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Muscat - 
Queen Mary 2, the world’s biggest, tallest, widest, largest and longest ocean liner docked at Port Sultan Qaboos (PSQ), on Tuesday morning bringing with her over 2,400 passengers and a crew of over 1,200.
Muscat - 
Several experts from the ROP and the banking sector on Tuesday spoke on the need to spread awareness on trends in financial crimes such as money laundering and the widespread use of forged credit cards.
Muscat - 
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA) is planning to unveil a new strategy and an action plan to preserve Oman’s biodiversity.
Muscat - 
The fourth annual HR Oman Summit began at InterContinental Muscat on Monday, under the theme, ‘Inspiring Change: Developing National Leaders’
Muscat - 
Injaz Oman and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) on Monday signed an agreement for the Sharikati programme
Muscat - 
Suhail Bahwan Automobiles (SBA), the exclusive distributor of Renault vehicles in Oman has announced that it will be the Gold Sponsors at the ongoing 2015 Muscat Festival
Muscat - 
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, offering a refined, modern design and the most advanced functions to support social networking
Muscat - 
The Suhail Bahwan Group’s 2015 calendar celebrates the rich heritage and history of the Sultanate of Oman.
This was the second visit by the ocean liner to Muscat (Muscat Daily)

Queen Mary 2 makes port call at Muscat

Muscat - 
Queen Mary 2, the world’s biggest, tallest, widest, largest and longest ocean liner docked at Port Sultan Qaboos (PSQ), on Tuesday morning bringing with her over 2,400 passengers and a crew of over 1,200.
Forum focuses on financial crimes

Forum focuses on financial crimes

Muscat - 
Several experts from the ROP and the banking sector on Tuesday spoke on the need to spread awareness on trends in financial crimes such as money laundering and the widespread use of forged credit cards.

Baghdad flights disrupted after bullet hits flydubai jet

Baghdad - 
A bullet hit the fuselage of a flydubai airliner on its descent into Baghdad Tuesday, lightly wounding a young girl and prompting many carriers to suspend their flights, officials said.
Japanese hostage Kenji Goto in an orange blouse holding a photograph allegedly showing Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh (AFP)

IS threatens to kill Japan, Jordan hostages in 24 hours

Beirut - 
The Islamic State (IS) group threatened Tuesday to kill a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot within 24 hours unless Amman frees a jailed female militant.
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HSBC Bank Oman 2014 net profit rises 12% to RO12mn

Muscat - 
Board proposes cash dividend of 5.5bz per share, amounting to RO11mn

Oman’s banking sector on firm footing: H E Zadjali

Muscat - 
Oman’s banking sector possesses the flexibility and diversity required to handle changing macroeconomic indicators, including the slump in oil prices

Ahlibank signs MoU with Sezad for financing projects in Duqm

Muscat - 
Ahlibank and its Islamic counterpart Al Hilal Islamic Banking Services recently entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority (Sezad

Oman, Saudi cost of living lowest in GCC, says survey

Muscat - 
A new global survey on cost of living has found that Saudi Arabia and Oman are the cheapest places to live in among the GCC countries.

MSM30 closes flat; turnover falls 31%

Muscat - 
The MSM30 index closed this week’s first session flat relative to Thursday’s at 6,644.92.

Alizz islamic hosts Lord Mayor of London

Muscat - 
The Lord Mayor of London, Alan Yarrow, held a meeting with alizz islamic bank chairman, H H Sayyid Taimur bin As’ad al Said, on Thursday.

Taking Indo-Oman relations to newer heights

Muscat - 
Bilateral trade has touched $5.8bn, says India’s Ambassador to Oman

Oman seen as emerging global meetings venue

Muscat - 
Upcoming convention centre - set for 2016 opening - expected to position nation for bigger industry role

Bank Nizwa discusses Islamic banking with UK delegation

Muscat - 
Bank Nizwa recently hosted the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Alan Yarrow, and his delegation at its head office.

Design work for all railway network segments to be completed this year

Muscat - 
New Oman Rail logo reflects company’s desire to highlight country’s achievements
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