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Diverse Botanic Conservations

The Oman Botanic Garden will become the world's largest ecological oasis, celebrating the country's botanic diversity, while housing hundreds of endangered plant species. The massive facility which was designed and constructed by Grimshaw Architects, Arup engineering, and Haley Sharpe design, car

TRENDHUNTER.COM - 2017-11-21 07:34:03

Battle of speed at Open Track Night

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), "The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East", continues its busy November on Friday with an Open Track Night for cars and motorbikes. Open Track is one of the most popular and highly subscribed events at BIC and this weekend's event is expected to attract car enth

GDNONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 22:15:44

New The King of Fighters XIV DLC Character and Stage Announced

Today SNK revealed the new character and stage that will be released down the line as DLC for The King of Fighters XIV. The characters were the results of a fanart contest organized by local publisher Manga Productions for residents of a few Middle Eastern countries (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq, UAE

DUALSHOCKERS.COM - 2017-11-20 05:18:16

Turkey's bass, bream juvenile production stable in 2017

The number of seabass and seabream juveniles produced in Turkey this year is roughly stable year-on-year, while in 2016 volumes grew about 30% year on year, according to industry sources. Second cargo of alive fry from Turkey to Oman Meanwhile, Kilic Holding, Turkey's largest bass and bream fry pro

UNDERCURRENTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 17:29:00

Exclusive: UAE's ADNOC to venture into privatization, oil trading - CEO

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) [ADNOC.UL] has embarked on a major shake-up plan to privatize its services businesses, venture into oil trading and expand partnerships with strategic investors, its chief executive said on Monday. The partial privatization plan marks a m

REUTERS - 2017-11-20 16:05:04

Three students of GES honoured with Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in Qatar

Cambridge Assessment International Education has announced this year's winners of the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in Qatar, and three students from Gulf English School (GES) Qatar have been honoured for their exceptional academic performance in the 2017 Cambridge Examination cycle. The Outs

QATARISBOOMING.COM - 2017-11-19 17:24:00

Palestinian, Arab Pundits Fume Over Saudi Newspaper Interview with Israeli General

TEL AVIV - The Saudi news website Elaph published an interview with Israeli Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot in which he laid out the security challenges in the region and stressed that there is full agreement between Israel and Saudi Arabia regarding the threat from Iran. Eisenkot suggested that Saudi-

BREITBART - 2017-11-19 19:57:02

United Arab Emirates stocks lower at close of trade; DFM General down 1.07%

Reuters. United Arab Emirates stocks lower at close of trade; DFM General down 1.07% Investing.com - United Arab Emirates stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Transport, Real Estate & Construction and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Dubai, the DFM

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-19 11:15:42

11 things you didn't know about Oman, a country with no trains or trees

Neither as glitzy as Dubai nor as known for its history as Jordan, Oman could be described as that rarest of things - a part of the Middle East that, relatively speaking, has neither fame nor notoriety. Unappreciated? Underrated? Perhaps both these things. But today (November 18) is its national day


Siege is a blessing for pharmaceutical distributors

The siege imposed on Qatar by some of its neighbouring countries has been a 'blessing in disguise' for the country as it has expanded its import routes in many frontiers, especially for pharmaceutical distributors, according to an official of a major pharmacy chain. Speaking to Qatar Tribune, Intern


Primary Health Care Corporation: 750 Experts Attend the Opening Ceremony of the 3rd International Primary Care Conference

DOHA, Qatar, November 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 700 international healthcare experts, key opinion leaders, primary care specialist, surgeons, physician and health practitioners attended the opening ceremony of the 3rd International Primary Care Conference in Doha last night. Primary Healthc


Holidays in the military: How the Navy is spending Thanksgiving

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (NNS)- With thousands of Sailors away from home, the Navy is working overtime to supply those serving across the world with a Thanksgiving meal. 161124-N-BL607-051 GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 24, 2016) Petty Officer 2nd Class Mitchell Reed, right, cuts slices of turkey for Petty Officer 3r


10 of the best destinations for a last-minute family Christmas in the sun

You don't really want to sit around eating turkey and arguing with your relations, do you? Instead, book a last-minute trip to a guaranteed sun spot and swim on Christmas Day.Merry-making in the Maldives Head for the sun-drenched Maldives where idyllic family resorts offer barefoot luxury and sumptu


Voting for Stars of Science Season 9 Finale opens

Four of the Arab world's top innovators will vie to be crowned winner of Qatar Foundation's Stars of Science Season 9 in a special finale edition of the show to be filmed in the Sultanate of Oman next week. The setting for the season finale was chosen as part of the show's recent collaboration with


Pentagon halts release of Guantanamo detainee art

California mass shooter made his own rifles CAROL ROSENBERG/Miami Herald/TNS Yemeni Muhammed al Ansi, now settled in Oman, painted this at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay before his release in January 2017. GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba_The military has decided that art made by wartime capti


Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain pulled out of Gulf Cup in Qatar

November 17 - Next month's Gulf Cup, one of Asia's key tournaments in the region, is hanging by a thread after Saudi Arabia and two of its allies enforcing the political and trade blockade of Qatar were withdrawn from the eight-nation competition. Tournament organisers said they had received no resp


Boeing Expands Oman Air 787 Global Fleet Care Services to Include Engines

Boeing announced an agreement to provide custom services from the Boeing Global Fleet Care portfolio to Oman Air. The agreement, which provides Line Replaceable Unit support for 787 Dreamliner engines, builds on the foundation of a previously contracted Component Services Program with the airline in


Fath Al Khair to embark on a voyage to Kuwait

The third Fath Al Khair voyage will start on Friday with the dhow to leave for Kuwait from the cultural Village Katara via Oman following a traditional event titled 'Dasha'. Equipped with 16 Qatari sailors, the Fath Al Khair vessel will be led by the Captain Mohamed Youssef al Sada. The dhow is sche


Day 5 At The Dubai Airshow: New Airline Commits To A330neo

Day 4 of the Dubai Airshow was the day of the single aisle product, where Airbus (OTCPK:EADSF) and Boeing (BA) received commitments for over 600 jets easily surpassing the dollar value of orders and commitments on previous days of the show. Source: Alles Over Dubai - De Nederlandse reisgids over Dub


Wrtsil-built power plant is inaugurated in Oman

Wrtsil Corporation, Trade press release, 17 November 2017 at 12.30 pm EET The inauguration of the Musandam Independent Power Project (IPP) power plant in northern Oman, supplied and built by the technology group Wrtsil, took place on November 13. The ceremony was attended by executives from the plan