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Travel: Dubai, plenty of local culture

by Emma Thomson/The Independent
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Amid the skyscrapers and shopping malls you'll still find plenty of local culture

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Al Bustan Palace hotel offers perfect settings for a dream wedding in Oman
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Video: Final moments of ambulance crash into truck captured by road camera in Oman
READER WARNING: This video contains graphic footage of the accident, viewers of a sensitive disposition should make a decision whether to watch.
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Losing weight requires unlocking the carbon stored in fat cells, thus reinforcing that often heard refrain of ‘eat less, move more’
Water supply to be disrupted in Muscat for 3 days
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Video: Final moments of ambulance crash into truck captured by road camera in Oman
READER WARNING: This video contains graphic footage of the accident, viewers of a sensitive disposition should make a decision whether to watch.
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NOC for sale: OMR2,000 price tag for No Objection Certificate in Oman
Expatriate employees claim on social media that their bosses are asking huge sums to give them a No Objection Certificate
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NOC for sale: OMR2,000 price tag for No Objection Certificate in Oman
Expatriate employees claim on social media that their bosses are asking huge sums to give them a No Objection Certificate
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Video: Final moments of ambulance crash into truck captured by road camera in Oman
READER WARNING: This video contains graphic footage of the accident, viewers of a sensitive disposition should make a decision whether to watch.
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Expats and experts convince Royal Oman Police to do U-turn on traffic fine plan
Earlier an official at ROP had confirmed to Times of Oman that its new policy meant that expatriates leaving Oman on business or vacation, or for good, had to settle their unpaid traffic fines
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Weather update: Rescue services fume as rain warnings ignored in Oman
Despite the warnings, both Royal Oman Police and PACDA were besieged with calls
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Air India Express enhances baggage limit for Oman flights
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