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Oman , Wednesday 21 February 2018

News Oman » Dhofar: Here is why Oman's frankincense output is falling

News channel or source: http://timesofoman.com/article/128740
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Ali bin Salem Bait Said, as part of his research on frankincense or the Boswellia sacra Flueck population at the Jabal Samhan Nature Reserve in Dhofar mountains ... i.e. some 1.5 per cent of the size of Oman. Jabal Samhan was announced as a nature reserve ...

News Oman » Dhofar: Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/08/mars-on-earth-simulation-tests-in-remote-desert-oman.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

DHOFAR DESERT, Oman – The desolate desert in southern Oman, near the borders of Yemen and Saudi Arabia, resembles Mars so much that more than 200 scientists from 25 nations have chosen it as their location for the next four weeks, to field-test ...

News Oman » Dhofar: Oman- Dhofar Automotive victorious at Regional Mopar Contest

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096462395/Oman-Dhofar-Automotive-victorious-at-Regional-Mopar-Contest
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- Dhofar Automotive, the official distributor of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM vehicles in Oman, has been crowned as champion of the second Regional Mopar Contest. The event, which was organised in commemoration of Mopar's ...

News Oman » Dhofar: Oman Desert Hosts International Field Research to Advance Manned Mission to Mars

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/oman-desert-hosts-field-tests-for-manned-mission-to-mars-1.5805659
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Members of the AMADEE-18 Mars simulation mission in spacesuits. Dhofar desert, Oman. February 7, 2018.KARIM SAHIB/AFP The Omani government offered to host the Austrian Space Forum’s next Mars simulation during a meeting of the United Nation’s Committee ...

News Oman » Dhofar: Oman's Golden Group lists 50 mln rials debut sukuk

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/golden-group-sukuk/omans-golden-group-lists-50-mln-rials-debut-sukuk-idUSL8N1QB04P
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Golden Group, which has interests in construction, real estate, hospitality and logistics, hired the Islamic banking unit of Bank Dhofar to arrange the sukuk. The first tranche pays a profit rate of 6.5 percent. Corporate issuance is relatively rare in the ...

News Oman » Dhofar: Mars on Earth: Exploration of red planet starts in Oman’s remote Dhofar desert

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1241946/science-technology
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

DHOFAR DESERT, Oman: Dressed in stark white spacesuits against the backdrop of a desolate, auburn terrain of stony plains and sand dunes, two scientists test a geo-radar by dragging the flat box across the rocky sand. Communication from mission command in ...

News Oman » Dhofar: Remote Oman desert serves as stand-in for Mars

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/Spacebound/2018/0209/Remote-Oman-desert-serves-as-stand-in-for-Mars
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

February 9, 2018 Dhofar Desert, Oman—Two scientists in spacesuits, stark white against the auburn terrain of desolate plains and dunes, test a geo-radar built to map Mars by dragging the flat box across the rocky sand. When the geo-radar stops working ...

News Oman » Dhofar: Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/mars-earth-simulation-tests-remote-desert-oman-article-1.3808588
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

DHOFAR DESERT, Oman (AP) — Two scientists in spacesuits, stark white against the auburn terrain of desolate plains and dunes, test a geo-radar built to map Mars by dragging the flat box across the rocky sand. When the geo-radar stops working, the two ...