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  • This negatively-stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed ultrastructural morphology of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which was formerly known as novel coronavirus.
    Oman reports second MERS coronavirus case
    The Sultanate of Oman is reporting their secondcase of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a 59-year-old citizen, according to anal-Sharq.com report Jan. 1 (computer translated).The report notes that the individual did pass...
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    Oman adds hotels and prepares for influx of tourism
    Located in southwest Asia, Oman shares borders with the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen. However, what sets the country of Oman apart from other Gulf countries, is that the Oman government is focused on developing infrastructure and...
  • Smithsonian's African Art museum announced a gift of $1.8 million from Oman
    Smithsonian's African Art museum announces $1.8 million gift from Oman
    The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Arthas announced a $1.8 million gift, the largest in the museum’s history, from Oman to support new programs celebrating Omani and East African arts and culture."Connecting the Gems of...
  • Australia v Oman
    Perfect start for Beach Socceroos
    The Beach Socceroos had success in their first ever game as they defeated Oman 6-4 in the AFC World Cup Qualification Tournament in Doha, Qatar.The excitement of beach football was shown by Peter Crevani who opened the scoring in the 7th minute...
  • U.S. Military General
    Omani linguist says he does not need gays for U.S. defense work
    The U.S. policy of openness in the military may not have reached someMiddle Easterncontractors who work as linguists for the Department of Defense, this correspondent learned Sunday.Last year President Barack Obama ended the "Don't ask,...
  • Photo of buried Nubian Type 1 core in situ.
    Nubian Middle Stone Age sites found in Oman
    Over 100 new sites classified as Nubian Middle Stone Age (MSA) have been found in the Dhofar Mountains of southern Oman according to an article published in the journal PLoS ONE. On November 30, 2011.This is the first discovery of Nubian MSA tools...
  • Sheik Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi
    MSC Cruise Sale for the Emirates and Oman
    MSC Cruises is offering a limited-time sale for two guests in a seven-night cruise through the Arabic Sea. Guests who book select 2011-12 Middle East itineraries on MSC Lirica can save up to 50 percent off per person.The ship is the smallest one...
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    ANOTHER TOMORROW: the launch
    A mesmerizing journey via the blistering heat of the Arabian desert to the lush greenery of the English countryside. The debut novel Another Tomorrow by Alwaleed Mubarak has got all ingredients to warm up a cold winter evening. An ordinary village...
  • Queen Elizabeth is headed for Oman and The Emirates this autumn
    Queen Elizabeth will make Royal visit to Oman, The Emirates in the autumn
    July 7, 2010 -- On the heels of her North American tour this past month, today Queen Elizabeth announced more travel plans. Her Majesty will visit both Oman and neighboring The Emirates (aka UAE or United Arab Emirates) this autumn. Zee News and...