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· June, 2007

Stories about Oman from June, 2007

Oman's Blogging Community

Progress is well underway on Oman's Blogger Community website, says Sleepless in Muscat.

Oman: Blogging Back on Track

Are Omani bloggers are dying breed? What kind of service do you expect when you buy an expensive washing machine? And have you heard the latest song written after the...

Bahrain: High Score in Failed States Index

The Third Annual Failed States Index is out, reports Bahraini blogger Jadd William. “Bahrain has scored relatively well. At 134, Bahrain ranks better than Kuwait (at 124) and Saudi Arabia...

Oman: Post-Gonu Reflections

Life is slowly returning to normal in Muscat and the rest of Oman two weeks after the Sultanate was hit by deadly tropical Cyclone Gonu, which left about 50 people...

Bahrain: US Human Trafficking Blacklist

Silly Bahraini Girl links to a news article which puts Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar on the US human trafficking blacklist for failing to halt what it called the scourge...

Oman: Gonu Relief Blog

Gonu Relief Blog is another blog put by Omani bloggers to follow up on relief efforts, following the tropical cyclone Gonu, which hit Omani shores recently.

Oman: Sad About Gonu

Sad About Gonu is a new blog in town – which aims to aggregate information about the deadly tropical cyclone Gonu, which hit the shores of Oman. “It is very...

Kuwait's Reputation is Gonu !

Kuwaiti bloggers were on high alert this week, awaiting news of the devastating cyclone Gonu, which has killed around 50 people in nearby Oman. Abdullatif AlOmar, who reviews this week's...

Oman: Gonu Relief Blog Launched

Omani bloggers Sleepless in Muscat and Amjad started a new blog to highlight relief efforts for the victims of Cyclone Gonu, which has recently hit Oman.

Oman: Sohar After the Storm

“Unlike Sur and Muscat, fortunately nothing serious happened in Sohar during the Cyclone Gonu's visit to Oman, the tide flooded a number of areas near the sea for a short...

Kuwait: Omani Cyclone

Everyone has heard about the cyclone by now that is just reaching Oman and is expected to move north towards the Eastern provinces of Saudi and then maybe Kuwait,” reports...

Oman: Tropical Cyclone Gonu Hits Oman

The government of Oman declared a state of emergency as the country was hit today by the Tropical Cyclone Gonu, a tropical storm that has now reached a category 5...

Oman: No Ice Cream

Omani blogger Devilish says he is ice-creamless this summer. “Baskin Robbins outlets around Muscat were mostly closed in the last few days due to ice cream shortage. Right in the...

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