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Oman is one of the few Arab countries that kept normal relations with Damascus after Syria was suspended from the Arab League in 2011 with its crackdown on Arab Spring protests.
Company started exporting molasses tobacco to UAE, Bahrain, Oman
Relations between Israel and the Sultanate of Oman witnessed suspension in 2000 in the wake of the widescale Palestinian revolt against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza
Decree came as US reveals its economic part of ‘deal of the century’
A source at EGAS told Daily News Egypt that the quantities needed by the Jordanian side during the current period range from 75m to 150m scf/day
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) said on Friday that its chemical tanker Kokuka Courageous, which was attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, is being towed toward Khor Fakkan, in the UAE, with its crew back onboard. In a statement, the BSM said that the Kokuka Courageous “was now undertow and headed toward Khor …
A mission from Oman’s State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) will visit Egypt soon to explore investment opportunities, according to a Tuesday’s statement by the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation. The Minister of Investment, Sahar Nasr, visited the Omani capital Muscat as part of an Egyptian delegation to the Egyptian-Omani joint committee, which kicked off …
Number of agreements, MoUs expected to be signed during meetings
Initiative achieved positive results, sped up process of promoting Egyptian real estate export: Hegazy
Three Arab countries—Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Oman—are aiming to build three refineries with a capacity 1.245m barrels per day (bpd) to increase the added value of crude oil revenues. “The projects involve the establishment of a new refinery in Kuwait with a refining capacity of 615,000 bpd, the Jazan refinery in Saudi Arabia with a …
Some articles criticised statements offensive to Oman by local TV host
Al-Sisi’s visit to Oman comes as first of its kind since he took power in 2014
Visit first of its kind for Al-Sisi since assuming office in 2014
Shoukry also met with Congo’s foreign minister to discuss the current turmoil in Libya
In a fractious, unstable region rife with conflict, one country appears to be unscathed. It is telling that Oman emerged not only intact from the ramifications of the Arab Spring, but also shied away from the intense polarisation that has hijacked the rest of the Middle East. Oman’s position on various regional issues is self-evidently …
Peace talks to start on Thursday despite continued fighting
Hisham Ramez’s comments to Reuters come in wake of reports alleging receipt of Kuwait’s $2bn in deposits
Egyptian Ambassador to Yemen left the country last Wednesday
Step seen to further throttle waning black market
State institutions and dialogue are key to region’s stability, says Egypt FM
The conference gathered a group of international religious scholars
By James M. Dorsey Wealthy Gulf states have invited Jordan and Morocco to compete in future Gulf Cups as part of a bid to strengthen their fragile six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at a time that they have at best papered over deep rifts within the group. The invitation follows an earlier stalled attempt to …
Discussions included the coming Arab foreign ministers meeting
The Sharjah-based budget carrier, which currently operates out of three hubs in the Gulf and North Africa region, signed an agreement with the RAK government in February declaring it the official carrier for the emirate and RAK airport as its new hub.
Reuters – Young Omanis who took to the streets in 2011 to demand jobs and better economic prospects failed to trigger the mass protests that transformed other parts of the Arab world in their own Gulf state. But they may have had an impact all the same, as authorities are making a start on a …
Kuwait topped the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on the press freedom list but dropped 14 points to rank 91st worldwide.
BP has already spent hundreds of millions of dollars on the project since winning the concession in 2007.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy discuss developments in Egypt
Oman and Kuwait are members of the energy-rich GCC along with Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.