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Oman Air adds Greek capital Athens to route network

Oman Air will add Athens, capital of Greece, to its expanding network from June.The daily flight to will be operated with the new-state-of-the-art Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.Announcing the news, Abdul Aziz Al Raisi, Oman Air chief executive, said: “We are extremely proud and happy to add Athens to our


Music and Culture of Oman topic of October 16 speech at UNH Manchester

MANCHESTER, NH– The Music and Culture of Oman: Musical Biodiversity and the Indian Ocean Soundscape, a speech by Dr. Anne Rasmussen, is scheduled for October 16 at 6 p.m. at the Multi-purpose Room, UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester.


Oman tourism ministry aiming to attract tourists from China, Russia and Iran - Travelandtourworld.com

Muscat, Oman is looking to widen its tourism market by attracting tourists from China, Russia and neighbouring Iran. To make inroads, the Ministry of Tourism will be establishing tourist representative offices in Iran, China and Russia and reorient its strategy of attracting tourists only from its t


Hambro Perks And Oman Technology Fund To Establish The ‘British-Omani Technology Gateway’

Dominic Perks, CEO and co-founder of Hambro Perks (HP), and Yousuf Al-Harthy, CEO of Oman Technology Fund (OTF), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the ‘British-Omani Technology Gateway’.


Oman Air expands network to Athens

“We are extremely proud and happy to add Athens to our rapidly growing network, as the first of several new routes to be launched in 2019. Oman has strong bilateral relations with Greece and the introduction of this new flight will certainly help strengthen relations even further. The new route will


CROSS COUNTRY: Oman leads Cougars at CDA Invite - The Independent

With their practice runs now behind them, the Cougar cross-country teams enter conference competition at Colfax this week where 2B and 1B teams will gather for their first league meet of the season. Seventeen teams will tour a 5000-meter route through the Colfax Golf Course. This is the first time t


Which Countries Border The United Arab Emirates?

TheUnited Arab Emirates, or UAE, is an Asian country situated in theMiddle East region. With an area covering about 0.217 million square miles and a land border spanning 620 miles in length, the UAE is among the smallest countries in the region. The UAE shares a border with three countries: Saudi Ar


Oman mulls expanding LNG export capacity

Sharply rising production of non-associated gas has caused Oman to re-evaluate its LNG export strategy. The government is now considering expanding Oman’s capacity to export LNG by debottlenecking its Qalhat liquefaction plant. Nevertheless, plans to boost the sultanate’s gas output even further mea


Oman researchers create nanotechnology based packaging for okra

The new packaging solution for okra uses nanocomposite zinc oxide-chitosan antimicrobial coating. Credit: twistedstringknits.A research team from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Muscat, Oman has developed a new packaging solution using nanotechnology in an effort to extend shelf life of Okra.Commo


OQIC subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Group wins Best Performing Company at AIWA awards

Oman Qatar Insurance Company (OQIC), a subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Group and a premier insurer in Oman has been awarded the best performing company in Small Cap (below OMR 25 million) category in Oman. The prestigious award was announced by Alam al-Iktisaad Wal A’mal (AIWA) Award 2017, which is pu


VIDEO: Illegal fishing equipment seized in Oman

“Inspecting teams seized unlicensed landing nets in both South Al Sharqiyah and South Al Batinah, with the support of the Coast Guard Police", the ministry said.


Layover in Muscat, Oman: How to make the most of your layover of 24 hours or less

Transiting through Oman’s Muscat International Airport with 24 hours or less between flights? Be sure to make the most of your layover in Oman by exploring Muscat, the country’s vibrant capital. This 24-hour suggested itinerary will lead you to the city’s famous tourist attractions and will help you


New Duqm Airport passenger terminal opens

Oman Air Flight WY935 inbound from Muscat, which landed at 2:30 pm on Monday (September 17), was the first operational flight to land at the Duqm Airport terminal building, the ministry said in a tweet.


This week’s PlayStation Store highlights: Transference, The Gardens Between, Anodyne, more

What do Elijah Wood, dream worlds and retro goodness have in common? Why, all three feature in this week’s PlayStation Store releases. Our highlights of the next seven days are below, followed by the full round-up of new arrivals – and we’ve also flagged those games that have just opened their doors


Al Araimi Boulevard appoints new CEO

Al Araimi Boulevard (ABLVD), one of Oman’s largest upcoming shopping, entertainment and lifestyle destinations, and one of the Al Raid Group ventures, has appointed Haifer Juma Hussain Al Zadjali as its new CEO.


Al Izz Islamic Bank SAOG : Alizz Bank partners with Takaful Oman to offer Takaful products | MarketScreener

KudakwasheAlizz Islamic bankhas signed a MoU with Takaful Oman, to add Shari’ah-compliant insurance products to the bank's customer base.In a statement,Alizz Islamic Banksaid that it obtained the necessary approvals from theCapital Market Authority(CMA) and theCentral Bank of Oman(CBO) to launch Tak


Soon-to-reopen Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz Carlton Hotel hosts recruitment fair - TTG MENA

Marriott Internationalrecently held a recruitment fair at Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz Carlton Hotel in Oman, under the patronage of the Undersecretary of Oman’s Ministry of Tourism, HE Maitha bint Saif Al Mahrouqi.The fair was organised to recruit for 200 available job positions at Marriott Internation


National Bank of Oman set to issue $500 million bond

DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - National Bank of Oman, rated Baa3 by Moody’s and BB+ by Fitch, is selling $500 million of five-year bonds, a document by one of the banks leading the deal showed.


Two Myanmar housemaids allegedly abused and raped in Oman

The rape victim said they ran away from their second employer and, after six days, sought the help of the Thai Embassy in Oman and the Myanmar Embassy in Saudi Arabia.


Huge service stations coming to Oman

Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMC) will open the two modern, 9,000-square-metre service station in Oman as they look to modernize fuelling infrastructure in the country.