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Cyclone death toll rises to 11 in Oman and the Yemeni island of Socotra

SALALAH, Oman, May 27, (AFP): The death toll from a cyclone that battered southern Oman and the Yemeni island of Socotra has reached 11, while eight sailors are still missing, authorities said. Cyclone Mekunu hit Oman’s Dhofar and Al-Wusta provinces on Friday after intensifying from a category one to a …

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Cyclone Mekunu subsides after lashing Oman killing 2

SALALAH, Oman, May 26, (Agencies): Cyclone Mekunu was downgraded further to a deep depression Saturday, a day after lashing the southern coast of Oman and killing at least two people, authorities said. Civil defence officials said a man and a 12-yearold girl were killed, while three Asians were missing after …

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Kuwaitis in Oman advised to be cautious over cyclone Mekunu

Oman police urge residents of coastal areas to move to safer places MUSCAT, May 24, (KUNA): Kuwaiti citizens in Oman have been advised against impact of the incoming storm Mekunu which has reportedly wreacked havoc on the Yemeni island Socotra in the Arabian Sea. The State of Kuwait Embassy in …

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Kuwait hails media ties with Oman

‘Both countries have ambitious schemes’ MUSCAT, March 7, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Assistant Undersecretary of the Information Ministry for Media Planning and Knowledge Development Mohammad Al-Awash stressed the importance of boosting cooperation with Oman in various files, particularly media and journalism. Al-Awash, also President of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), made …

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Nepotism thriving – Need to follow Oman

Upon the request of the Omani Interior Minister, the mayor of Al-Kamil wal Kafidistricts in the Sultanate of Oman has issued a circular to all elders warning against the danger of the growing phenomenon of tribal gatherings and participation of members of similar tribes from outside Oman. This happened in …

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‘National Day of Oman a joyous occasion for Gulf nations’

Sheikh Nasser beseeches Allah to protect Sultan Qabous and all Arab leaders KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The Embassy of Oman in Kuwait celebrated its 47th National Day at the Jumeira Hotel under the auspices of the Ambassador Dr Adnan bin Ahmed Al-Ansari, and with guest of honor HH Sheikh Nasser …

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Kuwait signs agreement for 230K bpd ‘refinery’ in Oman

KUWAIT CITY, April 10, (KUNA): Minister of Electricity and Water as well as the Minister of Oil Essam Al-Marzouq on Monday said that Oman’s Duqm Refinery has been designed so that it can receive full needs from Kuwaiti oil, by 100 percent. The minister made the statement to KUNA after …

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Oman to raise taxes

MUSCAT, Dec 30, (KUNA): The Sultanate of Oman has decided to raise the rate of tax on company profits and some government services in addition to modifying the prices of petroleum products in line with world prices for these products, starting from mid-January 2016. Oman’s Cabinet approved a number of …

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His Highness the Amir congratulates Oman on National Day

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a congratulatory cable to Sultan Qaboos of Oman on the 45th anniversary of the Sultanate’s National Day. His Highness the Amir, in the cable to Sultan Qaboos, lauded the comprehensive achievements and the blessed …

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Sultan of fulfillment

STRONG establishments in a modern State usually catch up with the movement of the modern age at a calculated pace.  Here is the Sultanate of Oman celebrating its 45th National Day at a time the Omanis, under the guidance of their Sultan, managed to take great civilization leaps throughout the …

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