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  1. Quizaholics Anonymous lifts Times of Oman Open Quiz Contest trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Times of Oman

    Mohamed Issa Al Zadjali, chairman of the Muscat Media Group and the editor-in-chief of the Times of Oman gave away the trophies. Photo- Cio Datan/Times of Oman Muscat: Team Quizaholics Anonymous won the 18th edition of Times of Oman Open Quiz Contest at the Oman Automobile Association in Seeb on Thursday Natural Born Quizzers were the second runner-up.

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  2. Writers turn to self-publishing to fulfil dreams in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... if your book wasn't there I wouldn't have gone for it," Akhtar told Sarah Syed during an in interview with Times of Oman. "It's a passion and a way to feel like a bit of celebrity, just in your mind," he added. Sarah's novel, Resuming History, is ...

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  3. Disaster response lessons at QuriyatRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... were given to all the speakers and the chief guest. The first session began with Hamad Al Hamdi, a tutor at the Oman Specialised Nursing Institute (OSNI) as the moderator. The first speaker, Nader Al Rumhi, director of forecasting and observing ...

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  4. Oncology services set to undergo major upgrade in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Times of Oman

    The National Oncology Centre at the Royal Hospital, under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and in collaboration with Oman Cancer Association, will be holding the 6th Muscat International Oncology Conference and 3rd Oman Cancer Association Conference Muscat: A conference focusing on breast, lung, genito-urinary tract and intestines will open in the capital on Sunday. The National Oncology Centre at the Royal Hospital, under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and in collaboration with Oman Cancer Association, will be holding the 6th Muscat International Oncology Conference and 3rd Oman Cancer Association Conference.

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  5. Specialists needed to treat elders in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The rise in the number of elders is due to the rapid improvement of medicare in the country. Photo-Times of Oman Muscat: Elderly people in Oman need specialists, who are trained to address their health issues, said an old age consultant psychiatrist in Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.

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  6. Oman is fusing its traditional culture with modern touches to try and spark a tourist boomRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Oman, the oldest independent state in the Arab world, favors understated, quiet elegance rather than the glitz, glam and high rises of places like Dubai. It's the opera house in Oman's capitol, Muscat, that attracts tourists instead of Michelin restaurants.

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  7. The singing sailor of OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    Teenagers were dreaming of fame and fortune as a musician long before the advent of downloads, CDs or even vinyl. The Singing Sailor of Oman is one young man whose dream came true, writes Matthew Teller, as his fusion of Arabic and Indian musical styles became a hit - on shellac - in the 1930s.

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  8. Oman hires more than 300 doctors from BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman has recruited more than 300 doctors from Bangladesh recently, according to Bangladesh Overseas Employment Services Limited , a government-sponsored recruiting agency, which handles the recruitment process in Bangladesh. Commenting on the recruitment, President of Bangladesh Social club, Mohammed Shafiqul Islam Bhuiyan, said that most of these doctors have been posted in government hospitals, including Royal Hospital and Khoula Hospital in Muscat.

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  9. Citizens for naming foreign nationals arrested in OmanRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... nationalities of Omani accused. Rashid Khalfan, a Muscat resident, insisted that the authorities, especially the Royal Oman Police (ROP), should mention the names and nationalities of offenders from other countries in the local news. "We do not have ...

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  10. Qadar the Opera Premieres at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts CenterRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art will present the world premiere of the opera Qadar at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland in College Park, Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Thursday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required and can be obtained at https://theclarice.umd.edu/calendar or by phone at 405-2787. The event is part of the National Museum of African Art's multiyear series of programming titled Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa, and it is made possible by a $1.8 million gift by the Sultanate of Oman.

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  11. Domestic pressures in US, Iran threaten slow-moving nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Times

    ... coming to the table with elements that would allow us to conclude that deal," said a senior Western diplomat after the Oman talks. While Rouhani and his foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have to watch their backs with Khamenei and Iran's ...

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  12. Quizaholics Anonymous win Times of Oman Open Quiz ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Team Quizaholics Anonymous won the 18th edition of Times of Oman Open Quiz Contest. Natural Born Quizzers were the first runner up.

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  13. 21 countries, 20,000kms in 80 days - Omani biker rides highRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times of Oman

    ... reached Tobruk, the port city in Libya's eastern Mediterranean cost, Maher, the 34-year-old biker from the Sultanate of Oman, was on course to realise his dream of becoming the first Omani to travel to 21 countries spread across three continents - ...

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  14. Nothing to sneeze at - Tips on how to stay healthy during winter season in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times of Oman

    Time has come for crackling camp fires, comfy woollies and cups of deliciously hot coffee. The magical season, despite a late arrival, has brought in a feeling of great relief and inexorable joy.

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  15. Hold your breath and watch out for Times Quiz winner todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times of Oman

    Eight teams - Natural Born Quizzers, ISG Spartans, 3 Amigos, ISM-Quiz Wizards along with Eat Pray Quiz, Quizaholics Anonymous, Know Brainers and The Quizards of Awe - topped the prelims conducted at the Indian School Ghubra on Tuesday. Photo-Times of Oman Muscat: Be at the Oman Automobile Association in Seeb today to watch the finalists fighting it out to lift the 18th edition of the Times of Oman Open Quiz Contest .

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  16. Bute dancer Robyn's mission to MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Buteman Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Robyn Horsburgh and her Highland dancing colleagues outside the Royal Opera House in Muscat during a ten-day trip to the capital of Oman in November 2014.

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  17. Forum hears benefits of methanolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Peninsula

    ... discussions on "Making the Case for Oxygenates in the GCC", Chief Executive Officer of Salalah Methanol Company in Oman, Awadh Hassan Al Shanfari, pointed out that Oman is reviewing fuel blending standards and regulations in the country, considering ...

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  18. Oman's Haya Water's projects on scheduleRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman Wastewater Services Company said that wastewater projects implemented by the company are going as planned and that the company is committed to make Muscat and all parts in the Sultanate greener and healthier. The reuse of treated water project is one of the promising major infrastructure projects for the sanitary drainage.

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  19. Affordable housing to become a reality soon in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Times of Oman

    Even though a final decision on affordable housing could take a while, it is likely to take shape soon. File photo Muscat: Following the Majlis Al Shura's study to provide affordable housing to Omani citizens, Maktoom Al Mahri, head of the service committee at Majlis Al Shura, told Times of Oman that the members are optimistic about the government's decision especially after the positive response earlier from the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.

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  20. New GCC contracts - blessing' for maidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Times of Oman

    ... ministers for initiating such a positive step," said AKM Rabiul Islam, labour counsellor in the Bangladesh Embassy in Oman. A representative from a migrant rights body, while welcoming the move, wanted the draft to be made available to stakeholders ...

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