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Oman visitor numbers reach record 2.1m in 2014
Travel & Hospitality»

Oman visitor numbers reach record 2.1m in 2014

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 1:57 PM

Tourists from Asia and Europe lead the 7% tourism rise in the sultanate last year, says ministry

First direct road linking Oman-Saudi nearly complete
Transport»

First direct road linking Oman-Saudi nearly complete

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:17 PM

The 680-km road will cut out detours via the UAE & reduce border crossings from four to one, according to Al Shabiba

Oman arrest over stray bullet that hit Saudi girl, 4
Culture & Society»

Oman arrest over stray bullet that hit Saudi girl, 4

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 4:10 PM

Saudi girl was playing at a hotel when she was reportedly hit by a bullet fired as part of Eid celebrations

Expat dies at Omani construction site
Construction»

Expat dies at Omani construction site

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 11:26 AM

A Pakistani man has died after the earth mover he was operating fell into a ditch, after what colleagues say was a technical malfunction

Mall of Oman project 'to create up to 5,000 jobs'
Retail»

Mall of Oman project 'to create up to 5,000 jobs'

Monday, 27 July 2015 4:49 PM

Senior Majid Al Futtaim official says $467.5m being invested in new retail development

Omani citizens to rise to 4m by 2040
Politics & Economics»

Omani citizens to rise to 4m by 2040

Monday, 27 July 2015 12:39 PM

The number of Omanis could increase by 71% in 25 years, according to the Omani National Centre for Statistics and Information

Markets fall after oil hits four-month low
Markets»

Markets fall after oil hits four-month low

Sunday, 26 July 2015 7:18 PM

Brent and US crude futures posted their fourth straight weekly decline on Friday

Two Emiratis missing off Omani coast
Culture & Society»

Two Emiratis missing off Omani coast

Sunday, 26 July 2015 11:15 AM

The brothers, holidaying with family & friends, are believed to have been swept away by high waves & a strong current while swimming in the sea

Oman qualify for World Twenty20 tournament for first time
Sport»

Oman qualify for World Twenty20 tournament for first time

Saturday, 25 July 2015 2:13 AM

Oman will be at next year's Twenty20 World Cup in India after a five-wicket victory over Namibia in Ireland

Oman fund said to seek ruling against Bulgaria over bank collapse
Banking & Finance»

Oman fund said to seek ruling against Bulgaria over bank collapse

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 8:26 PM

Oman's State General Reserve Fund owned a 30% stake in Corpbank, Bulgaria's fourth-largest lender, which collapsed last year

Oman steps up patrols after expat drowns in tourist hot spot
Culture & Society»

Oman steps up patrols after expat drowns in tourist hot spot

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12:15 PM

Ministry of Tourism says rescue teams on stand by

Oman says 57,000 expat workers abscond during H1
Culture & Society»

Oman says 57,000 expat workers abscond during H1

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 1:57 PM

Ministry of Manpower figures reveal that 3% of the country's total expat workforce flee employers in first half of 2015

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Oman records $4.9bn property transactions in H1
Real Estate»

Oman records $4.9bn property transactions in H1

Monday, 20 July 2015 2:05 PM

Total traded value of Omani real estate deals rises by more than 52% in the first half of 2015

UAE, Oman routes among first to operate BA's new Dreamliner
Transport»

UAE, Oman routes among first to operate BA's new Dreamliner

Saturday, 18 July 2015 1:15 AM

Abu Dhabi and Muscat chosen to receive new Boeing 787-9 later this year as UK flag carrier boosts fleet

Carillion unit wins $124m Oman gas project deal
Construction»

Carillion unit wins $124m Oman gas project deal

Friday, 17 July 2015 1:29 AM

Carillion Alawi will build operational base and accommodation complex for BP's Khazzan gas project


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