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Dutch go top in Oman as Irish woes return - Cricbuzz  Cricbuzz

The Netherlands comfortably closed out an eight-wicket win over hosts Oman to top the table at the Muscat T20I Quadrangular with one match to go, whilst ...

Hidden village carved into mountain in Oman  Stuff.co.nz

The tiny settlement of Al Sogara in Oman has remained virtually untouched for centuries.

Oman papers ignore Netanyahu-Omani FM meeting: 5 things to know from past week  The Times of Israel

Jordanian columnist defends kingdom's participation in Warsaw summit; ex-PA minister laments Israeli Arab party disunity; former PA official says Hamas-Fatah ...

The Times of Israel
Lavrov to hold talks with Oman’s top diplomat on February 18  TASS

MOSCOW, February 14. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with Oman's top diplomat Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah on February 18, ...

New outbreak of deadly 'camel flu' reported in Oman  The Telegraph

An outbreak of a deadly respiratory illness is gathering pace in Saudi Arabia, with the country reporting more than 50 cases since the beginning of the year.

The Telegraph
Recent Match Report - Oman vs Netherlands, Oman Quadrangular T20I Series, 3rd Match  ESPN.co.uk

Netherlands 167 for 2 (Cooper 50, Visee 44, Goud 2-136) beat Oman 166 for 4 (Jatinder 63, Khurram 58, van der Merwe 2-14) by eight wickets. A resilient Dutch ...

Oman: Oman issues Thai travel advisory over smoking ban  Gulf Digital News

Omani nationals planning to travel to Thailand were advised not to smoke at airports there.

Gulf Digital News
Oman accident: 15-year-old boy found dead in school  Times of Oman

The 15-year-old boy was rushed to a nearby hospital, but the hospital authorities declared him dead on arrival. The reason for the death is yet to be ascertained ...

Times of Oman
Scotland v Netherlands: Toby Bailey makes coaching debut with defeat in Oman  BBC Sport

Toby Bailey suffered a debut defeat as interim Scotland head coach in the opening T20 Quadrangular Series match against the Netherlands in Oman. The Dutch ...

BBC Sport
Oman property prices continue to fall amid subdued demand  ArabianBusiness.com

Oman's residential real estate prices continued to decrease during 2018 as demand remained subdued overall, according to consultancy and chartered ...

27 unlicensed motorbikes seized in Oman  Times of Oman

Muscat: A total of 27 motorcycles have been confiscated in Nizwa and Izki, according to the Royal Oman Police (ROP). In an online statement, police said, ...

Times of Oman
More than 200 expat workers arrested in Oman  Times of Oman

A total of 32 expat workers have been arrested in Nothern Batinah for violating the labour and residence law, the Royal Oman Police revealed. < Previous ...

Times of Oman
Cobblestone stars continue classics build-up in Oman  VeloNews

Classics riders like 2017 Roubaix champion Greg Van Avermaet are keen to hone their form at Tour of Oman and other Middle Eastern races. The battles on ...

​90 expat workers arrested in Oman  Times of Oman

Muscat: A total of 90 expats have been arrested for violating labour laws, the Ministry of Manpower announced on Tuesday. The arrests, officials said, were ...

Times of Oman
High time for firms in Oman to get ready for VAT, say experts  Times of Oman

Muscat: Tax and financial experts are calling on companies in Oman to begin preparing for the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) as soon as possible.

Times of Oman
Oman's January oil production tops 30mn barrels  Times of Oman

Muscat: Oman's total production of crude oil and condensate throughout January 2019 reached 30.07 million barrels, with a daily average of 970,268 barrels, ...

Times of Oman
IMF sees no credit crunch in Oman, advises speedy implementation of VAT, fiscal reforms  gulfnews.com

DUBAI: Oman is not facing a credit crunch but the Gulf Arab oil producer should speed up implementation of fiscal reforms like the introduction of a value-added ...

Oman Club regains glory  Muscat Daily

Victorious Oman Club players celebrate with the trophy along with the guests after winning the title on Wednesday (Rodolfo Alfonso/Muscat Daily) ...

Muscat Daily
Saudi MERS total grows; WHO details Oman cluster  CIDRAP

Over the weekend and through today, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Saudi Arabia recorded 10 more MERS-CoV cases, including 7 in an ongoing outbreak in ...

Oman, where criticizing the government can warrant a seven year sentence  IFEX

Throughout Oman, freedom of speech is nonexistent as the government routinely detains activists, academics, and other critical figures for publicizing any ...

Production begins at Sebacic Oman's project in Duqm  Times of Oman

Muscat: For the production of Sebacic acid, Sebacic Oman Refinery has entered the production stage after the successful completion of preliminary tests in the ...

Times of Oman
Free dental work available March 22-23 at Oman Arena  Jackson Sun

The venue that hosts basketball games, professional wrestling, circuses and rodeos will become a massive dentist's office for that weekend as the second ...

Jackson Sun
Alawi meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  Times of Oman

MUSCAT: Yousuf bin Alawi Abdullah, Oman's Ministers Responsible for Foreign Affairs, met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on the sidelines of a ...

Times of Oman
Brakes put on speeding ambulance drivers in Oman  Times of Oman

Muscat: All ambulance drivers in the government sector who received a traffic violation must pay their fines by April 2019, according to the Ministry of Health.

Times of Oman
​Expired foodstuffs seized from shopping centres in Oman  Times of Oman

Muscat: More than 300 expired foodstuff items were seized in shops in Wilayat of Al Rustaq, the Public Authority of Consumer Protection (PACP) said.

Times of Oman
New test centre announced for driving test in Oman  Times of Oman

According to a statement issued online, the ROP has informed that the driving licence test will be relocated from Dhofar Police Headquarters to a new location at ...

Times of Oman
This road in Muscat will be closed due to maintenance  Times of Oman

MUSCAT: A part of the Muscat Expressway road will be partially closed until Sunday, according to Muscat Municipality. In a tweet on Thursday, the authority ...

Times of Oman
Experience Oman's awe-inspiring landscapes  Telegraph.co.uk

Experience nature at its very best in Oman – breathtaking views and awe-inspiring landscapes. It's the ultimate holiday destination.

Scotland, Netherlands, Oman, Ireland fight for T20 supremacy | ESPNcricinfo.com  ESPNCricinfo

With the 2019 World Cup being a no-go zone, the focus for Associate countries has shifted to T20 cricket, with an eye on the ultimate aim of qualifying for the T20 ...

Colbrelli on the hunt for stage wins in Oman  Cyclingnews.com

Sprinter Sonny Colbrelli will lead the Bahrain-Merida team's charge at the Tour of Oman, starting this Saturday, while Domenico Pozzovivo will head the squad's ...

Thai airports remove smoking areas, Oman embassy issues statement  Times of Oman

Muscat: Thailand has imposed smoking ban at all six of its airports. Meanwhile, Oman embassy has issued a statement asking travellers from the Sultanate to be ...

Times of Oman
Passengers suffer nosebleeds, ear pain on flight from Muscat  Times of Oman

Muscat: An Air India Express flight was forced to return to Muscat on Sunday shortly after takeoff, after several passengers suffered nosebleeds and ear pain due ...

Times of Oman
Oman's police foil bid to smuggle 2700 bundles of khat  Times of Oman

Muscat: A total of 2,700 bundles of khat have been seized in the Governorate of Dhofar, Royal Oman Police (ROP) has announced. The attempt to smuggle khat ...

Times of Oman
Royal Decree promulgates Commercial Companies Law  Times of Oman

Royal Decree No.18/2019 promulgates the Commercial Companies Law, after presenting the same before Oman Council. Article (1) states that the Commercial ...

Times of Oman
IMF sees no credit crunch in Oman, advises speedy fiscal reforms  Gulf Business News

Oman is not facing a credit crunch but the Gulf Arab oil producer should speed up implementation of fiscal reforms like the introduction of a value-added tax ...

Gulf Business News
World Cancer Day marked in Oman  Times of Oman

Oman Cancer Association (OCA) formed the human ribbon with participation from 2,700 schoolchildren to mark World Cancer Day. The first human ribbon was ...

Times of Oman
Skills as critical as qualification, employers told  Times of Oman

Muscat: Employers must not just look at jobseekers' degrees, but also at the other skills they have, if they want to add quality talent to their companies, say ...

Times of Oman
Oman to host its first beach carnival  Times of Oman

Muscat: Oman will be hosting its first beach carnival next month at Sur Al Hadid in Al Seeb, Oman Tourism has announced. According to officials the carnival is ...

Times of Oman
16000 bottles of alcohol seized at Oman port  Times of Oman

Muscat: More than 16,000 alcohol bottles were seized at Hafeet Port by customs authorities, police said. In a statement, Oman Customs said: “Customs at Hafeet ...

Times of Oman
T20 Internationals: Ireland lose second warm-up match in Oman  BBC Sport

Ireland slip to a second straight loss against an Oman Development XI ahead of this month's T20 Quadrangular Tournament.

BBC Sport
Expat visa ban extended in Oman  Times of Oman

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Times of Oman
Ministry issues clarification on metered taxis in Oman  Times of Oman

Muscat: Passengers and private taxi drivers can now agree on a specific rate if they are not satisfied with the metered fare, officials from the Ministry of Transport ...

Times of Oman
Oman Aviation seeks adviser for multi-billion financing - sources  Reuters

Oman Aviation Group, a government entity in charge of investments in the country's civil aviation sector, is seeking an adviser for debt financing of around $5 ...

VAT in Oman: Businesses should take practical steps now  Times of Oman

Muscat: The recently published Oman State Budget confirmed that Excise Tax will be introduced during 2019 — bringing clarity to importers and producers, and ...

Times of Oman
Oman Data Park Adds Fortinet SD-WAN to Its Managed Services Portfolio  SDxCentral

Oman-based cloud and managed *service* provider Oman Data Park selected Fortinet's SD-WAN *service* to boost its managed security services portfolio. This is ...

Dubai’s public transport system now connects to Muscat in Oman  Lonely Planet Travel News

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority have launched a new bus route, and this one isn't just around the city – three daily services now connect Dubai to Muscat ...

Lonely Planet Travel News
Saudi Arabia, Oman report more MERS cases  CIDRAP

As part of a steady stream of recent MERS-CoV cases in Saudi Arabia, the country reported eight more illnesses over the past few days, including some people ...

Foreign minister heading for Oman, boosting ties  Cyprus Mail

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said the government was committed to further relations with Oman both on a bilateral and multilateral level.

Cyprus Mail
Oman to install hybrid PV-diesel plants totaling 160 MW across 11 sites  pv magazine International

The hybrid plants will be developed as independent power producer (IPP) projects at 11 off-grid sites. The largest project will be developed on the island of ...

pv magazine International
Crisis looming in cash-strapped Oman worries bond investors  The Business Times

Dubai. BOND investors rattled by Bahrain's fiscal woes last year are bracing themselves for the next potential crisis in the Gulf region: Oman. The cash-strapped ...

The Business Times
Oman's Duqm, a new port city for the Middle East?  Middle East Eye

The desert boomtown seeks to be an alternative shipping hub for the Gulf, bypassing the flashpoint Strait of Hormuz.

Middle East Eye
Over 30 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Produced in Oman Last Month  Al-Bawaba

Oman's total production of crude oil and condensate throughout January 2019 reached 30.07 million barrels, with a daily average of 970268 barrels, according ...

Wadi Dawkah Frankincense Trees – Oman  Atlas Obscura

Discover Wadi Dawkah Frankincense Trees in Oman: These gnarly desert trees produce the prized aromatic resin traded along the ancient incense trail.

Atlas Obscura
Football: Oman national team coach Verbeek resigns  Times of Oman

MUSCAT: Oman Football Association (OFA) accepted at an emergency meeting held, yesterday, the resignation of Dutch coach Pim Verbeek who resigned on ...

Times of Oman
Travelling to Oman? Watch out for dengue fever mosquitos  gulfnews.com

Dubai: The UAE Embassy in Muscat has cautioned travellers against dengue fever mosquitos, which are responsible for spreading diseases like the Zika and ...

Foreign Minister Qureshi seeks promotion of multi-dimensional ties with Oman  DAWN.com

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi while on a two-day visit to Muscat on Wednesday said that his meetings with Omani officials would build on areas that ...

Asian Cup 2019: Oman make history, qualify for Round Of 16  Times of Oman

Muscat: Oman have made history by qualifying for the knockout stages of the Asian Cup for the first time in history, following their 3-1 victory over Turkmenistan.

Times of Oman
Oman Quadrangular Series 2019: Match 3, Oman vs Netherlands: Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI Updates & Fantasy Cricket Tips - February 15th, 2019  Sportskeeda

After a highly entertaining start to the Quadrangular Series, hosts Oman try to redeem themselves as they take on a high-flying Netherlands side, full of ...

Oman: 15-year-old Indian student dies in Muscat school  Gulf Digital News

A student of Class XI, enrolled at the Indian School Muscat , died yesterday on the school premises.

Gulf Digital News
Ugandan girls held in Oman, company demands Shs14m  Daily Monitor

Ms Nanyonjo, in a telephone interview, explained that they were not told about the terms and conditions of their work in Oman.

Daily Monitor
What's British imperialism up to in Oman?  People's World

In his new book AngloArabia: Why Gulf Wealth Matters to Britain, Dr. David Wearing observes: “British power has been an important factor (among others) in the ...

People's World
Misfat al Abriyyin – Misfat al Abriyyin, Oman  Atlas Obscura

Discover Misfat al Abriyyin in Misfat al Abriyyin, Oman: Traditional architecture and ancient irrigation systems are on display in this gorgeous mountain village.

Atlas Obscura
Football: Jahanbakhsh on target as Iran ease past Oman into last eight  The Star Online

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Three-times champions Iran came through an early scare before marching confidently into the Asian Cup quarter-finals for the 13th time ...

The Star Online
Welcome to FIFA.com News - Oman make history as group stage ends  FIFA.com

FIFA.com rounds up all of the action on the final day of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 group stage.

New home for terminally ill cancer patients in Oman  Times of Oman

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Times of Oman
Two killed by MERS coronavirus in Oman  Times of Oman

Muscat: Two people have died as a result of the Middle–East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS CoV) in Oman, the Ministry of Health confirmed.

Times of Oman
Get the bus from Dubai to Oman for Dhs55  Time Out Dubai

The *service* will run three times a day with multiple stops | Travel, Route 201 Dubai Bus Timings, Dubai To Oman Bus, Dubai To Muscat Bus, RTA Dubai To ...

Time Out Dubai
See how 'astronauts' simulate a Mars mission in Oman  National Geographic

Braving deep isolation and sweaty spacesuits, six "analog astronauts" tested their tools, talents, and grit on a mock trip to the red planet.

National Geographic
Netanyahu Meets Oman's FM, Hints Other Arab States Warming to Israel  http://hamodia.com

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met Oman's foreign minister on the sidelines of a U.S.-sponsored Middle East conference in Warsaw on Wednesday and ...

For Pakistani pilgrims, Haj turns costlier  Times of Oman

Muscat: The cost of undertaking Haj has increased by more than 50 per cent this year for Pakistanis, as the current ruling government of Pakistan has abolished ...

Times of Oman
Tayq Sinkhole – Oman  Atlas Obscura

Discover Tayq Sinkhole in Oman: A powerful cyclone once made one of the world's largest sinkholes completely fill with water.

Atlas Obscura
Oman's expat workforce drops by 60800  International Investment

A total of 60807 foreign workers have left Oman's workforce last year as the expat visa ban in the GCC state takes its toll. Expat worker numbers fell by 3.4%...

International Investment

Oman Videos

Travel To Oman | History Documentary in Urdu And Hindi | Spider Tv | عمان کی سیر
Travel To Oman | History Documentary in Urdu And Hindi | Spider Tv | عمان کی سیر
ओमान सबसे अलग अरब देश // Amazing facts about Oman in hindi.
ओमान सबसे अलग अरब देश // Amazing facts about Oman in hindi.
Travel With Me In Oman!
Travel With Me In Oman!
1 Day in OMAN (Laws, Facts & Heatstroke)
1 Day in OMAN (Laws, Facts & Heatstroke)
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10+ Incredible Facts About Oman
Live Score:  Oman Vs Netherlands 3rd T20 2019 I live Streaming I OMAN Vs NL Live match
Live Score: Oman Vs Netherlands 3rd T20 2019 I live Streaming I OMAN Vs NL Live match
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Magnificent Megacities: Muscat (Anthropology Documentary) | Spark
Magnificent Megacities: Muscat (Anthropology Documentary) | Spark
The Worst Things about Oman
The Worst Things about Oman

Oman Images

Lulu hypermarket Muscat Oman | David Lisbona | Flickr
Lulu hypermarket Muscat Oman | David Lisbona | Flickr
Arabian Scops Owl, Otus pamelae
Arabian Scops Owl, Otus pamelae
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Gallery of Villa CP / Zest Architecture - 19
Things not to miss in Oman | Photo Gallery | Rough Guides
Things not to miss in Oman | Photo Gallery | Rough Guides
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Egypt - faltlhauser.info
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Watersport Oman - Partners
Watersport Oman - Partners
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Soca Tal Foto, Soca Tal Bild | Thomas Reich, bilderreich
CASA C-295 Persuader - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
CASA C-295 Persuader - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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Oman (/ oʊ ˈ m ɑː n / oh-MAHN; Arabic: عمان ‎ ʻumān [ʕʊˈmaːn]), officially the Sultanate of Oman (Arabic: سلطنة عُمان ‎ Salṭanat ʻUmān), is an Arab country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia.
Explore Oman holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | In Muscat's Grand Mosque, there is a beautiful hand-loomed carpet; it was once the world's largest rug until Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque, in the United Arab Emirates, pinched the record.
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Much of Oman is desert, but the Arabian Sea coast in the Dhofar region represents a startling difference in climate shown in this false-color satellite image.
By plane []. Oman Air is the national carrier and flies regularly between the two airports in the country (Muscat/Seeb, and Salalah). Air Arabia now offers flights to Salalah and Muscat from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Oman: Al-Ḥajar range Al-Ḥajar range, as seen from Nizwā, Oman. Shane MacClure (CC-BY-2.0) Relief. Northern Oman is dominated by three physiographic zones. The long, narrow coastal plain known as Al-Bāṭinah stretches along the Gulf of Oman.
More information about Oman is available on the Oman Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.. U.S.-OMAN RELATIONS
The Sultanate of Oman is the oldest sovereign country in the Arab world, having gained independence from Portugal in 1650. Although it has maintained a close relationship with Great Britain since ...
Exercise normal precautions in Oman. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: The Saudi Arabia and Yemen border areas due to terrorism and armed conflict.
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Oman ( (listen) oh-MAHN; Arabic: عمان‎ ʻumān [ʕʊˈmaːn]), officially the Sultanate of Oman (Arabic: سلطنة عُمان‎ Salṭanat ʻUmān), is an Arab country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. Its official religion is Islam.Holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the country shares land borders with the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest, and shares marine borders with Iran and Pakistan. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam exclaves are surrounded by the UAE on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz (which it shares with Iran) and Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries.From the late 17th century, the Omani Sultanate was a powerful empire, vying with Portugal and Britain for influence in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean. At its peak in the 19th century, Omani influence or control extended across the Strait of Hormuz to modern-day Iran and Pakistan, and as far south as Zanzibar. When its power declined in the 20th century, the sultanate came under the influence of the United Kingdom. For over 300 years, the relations built between the two empires were based on mutual benefits. Britain recognized Oman's geographical importance as a trading hub that secured their trade lanes in the Arabian Gulf and Indian Ocean and protected their empire in the Indian sub-continent. By contrast, the British strengthened Oman's internal unity and allied the sultanate against external threats. Historically, Muscat was the principal trading port of the Persian Gulf region. Muscat was also among the most important trading ports of the Indian Ocean.The Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said has been the hereditary leader of the country, an absolute monarchy, since 1970. Sultan Qaboos is the longest-serving current ruler in the Middle East, and third-longest current reigning monarch in the world.Oman is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. It has sizable oil reserves, ranking 25th globally. Nevertheless, in 2010 the UNDP ranked Oman as the most improved nation in the world in terms of development during the preceding 40 years. A significant portion of its economy involves tourism and trade of fish, dates, and certain agricultural produce. This sets it apart from its neighbors' largely oil-dependent economies. Oman is categorized as a high-income economy and ranks as the 70th most peaceful country in the world according to the Global Peace Index.