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2014-03-11 08:39:45

Next-generation platform to help deliver new services to SCADA, oil and gas and mobility customers HERNDON, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Nawras, which provides both fixed and mobile telecommunications services in the Sultanate of Oman, will upgrade to iDirect Evolution. The platform upgrade will play a key role helping Nawras deliver new VSAT services, such as...

2014-03-06 12:21:56

LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Oman Oil Markets, 2013 Oman Oil Markets, 2013 SummaryThis profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Oman. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the...

2014-03-03 23:26:13

Concerned about the serious shortage of credible and effective treatment options in the region, this March, senior Cabin staff will fly to Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE and Oman to conduct a series of exclusive meetings with professionals in the addiction and medical communities as well as government officials who want to learn more about the most effective addiction treatment methods. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The many challenges countries in the Middle East face in their campaign against drugs,...

2014-02-24 23:22:20

As a sales trailblazer, Oman is committed to ensuring the success of KnowledgeLake’s global client base with world-class ECM solutions. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 KnowledgeLake, an enterprise-class ECM company, announced Mark Oman has joined the executive team as Vice President of Sales, responsible for growing and managing the sales organization and continuing to drive the company’s exponential growth. An accomplished executive, Oman brings nearly 15 years of...

2014-02-19 00:20:31

MUSCAT, Oman, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 60 international oil, gas and petrochemical industry experts will join key representatives from the Ministry of Oil and Gas, Petroleum Development Oman, at the third annual Oman EPC Projects Summit between 9 - 12 March 2014 at Crowne Plaza Hotel Muscat. The third annual summit will explore four key themes which include: Pricing of an EPC project, challenges faced by both EPC contractors and project owners during...

2014-02-14 23:26:05

In order to accelerate the transition steps of the enterprise and find the new location, XienStone.com has recently taken some measures. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 In order to stop the disorderly exploitation of stone quarries and maintain the ecological environment, Fujian province began to close the mines successively since 2013, and launched the policy of “Close all the mines until 2015”. It brought a serious shock to the whole stone industry. As a long-established enterprise which...

2014-02-13 23:24:11

Recently, Xiamen, chine.cn has put forward the idea of “Building house with good stones is a great saving”, and introduces some good stone materials for the people around the world. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Since China’s reform and opening-up, the country has achieved a great development of the economy and the society. But the undeniable thing is that the rapid increase of the economy greatly depends on the high consumption of natural resources. Recently, Xiamen, chine.cn has put...

2014-01-23 12:23:35

Sultanate becomes seventh NASAMS customer and the first in the Gulf region TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a direct commercial sales contract from The Sultanate of Oman for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). The award, valued at $1.28 billion, includes ground support equipment, a full training package, and technical assistance. NASAMS is the trusted system that protects critical assets in six...


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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...

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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.

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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'