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20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Nawras set to launch all-new Samsung Galaxy S5 in Oman

The flagship handset's launch in Oman is set for April 11 as part of the ongoing Nawras Smartphone Festival, says a press release.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Cameras, Scanners

22 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Grammy Award winning Russian opera star Ildar Abdrazakov to make Oman debut tonight

Grammy Award winning Russian opera star Ildar Abdrazakov says he's thrilled to be a cultural ambassador for his country when he sings at the Royal Opera House Muscat for the first time on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Travel, World News, Middle East, Croatia, Europe Travel, Croatia Travel

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Sur students explore new study options [Times of Oman]

Sus: With the academic discourse about the benefits of counselling in full swing, students of the College of Applied sciences Sur attended a workshop on Academic Counselling, organised by the PR students of the 2009 batch of the Department of Communication Studies at Sur College.

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PR-inside.com

Recently released market study: Oman Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q2 2014

While the country boasts a number of attractions to gauge foreign drugmakers' interest, we continue to highlight that Oman's small population and limited per capita spending limits pharmaceutical market growth.

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Reuters

India to make May-July oil payments to Iran - sources

India is set to pay Iran $1.65 billion over the next three months under an interim nuclear deal that eases sanctions on Tehran and gives it access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds, four sources with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Middle East

Reuters

Omani govt's Omantel retail share sale 105 pct subscribed

The second and final part of the Oman government's sale of a 19 percent stake in telecommunications operator Omantel, part of efforts to revive a privatisation programme, was 1.05 times subscribed, a Muscat bourse statement said on Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Daily Star

Oman fights Saudi Gulf dominance bid with Iran pipeline

Oman's plan to build a $1 billion natural-gas pipeline from Iran is the latest sign that Saudi Arabia is failing to bind its smaller Gulf neighbors into a tighter bloc united in hostility toward the Islamic Republic.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Religion, Islam, United Arab Emirates

AlertNet

INTERVIEW-Oman expects 5 pct growth in 2014 with steady oil prices -central bank

Oman's economy should grow 4 to 5 percent this year, underpinned by stable oil prices and the billions of dollars spent on major projects in the past two years, the head of the Gulf country's central bank said on Tuesday.

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The Economist

Gingerly coming back

LAST September a conspicuous group of visitors mingled with tourists in Zanzibar.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Tanzania, Northwestern University

Al Bawaba

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Nawras is offering customers an extra two hours of international off-peak call time to stay connected with friends and family overseas.

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Times of Oman

Duqm could become the next Singapore

Special to Times of Oman A noteworthy geopolitical shift is emerging that the media have yet to report on.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, US Military, US Navy, Bahrain Travel, Manama, Bahrain Travel, Bahrain

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Tourism is the road to the Sultanate's future

Special to Times of Oman We live in changing times, and the world is increasingly witnessing greater inter-dependence and connectivity in its evolution into a global village.

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Tehran Times

Iranian warships dock in Muscat

TEHRAN The Iranian Navy's 29th Fleet has docked in the Omani port city of Muscat, the deputy commander of the Iranian Navy announced on Monday.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iran, World News, Piracy News

Times of Oman

Alfardan Motors unveils Maserati Ghibli in Oman

Muscat: Maserati Ghibli, the first ever luxury sports executive sedan created by Italian luxury automotive brand Maserati, marked its debut in Oman at a grand event organised by Alfardan Motors, the official importer of Maserati in the Sultanate.

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Related Topix: Maserati, Sedan, Maserati Ghibli, Middle East, World News

Al Bawaba

Bouteflika mocked on hacked Omani news website

The hackers reportedly distorted a news story about a letter from Oman's Sultan Qaboos to Bouteflika congratulating him for securing a fourth term in Thursday's presidential election.

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Hispanic Business

With the participation of 28 international speakers and 250...

This year's Summit, under the theme "Critical National Infrastructure and Information Protection ", has gathered cyber-security officials from the MENA region, representing key sectors of the economy - public, oil and gas, telecommunications, utilities and banks - to explore the importance and increased demand for cyber security, and available ... (more)

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AME Info

Oman's medical city set for completion in 2020

The Chariot being a Leading, Exclusive and Dynamic Retail Food Chain & Outdoor Caterer, that is committed to fulfill customer aspirations, is looking for Efficient, Productive & Skillful team players.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Hackers of Oman news agency target Bouteflika

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika casts his ballot during the presidential election in Algiers April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Middle East, Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Arab Times

'Pillars' of Gulf House

THE structure of the Gulf Cooperation Council nations indicates the people are one family and none of them will shy away when it comes to keeping their house intact.

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Times of Oman

'Bappi Lahiri Live in Muscat' on April 25

Muscat: Renowned Indian singer, composer and music director Bappi Lahiri, popularly known as Disco King in Bollywood, will enthral the Muscat audience on April 25 at the City Amphitheatre, Qurum.

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