Oman

Country Oman
Capital Muscat
Continent Asia
Currency Rial(OMR)
Languages Arabic

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Introduction

The inhabitants of the area of Oman have long prospered on Indian Ocean trade. In the late 18th century, a newly established sultanate in Muscat signed the first in a series of friendship treaties with Britain. Over time, Oman's dependence on British political and military advisors increased, but it never became a British colony. In 1970, QABOOS bin Said al-Said overthrew the restrictive rule of his father; he has ruled as sultan ever since. His extensive modernization program has opened the country to the outside world while preserving the longstanding close ties with the UK. Oman's moderate, independent foreign policy has sought to maintain good relations with all Middle Eastern countries.

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Oman - Wikipedia
Oman - CIA World Fact Book
Oman - BBC
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Oman receives Bell 429 helicopter - IHS Jane's 360

IHS Jane's 360

Oman receives Bell 429 helicopter
IHS Jane's 360
When contacted by Jane's , Bell declined to say how many 429s have been ordered by Oman, which is the first known military operator of the type. A Bell 429 helicopter is seen in the background of a photograph released by the Omani MoD on 20 March.



Bangladeshi envoy praises bilateral ties with Oman - Times Of Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Bangladeshi envoy praises bilateral ties with Oman - Times Of Oman
Times of Oman
At the grand celebrations held at Hotel Intercontinental Muscat, Bangladesh's Ambassador to Oman Sikander Ali highlighted the exchange and involvement ...

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Outrage erupts in Oman after judge gives child rapist minimum sentence - The National

The National

Outrage erupts in Oman after judge gives child rapist minimum sentence
The National
MUSCAT // The minimum sentence handed down to a confessed child rapist by an Omani court yesterday has sparked outrage among citizens. The 46-year old Omani man had pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly raping three boys, two aged six and the ...



Expat workers branded as 'absconders' by rogue firms in Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Expat workers branded as 'absconders' by rogue firms in Oman
Times of Oman
Under the system, employers in Oman can file an absconding case against an employee if he or she fails to turn up for work without giving any formal notice. If an employer has to file an absconding case, he has to approach the authorities, including ...

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South Africa and Oman look to increase trade | The Citizen - Citizen

Citizen

South Africa and Oman look to increase trade | The Citizen
Citizen
Oman Commerce and Industry Minister Ali Bin Masoud Al-Sunaidy and his SA counterpart Trade and Industry Minister Dr. Rob Davies brief the media in ...
Oman delegation looks to expand trade links with South Africa ...Times of Oman
South Africa and Oman Commit to Enhance Trade Relations - EIN ...EIN News (press release)

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Oman Air introduces 3 new routes | Arab News - Arab News

Arab News

Oman Air introduces 3 new routes | Arab News
Arab News
Oman Air started operating its new summer schedule from Sunday. The implementation of the summer schedule brings about both a number of new routes and ...
Arabian Aerospace - Oman Air is introducing three new summer routesArabian Aerospace

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Indian show finalist Haitham in Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Indian show finalist Haitham in Oman
Times of Oman
In Oman, where he was only exposed to local shows done not too often in front of a small crowd, to performing in front of a live audience of hundreds and televisions audience of millions in a foreign land, and being constantly judged by the best and ...



Oman, Jordan sign agreement on visa exemption - Times Of Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Oman, Jordan sign agreement on visa exemption - Times Of Oman
Times of Oman
The agreement was signed on behalf of the Government of the Sultanate by Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs whilst it was ...

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Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer - West Central Tribune

West Central Tribune

Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer
West Central Tribune
Oman, a junior, led the Wildcats to a 27-4 record and a spot in the Class AA state tournament's final four. Oman averaged 14 points, 5.2 assists and 3.6 steals per game, and was the Wildcats' top playmaker. "She runs the show for us," NLS head coach ...



Football: Oman confident but not underestimating Bhutan - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Football: Oman confident but not underestimating Bhutan
Times of Oman
Both Oman team captain Ali Al Habsi and assistant coach Muhanna Said Al Adawi sounded optimistic while stressing the importance of making a positive start against Bhutan. Speaking during the mandatory match-eve press conference at City Seasons on ...