tender to select consultant for road project

The project involves conversion to a four-lane dual carriageway from the existing single carriageway between Ibri and Yanqul.

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Times of Oman

Oman news briefs - August 27

His Majesty sends greetings to President of Moldova Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Nicolae Timofti of the Republic of Moldova on the occasion of his country's Independence Anniversary.

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