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Oman extends nightly COVID-19 lockdown
Middle East

Oman extends nightly COVID-19 lockdown

DUBAI, July 29 (Reuters) – Oman on Thursday extended a nightly lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, with…
Oman introduces long-term residencies for foreign investors
Middle East

Oman introduces long-term residencies for foreign investors

June 23 (Reuters) – Oman will start granting long-term residence visas to foreign investors, state media said on Wednesday, as…
With surge in virus, Oman faces shortage of hospital beds
Middle East

With surge in virus, Oman faces shortage of hospital beds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Coronavirus infections are surging in the Gulf Arab state of Oman, where health officials…
Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy
Middle East

Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of protesters angry over firings and the poor economy of Oman marched through…
Friends and foes gather in Oman to mourn Qaboos
Middle East

Friends and foes gather in Oman to mourn Qaboos

DUBAI (Reuters) – World and regional leaders, many at odds with one another, met Oman’s new ruler on Sunday to…
Omani writer wins Man Booker literature prize
Middle East

Omani writer wins Man Booker literature prize

Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel “Celestial…
Takeoffs of flights from Cairo Airport delayed
Egypt

Takeoffs of flights from Cairo Airport delayed

The takeoffs of five international flights from Cairo Airport were delayed on Tuesday morning due to poor weather conditions, Youm7…
Egypt-Oman joint investment fund to be set up to enhance economic cooperation
Egypt

Egypt-Oman joint investment fund to be set up to enhance economic cooperation

A meeting held between President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Fahd bin Mahmoud Al…
Iranian foreign minister arrives in Oman for talks
Middle East

Iranian foreign minister arrives in Oman for talks

Iran’s foreign minister has arrived in Oman for a daylong visit with officials in the sultanate, which has served as…
Muscat Fashion Week comes to a close
Fashion

Muscat Fashion Week comes to a close

Now in its third year, Oman’s annual Muscat Fashion Week last week attracted a host of the region’s most talented…
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