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2008-08-31 15:00:17

According to Oman News: The Health Committee in the Wilayat of Shinas today held a meeting under the chairmanship of Sheikh Hilal bin Ali al Habsi, Wali of Shinas in the presence of the Director General of Health Services in Al Batinah region and the Committee's members.

2008-08-26 15:00:56

According to Oman News: Maqbool bin Ali Sultan, Minister of Commerce and Industry next Saturday will preside at Hilton Salalah Hotel over the signing ceremony for a number of agreements related to new projects in Salalah Free Zone.

2008-08-25 15:00:32

According to Oman News: The Information Technology Authority (ITA) Sunday will organise at the Directorate General of Heritage and Culture Theatre Hall in the Governorate of Dhofar a seminar titled 'the Internet Safe Practice' under the auspices of Eng.

2008-08-21 06:00:56

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) (New Delhi) is looking to forge a relationship with firms in Oman with the hope of securing fuels to feed its domestic power plants.

2008-08-19 15:01:22

According to Oman News: Sheikh Mohammed bin Marhoon al Ma'amari, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar tomorrow (Tuesday) will preside at the Directorate General of Heritage and Culture Hall, over the opening ceremony of the International Medical Conference for Internal Medicine and Child Health, which is organized by the Ministry of Health represented by the Directorate General of Health Services in Dhofar Governorate and lasts for three days.

2008-08-17 21:00:27

According to Oman News: A Bahraini Youth and Environmental Delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate today met a number of officials at the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs.

2008-08-14 09:00:19

Oman launches nationwide screening of lifestyle diseases ABU DHABI, Aug.

2008-08-08 12:00:31

Oman Air has appointed Barry Brown as its new vice president of commercial operations.

2008-08-07 15:00:30

According to Oman News: The Ministry of Fisheries said that the offensive smell at the Sultanate coasts from al Batinah region to Muscat governorate is mainly due to a natural phenomenon called 'upwelling'. The offensive smell will dissolve soon, the Ministry added.Eng.

2008-08-07 15:00:28

According to Oman News: The training course organized by the Ministry of National Economy for observers and researchers in the family income and expenditure survey on the use of Tablet PC was concluded.

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Al Hajar Mountains
2013-04-19 20:58:17

The Hajar Mountains, which is Arabic for stone mountains, is located in northeastern Oman and the eastern United Arab Emirates are the highest mountain range within the eastern Arabian Peninsula. Lying 50 to 100 kilometers inland from the Gulf of Oman coast, they divide the low coastal plain of Oman from the high desert plateau. The mountains start in the north, creating the Musandam peninsula. From there, the Northern Hajjar runs southeast, parallel to the coast but also moving gradually...

Arabian Tahr, Arabitragus jayakari
2012-08-08 13:24:30

The Arabian tahr (Arabitragus jayakari) is a species of ungulate that is related to wild goats. This tahr is native to Arabia, residing in the Sultanate of Oman and in the Hajar Mountains located in United Arab Emirates. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,905 feet within its range. The Arabian tahr was first given the name Hemitragus jayakari, after it was described from specimens collected by Dr. A.S.G. Jayakar. In 2005, genetic studies found that it belonged in the newly created...

2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

2007-12-21 13:32:44

The Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Their ears are proportionately larger in relation to body size when compared to other species, an adaptation needed to disperse body heat. This subspecies is unusual, as it is not known to howl. Arabian wolves are unique among gray...

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