Iran considers power export to Oman via submarine cable

November 9, 2016 An Iranian deputy minister unveiled plans for export of electricity to Oman via submarine power cables. Speaking at a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Deputy Energy Minister Hooshang Falahatian said initial studies have been conducted on the construction of an undersea power line to export electricity to Oman. According to the [...]

By |November 9th, 2016|Oman|

Iran steps up weapons supply to Yemen’s Houthis via Oman-officials

Houthi forces during a rally in Sana’a (EPA) October 20, 2016 Iran has stepped up weapons transfers to the Houthis, the militia fighting the Saudi-backed government in Yemen, U.S., Western and Iranian officials tell Reuters, a development that threatens to prolong and intensify the 19-month-old war. The increased pace of transfers in recent [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Oman, Yemen|

Oman’s expo in Tehran opens

September 27, 2016 Oman’s sixth ‘specialised’ exhibition was inaugurated in Tehran on Monday. It was attended by Dr Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy, Minister of Commerce and Industry, and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh. The exhibition, which will run until September 30, focuses on food industry and foodstuff, oil, gas and petrochemicals industry, medicine [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Oman|

Oman signs agreement for establishing Iranian Bazaar

September 26, 2016 A significant agreement to establish Iranian Bazaar in the wilayat of Barka in South Batinah was signed by the Sultanate and Iran on Monday. The bazaar will be built on an area of 40,000 square metres and will showcase a variety of Iranian products. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Oman|

Oman Air’s Tehran-Muscat flight delayed

September 18, 2016 A press release stated that the wings of the stationary Oman Air aircraft were clipped by another airliner as it passed. “No-one was hurt and no-one was at risk, but the aircraft must now be carefully inspected by Oman Air’s engineering team before it is declared fit to fly. Passengers have been [...]

By |September 18th, 2016|Oman|

Oman-Iran gas pipeline cost to rise due to new route

September 15, 2016 A planned subsea natural gas pipeline between Iran and Oman is expected to have a higher estimated cost after the two countries had to change the project's route and design to avoid waters controlled by the UAE, an industry source said. Iran sits on one of the world's largest gas reserves, which [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Oman|

Tehran, Muscat conclude ‘historic’ border pact

Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs. (Press TV) September 14, 2016 Iran says it had concluded a “historic” accord with Oman that demarcates the Islamic Republic’s maritime border with the fellow Arab  Gulf littoral state. Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, announced the [...]

By |September 14th, 2016|Oman|

Iranian, Omani interior ministers review bilateral, regional issues

September 5, 2016 Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Sunday conferred with Omani Minister of the Interior Hamoud bin Faisal al-Busaidi on bilateral and regional issues. In the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to boost trade and economic ties and promote security and disciplinary affairs. Al-Busaidi already met with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Oman|

Studies on Iran-Oman gas pipeline underway

Iran's President Hasan Rouhani, right, and Omani Sultan Qaboos, listen to their countries national anthems in an official arrival ceremony for Sultan Qaboos, in Tehran Aug. 25, 2013. (AP) August 16, 2016 Studies have begun on the Oman-Iran deep-water pipeline route to transfer Iranian natural gas to the Sultanate, according to a senior [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Oman|

Iranian tourists cruise from Qeshm to Khasab Port in Oman

August 1, 2016 Iran’s IRNA news quotes director general for Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Qeshm Free Zone Abdol Javad Kamali saying that the first Iranian travelers departed Qeshm Island for Khasab Port in Oman by cruise ship on Saturday. Memorandum of Understanding to launch shipping line between Qeshm Island and Khasab [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|Oman|