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Oman

Moody’s downgrades Bahrain deeper into “junk territory”, Oman 2 notches above

Moody’s pushed Bahrain deeper into junk territory on Friday as it lowered the country’s long-term issuer rating by two notches to B1, from Ba2,...

Oman protest: Hundreds demand jobs

Hundreds of young unemployed Omanis demonstrated on Monday in front of the ministry of manpower in Muscat to demand more job opportunities.The crowd shouted...

Is online shopping still a good option with 5% VAT?

It is now understood that all six GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have signed the agreement, paving the...

Oman: More than a thousand arrested or deported for violations

Over 500 expats were deported from Oman, while 774 were found violating labour laws and a total of 764 labourers were arrested in three...

Oman’s first snow park to open at Mall of Muscat this...

Muscat: Oman’s first snow park will open later this year, authorities announced on Sunday.The Mall of Muscat’s snow park will be the first of a...

“No Food, No Pay” 800 Indian workers stranded in Oman

After the 5 rials (around Rs 800) given by the Indian embassy on Tuesday to meet emergencies exhausts, we will be again in the...

Oman 2018 state budget boosts spending, keeps deficit flat

DUBAI, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Oman’s state budget for 2018, approved by ruler Sultan Qaboos on Monday, boosts spending at the expense of running...

Royal Oman Police announces new fines for distracted driving instructors

Muscat: Is your driving instructor busy on his phone during a lesson? If so, they could be fined up to OMR35 and receive one black...

Illegal smuggling of workers in Oman, a serious situation

Ahmad Rasheed, a Pakistani national, who entered Oman illegally one year ago, hunts for odd jobs every day. When he finally arrived in Oman’s Shinas...

PICTURES: Oman takes delivery of its new Typhoon fighter jets

The Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has received its first Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet - part of a batch of 12 - with...

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