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Riyadh Al Balushi

Omani blogger interested in technology, intellectual property, and internet law. You can follow Riyadh on Twitter or check out his blog.

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Latest posts by Riyadh Al Balushi

Oman: Bloggers Swine Flu Dance Off

11 October 2009

As part of their on-going online and offline initiative to raise awareness about the H1N1 virus, Omani bloggers organized a new roadshow event in which sanitizers and information leaflets were given to the visitors of a mall in Muscat. One blogger posted some footage on YouTube.

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Oman: Eid on Twitter

22 September 2009

(Photo credits: alucard187) Oman celebrated the first day of Eid al Fitr yesterday, a day after most of its neighboring Gulf states. The celebration, which culminates the end of Ramadan – the month of fasting, is determined after the sighting of the new moon, and not all countries, or sects...

Oman: Ministerial Shuffle

8 September 2008

Omani Royal Decrees passed earlier this week retiring a couple of government ministers, including Abdullah Abbas, a Minister who has greatly contributed in creating the beautiful image of Muscat throughout his 20 years of hard work. Read bloggers’ commentaries over at Muscat Confidential.

Oman: Ramadan Unusual

4 September 2008

You might think that the recent activity at the Omani blogosphere is mostly about the religious atmosphere of the holy month of Ramadan, but strangely the majority of the posts are anything but Ramadanic, reports Riyadh Al Balushi, from Oman.

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