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Oman forced to pay double for new iPhone 6
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Oman forced to pay double for new iPhone 6

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 1:08 PM

Traders predict strong demand for new smartphone from US tech giant, despite high price

UN rapporteur criticises Oman over right to assembly
Politics & Economics»

UN rapporteur criticises Oman over right to assembly

Sunday, 14 September 2014 1:43 PM

United Nations official says that he has also met activists who have been detained

UAE's Splash to expand in Oman with ten new stores
Retail»

UAE's Splash to expand in Oman with ten new stores

Sunday, 14 September 2014 12:29 PM

CEO said the retail sector in Oman is booming

Oman mega project set to launch first residential sales
Property»

Oman mega project set to launch first residential sales

Friday, 12 September 2014 10:06 AM

Saraya Bandar Jissah says first homes to be released in mixed-use project on outskirts of Muscat

Oman fund says working with Bulgaria to solve Corpbank problem
Banking & Finance»

Oman fund says working with Bulgaria to solve Corpbank problem

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 7:29 PM

State General Reserve Fund chairman says working with gov't over rescue plan for Corporate Commercial Bank

Dubai's Drake says Oman unit has won $45m deals
Construction»

Dubai's Drake says Oman unit has won $45m deals

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 2:02 PM

Drake & Scull International says latest contracts take company's 2014 award wins to total of $1.25bn

Omani fund, others invest $53m in US solar firm
Banking & Finance»

Omani fund, others invest $53m in US solar firm

Monday, 8 September 2014 4:26 PM

Oman's State General Reserve Fund named among investors in GlassPoint Solar

Oman tourism project awards $56m residential contract
Construction»

Oman tourism project awards $56m residential contract

Saturday, 6 September 2014 12:45 PM

Towell Construction is hired to build first homes at Saraya Bandar Jissah integrated tourism project

Oman expected to issue $1.3bn bonds, sukuk in early 2015
Banking & Finance»

Oman expected to issue $1.3bn bonds, sukuk in early 2015

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 1:43 PM

Sultanate's finance ministry last month received applications from banks to arrange the issuance

Muscat mall set for $70m expansion by UAE's Majid Al Futtaim
Retail»

Muscat mall set for $70m expansion by UAE's Majid Al Futtaim

Wednesday, 3 September 2014 12:08 PM

Phase 2 expansion to provide 60 new shopping and dining options when complete in 2015

Tender floated for Omani industrial estate project
Construction»

Tender floated for Omani industrial estate project

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 11:36 AM

Work will require levelling a mountainous area to expand the facility

No resolution of Gulf Arab split after ministers meet
Politics & Economics»

No resolution of Gulf Arab split after ministers meet

Sunday, 31 August 2014 9:12 AM

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain withdrew ambassadors from Qatar over broken promises about Gulf security

Over 4,300 expats join Oman's workforce in June
Politics & Economics»

Over 4,300 expats join Oman's workforce in June

Saturday, 30 August 2014 10:22 AM

Official statistics show that expat workers total more than 1.5m with 1.25m of them in private sector

Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040
Culture & Society»

Oman's population forecast to grow by 2.4m by 2040

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:29 AM

New report by National Centre for Statistics and Information says average age of Omanis will be 27 in 2040

Oman joins international treaty banning landmines
Politics & Economics»

Oman joins international treaty banning landmines

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:38 AM

Human Rights Watch applauds move by sultanate; says it hopes more MidEast countries will follow suit


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