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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

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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AME Info

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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Data can be extracted from Apple's iPhones [Times of Oman]

San Francisco: Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques by Apple employees, the company acknowledged this week.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times of Oman

Don't squander away early salary cheques

Our Correspondent Muscat: Consumers are advised to be careful while spending their early pay cheques on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

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Times of Oman

Bait Al Zubair hosts iftar for staff

Muscat: Bait Al Zubair hosted an Iftar this weekend for their staff. At the Iftar, Paul Doubleday, General Manager of Bait Al Zubair, stressed the importance of the working environment, where people work together with respect for their colleagues and also respect for the work they undertake, regardless of their position within the organisation.

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Times of Oman

107 beggars arrested in Oman

Muscat: Police have arrested 107 beggars following raids in the busiest public areas, such as mosques and shopping malls, during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

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Times of Oman

44 renaissance day: Strides of Success

Over the past four decades, the wheel of development has accelerated considerably as the Sultanate of Oman galloped ahead in diverse fields right into the 21st century filled with hope and high ambition.

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Times of Oman

Punching Bag: What is your Eid wish or greeting for a friend/relative in Oman?

May Allah bless all my friends, relatives & well wishers ling in Oman with all the promised blessings of the fasting month of Ramadan and bless us all with the strength to carry on the practiced obedience and sincerity towards our creator & service towards it's creation during Ramadan throughout, till the arrival of the next Ramadan.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fasting, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Not an object of desire

Indian-origin artist, Radhika Khimji investigates the female human body as an artwork asserting it beyond sexual desire.

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Defence Industry Daily

Oman's Air Force Upgrades: From Jaguars to F-16s & Eurofighters

July 22/14: F-16 Delivery. Oman's first 4 F-16 Block 50s from the new production batch of 12 take off from NAS Fort Worth to Oman.

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AME Info

Gulf Air hosts media iftar in Muscat

Celebrating the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently hosted an iftar in Muscat for local media representatives at the Grand Hyatt Muscat Hotel.

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Arab Times

Customs foils liquor smuggling bid

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Kuwaiti and Omani security operatives joined forces and busted two Asians affiliated to a ring of drug smugglers operating in GCC countries, and recovered 141 kg of hashish plus 15 kg of heroin.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times of Oman

Nawras logs OMR18.7m net profit as revenue surges 10 per cent in Oman

Muscat: Nawras posted a net profit of OMR18.7 million for the first half of 2014 compared to OMR15.2 million in the same period of 2013 as the telecom operator yesterday announced unaudited financial results for the six months period ending June 30. The increase in net profit for the year is driven by higher Ebitda , partially offset by higher ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Stroke-hit expat fights odds in Oman's ICU

Muscat: What happens if an expatriate blue-collar worker, who lacks proper health coverage and funds, is admitted to a hospital with acute illness? Will he be able to clear the hefty hospital bill all alone? Will he be able to fly back to his home country before his condition worsens or will he be left to languish in a hospital bed forever? Will ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Oman news briefs - July 23

His Majesty pardons 169 prisoners Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander has issued a Royal pardon for a number of prisoners convicted in different cases.

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Al Bawaba

Ooredoo Group brings joy across its global footprint this Ramadan

Ooredoo's companies have launched a series of community and charity events during the Holy Month of Ramadan, designed to enrich lives and reach out to people across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.

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