Oman

OPEC+ states intend to stabilize oil market

OPEC+ states intend to stabilize oil market

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, known as OPEC+, reaffirmed their commitment to unity, full cohesion and market stability following Angola's departure announcement from the group. …

Russia wants cancellation of tourist visas to Saudi Arabia

Russia wants cancellation of tourist visas to Saudi Arabia

Russia has offered the complete cancellation of tourist visas to Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia, Russia's Minister of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov said. The minister noted that Russia is exploring the …

Iran and U.S. hold indirect talks in Oman

Iran and U.S. hold indirect talks in Oman

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani confirmed that Iran and the U.S. held indirect talks last month in Oman. The “proximity …

Iran and Oman plan to sign strategic cooperation deal

Iran and Oman plan to sign strategic cooperation deal

Iran and Oman called for expanding their cooperation through a guideline strategic document between the two countries. The strategic cooperation document would be aimed at improving the relations between the two "brotherly" …

Oman Air aircraft damaged by runway debris in Iran

Oman Air aircraft damaged by runway debris in Iran

Oman Air said that one of its Boeing 737s had been grounded in Iran after sustaining damage “caused by debris on the runway” at Shiraz International Airport. The Muscat-based flag carrier for the sultanate did not elaborate …

Arab world joins Russia in cutting oil output

Arab world joins Russia in cutting oil output

Saudi Arabia will voluntarily reduce its oil production by 500,000 barrels per day from May until the end of 2023 in coordination with other members of the oil producers’ alliance, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Russia would …

11 more countries to become visa-free for Russians

11 more countries to become visa-free for Russians

Russia is preparing agreements on the abolition of visas for tourists with 11 countries. The terms for expanding the list of visa-free countries are not clear - the agreements are bilateral and much depends on the other side.

Who buys property in UK

Who buys property in UK

Why and how HNW investors from the Middle East region are targeting sectors such as UK real estate, including commercial property

Oman to launch direct flights to Kazakhstan in July

Oman to launch direct flights to Kazakhstan in July

Oman’s Salam Air is set to launch its first direct flight from Muscat to Almaty route on July 1, 2023. The flight will be operated twice a week (on Thursday and Sunday) by A-320neo and A-321neo aircraft, the Civil Aviation …

Oman opens airspace for Israel

Oman opens airspace for Israel

Oman allowed Israeli planes to cross its air borders. This will significantly reduce the flight time to Asia and reduce the cost of air tickets.

Oman to host international book fair

Oman to host international book fair

The 27th edition of Muscat International Book Fair will kick off on February 22 to run for 11 days at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre under the patronage of Sayyid Hamoud Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior

Middle East's time in Davos

Middle East's time in Davos

With the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting returning to the familiar snow-covered mountains of Davos, many are wondering what the Arab world’s delegations are going to bring to the mix

Dagestan prepares to start operating flights to Oman

Dagestan prepares to start operating flights to Oman

During a meeting of the Duma group with the head of the Ministry of Tourism of Oman Salim bin Mohammed Al-Makhruki in Muscat, State Duma deputy Abdulkhakim Gadzhiev proposed a project to start operating a direct flight from Makhachkala …

Green hydrogen: The answer to the world's energy woes?

Green hydrogen: The answer to the world's energy woes?

The green hydrogen revolution is swiping across the gulf states. In 2021, the UAE inaugurated the Gulf's first ever "green hydrogen" plant. KSA based ACWA Power, has nearly completed financing for a $5bn green-hydrogen …