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Dutch dredging firm in frame for $509m Oman port project
Construction»

Dutch dredging firm in frame for $509m Oman port project

Saturday, 21 January 2017 11:11 AM

Royal Boskalis Westminster receives letter of intent to award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman

Oman Air plans to double contribution to GDP to $2.3bn in 2017
Transport»

Oman Air plans to double contribution to GDP to $2.3bn in 2017

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 3:35 PM

National carrier sees continued fleet and network expansion despite major reduction in government financial support

Oman Air says passenger dies on flight from Jeddah
Transport»

Oman Air says passenger dies on flight from Jeddah

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:51 PM

National carrier says flight 674 diverted to Riyadh after medical emergency but passenger died shortly after arrival

Oman says receives 10 detainees released from Guantanamo
Politics & Economics»

Oman says receives 10 detainees released from Guantanamo

Monday, 16 January 2017 11:32 AM

Foreign ministry said 10 people arrived in the Sultanate of Oman for a temporary residency

Germany-bound Eurowings flight lands in Kuwait following bomb scare
Transport»

Germany-bound Eurowings flight lands in Kuwait following bomb scare

Sunday, 15 January 2017 1:46 PM

Lufthansa says no evidence of bomb on board flight from Salalah to Cologne

National Bank of Oman sees Q4 net profit slump by 19.9%
Banking & Finance»

National Bank of Oman sees Q4 net profit slump by 19.9%

Thursday, 12 January 2017 2:26 PM

Sultanate's third-largest lender says it made a profit of $35.5m in the three months to December 31

Oman denies seeking 'multi-billion dollar deposit'
Politics & Economics»

Oman denies seeking 'multi-billion dollar deposit'

Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:45 AM

Sultanate was reported this week to be seeking a central bank deposit to boost reserves

Oman in talks with Gulf states to obtain multi-billion dollar deposit
Politics & Economics»

Oman in talks with Gulf states to obtain multi-billion dollar deposit

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 3:39 PM

Sources say Omani officials met in recent weeks with officials of the finance ministries of Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Snake forces cancellation of Emirates flight
Transport»

Snake forces cancellation of Emirates flight

Monday, 9 January 2017 11:19 AM

Snake was discovered and retrieved on Sunday prior any passengers boarding the Muscat to Dubai flight

Rosneft purchase leads $82 billion spree by sovereign investors in 2016
Banking & Finance»

Rosneft purchase leads $82 billion spree by sovereign investors in 2016

Saturday, 7 January 2017 3:30 PM

In 2017, sovereign investors are set to look more at opportunities in e-commerce and financial technology, following Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group's plans to create a technology investment fund to hunt out deals

Oman's sovereign foreign assets forecast to slump by 2018
Politics & Economics»

Oman's sovereign foreign assets forecast to slump by 2018

Friday, 6 January 2017 10:46 AM

Fitch says asset set to fall to 28% of GDP compared to 48.5% of GDP at the end of 2016

Oman's budget airline SalamAir launches ticket sales
Transport»

Oman's budget airline SalamAir launches ticket sales

Thursday, 5 January 2017 11:02 AM

Oman's first budget airline, SalamAir, has officially launched ticket sales through SalamAir.com and a number of affiliated travel agents

Brazilian food exporter BRF to raise $1.5bn from IPO of Dubai unit
Retail»

Brazilian food exporter BRF to raise $1.5bn from IPO of Dubai unit

Thursday, 5 January 2017 11:00 AM

One Foods controls 45 percent of the poultry market in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman

Oman car leasing firm raises $25m from regional banks
Banking & Finance»

Oman car leasing firm raises $25m from regional banks

Tuesday, 3 January 2017 1:50 PM

Oman ORIX Leasing Company says financing provided by BBK and the National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah

Oman said to seek banks' proposals for international bond issue
Banking & Finance»

Oman said to seek banks' proposals for international bond issue

Tuesday, 3 January 2017 1:49 PM

Banking sources say sultanate has asked international lenders to submit proposals for transaction likely to be around $1bn or more


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