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Oman's stock exchange reports technical issue
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Oman's stock exchange reports technical issue

Sunday, 1 March 2015 12:44 PM

Efforts were in progress to rectify it as soon as possible

GCC economies set to weaken in 2015 on oil slump - S&P
Politics & Economics»

GCC economies set to weaken in 2015 on oil slump - S&P

Thursday, 26 February 2015 12:53 PM

Ratings agency says the region's overall creditworthiness has dropped since last summer

Stock markets: Gulf bourses inch up after Fed report
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses inch up after Fed report

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:00 PM

Real estate sector is particularly sensitive to interest rate movements, a delay in US tightening would be positive for it

UK's Home Office investigating detention of Omani girls at Stansted Airport
Politics & Economics»

UK's Home Office investigating detention of Omani girls at Stansted Airport

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 11:13 AM

Four missed their flight from Holland, but were detained when they landed in UK and claim they were treated like criminals

Omani girls deported from UK after missing flight
Culture & Society»

Omani girls deported from UK after missing flight

Monday, 23 February 2015 1:36 PM

Four girls were denied request to contact the Omani embassy in London and were handcuffed and taken through the airport before being sent back to Holland

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Stock markets: Gulf bourses stall as oil gives up gains
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Stock markets: Gulf bourses stall as oil gives up gains

Monday, 23 February 2015 12:06 PM

Dubai heavyweights Emaar Properties and Dubai Islamic Bank were down 1.1 and 0.7 percent respectively

Concerns over Gulf donations to Clinton Foundation as Hillary mulls 2016 race
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Concerns over Gulf donations to Clinton Foundation as Hillary mulls 2016 race

Monday, 23 February 2015 11:53 AM

Gov'ts from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman, as well as the body overseeing preparations for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, have donated large sums

Oman to showcase $3.3bn tourism plans as visitors set to rise
Travel & Hospitality»

Oman to showcase $3.3bn tourism plans as visitors set to rise

Saturday, 21 February 2015 3:10 AM

More than 1.1 million tourist arrivals are expected in Oman this year, up by 3% on 2014

Oman's TeO says to launch MVNO, VoIP services in 2015
Technology»

Oman's TeO says to launch MVNO, VoIP services in 2015

Saturday, 21 February 2015 2:53 AM

Integrated Telecommunications Oman designates new board members ahead of formal launch later this year

Bahrain, Oman most at risk from oil price slump, says Fitch
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain, Oman most at risk from oil price slump, says Fitch

Saturday, 21 February 2015 2:52 AM

Ratings agency says capacity to absorb lower oil prices varies across oil exporters in the region

Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed on dividend plays
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses mixed on dividend plays

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 12:01 PM

Brent crude traded at $62.20 per barrel, down 0.5%, after surging over the past 2 weeks

Oman's Bank Dhofar working with advisers on capital plans
Banking & Finance»

Oman's Bank Dhofar working with advisers on capital plans

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 7:05 PM

Sources say bank is studying options to raise its reserves including selling capital-boosting bond

Philippine embassy in Oman to enforce minimum wage for maids
Politics & Economics»

Philippine embassy in Oman to enforce minimum wage for maids

Monday, 16 February 2015 1:30 PM

Minimum salary of $415 will apply from March 1; current minimum wages for Bangladeshi and Indian housemaids is $195

Omantel says board proposes paying cash dividend of 75%
Banking & Finance»

Omantel says board proposes paying cash dividend of 75%

Monday, 16 February 2015 12:19 PM

Former monopoly operator in the sultanate reported an 11% fall in fourth-quarter net profit

Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index
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Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index

Monday, 16 February 2015 11:54 AM

Press freedom deteriorated in all continents in 2014, including across much of the GCC, new analysis reveals


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