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Saudi Arabia named 'most miserable' GCC country
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Saudi Arabia named 'most miserable' GCC country

Sunday, 1 February 2015 1:20 PM

Saudi Arabia is ranked 47 out of 108 countries listed in global misery list; UK sits in 86th position

Oman approves $42m construction contract for The Wave
Real Estate»

Oman approves $42m construction contract for The Wave

Saturday, 31 January 2015 3:57 PM

The $3.5bn Muscat project includes 4000 residences and a golf course designed by Greg Norman

Stock markets: Abu Dhabi, Oman edge up, supported by banks
Markets»

Stock markets: Abu Dhabi, Oman edge up, supported by banks

Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:03 PM

Gulf markets were weaker and news from the telecommunications sector was disappointing

Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up on positive Q4 bank results
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses edge up on positive Q4 bank results

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:46 AM

Brent oil, although weaker, held near $49 per barrel

Oman picks advisors Muscat power firm privatisation
Energy»

Oman picks advisors Muscat power firm privatisation

Monday, 26 January 2015 1:34 PM

State-owned Electricity Holding Co explores possible privatisation of its distribution business

Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession
Markets»

Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:32 PM

Some analysts think King Salman will face pressure to ensure public support with state sector wage increases and other populist steps that could lead to a consumer spending boom.

Oman airport terminates UK firm's $310m IT contract
Transport»

Oman airport terminates UK firm's $310m IT contract

Sunday, 25 January 2015 1:43 PM

Ultra Electronics says termination of the contract would have a minimal impact on its 2015 underlying profit

Bank Muscat inks $78m deal to buy The Wave apartments
Property»

Bank Muscat inks $78m deal to buy The Wave apartments

Saturday, 24 January 2015 1:58 AM

Bank signs agreement to buy 230 apartments at The Wave mixed-use project; more deals to follow

Tram plan will boost Muscat property prices - Cluttons
Property»

Tram plan will boost Muscat property prices - Cluttons

Friday, 23 January 2015 9:30 AM

Real estate firm says tram proposal could add long term premiums to residential values and commercial rents

Oman is suffering from oil price crisis, admits minister
Energy»

Oman is suffering from oil price crisis, admits minister

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 1:45 PM

Oil minister sharply criticises OPEC's production policy; says output decision is 'bad for us'

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Oman hit with $220m in storm damage
Politics & Economics»

Oman hit with $220m in storm damage

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:11 PM

Desalination plants, electricity and water pipes, homes, shopping areas and hundreds of cars were damaged

Solar Impulse's world flight to include Oman stopover
Transport»

Solar Impulse's world flight to include Oman stopover

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 2:09 PM

Pilots also reveal that solar-powered flight around the world will take off from Abu Dhabi in late Feb or early March,

Stock markets: Gulf bourses pull back as oil weakens
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses pull back as oil weakens

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:29 PM

Oil dipped on Tuesday as China's economic growth undershot a gov't target and Brent crude traded below $49 per barrel

Oman Air will achieve profitability in 2017, says CEO
Transport»

Oman Air will achieve profitability in 2017, says CEO

Monday, 19 January 2015 5:06 PM

Paul Gregorowitsch outlines strategy to staff as national carrier embarks on major cost cutting exercise

Mountain holiday retreat reopens in Oman
Travel & Hospitality»

Mountain holiday retreat reopens in Oman

Monday, 19 January 2015 2:12 PM

Holiday retreat The View replaces tented accommodation with canyon-facing pods


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