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Oman Investment & Finance Company ties up with Al Noor

Muscat: Oman Investment & Finance Company has tied up with Al Noor Association for Blind in Governorate of Muscat to lend a helping hand to those in need.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Times of Oman

Oman road accident: Expat killed, several injured in Eid car crash near Ibri

Muscat: An Indian expatriate has died of injuries suffered in a road crash near Ibri on Wednesday late night raising the toll of the single day's road accident deaths to eight.

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Times of Oman

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman records Iranian earthquake

Muscat: Seismographs at the Sultan Qaboos University earthquake monitoring centre recorded a quake of 5.5 magnitude that hit South Iran Wednesday morning.

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Times of Oman

Sombre Eid for Palestinians in Oman as death toll mounts

For Ismail Qeshta not a day passes by without being informed of the Palestinian struggle and thec death of people he knows personally.-TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: More than 1,300 Palestinians have been killed since the most recent round of fighting between the Israeli Defence Forces and Hamas began on July 8 and every day that passes, Ismail Qeshta prays ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Information buses' to provide Oman's growth statistics

Muscat: To mark the occasion of the 44th Renaissance Day, the National Centre for Statistics and Information launched a new initiative to provide information.

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Times of Oman

Blessings and joy for Omani family on Eid

Salem belongs to Wadi Al Mawil village and his wife, an English teacher in a school in the village.-Supplied photo Muscat: Eid Al Fitr is always a special day for all Muslim families as it is a day of joy, marking an end to a month-long sacrifice.

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Times of Oman

US Navy rescues Yemeni cargo vessel adrift in the Sea of Oman

The crew from Asaed, the Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel, requested assistance and the US Navy ship Byrd was the first ship to reach the scene.-Supplied photo Muscat: A US Navy ship rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, and was sinking.

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Times of Oman

Oman, Iran demand end of Gaza siege

Smoke and fire rise over Gaza City from an Israeli strike on Tuesday. Shells fired from an Israeli tank shut down the city's only power plant that will lead to disruptions in electricity and water supply to Gaza's 1.7 million people.

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Times of Oman

Fingerprint' for special children in Oman

A lot of fun activities took place during the event held in Al Noor Hall. Children had the chance to make their own pizza, play different games and enjoy drawing and many other activities.

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Times of Oman

Need to boost trade between Oman, Iran'

Muscat: Iran and Oman enjoy very friendly relations but still the commercial trade between the two countries is below the expectations, says Omani Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidy.

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Chinese firms lead smartphone growth [Times of Oman]

Taipei: Huawei Technologies, China's biggest maker of smartphones, almost doubled shipments in the second quarter as demand from emerging markets boosted industry volumes to a record 295 million units.

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Oman road accident: Seven killed in crash near Haima

Muscat: Seven people were killed in a road accident near Umm Al Zamaem, some 100km away from Haima this morning, Royal Oman Police sources said.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Financial Mirror

ORBCOMM Expands Global Market Territory ...

ORBCOMM Inc. , a global provider of Machine-to-Machine solutions, today announced that Mahd Telecom, ORBCOMM's Muscat, Oman-based national service provider partner for Oman and other Gulf Cooperation Council countries, has been granted regulatory approval to provide ORBCOMM services in Oman.

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Times of Oman

Sayyid Fahd, other top Omani officials perform Eid prayer in Muscat

Muscat: Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers performed Eid Al Fitr Prayer at Al Khour Mosque in Muscat on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Peninsula

Emir's Personal Representative visit Oman

Sheikh Jassim visited Oman and met the Deputy Premier for Cabinet Affairs, Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, in Muscat.

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Noel Massoud has been named VP Operations and Development Middle East ...

Global hospitality management chain Swiss-Belhotel International has announced a key Middle East appointment to help steer the company through a 'watershed period' in its history as it eyes the launch of three hotels in the region this year.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Saudi Press Agency

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Muscat, Ramadan 30, 1435, Jul 27, 2014, SPA -- His Highness Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Saeed, Deputy Premier for Cabinet's Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, met here today with Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad... ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE/ PRINCE SATTAM BIN ABDULAZIZ CONGRATULATES CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES ON SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE ... (more)

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University College of Bahrain deploys Cisco Meraki Wi Fi solutions through Kanoo IT

Research out from the UAE's leading property search website, propertyfinder.ae, has revealed the top places for buying and renting across Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Times of Oman

Flight to freedom, thanks to - Fak Kurbah' campaign

Muscat: It was a golden opportunity for the prisoners who found themselves grappling with intractable financial problems.

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Times of Oman

Eid holidays will leave thousands of consumers to cope with cash crisis

As the cash tills across the country ring in a familiar profusion of sounds, the retail sector will be the only winner amidst the shopping frenzy as heavy spenders add up their huge spending when they go back to work after the Eid holiday.

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