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News Oman Dhofar: Sultan Qaboos ushered in Oman renaissance, quiet diplomacy

Published on: Friday 10 January 2020
Sultan Qaboos ushered in Oman renaissance, quiet diplomacy
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/sultan-qaboos-ushered-oman-renaissance-031251081.html

Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who died late on Friday, transformed Oman during his 49-year reign from a poverty-stricken country torn by dissent into a prosperous state and an internationally trusted mediator for some of the region's thorniest issues. Oman state news agency ONA said Qaboos died after

News Oman Dhofar: Late Sultan of Oman vowed to keep the Strait of Hormuz open – what now?

Published on: Friday 10 January 2020
Late Sultan of Oman vowed to keep the Strait of Hormuz open – what now?
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Late-Sultan-of-Oman-vowed-to-keep-the-Strait-of-Hormuz-open-what-now-613816

He was 79 years old at the time of his death. Qaboos, the eighth ruler of the al-Said dynasty that has governed Oman since 1744, was born in Dhofar on November 18, 1940. In 1958, he headed to England ...

News Oman Dhofar: Laguna Gardens: new waterfront development at Muriya's Hawana Salalah

Published on: Saturday 26 October 2019
Laguna Gardens: new waterfront development at Muriya's Hawana Salalah
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/Laguna_Gardens_new_waterfront_development_at_Muriyas_Hawana_Salalah-ZAWYA20191027072823/

Muriya’s flagship destination Hawana Salalah is located in the tropical city of Salalah in the Governorate of Dhofar southeast of Oman, with an area of 13.6 million sqm and will house a total of seven ...

News Oman Dhofar: Dhofar Automotive Launches Year-End Offers

Published on: Sunday 13 October 2019
Dhofar Automotive Launches Year-End Offers
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/dhofar-automotive-launches-year-end-offers-1314701

Commenting on the launch of the End-of-Year Offers, Biju Luckose, Marketing Manager at Dhofar Automotive said, “Dhofar Automotive offers an exciting range of some of the most popular models in Oman’s ...

News Oman Dhofar: Jeep Year-End Offers From Dhofar Automotive

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Jeep Year-End Offers From Dhofar Automotive
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/jeep-year-end-offers-dhofar-automotive-1316186

Dhofar Automotive, the official distributor for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and RAM Vehicles in Oman, recently announced its Year-End Offers for select Jeep models, each of which are now available with ...

News Oman Dhofar: What is frankincense? And where does it come from?

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
What is frankincense? And where does it come from?
News source: https://www.cityam.com/what-is-frankincense-and-where-does-it-come-from/

You wouldn’t think much could thrive here, in the semi-desert landscape of the Dhofar region in southern Oman, yet these arid conditions produce a precious natural resource – the world’s finest ...

News Oman Dhofar: Oman- Over 1,000 beggars arrested in H1 2019

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Oman- Over 1,000 beggars arrested in H1 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1099062901/Oman-Over-1000-beggars-arrested-in-H1-2019

An official in MoSD said that Muscat governorate tops the list at 448, followed by Dhofar 361, North and South Batinah 198, Buraimi 52 and Dhahirah 12. 'Of the arrested 1,071 beggars, 91 were ...

News Oman Dhofar: Oman- Dhofar Wind Farm's commercial operations to begin by year end

Published on: Sunday 18 August 2019
Oman- Dhofar Wind Farm's commercial operations to begin by year end
News source: https://menafn.com/1098898002/Oman-Dhofar-Wind-Farms-commercial-operations-to-begin-by-year-end

The 50-megawatt (MW) Dhofar Wind Farm has produced its first kilowatt hour of electricity, marking a major milestone for the GCC region's first utility-scale wind farm. The landmark wind farm ...

News Oman Dhofar: Salalah Khareef Festival 2019 Boosts Tourist Arrivals to Dhofar Governorate

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Salalah Khareef Festival 2019 Boosts Tourist Arrivals to Dhofar Governorate
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/salalah-khareef-festival-2019-boosts-tourist-arrivals-dhofar-governorate-1305329

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) revealed that there has been a significant increase in the number of tourists who flocked to Dhofar during this year’s Salalah Khareef Festival, significantly boosting its ongoing efforts to position the Sultanate on the global tourism landscape by promoting the country as a popular international tourist destination. According to the Ministry, tourist arrivals to the governorate reached 631,582 between June 20 and August 16, 2019.

News Oman Dhofar: Oman- Dhofar Automotive launches offers on Dodge models

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Oman- Dhofar Automotive launches offers on Dodge models
News source: https://menafn.com/1098934285/Oman-Dhofar-Automotive-launches-offers-on-Dodge-models?src=Rss

Dhofar Automotive, the official distributor for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and RAM vehicles in the sultanate, has announced the launch of an amazing summer offer with huge discounts on the Dodge ...

News Oman Dhofar: Power production up by 8.9% in Oman

Published on: Saturday 04 May 2019
Power production up by 8.9% in Oman
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Power_production_up_by_89_in_Oman-SNG_143755213/

The governorates of Dhofar and Al Wusta also recorded a rise in total electricity ... The net figures are inclusive of purchases by Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) and the Rural Areas ...

News Oman Dhofar: Omani Police Arrests 3 for Drug Smuggling

Published on: Wednesday 01 May 2019
Omani Police Arrests 3 for Drug Smuggling
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/editors-choice/omani-police-arrests-3-drug-smuggling-1283410

A Royal Oman Police (ROP) boat has foiled an attempt to smuggle khat across the sea into Oman. The ROP arrested three people in Dhofar Governorate in this regard. In a statement issued online, the ROP said, "A police boat has caught a boat for the smuggling of narcotic drugs (khat), in the eastern part of Wilayat Mirbat. Three people of Arab nationality were on board. Legal proceedings are underway."

News Oman Dhofar: Oman's Balancing Act in Regional Politics May Not Last

Published on: Sunday 05 May 2019
Oman's Balancing Act in Regional Politics May Not Last
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/feature/omans-balancing-act-regional-politics-may-not-last-55737

Even though Oman and Israel do not enjoy formal diplomatic ... agricultural land and real estate in “Buraimi, Musandam, Dhofar, Dhahirah, Wusta, Shinas, Liwa, Jabal Akhdhar and Jabal Shams ...

News Oman Dhofar: Major overhaul underway in water sector in Oman

Published on: Monday 22 April 2019
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Major_overhaul_underway_in_water_sector_in_Oman-SNG_142927347/

are currently in the hands of Diam (with the exception of Dhofar Governorate, where the Directorate General of Water handles local distribution). New water projects are procured by Oman Power and ...

News Oman Dhofar: Oman Welcomed More Than 3 Million Tourists in 2018

Published on: Saturday 27 April 2019
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/oman-welcomed-more-3-million-tourists-2018-1282602

In addition, Al Bustan Palace, InterContinental IHG, Bahawan Tourism LLC, Shanfari Hotels & Resorts, Al Fawaz Tours, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Hormuz Grand, Muscat Hills Resort, Oman Air ...

News Oman Dhofar: Oman played host to over 3m tourists in 2018

Published on: Saturday 27 April 2019
News source: http://www.tradearabia.com/news/TTN_354030.html

In addition, Al Bustan Palace, InterContinental IHG, Bahawan Tourism LLC, Shanfari Hotels & Resorts, Al Fawaz Tours, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Hormuz Grand, Muscat Hills Resort, Oman Air ...

News Oman Dhofar: Oman- Dominant Dhofar

Published on: Sunday 28 April 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098448074/Oman-Dominant-Dhofar

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Since the launch of the Omantel top-flight league in 1976, two clubs that have dominated the tournament have been either Fanja or Dhofar. Of the 43 winners decided so far ...