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Iran, Oman, Kuwait share will for amity: Ministry spokesman

February 17, 2017 1:10 pm
Iran, Oman, Kuwait share will for amity: Ministry spokesman

In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) is welcomed by Omani Sultan Qaboos during an official arrival ceremony in Muscat, Oman, February 2017. (Via AP) After a visit by President Hassan Rouhani to Oman and Kuwait, Iran says […]

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to discuss Persian Gulf states’ message in Oman, Kuwait

February 15, 2017 5:15 pm
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to discuss Persian Gulf states’ message in Oman, Kuwait

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his talks in Oman and Kuwait will focus, among other issues, on a message recently relayed to Tehran by Kuwait City on relations between the Islamic Republic and the Persian Gulf Arab countries. Ahead of his departure for the Omani capital, Muscat, on Wednesday, Rouhani […]

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Oman accepts 10 Gitmo inmates at US President Barack Obama’s request

January 16, 2017 9:00 pm
Oman accepts 10 Gitmo inmates at US President Barack Obama’s request

This file photo taken on April 8, 2014 shows the razor wire-topped fence and the watch tower of “Camp 6” detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Photo by AFP) The United States has released 10 more inmates from its military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, […]

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Total, Shell join Iran-Oman pipeline talks

November 14, 2016 7:30 pm
Total, Shell join Iran-Oman pipeline talks

Total and Shell – together with KOGAS – attended the latest round of discussions over a project to construct a subsea pipeline to export Iran’s natural gas to Oman. (Photo by Shana) Iran says it has hosted a fresh round of talks with Oman for the construction of a subsea […]

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Costs of Iran and Oman gas pipeline to rise

September 15, 2016 5:45 pm
Costs of Iran and Oman gas pipeline to rise

Iran and Oman signed a deal in 2013 over the export of natural gas from the Islamic Republic to the Persian Gulf Sultanate through a subsea pipeline. (Photo by IRNA) Only weeks after Iran and Oman said they had agreed to change the route of a planned undersea natural gas […]

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Iran concludes ‘historic’ border pact with Oman

September 13, 2016 3:15 pm
Iran concludes ‘historic’ border pact with Oman

Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs Iran says it had concluded a “historic” accord with Oman that demarcates the Islamic Republic’s maritime border with the fellow Persian Gulf littoral state. Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, announced the agreement on […]

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Iran’s Chabahar to link India with Oman

September 11, 2016 3:15 pm
Iran’s Chabahar to link India with Oman

An aerial view of Chabahar in southeast Iran The Indians are intrigued by the idea of establishing a sea trade link with Iran and Oman through the Iranian port of Chabahar which India is developing in order to access regional markets.  India is reportedly taking an interest in developing the […]

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Oman budget deficit grows to $9.1bn in H1

August 25, 2016 9:00 pm
Oman budget deficit grows to $9.1bn in H1

Official figures show Oman has faced a budget deficit of equal to $9.1 billion in the first half of 2016 as a result of low oil prices. Oman has posted a budget deficit of OR3.50 billion – equal to $9.1 billion – in the first half of 2016.  The figure […]

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Iran, Oman to change gas pipeline route

August 11, 2016 5:00 pm
Iran, Oman to change gas pipeline route

Oman’s Minister of Oil and Gas Mohammed bin Hamad al-Rumhy says the sultanate and Iran have agreed to change the route and design of a planned undersea natural gas pipeline between the two countries. Oman says it has arrived at an agreement with Iran to change the route and design […]

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Moody’s cuts credit rating of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman

May 15, 2016 12:24 am
Moody’s cuts credit rating of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman

Lower growth, higher debt levels and smaller domestic and external buffers leave the Kingdom less well positioned to weather future shocks: Moody’s Moody’s Investors Service has once again cut Saudi Arabia’s credit rating along with those of Bahrain and Oman, saying the tumbling crude prices have taken their toll on […]

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