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Sunday - 9th December, 2018
Yemen parties at odds over airport
RIMBO: Yemen’s government and Ansa Allah fighters were at odds over reopening a key airport on Sat...
Saturday - 8th December, 2018
A ‘LIFE RISKING’ REMEDY!
For thousands of centuries, herbal preparations have been used by humans for medicinal purposes. How...
Friday - 7th December, 2018
French authorities predict ‘great violence’ in Paris
PARIS: French authorities warned another wave of “great violence” and rioting could be unleashed...
Thursday - 6th December, 2018
Yemenis hope Sweden talks open new chapter
STOCKHOLM: As rival delegations from Yemen prepare for Unsponsored negotiations in Sweden aimed at r...
Wednesday - 5th December, 2018
98% DRINKING WATER COVERAGE BY 2040
Ninety-eight per cent of the Sultanate’s population will receive high quality drinking water by 20...
Tuesday - 4th December, 2018
101 per cent growth in Oman-qatar trade
The trade between Oman and Qatar has reached QR 4.1 billion, a 101-per cent growth, said the Oman Ch...
Monday - 3rd December, 2018
SEASONAL FLU CAN BE FATAL
While warning that seasonal flu, or influenza, could be fatal for some people, Ministry of Health (M...
Sunday - 2nd December, 2018
Sultanate’s budget deficit plunges by 36.1 per cent
MUSCAT: The Sultanate’s budget deficit plunged 36.1 per cent to RO 1.916 billion during Januarysep...
Saturday - 1st December, 2018
Indonesians sip over 4,000 cups of Java
The Oman by UTMB Mountain Race sparkled in Birkat Al Mouz on Thursday evening as the culmination of ...
Friday - 30th November, 2018
Ardha wins Unesco status
PORT LOUIS: The Sultanate made a new achievement on Thursday as Intergovernmental Committee for the ...
Thursday - 29th November, 2018
Nasa eyes return to moon with new partnerships
WASHINGTON: After the historic Insight touchdown on Mars, Nasa is now set to focus on moon mission b...
Wednesday - 28th November, 2018
Artist turns inventor of eco-friendly varnish
An artist who suffered from respiratory problems because of noxious odour from chemicals in the pain...
Tuesday - 27th November, 2018
Arab world needs $230bn to achieve goals
The Arab world needs $230 billion to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGS) by 2030, while...
Monday - 26th November, 2018
YOUNG OMANIS REPRESENT 46.7%
MUSCAT: The Sultanate had a total of 1.2 million youth in the age group 18 to 29 years by the middle...
Sunday - 25th November, 2018
Sultanate’s budget deficit dips by 42.3 per cent
MUSCAT: The Sultanate’s gross domestic product (GDP) at current prices recorded a growth of 15.1 p...
Saturday - 24th November, 2018
ROCK IN A SHOE
Spain’s eleventh-hour objection over Gibraltar prevented the European Union on Friday from clearin...
Friday - 23rd November, 2018
RO 100 fine for dumping waste at beaches, parks
Muscat Municipality has urged citizens and residents to keep beaches and parks clean for visitors.&a...
Thursday - 22nd November, 2018
NEVER SHARE BANK DETAILS ON PHONE
Citizens and residents in the Sultanate have been asked to exercise caution when sharing personal in...
Wednesday - 21st November, 2018
Tuesday - 20th November, 2018
His Majesty greeted by world leaders on National Day
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has received more cables of greetings on the occasion of the 48th ...
Monday - 19th November, 2018
HM PRESIDES OVER MILITARY PARADE
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Sunday presided ove...
Sunday - 18th November, 2018
GROWTH AT BEST RATES
The Sultanate today is celebrating the 48th National Day of the country. While Oman Daily Observer a...
Saturday - 17th November, 2018
Tea or coffee? It’s all in your genes
PARIS: In new research studying how genetic factors determine taste, scientists now believe they kno...
Friday - 16th November, 2018
HM RECEIVES GREETINGS FROM FAHD
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has received a cable of greetings from His Highness Sayyid Fahd bi...
Thursday - 15th November, 2018
HM HAILS ALL ROUND PROGRESS
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos presided over the Council of Ministers’ meeting at Beit Al Barak...
Wednesday - 14th November, 2018
Joint session okays draft law on goods tax
Oman Cricket Board Member...
Tuesday - 13th November, 2018
Joint Majlis session on draft selective tax today
A joint session of the State Council and the Majlis Ash’shura will discuss the draft law on Select...
Monday - 12th November, 2018
MUSCAT AIRPORT OPENS
MUSCAT: The Muscat International Airport was officially opened by His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmo...
Sunday - 11th November, 2018
Oman mulls drones for logistics and transport
The Sultanate has taken a significant step that will give a boost to the use of drones in the logist...
Saturday - 10th November, 2018
On the way to food security
The Sultanate with its natural and geological composition is preparing to domestically secure safe a...
Friday - 9th November, 2018
Minister meets governors, walis in preparation for Shura polls
MUSCAT: Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al Busaidy, Minister of Interior, on Thursday held a meeting with g...
Thursday - 8th November, 2018
Kin cheer first Palestinian-american in US Congress
WEST BANK: Tuning into the news at dawn on Wednesday, the extended family of Rashida Tlaib, the firs...
Wednesday - 7th November, 2018
His Majesty’s written message to Jordan King
AMMAN: King Abdallah Ibn Al Hussain of Jordan received a written message from His Majesty Sultan Qab...
Tuesday - 6th November, 2018
Opening new horizons in bilateral cooperation
MUSCAT: The value of trade between Oman and Romania stands at $12 million as of June 2018, said Qais...
Monday - 5th November, 2018
Oman and Romania eye JVS
MUSCAT: An official session of talks between the Sultanate and Romania was held at the Council of Mi...
Sunday - 4th November, 2018
JOINT DRILL CONCLUDES WITH LIVE AMMUNITION
Amid strong winds on Saturday, the site of the finale for Omanbritain joint military exercises — A...
Saturday - 3rd November, 2018
Oman, UK to sign defence agreement
MUSCAT: Oman and the UK have decided to sign a defence agreement. The agreement will cement the hist...
Friday - 2nd November, 2018
Oceans absorb 60% more heat than estimated
PARIS: The world’s oceans have absorbed 60 per cent more heat than previously thought over the las...
Thursday - 1st November, 2018
JOB-READY WORKFORCE FOR OIL AND GAS SECTOR
MUSCAT: Takatuf Petrofac Oman (TPO), a RO 12.4-million stateof-the-art institute for providing skill...
Wednesday - 31st October, 2018
NCDS to blame for 70% of deaths in Sultanate
programmes at the Ministry of Social Development. This will help them understand what married life i...
Tuesday - 30th October, 2018
50 PRIVATE TRAINING CENTRES LOSE LICENCES
The Ministry of Manpower has cancelled the licences of 50 private training institutes that were not ...
Monday - 29th October, 2018
First integrated service centre on Expressway
The first fully-integrated service centre is coming up on the Muscat Expressway. Called Sayar 1, it ...
Sunday - 28th October, 2018
Oman not mediator in Palestine conflict
MANAMA: Oman described Israel as an accepted Middle East state on Saturday, a day after hosting a su...
Saturday - 27th October, 2018
Sultanate’s role positive and constant in promoting peace
MUSCAT: Since the launch of Oman’s modern renaissance march under the leadership of His Majesty Su...
Friday - 26th October, 2018
BOMBS SENT TO TRUMP CRITICS AS US MANHUNT INTENSIFIES
WASHINGTON: The two bombs sent to former vice president Joe Biden and a third to actor Robert de Nir...
Thursday - 25th October, 2018
Air cargo capacity to hit 1.5m tonnes by 2040
The Oman Aviation Group’s (OAG) National Air Cargo Strategy aims to increase cargo tonnage to 780,...
Wednesday - 24th October, 2018
HM invited for Beirut summit
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos received a written message from President Michel Aoun of the Leban...
Tuesday - 23rd October, 2018
HM and Abbas discuss bilateral relations
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos received at Bait Al Barakah on Monday evening President Mahmoud Ab...
Monday - 22nd October, 2018
Palestine President begins 3-day visit
MUSCAT: President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine, Chairman of the Executive Committee of th...
Sunday - 21st October, 2018
Global rankings boost for Oman tourism, business
The impressive rankings on the Global Competitiveness Index should give a major boost to the governm...
Saturday - 20th October, 2018
China’s man-made moons to replace street lights, save power
CATCH THEM YOUNG Schools not only impart knowledge, but also play a major role in shaping the person...
Friday - 19th October, 2018
Facebook ‘war room’ to fight election manipulation
MENLO PARK: In Facebook’s “War Room,” a nondescript space adorned with American and Brazilian ...
Thursday - 18th October, 2018
HIS MAJESTY ISSUES 5 ROYAL DECREES Decree sets up Centre for Commercial Arbitration
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos on Wednesday issued five Royal decrees. Royal Decree No 2...
Wednesday - 17th October, 2018
4.2 PER CENT DROP IN FEMALE ILLITERACY RATE
MUSCAT: For Omani women, it is time for celebration as the Sultanate readies itself for the Omani Wo...
Tuesday - 16th October, 2018
NEW VISA RULES GIVE TOURISM PUSH
With the new visa rules, tourist arrivals in the Sultanate, especially in the Dhofar Governorate, wi...
Monday - 15th October, 2018
LUBAN MAKES LANDFALL IN YEMEN RAINS TO CONTINUE IN SALALAH TODAY
Luban made a landfall in Yemen and turned into a depression, said the latest Met report, adding some...
Sunday - 14th October, 2018
Heavy rain in eastern Dhofar as LUBAN NEARS SALALAH
Tropical storm Luban unleashed heavy rains in the eastern parts of Dhofar on Saturday. Sour...
Saturday - 13th October, 2018
BLOW AWAY! Luban weakens but brings rain to eastern Dhofar
Light to medium rain in Eastern Dhofar and drizzling in Salalah city on Friday started giving indica...
Friday - 12th October, 2018
‘WE ARE NOT TAKING ANY CHANCES THIS TIME’
The level of alertness in Salalah is getting higher with the movement of the tropical cyclone Luban ...
Thursday - 11th October, 2018
SCHOOLS IN DHOFAR CLOSED TODAY
The Directorate-general of Education announced that schools in the Governorate of Dhofar will remain...
Wednesday - 10th October, 2018
Trump’s UN envoy Nikki Haley quits, denies 2020 White House ambitions
WASHINGTON: The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, announced on Tuesday she is resign...
Tuesday - 9th October, 2018
Oman-uk ties are on solid footing
“Oman-britain relations go back to centuries. They are solid, strong and growing and the cooperati...
Monday - 8th October, 2018
HM directives to promote Omani staff
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos on Sunday issued Royal directives to promote the 2010 batch of Oma...
Sunday - 7th October, 2018
TOKYO: Early signs of Type-2 diabetes can be detected 20 years before diagnosis, according to a new ...
Saturday - 6th October, 2018
From strength to strength
he joint Omani-british military exercise Al Saif Al Sareea 3 (Swift Sword 3), for regional security,...
Friday - 5th October, 2018
UK minister attends
MUSCAT: Mark Lancaster, Minister of State for the Armed Forces in the United Kingdom, on Thursday vi...
Thursday - 4th October, 2018
World Court tells US to ease Iran sanctions
With the number of humpback whales dipping to less than 100 in Oman’s waters, there is fear the pr...
Wednesday - 3rd October, 2018
Laser pioneers win Nobel Physics Prize
Minister of Sport Affairs. Dr Ali bin Talib al Hinai, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health for Plannin...
Tuesday - 2nd October, 2018
Open data to provide 100,000 jobs by 2020
Data availability is a key element in gaining the trust of citizens, especially when the government ...
Monday - 1st October, 2018
Juniper trees at Jabal al Akhdar under threat
Jabal al Akhdar is famous for its incredible views of gorges and valleys, pomegranate fields and jun...
Sunday - 30th September, 2018
Ibri plant set to produce 1,509 megawatt power
MUSCAT: Al Dhahirah Power Generating Company (AGC) announced the completion of 99.4 per cent of the ...
Saturday - 29th September, 2018
GCC foreign ministers meet in New York
NEW YORK: Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Jordan and Egypt met in New York City o...
Friday - 28th September, 2018
Council of Oman to start session on Nov 12; to discuss draft state budget
MUSCAT: Following the Royal Order of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, State Council and Majlis Ash’shura...
Thursday - 27th September, 2018
OMAN CRUDE SEES HIGHEST SINGLE DAY RISE
Oman crude saw one of the highest single day increases on Wednesday, with financial pundits saying i...
Wednesday - 26th September, 2018
Scientists identify four extremely young asteroid families
SAO PAULO: Brazilian scientists have identified four new families of extremely young asteroids, taki...
Tuesday - 25th September, 2018
OMAN CRUDE HITS $80 PER BARREL
MUSCAT/LONDON: Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) said that Oman oil price for November delivery on Mon...
Monday - 24th September, 2018
Omanisation in civil service sector stands at 87.3 per cent
MUSCAT: The Civil Service Council on Sunday discussed a memorandum on the report prepared by the Min...
Sunday - 23rd September, 2018
Sultanate condemns attack on Iran parade
MUSCAT: The Sultanate has strongly condemned the terrorist attack which targeted a military parade i...
Saturday - 22nd September, 2018
Goodbye khareef, welcome back asurb
alalah is bidding adieu to this year’s Khareef (autumn in Arabic), but for the nature lovers and h...
Friday - 21st September, 2018
30 passengers hurt after India pilots’ blunder
MUMBAI: Thirty Indian passengers, some bleeding from their noses and ears, have received treatment a...
Thursday - 20th September, 2018
OMAN COASTLINE IS FREE FROM PIRACY
The Sultanate’s 3,000-km coastline is safe and no incidents of piracy or armed robbery have been r...
Wednesday - 19th September, 2018
Cycling with a resolve for clean environment
He has pedalled more than 34,000 km covering tough terrains mostly of South East Asia and now in Oma...
Tuesday - 18th September, 2018
DUQM AIRPORT TO HANDLE 45,000 PASSENGERS
With the opening of the new passenger terminal building at the Duqm Airport on Tuesday, Oman now has...
Monday - 17th September, 2018
National strategy aims at handling 730,000 tonnes of cargo a year
The Sultanate is making pace with global upgrade in aviation sector and trying to emerge as a major ...
Sunday - 16th September, 2018
ALL CHARGED UP!
The electric cars market in Oman is expected to get a boost with the unveiling of more public chargi...
Saturday - 15th September, 2018
Asedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating patterns are to blame for obesity among teenagers in the S...
Friday - 14th September, 2018
National drive to detect breast cancer early begins on Sunday
MUSCAT: The Sultanate will launch on Sunday the National Campaign on Breast Cancer Early Detection t...
Thursday - 13th September, 2018
LONDON: World happiness levels are at their lowest level in over a decade, with the number of people...
Wednesday - 12th September, 2018
OMAN, CHINA MARK 40 YEARS OF RELATIONS
BEIJING: The Sultanate and China on Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations betw...
Tuesday - 11th September, 2018
MAJOR IDLIB RAID COULD SPARK WORST CATASTROPHE
GENEVA: The UN’S new humanitarian chief warned on Monday that a large-scale military operation aga...
Monday - 10th September, 2018
HM exchanges New Hijri Year greetings with leaders
MUSCAT: On the occasion of the New Hijri Year and the anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH)...
Sunday - 9th September, 2018
Iraq PM urged to quit as key ally deserts him
BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi faced calls to resign on Saturday as his alliance with...
Saturday - 8th September, 2018
DO you know that Joe’s Point at Aseelah (about 40 minutes south of Ras al Hadd) is often referred ...
Friday - 7th September, 2018
Muscat, Seoul sign cooperation pact
SEOUL: Mohsin bin Mohammed al Shaikh, Chairman of Muscat Municipality, on Thursday held talks with t...
Thursday - 6th September, 2018
Arab forum calls for e-way for ease of doing business
The Third Arab Entrepreneurs Forum came out with some valuable recommendations on Wednesday to impro...
Wednesday - 5th September, 2018
Oman and Bahrain sign Mous to boost relations
SALALAH: The Sixth Session of the Omani-bahraini Joint Committee concluded on Tuesday in Salalah. Th...
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