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Oman students get back to their roots
Students in Muscat have developed a soil alternative from date palm leaves, which they say will boost local agriculture.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2014 11:46 GMT
Oman sets sights on tourism industry
Traditionally reliant on oil revenues, the Gulf country is making tourism a central plank of its economic strategy.
Last updated: 31 May 2014 09:36 GMT
GCC crisis: 'A thing of the past'
The resolution of the recent crisis has shown that the pillars of the GCC are strong and can withstand periodic jolts.
Joseph A Kechichian
Last updated: 02 May 2014 08:54 GMT
GCC cautious but positive on new Iran ties
Gulf states praise Iran's new rapprochement efforts towards them, yet express concern on new reported nuclear projects.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 09:46 GMT
US extends embassy closures
State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 02:36 GMT
Froome wins fifth stage to retain lead
British cyclist Chris Froome extends lead of Tour of Oman finishing ahead of Spanish pair Contador and Rodriguez.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2013 13:14 GMT
Sagan the man in front in Oman
Slovakian Peter Sagan wins second stage of the Tour of Oman and takes overall lead ahead of Tony Gallopin.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 17:06 GMT
Although the situation in Gaza now is eerily similar to almost 4 years ago, the difference is there's no more Mubarak.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2012 11:46 GMT
Omani fishing entangled in success
Demand from abroad keeps residents from enjoying what has been staple of national diet for centuries.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 12:24 GMT
Qualifier victories for Japan and Iraq
Iraq get World Cup qualifying campaign back on track against Jordan as Japan take one more step towards Brazil 2014.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2012 16:04 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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