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Exciting season offers at Muscat Grand Mall

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Throughout the holiday season most of the stores have been offering exclusive discounts of up to 50 per cent as well as special promotional pricing, to make shopping for Eid an enjoyable experience

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Stylish Fluence in Oman now comes with a cash gift of OMR500
The Renault Fluence offers more generous passenger space than other vehicles in the same class.

Singing sensation Arijit Singh to perform in Oman live on October 16
Omantel Hayyak Nights is back and presents yet another electrifying night of music and entertainment — this time delivered by the versatile and uniquely talented singer Arijit Singh

Bank Muscat launches new mascots to reinforce savings habit among children
The Smile with Basma and Basim’ event evoked strong response from children and families who were treated to lively entertainment and fun-filled activities

Omantel launches attractive offer for Haj pilgrims
The new packages provide customers with data, SMS and calling minutes while performing their Haj rituals in Saudi Arabia


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The all-new Hyundai Sonata launched in ME
The all-new Hyundai Sonata 2015, a mid-sized sedan, was revealed in the Royal Automobile Museum in Amman, Jordan
Bank Muscat Oman Air card offers special discount on airline tickets
Bank Muscat have launched an exciting joint promotion offering special discounts on airline tickets booked online
Suhail Bahwan launches new Nissan X-Trail in Oman
Building upon Nissan's respected 4x4 heritage and benefiting from the company’s crossover leadership the new X-Trail is all set to re-define the compact SUV segment.
Oman cars: Powerful Yukon 2015 family available at GMC showroom
The iconic offering from GMC has always incorporated something new and better with each generation that continues with the 2015 Yukon
Oman cars: Lincoln Navigator; A perfect blend of luxury and power
By moulding an array of stylish comforts with under-the-hood performance, Lincoln Navigator set the standard for the luxury SUV market
Oman cars: New Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II arrives in Oman
The subtle re-design of the popular Ghost family sees understated exterior changes coupled with the latest in industry-leading technology from Rolls-Royce
Oman tourism: Shangri-La opens new rooftop lounge
hangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has announced the opening of new rooftop lounge — B.A.B. Lounge
TourOman pioneers in bringing 3 big fat Indian weddings to Oman
The TourOman team has set up a dedicated team to handle destination weddings to cater to the ‘Big Fat Indian Dream Destination Wedding’
Spice up your Thursday with Indian nights at Best Western Premier
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BankDhofar keeps upgrading mobile banking services
BankDhofar has now upgraded and enhanced the scope of their Mobile Banking services and application
Oman Air relishing unprecedented success as awards continue to rain
It is immensely satisfying to know that air travellers, travel agents, operators and industry experts alike feel that the products and services we offer are amongst the very best in the world
Qatar Airways to start non-stop services from Doha to Phuket
Qatar Airways will boost services to Thailand with the introduction of non-stop flights to Phuket, effective October 26.
‘Star Fiesta’ promises entertaining weekend in Oman
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Haj pilgrims terms Islamic State as ‘virus’ threatening world
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Incorporation of Muscat National Development and Investment Company (Tatweer)
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Calls for new tool to halt the speeding in Oman
UK-style average speed cameras could end ‘speed, brake, speed again’
Omani national faked stabbing incident, says ROP
Official said that Omani had faked the incident following a dispute with a family member
Eid Al Adha holidays announced in Oman
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India reaches Mars on its maiden attempt
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Joy for India as Mars mission enters orbit
India became the first nation to reach Mars on its maiden attempt Wednesday when its low-cost Mangalyaan spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet after a 10-month journey
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No earthquake 'felt' in Oman
Tremors of Iran earthquake were not felt in Oman, Sultan Qaboos University Earthquake Monitoring Centre said.
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