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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...

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: 74 expats arrested from one house during inspection

A total of 74 expat workers were arrested by the Ministry of Manpower recently.The arrests that took place in the governorate of Muscat, were...

Oman imam returns Dh2.4m won in bank raffle, citing Sharia

The imam of an Omani mosque has returned a 250,000 rial (Dh2.4 million) cash prize from a bank raffle, saying it would be unlawful...
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Oman: Ministry Bans New Visas For Expats In Several Categories

The Ministry of Manpower (MoM) has banned the issuance of new visas to expats in Oman for all administrative and clerical positions in the...

Omani city is one of the hottest places on Earth

According to a number of leading weather websites, Rustaq recorded 49.6 degrees Celsius, one of the highest temperatures in the world on June 9, 2018.Oman’s...

40 Million Passengers Expected To Fly Through Oman By 2030

Oman will see as many as 40 million passengers fly through the Gulf country by 2030, according to the Oman Aviation Group, which was...

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...

Expat workers stranded in Sohar will get NOC, company says

Stranded workers in Sohar will get No Objection Certificates (NOCs), an official from the company that failed to pay them for months said on...

Omanisation leads to further drop in expat numbers

Expats in Oman now make up 43.7% (2,040,274) of the country’s total population, marking the lowest percentage since July 2015, according to the National...
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