Oman

Oman Mobile, RIM introduce new BlackBerry Bold 9900

Oman Mobile, RIM introduce new BlackBerry Bold 9900 People of Oman are all set to enjoy world class voice and data services. Research In Motion (RIM) and Oman launched the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone in the Sultanate comprising a variety of multimedia applications apart from normal functions. The new models would be put on sale from Thursday onward for people.

UAE aims high during match against Oman

UAE aims high during match against OmanAll preparations for the Gulf Cup scheduled this night in Doha have been completed. Teams of both Oman and UAE are optimistic of their win in the championship. Mohammed Ali Gharib has extreme hopes from the UAE's Under
23 side that lost to Oman 3-2 in their opening match before bouncing back with a 5-1 thrashing of Bahrain in the group stage and a 2-0 semi-final win over Qatar on Friday.

H.M. Sultan Qaboos bin Said begins his official visit to UAE

Oman and the United Arab Emirates are all set to roll out a new era of their relations. His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, President of UAE will hold a meeting during the visit of Sultan Qaboos during his two-day private visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Queen moves to Oman on a state visit

Queen moves to Oman on a state visitA visit that is expected to be very good for the future for both the regions, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh has recently arrived in Oman.

Oman International Bank reports drop in first quarter profit

Oman BankOn Sunday, Oman International Bank, the sultanate's fourth-biggest bank according to market value, said that its first-quarter net profit dropped 11.2%, damaged by bigger loan loss provisions.

The bank posted a net profit of 5.66 million Rials ($14.70 million) in first-quarter, compared with 6.37 million Rials in the first quarter of 2009.

The outcome failed analysts' average prediction of 6.02 million Rials in a Reuter’s poll.

Top Oman insurer to be bought by RSA for $49m

AlAhlia-LogoOmani firm Al Ahlia Insurance Company was recently bought by Britain's RSA Insurance Group for 31 million pounds ($48.5 million) from Oman National Investment Corp, with the motive of enhancing its budding markets platform.

Wednesday saw RSA, best known in Britain for its More Than car and home insurance business, specifying that the consideration was payable through a combination of cash and shares in the acquiring entity, RSA Oman.

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