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4 hrs ago | AME Info

Gulf Air hosts media iftar in Muscat

Celebrating the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently hosted an iftar in Muscat for local media representatives at the Grand Hyatt Muscat Hotel.

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9 hrs ago | Arab Times

Customs foils liquor smuggling bid

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Kuwaiti and Omani security operatives joined forces and busted two Asians affiliated to a ring of drug smugglers operating in GCC countries, and recovered 141 kg of hashish plus 15 kg of heroin.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times of Oman

Nawras logs OMR18.7m net profit as revenue surges 10 per cent in Oman

Muscat: Nawras posted a net profit of OMR18.7 million for the first half of 2014 compared to OMR15.2 million in the same period of 2013 as the telecom operator yesterday announced unaudited financial results for the six months period ending June 30. The increase in net profit for the year is driven by higher Ebitda , partially offset by higher ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Stroke-hit expat fights odds in Oman's ICU

Muscat: What happens if an expatriate blue-collar worker, who lacks proper health coverage and funds, is admitted to a hospital with acute illness? Will he be able to clear the hefty hospital bill all alone? Will he be able to fly back to his home country before his condition worsens or will he be left to languish in a hospital bed forever? Will ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Oman news briefs - July 23

His Majesty pardons 169 prisoners Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander has issued a Royal pardon for a number of prisoners convicted in different cases.

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Al Bawaba

Ooredoo Group brings joy across its global footprint this Ramadan

Ooredoo's companies have launched a series of community and charity events during the Holy Month of Ramadan, designed to enrich lives and reach out to people across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.

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Times of Oman

Duqm Airport's early start a big boost for trade in Oman

The early operation of Duqm Airport, located about 550km from Muscat, marks a milestone in Oman's development history.

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Times of Oman

Investments in power, energy to help industries in Oman

Muscat: Planned investments in power generation and distribution as well as upstream oil and gas along with its emphasis on increasing 'In-Country Value' will see further development of ancillary industries and more private sector participation in manufacturing activities in Oman.

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Times of Oman

Winners of Times of Oman - Shabiba third Ramadan draw announced

Muscat: The third and final draw of Times of Oman and Al Shabiba Ramadan promotion was held on July 23, 2014 where 15 lucky winners of attractive cash prizes were chosen.

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Times of Oman

CCTV video shows young person's scooter behind Mawaleh petrol station blaze

Muscat: A CCTV footage of Mawaleh fuel station fire on late Sunday night confirmed that the fire spread from a scooter first, as reported by Times of Oman, while the rider was kicking it hard to start it after filling petrol.

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Sunherald.com

Michigan agency planning health conference in Oman

Dearborn-based ACCESS says it's accepting abstracts of scientific studies for the 7th International Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities scheduled for March in Muscat, Oman.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times of Oman

Bank Muscat all set for smooth services during Eid holidays

Muscat: Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the Sultanate, with the largest network of 437 ATMs and 171 CDMs spread across Oman, is all set to provide banking assistance to residents and visitors to enjoy a hassle-free Eid al Fitr holiday.

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AME Info

Fitch affirms 5 Omani Banks' IDRs; upgrades 3 banks' viability ratings

PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: This is a newly created position, working closely with the Managing Partner of Rethink .

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Times of Oman

Ithraa discusses challenges to boost exports of Omani firms

For the next two years, Ithraa's newly-created Export Development Working Group will share its expertise, knowledge and the experience of its members who represent different sectors, to enhance Oman's export capabilities.

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Times of Oman

Omani families benefit from efforts of Housing Ministry

The housing sector is considered to be among the most vital sectors in the economy and plays an increasingly important role in the rapid urban and economic development currently being witnessed in the Sultanate.

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AME Info

Oman Air launches flights to new Duqm Airport

Oman Air is set to start serving the new Omani regional airport at Duqm. The service will commence as the new airport opens on 23rd July and will consist of four flights per week, operating Oman Air's acclaimed Embraer E175 aircraft.

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Times of Oman

Show of support for Gaza at Palestinian embassy in Muscat

Muscat: About 300 people gathered at the Embassy of the State of Palestine in Muscat on Monday night to show their support for Gaza, following two weeks of Israeli attacks.

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Times of Oman

Take care of your car to cut annual fuel costs

Muscat: It pays to be prudent, specially on the road. Being kind to your car may actually mean being kind to your own pocket and the environment as well.

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Times of Oman

Indian expats' bodies found in Azaiba, Oman

Muscat: An Indian expatriate woman was reportedly killed and an Indian man was found hanging in the room of the deceased woman in Azaiba on Sunday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Oman's Majlis panel to take part in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet

Muscat: Majlis Al Shura will take part in the meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states, due to be held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday.

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