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2 hrs ago | AME Info

Oman Air launches flights to new Duqm Airport

Oman Air is set to start serving the new Omani regional airport at Duqm. The service will commence as the new airport opens on 23rd July and will consist of four flights per week, operating Oman Air's acclaimed Embraer E175 aircraft.

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3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Show of support for Gaza at Palestinian embassy in Muscat

Muscat: About 300 people gathered at the Embassy of the State of Palestine in Muscat on Monday night to show their support for Gaza, following two weeks of Israeli attacks.

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7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Take care of your car to cut annual fuel costs

Muscat: It pays to be prudent, specially on the road. Being kind to your car may actually mean being kind to your own pocket and the environment as well.

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11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Indian expats' bodies found in Azaiba, Oman

Muscat: An Indian expatriate woman was reportedly killed and an Indian man was found hanging in the room of the deceased woman in Azaiba on Sunday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Oman's Majlis panel to take part in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet

Muscat: Majlis Al Shura will take part in the meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states, due to be held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday.

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Times of Oman

His Majesty's website wins laurels

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.

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Times of Oman

Handicrafts sector in Oman witnessed record growth in last decade

Muscat: During the first decade of the establishment of the Public Authority for Craft Industries , the Omani handicrafts sector witnessed a record growth in various areas, as per the Royal vision of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said to maintain traditions of craftsmanship and enhance self-motivation in this sector.

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Times of Oman

Working mothers in Oman increase fourfold

Muscat: The number of working Omani mothers in both the private sector and the government has quadrupled to 37,000 from 8,000 in 1985, according to the statistics of Manpower and Civil Service ministries.

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Oman Ministry: - Eco clearance system will be made simpler'

Muscat: The number of environmental licences issued in 2013 declined as many projects were shifted from towns to other adopted industrial zones, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs Mohammed bin Salim Al Tobi said.

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Times of Oman

Bakri inks 23 pacts for training Omani youths

Muscat: Minister of Manpower Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri signed at the Ministry's General Diwan on Sunday, 23 agreements for training 533 Omanis at a cost of OMR1,499,190.

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Times of Oman

Modernisation of Oman's telecom network was our main focus'

Muscat: Primarily focusing on modernising its network, Nawras has made significant capital investment to expand capacity, upgrade data services and connectivity, thus keeping pace with the future coverage requirements.

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Vigilant consumers in Oman register more than 3,100 cases by June

Muscat: In a sign of the growing awareness among city consumers about their rights, more than 3,100 complaints were received by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection this year.

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Times of Oman

Just Falafel Brand Expands Its footprint In Oman

The well-known major conglomerate The Sultan Group, with a strong track record in retail and hospitality is an excellent partner for Just Falafel.

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Times of Oman

Omani detained in India fails to get bail

Muscat: A 61-year-old Omani man who was detained in India for allegedly 'marrying' two minor girls has completed more than 90 days in an Indian prison, while 10 other people, all Indians, allegedly involved in the match-making were released last Thursday, the Omani man's family said.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times of Oman

Firemen in Oman battle for 13 hours to douse Barka building blaze

Muscat: Fire fighters fought for more than 13 hours to put out the fire which engulfed a building in Barka, residents said.

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Times of Oman

Renaissance spurs culture march in Oman

Oman is now entering a new year, a phase when the cultural institutions have achieved a distinct presence at various levels.

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Times of Oman

Fasting bridges cultural hiatus in Oman during Ramadan

Muscat: Fasting during Ramadan is an obligation for Muslims, but for non-Muslims, it's a way to feel closer to the society around them and understand the meaning of the Islamic holy month.

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Oman tourism: Dhofar receives over 31,000 visitors since the start of Khareef season

Muscat: In its first Khareef Salalah 2014 statistical report, the National Centre for Statistics and Information uncovered the number of visitors to Dhofar governorate since the start of the monsoon, which stood at 31,128, including Omanis and international visitors, from June 21 to July 16, 2014.

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alizz islamic bank appoints general manager and chief operating officer [Times of Oman]

Muscat: alizz islamic bank has announced the promotion of its Chief Financial Officer, Saif bin Sulaiman Al Yarabi, to General Manager and Chief Operating Officer.

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Are cars connected to Internet safe, secure? [Times of Oman]

Muscat: Kaspersky Lab and IAB, Spain's leading marketing and digital media company, have announced the launch of the first annual connected cars study, a pioneering piece of research.

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