Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Oman

Gigantic fish-killing dead zone found off Oman

A huge 'dead zone' in the Arabian Sea has been discovered by scientists. No fish, marine plants or other animals live there. The poorly studied...

Oman: 64 illegal migrants arrested, 60 deported

A total of 64 illegal migrants were arrested, while 60 were deported last week by the Royal Oman Police (ROP).According to statistics released by...

Oman: No Entry Visa required for tourists from 33 Countries

Visitors from 33 countries can enter Oman without a visa, thanks to the joint visa agreement between Oman and Qatar.According to the Royal Oman...

Bahrain: Unpaid Seafarers abandoned on the Ship for Months

A group of seafarers allegedly ‘abandoned’ by their Bahraini employers are struggling in Omani waters without food and financial resources. Employed by a Bahraini shipping company...

Oman Needs ‘Substantial’ Reforms To Its Economy – IMF

The International Monetary Fund has delivered a blunt message to the Omani government, following its latest review of the economy. In a statement issued...

Superstar DJ Avicii found dead in Oman

Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.The musician - born Tim Bergling - was 28.Avicii's publicist Diana Baron confirmed...

Oman: Trafficked Ugandan girl dies

A Ugandan girl, said to be one of those trafficked to Oman, has died with reports linking her death to torture.The 24 year-old, identified...

Oman slaps tax on luxury and ‘sin’ products

Muscat: Oman has issued a decision to levy taxes on luxury items as well as goods which are harmful to public health and environment,...

Oman: 20 Expat women arrested for dressing ‘inappropriately’

Omani police arrested 20 expatriate women for dressing inappropriately in public places, a statement released by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) on Friday. According...

Muscat: Hazardous gas leak in industrial zone

Quantities of ammonia had leaked at a gas company's facility in the industrial area according to the official sources.The Public Authority for Civil Defence...
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