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  1. Tour of Oman to return next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Uncertainty over the future of the Tour of Oman has been put to rest with the Muscat Municipality, the local organiser of the cycling championship, confirming that the event would be organised next year as scheduled. In pictures: Tour of Oman 2015 Last week, stage 5 of the race was cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, prompting some riders to rethink their participation.

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  2. Turkish naval ship anchors in MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Turkey Coast Guard ship 'TCGS Buyukada' was accorded a welcome in Oman port on Thursday.-AR Rak Kumar/TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: Sayyid Said bin Ibrahim Al Busaidi, Deputy Governor of Muscat received Thursday Lieutenant Commander Ali Tuna Baysal, Commanding Officer of the TCG Buyukada, within his current visit to the Sultanate. Sayyid Said welcomed the guest and exchanged with him cordial conversations on matters of common concern, stressing upon the depth of the existing relations between the two friendly countries.

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  3. Nanotech to curb marine biofouling in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... will potentially have a profound impact, not only on our marine environment, but on the lives of our boaters. As one of Oman's premier marinas, we seek to lead by example in reducing the pollution in our waters to benefit the local community and the ...

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  4. Oman weather: Rain witnessed in different parts of MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Last week, Oman witnessed reduced visibility as a result of the dust storm and cloudy weather due to strong and moderate winds. Photo supplied Muscat: Rains lashed the northern parts of Oman on Friday evening flooding wadis and slowing traffic on the roads for a while.

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  5. Triathlon: Bozzone and Ryf win Challenge DubaiRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: New Zealander Torenzo Bozzone and Swiss girl Daniella Ryf are eyeing the $1 million Triple Crown prize after winning the first of the three-leg triathlon series - Challenge Dubai on Friday. The Triple Crown Series also includes Oman Challenge and Challenge Bahrain, which are tentatively fixed for August and December respectively.

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  6. Sailing: EFG Bank in prime position going into final leg of SATTRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A thrilling day on the water in Doha for the final four in-port races of the EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour , resulted in three more race wins for Sidney Gavignet and team on EFG Bank. The EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour is a demonstration of Oman Sail's passion for the sport and its commitment to help bring together the best sailing talent in the GCC to race against elite international sailors.

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  7. In the Eye of Beauty: Masterpeices of Omani artist Mohammad Al ZubairRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... his latest achievement. Fifteen years ago, Mohammad al Zubair held his first major exhibition of photographs titled, 'Oman, My Beautiful Country', through which he introduced the power of digital photography, a medium that, at the time, was ...

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  8. Olyroos should use memory of Dylan Tombides as inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Tombides lost his brave battle against testicular cancer, just a couple of months after playing for the Olyroos in Oman. The process of qualifying for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro starts next month in Taiwan. Having missed out in 2012, ...

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  9. A change in climate: from Oman to "oh, man"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Net Nebraska

    Nibras Al-Mawali looks out the windows of the Selleck Residence Hall, sighing as he notices the flurries still falling. He's not used to this weather; it never snows in Oman.

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  10. 'Reduce transport cost or Dunmow Day Centre may have to close'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dunmow Broadcast

    Subsidising the cost of transport could be the key to boost dwindling numbers at Great Dunmow's Chequers Lane facility, which have reached worryingly low levels according to vice-chairman Wendy Barron. The "vital service" could be at risk of closure if numbers do no pick up and Uttlesford District Council's a cabinet member for finance has not ruled out stepping in to save it.

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  11. Youth shelter scheme planned for Dunmow's skate parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dunmow Broadcast

    Great Dunmow's young people could benefit from having a youth shelter built next to the town's much-loved skate park. Mayor Jonathan Cadwallader is keen to see a shelter erected at The Causeway so users of the facility have somewhere to go if it rains or if they want somewhere to sit down for a chat.

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  12. Pressure mounts to appoint new Essex County Council chief executive on a lower salaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dunmow Broadcast

    Essex County Council is set to come under pressure to appoint its successor to chief executive Joanna Killian on a salary considerably lower than the 210,000 she has been paid. Ms Killian is one of the highest-paid council chiefs in the country, even though she accepted two pay cuts totalling A 27,000 a year, three years ago.

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  13. Najihat shares the success story of an Omani woman entrepreneurRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times of Oman

    ... was able to see success. When I first started business, my aspiration was to contribute with a precious project for Oman," Etab said, adding: "Cake Gallery's success is certainly attributed to the dedication and commitment of its team. Besides, ...

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  14. Thair Abud was born in Germany to an Iraqi father and German mother.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Bawaba

    ... short break in Dubai this week, he will set out on his journey's last leg - a roughly 2,000km road trip via Salalah in Oman to Madinah and eventually to Makkah, the final destination. "The day I reach Makkah, it will be the culmination of a word I ...

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  15. Georgie Anne Geyer Rumors of a new cold war have real roots in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    ... to inspire them. I remember well a conversation with a particularly adept American ambassador in the Sultanate of Oman about 15 years ago. "Only 4 percent of the world's investment is going into the Middle East," he told me in Muscat, "but millions ...

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  16. Outlook on 5 Omani banks' deposit ratings changed to negativeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Arab Times

    LIMASSOL, Feb 25: Moody's Investors Service has today changed the outlook to negative from stable on the A1 senior unsecured debt and deposit ratings of Bank Muscat SAOG, the A2 deposit ratings of Oman Arab Bank and the A3 deposit ratings of Bank Dhofar SAOG, National Bank of Oman Limited and HSBC Bank Oman SAOG. Concurrently, all bank ratings were affirmed.

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  17. Prohibited tobacco seized, brothel busted in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times of Oman

    An Asian national was arrested for selling prohibited tobacco in Rustaq wilayat. During a search and investigation operation conducted by the ROP, the accused was arrested from his residence.

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  18. Bait Al Zubair announces art projects in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times of Oman

    The project 'Hubtat Al Afkar', is inspired by the traditional Omani market in which the produce of the market is turned into an artistic project.-TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: Bait Al Zubair has announced a number of art projects for the coming months. These projects include a number of exhibitions, activities and art competitions along with a number of art projects that will be unique to Bait Al Zubair.

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  19. Good response to Mutrah Souq Treasure Hunt fest in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times of Oman

    ... Enquiries continue to pour in," said organisers of the event. Centre for Omani Dress in association with Times of Oman and Al Shabiba will organise the open format of Mutrah Souq Treasure Hunt. The Centre for Omani Dress (COD) a non-profit ...

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  20. Malins scores on England U18 debut against FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Dunmow Broadcast

    There was a dream England U18 debut for Felsted School's Max Malins as he scored a try in the 21-5 victory over France last Sunday. The 18-year-old Year 13 student played a crucial role in the success against France in wet conditions at Castle Park in Doncaster.

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