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Oman retains crown as world’s top gypsum exporter

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 21:15

For the third consecutive year, Oman maintained its dominant position as the world’s biggest exporter of gypsum – shipping approximately

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Oman awards Block 58 to Tethys Oil

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 21:12

The Omani government signed on Sunday an Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) with Tethys Oil Qatbeet Limited, a wholly-owned

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Galfar wins $297m road dualisation contract

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 21:10

Galfar Engineering & Contracting, a publicly listed Omani firm, has announced that it’s been awarded a contract valued at nearly

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Brexit to hold back UK economy’s recovery from virus

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 21:08

Prolonged social distancing stipulated by the government with some easing of restrictions during the pandemic, and Brexit, will hold the

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Madinat al Irfan begins construction of Customer Experience Centre

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 21:06

Madinat al Irfan Development Company, the partnership between Omran and Majid Al Futtaim Properties, today announced the contract award for

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3 arrested for hunting Arabian ibex in South Al Sharqiyah

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 19:35

Photo for illustration Muscat: Three people were arrested for hunting Arabian ibex and violating the Environment Conservation Law at Jabal

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Charter flights transport thousands of expats

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 19:31

Muscat: With more than 50 flight services carrying nearly 10,000 Indians to various destinations in India alone since May, charter

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Firms told to abide by COVID-19 norms or face fine, closure

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 19:27

Muscat: Private sector facilities found lax on COVID-19 precautions will have to pay fine up to RO 500, and may

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ODB begins emergency loan process for SMEs

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 19:15

Muscat: The Oman Development Bank (ODB) on Sunday started receiving applications from those who wish to benefit from the interest-free

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Govt mulls field hospital for COVID-19 patients

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 19:09

Muscat: With daily increase in COVID-19 patients,the government has started the process of setting up a field hospital. It may

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Omanis constitute 71 per cent of new cases in July

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 18:50

Muscat: The Ministry of Health on Sunday announced 10 people died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the

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Follow Muscat Municipality’s back to work safety tips

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 18:41

Muscat: The Muscat Municipality has called upon all those working in offices, factories, and other commercial premises to follow safety

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Evolving for the ‘new normal’ of learning

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 18:37

Salalah: At a time when there is an effort to adjust with the ‘new normal’ amid the opening of offices

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Full moon, Jupiter and Saturn form a triangle

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 18:33

Skygazers in the Americas and some parts of western Africa and Europe are enjoying the penumbral lunar eclipse taking place

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Sports minister participates in Arab sport council meeting

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 18:25

Muscat: Shaikh Saad bin Mohammed al Saadi, Minister of Sports Affairs took part in the 43rd session of the Council

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Rapper Kanye West announces U.S. presidential bid on Twitter

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 15:28

WASHINGTON: American rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run

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His Majesty issues three Royal Decrees

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 15:20

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has issued three Royal Decrees as follows: Royal Decree appointing Abdullah bin Salim

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ROP foils two drug smuggling attempts

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 15:09

Muscat: Two Asians linked to an international drug smuggling network have been arrested by the Directorate-General for Combating Narcotic Drugs

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Dates: They are all around us, but where have they come from?

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 14:11

MUSCAT: The date is the sweet fruit of the Phoenix Dactylifera, or Date Palm, which is believed to have its

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Paris show relives Pompeii’s final horrifying hours

Oman Observer - Dom, 05/07/2020 - 14:10

It is the most explosive Paris exhibition of the summer — Mount Vesuvius erupting several times a day in a

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