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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

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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7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

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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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

Sun-day

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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Customer Interaction Solutions

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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