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
Oman - Timeline - BBC

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Evening of fashion at Indian Embassy in Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Evening of fashion at Indian Embassy in Oman
Times of Oman
Muscat: A colourful display of Indian saree and bridal wear was organized by the Indian Embassy in Oman yesterday. Conceptualized by Sushma Pandey, the wife of the Indian Ambassador to Oman Indramani Pandey, the exhibition was an effort to unravel ...



Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production signs deal with Shell - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production signs deal with Shell
Times of Oman
We are partners in Kazakhstan and this is a first cooperation of its type between Shell and OOCEP in Oman. Shell is proud of its long-term partnership with Oman and I hope this heralds extensive collaboration with OOCEP, both in Block 42 and beyond.



Oman intensifies food checks after UAE ban - Times Of Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Oman intensifies food checks after UAE ban - Times Of Oman
Times of Oman
The UAE government announced yesterday that pesticide levels in certain foodstuffs from Oman were found to be above the permissable limits. Photo - ...

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Taxi registrations fall in Oman - Times Of Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Taxi registrations fall in Oman - Times Of Oman
Times of Oman
Rise in public transport system is one of the reasons for decline in new taxi registrations. x. Rise in public transport system is one of the reasons for decline in ...

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More than one million from Oman visit Dubai in 2016 - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

More than one million from Oman visit Dubai in 2016
Times of Oman
The Annual Visitor Report 2016 released by Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing during this year's Arabian Travel Market revealed that the emirate welcomed over a million overnight visitors from Oman. This marks a 3 per cent increase ...

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Man arrested for attempting to smuggle alcohol into Oman - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Man arrested for attempting to smuggle alcohol into Oman
Times of Oman
Muscat: A man has been arrested for attempting to smuggle alcohol into the country, the Royal Oman Police announced on Wednesday. The man had allegedly concealed the bottles under the hood of his vehicle while attempting to cross into Buraimi. Buraimi ...

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Oman eyes 25000 more hotel rooms by 2020 - ArabianBusiness.com

ArabianBusiness.com

Oman eyes 25000 more hotel rooms by 2020
ArabianBusiness.com
Salem Al Mamari, director general, Tourism Promotion, Ministry of Tourism, Oman said: “Oman already has strong brand recognition as a leading leisure destination in the Middle East, and we are also seeing a steady growth in the MICE market – driven by ...
Oman's visa fee hike leaves tour operators in limboZawya
Oman's luxury hotel market to witness a significant boost in 2017 & 2018Travel Daily News International
MoT building facilities as part of Grand Tour of Oman projectMENAFN.COM

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Oman's ministry of tourism wins social media award at Dubai travel expo - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Oman's ministry of tourism wins social media award at Dubai travel expo
Times of Oman
Dubai: Oman's Ministry of Tourism has won the Golden Award for the 'Best Usage of Social Media' in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region at the Arab Travel Market Expo 2017 in Dubai. The award was received Maitha bint Saif Al Mahrooqi, ...

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Oman's beauty inspires schoolboy's - Times of Oman

Times of Oman

Oman's beauty inspires schoolboy's
Times of Oman
Manoj has been living in Oman for the last five years with his parents and a little sister. His parents regularly critique his work, which helps him get better. “My parents are really happy with what I am doing; they like my work and sometimes when I ...



Oman to Follow Abu Dhabi With Sovereign Fund Merger Plans ... - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Oman to Follow Abu Dhabi With Sovereign Fund Merger Plans ...
Bloomberg
Oman, the largest Arab oil producer outside the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, is considering a merger of its two main sovereign wealth funds ...

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