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  1. Oman Air's inaugural flight to Singapore takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman Air's inaugural flight from Muscat to Singapore took off on Sunday. The new route has been designed to meet strong demand for services between the two countries, and offers daily flights aboard Oman Air's award-winning fleet of Airbus A330s.

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  2. Oman weather: Temperatures set to soar in Muscat, other partsRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Temperatures are set to soar in Muscat and others parts in the next two days, according to latest weather predictions. Temperatures in places such as Sur, Ibri, Haima have already reached 38 degree Celsius today, according to Oman's Meteorology In Oman summer normally sets in mid-April and continues till October.

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  3. CNN's Marketplace Middle East features Oman tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: CNN's Marketplace Middle East programme, a weekly business show featured Oman last week. The program focused on desert camping to luxury hotels, turtle-watching, and even the Arabian Peninsula's first Italian-style opera house.

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  4. Oman's natural wealth on roadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... The number of visitors has exceeded all expectations," said a delighted Dr Nadiya Al Saady, executive director of the Oman Animal and Plant Genetic Resources Centre (OAPGRC). During its launch at Sultan Qaboos University, (SQU), 'The Treasures of ...

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  5. Govt prepares to evacuate Thais stranded in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The Foreign Ministry is preparing to evacuate Thai nationals in Yemen and bring them back to Thailand as fighting in the Middle Eastern country looks likely to turn more violent, the ministry's Information Department announced on Sunday. The ministry has ordered the Thai embassy in Muscat, Oman, whose area of jurisdiction also covers Yemen, to closely monitor the fighting, particularly in Aden.

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  6. Oman tourism: Biggest indoor theme park to be ready in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The promoters of the theme park organised a major event to unveil the project in front of a high-profile audience and media. - Supplied Muscat: Majarat Oman, the Sultanate's biggest indoor theme park being built in the premises of the Al Sawadi Beach Resort, plans to have a soft opening in 2017.

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  7. Yemenis, expatriates look for safe haven as Saudi Arabia-led...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: As Saudi Arabia-led warplanes continue pounding Houthi rebels in Yemen for the third night turning Sanaa, the capital city, into a ghost town, both Yemenis and foreigners told the Times of Oman that they are looking for an option to flee to a safe haven. Click here for more photos "We were working in a hospital in Sanaa near the airport.

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  8. His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said receives more greetings from leadersRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Following his safe return to his homeland last week, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received a cable of congratulations from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. In his cable, King Salman expressed his sincere greetings and best wishes for His Majesty's good health, happiness and a long life.

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  9. Football: Oman Football Association welcomes Al Wusta Club as 44th memberRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Oman Football Association chief Sayyid Khalid Al Busaidi, left, speaks during the Annual General Assembly on Saturday. Photos - Jun Estrada/Times of Oman) Muscat: The Oman Football Association welcomed Al Wusta Club as their 44th affiliate member during the Annual General Meeting held at Hormuz Grand Hotel on Saturday.

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  10. Oman clinch Asian Beach Soccer titleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Oman led the first period by virtue of an early Hani Dhabit goal but Japan equalised in the second period through skipper Moreira Ozu in the 23rd. - OFA Muscat: Having qualified for the World Cup, Oman and Japan fought a royale battle on the sands of Doha, before Talib Hilal's boys clinched the issue 3-2 via penalties in the Asian Beach Soccer Championship on Saturday.

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  11. His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' contributions for peace hailedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... that it is important to make every possible effort to serve the interests of the countries and peoples in the region. Oman is endeavouring to promote dialogue and diffuse conflicts as this will help in promoting peace in a region that has been ...

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  12. Polish tenor Piotr Beczala rules Royal Opera House Muscat stageRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... the audience at the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) with his powerful voice. The opera superstar made his debut in Oman accompanied by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra and Russian maestro Guerassim Voronkov. The programme featured romantic 19th ...

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  13. IQ is not enough - " develop your EQ, too*Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... Poland, a college student in Indonesia, a business consultant in South Africa, a management expert in the Sultanate of Oman, an executive in Shanghai. "Business students in India read about EI and leadership; a CEO in Argentina recommends the book I ...

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  14. Three die in Ibri road accidentRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Three nationals were killed in a collision of vehicles in Wadi Al Ain area of the wilayat of Ibri on Thursday evening. All the victims died on the spot due to the intensity of the collision, said an official of the Royal Oman Police .

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  15. Telecom sector achieves robust growth in OmanRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Telecommunication companies in Oman managed to increase their revenue and profit, thanks to a growth in demand for broadband and data services. The revenue from local and international calls witnessed a decline due to competition by the content service providers, which allow their consumers to make voice, video calls and messages free of charge.

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  16. Demand for credit on upswing in JanuaryRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Total assets of commercial banks in Oman grew by 11.8 per cent to OMR25.3 billion in January 2015 from OMR22.7 billion a year ago. Of the total assets, credit disbursement accounted for 67 per cent and increased by 11.1 per cent by the end of January 2015 to OMR16.9 billion.

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  17. Imagine Cup roadshow tours key educational institutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... 2015 for our students in the Sultanate," said Sheikh Saif Hilal Al Hosni, business development manager for Microsoft Oman. "Through the Imagine Cup, we aim to inspire student developers to create innovative solutions that change the way we live, ...

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  18. Oman plans water projects in Salalah and SharqiyaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman government is planning to develop two independent water desalination projects, one each in Salalah and Sharqiya region, which is part of a larger plan to attract OMR700 million worth of private investment for doubling the country's total water capacity in the next five years. "It will be around 18-20 million gallons per day capacity.

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  19. OMR100 million water plant in Qurayyat to be ready in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The plant, which will produce 200,000 cubic metres of water per day, or 44 million gallons per day, is expected to begin commercial operations in May 2017. Photo - Supplied Muscat: An agreement to build the OMR100-million independent water project in Qurayyat was signed between Oman Power and Water Procurement Company and a consortium led by Singapore's Hyflux here on Wednesday.

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  20. Oman Air AGM to hear positive resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AME Info

    Oman Air's shareholders received positive financial results for 2014 at the airline's Annual General Meeting . The AGM was held at Oman Air's headquarters in Muscat.

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