Saturday, February 16, 2019

Oman

Oman: Largest entertainment & shopping mall set to open

Al Araimi Boulevard, touted as Oman’s largest shopping, entertainment and lifestyle destination, is set to open later this year, it has been announced.Al Raid...

Oman eyes UAE expats, Emiratis in tourism revamp

Oman will focus on attracting residents and nationals living in the neighboring United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the Sultanate moves forward with plans to...

Oman: Thousands of expats quit as visa ban continues

DUBAI: According to government figures there were 43,000 fewer expats recorded in 2018 compared to the previous year – bringing the population of foreign...

Qatar emir building palace in Oman’s mountains

The emir of Qatar is building a new “palace” in the Jebel al-Akhdar mountains in Oman.Construction at the site, which overlooks a scenic canyon...

Oman: World’s Safest Place With No Terrorism Incidents

A new report has found that Oman ranked first in the world on the index of incidence of terrorism with the least amount of...

Oman: Expat visa ban extended for another 6 months

The temporary visa ban on expats working in three different professions has been extended for another six months, according to the Minister of Manpower,...

Oman: Expats Banned In Certain Private Sector Education Jobs

Oman has issued a ban on expats holding certain positions in private higher education institutions and private training institutions.The new decree issued by the...

Oman’s rugged landscapes and rich culture

My foot scuffs the sun‑scorched path and a cloud of dust emerges, breaking the stillness of the early morning. I make my way past...

Visa ban on certain professions in Oman extended

A visa ban on certain professions has been extended for six months, officials announced. The Ministry of Manpower has issued a Ministerial Decision, No. 187/2017,...

Oman temporarily shuts down global services amid cyber attack

A number of Omani government institutions have temporarily suspended all their electronic services on Sunday as precautionary measures, following massive global cyber attacks. The...
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