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News: Oman

We have started to collect the most important news related to Oman in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Oman: news

VIDEO: Climbers capture Oman cave ascent

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 17:24

Two men have successfully climbed out of the one of the world's largest cave chambers using only a safety rope.
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Omani owl could be new species

Friday, October 4th 2013, 6:43

A team working on a bird call recording project in Oman says it has discovered a new species of owl in the region.
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Oman paper suspended amid gay row

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 16:13

Omani newspaper This Week is suspended over a sympathetic article on homosexuality which caused uproar on social networks.
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Omani paper apologises over gay row

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 15:07

An Omani newspaper devotes its entire front page to an apology for an article on homosexuality which caused uproar on social networks.
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VIDEO: Impact of weekend being moved in Oman

Friday, July 5th 2013, 23:56

Oman changed the days of its weekend two months ago, but has this had a positive impact for the country's economy?
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Three Europeans released in Yemen

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 18:57
related countries: Austria Austria, Finland Finland, Yemen Yemen

Two Finnish nationals and an Austrian man abducted in Yemen in December are freed on the border with Oman.
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Pirate given long Japan jail term

Friday, April 12th 2013, 15:13
related countries: Japan Japan

A 21-year-old man is sentenced to 11 years in a Japanese jail for the attempted hijack of a Japanese tanker off the coast of Oman in 2011.
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Oman sultan frees blogger activists

Monday, March 25th 2013, 15:56

The sultan of the Gulf country of Oman has pardoned and released dozens of on line activists.
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BAE Systems wins Oman contract

Friday, December 21st 2012, 12:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK aerospace company BAE Systems wins a £2.5bn contract with the Sultanate of Oman to supply Typhoon and Hawk jet aircraft.
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VIDEO: Hunt wins world cliff diving title

Friday, September 28th 2012, 16:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Gary Hunt has won his third-successive Cliff Diving World Series title by winning the final stage of the 2012 series in Wadi Shab, Oman.
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