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|

The Omani ‘back channel’ to Iran and the secrecy surrounding the nuclear deal

June 7, 2016 One of the mysteries of Campaign 2016 is why the Iran nuclear deal has vanished as an issue. But a new book reveals some startling details about how the diplomacy with Tehran began in secret, long before reformers took power there, and the crucial role played by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|North America, Oman, USA|

Next Omani products’ exhibition to be held in Tehran

May 31, 2016 Tehran, capital city of Iran, will be the next destination for the Omani Products Exhibition (Opex) event, which will be held from September 26 to 30 this year. New destination was announced during an event to honour the participants of the Opex which was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last month. Honouring [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Oman|

Oman Air says to launch daily flights to second Iranian city

May 25, 2016 Oman Air on Wednesday announced plans to launch a new service between Muscat and the Iranian city of Mashhad from June 1. Mashhad will be Oman Air's second destination in Iran, following the launch of flights to Tehran in 2012, the airline said in a statement. It addd that the new daily [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|Oman|