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Oman's Omran said to buy stakes in 8 tourism projects
Travel & Hospitality»

Oman's Omran said to buy stakes in 8 tourism projects

Monday, 22 August 2016 1:44 PM

Oman's tourism investment arm reportedly acquires stakes to drive tourism development in sultanate

Ooredoo Oman to invest more than $150 million in network expansion
Technology»

Ooredoo Oman to invest more than $150 million in network expansion

Sunday, 21 August 2016 6:07 PM

Much of the investment will go towards enhancing its 4G Internet quality and coverage

Oman invests in Cambridge University research fund
Banking & Finance»

Oman invests in Cambridge University research fund

Sunday, 21 August 2016 2:43 PM

Oman Investment Fund part of group to invest $98 million in healthcare research

Rights group slams decision to close Omani newspaper
Media»

Rights group slams decision to close Omani newspaper

Saturday, 20 August 2016 12:04 AM

Human Rights Watch urged Omani authorities to rescind closure over publication of articles alleging corruption

Oman Air says to make debut in Iraq in September
Transport»

Oman Air says to make debut in Iraq in September

Friday, 19 August 2016 10:04 AM

National carrier announces plan to start operating to Najaf to meet 'significant customer demand'

Four killed in road accidents in southern Oman
Culture & Society»

Four killed in road accidents in southern Oman

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:03 PM

Two Emiratis and two Omanis die in two separate incidents in Dhofar

Gulf shares rise after oil prices climb
GCC»

Gulf shares rise after oil prices climb

Sunday, 14 August 2016 6:40 PM

Dubai index rebounded 1.2 percent to its highest close in 16 weeks

Oman Air signs aircraft leaseback deal with Dubai's DAE
Transport»

Oman Air signs aircraft leaseback deal with Dubai's DAE

Saturday, 13 August 2016 12:20 AM

Delivery of two new B737-800 aircraft is part of carrier's fleet and network expansion plan

Oman says new refinery capacity in Sohar to cut crude oil exports
Energy»

Oman says new refinery capacity in Sohar to cut crude oil exports

Thursday, 11 August 2016 1:42 PM

Project forecast to increase the Sohar refinery's capacity by between 65-70%; set to start ops in Q1 2017

Oman agrees to alter route of Iran gas pipeline to avoid UAE waters
Energy»

Oman agrees to alter route of Iran gas pipeline to avoid UAE waters

Thursday, 11 August 2016 9:07 AM

Planned pipeline would connect Iran's vast gas reserves to Omani consumers as well as LNG plants in Oman that would re-export the gas

Oman closes down newspaper, accuses it of insulting judiciary
Media»

Oman closes down newspaper, accuses it of insulting judiciary

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 3:26 PM

Editor of Azamn was detained almost two weeks ago over article alleging an official had tried to influence a court ruling

Oman Air adds 23,000 seats to services to Salalah
Transport»

Oman Air adds 23,000 seats to services to Salalah

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 2:01 PM

National carrier says total of 11 flights per day are operating between Muscat and Salalah during summer

Oman gov't posts $6.6bn budget deficit in first 5 months of 2016
Politics & Economics»

Oman gov't posts $6.6bn budget deficit in first 5 months of 2016

Monday, 8 August 2016 2:53 PM

Oman is imposing a series of austerity measures as it looks to plug gap between expenditure and revenue

Gulf markets start week on strong footing, Egypt slips back
Markets»

Gulf markets start week on strong footing, Egypt slips back

Sunday, 7 August 2016 7:04 PM

Dubai, Qatar outperform after global bourses rise, while petrochemical sector boosts Saudi

Oman said set to slash subsidy bill by 64% in 2016
Politics & Economics»

Oman said set to slash subsidy bill by 64% in 2016

Saturday, 6 August 2016 10:01 AM

World Bank applauds 'bold steps' by sultanate to increase revenues from non-oil sources


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