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Friday - 26th May, 2017
New bus timings, ticket discounts for Ramadhan
Mwasalat has announced changes in bus timings on all Muscat routes and special ticket prices for mos...
Thursday - 25th May, 2017
Wednesday - 24th May, 2017
Sultanate condemns Manchester attack
MUSCAT/MANCHESTER: The Sultanate strongly condemned the Manchester concert attack which resulted in ...
Tuesday - 23rd May, 2017
Historical sites bridge between East and West
MUSCAT: In another boost to tourism in the Sultanate, two historical sites — Salut in the Wilayat ...
Monday - 22nd May, 2017
NEW CENTRE TO FIGHT TERROR FUNDING
RIYADH: US President Donald Trump called on Arab leaders to do their fair share to “drive out” t...
Sunday - 21st May, 2017
Businesses see shorter lean months this year
Businesspersons in Oman say there is not much to be prepared for the lean summer months with the sta...
Saturday - 20th May, 2017
Friday - 19th May, 2017
Thursday - 18th May, 2017
Don’t click on link, WhatsApp users warned
country and overexposure to different cultures and societies in the free, digital world. As...
Wednesday - 17th May, 2017
Sultanate third most stable country in Arab world
The charter season 2016-17 is coming to an end on May 28 on a robust note. The numbers are enticing ...
Tuesday - 16th May, 2017
UN restarts Syria peace talks with fresh format
The new regulations for expatriates to own properties in Oman will be announced once the subject is ...
Monday - 15th May, 2017
HM AND JORDAN KING HOLD TALKS
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos and King Abdallah II of Jordan held a fraternal meeting at Bait Al...
Sunday - 14th May, 2017
Oman’s National Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT) and some government and educational inst...
Saturday - 13th May, 2017
Friday - 12th May, 2017
Southern Yemen leaders launch body seeking split from north
ADEN: Senior tribal, military and political leaders have formed a new council seeking the secession ...
Thursday - 11th May, 2017
His Majesty invited for Riyadh summit
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos received a written message from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosq...
Wednesday - 10th May, 2017
Teen breaks Net record, spurred by love of nuggets
WASHINGTON: An American teenager has broken the world record for the most retweets, in a crusade to ...
Tuesday - 9th May, 2017
Investors warned not to submit forged documents
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has said that while a large number of investors have been taki...
Monday - 8th May, 2017
Need for latest tracking devices in school buses
Several bus dealers and safety solution providers are keen on working with the Ministry of Education...
Sunday - 7th May, 2017
Direct air link to Manchester to boost ties with Britain
Oman is witnessing an increase in experiential travellers and becoming a weekend destination for tou...
Saturday - 6th May, 2017
Thursday - 4th May, 2017
Sultanate yet to get UAE reply on farm products
Tens of thousands of food shipments enter or exit the Sultanate every day and there are internationa...
Wednesday - 3rd May, 2017
TRAFFIC HIT BY RAIN
MUSCAT: Shaikh Saif bin Mohammed al Shabibi, Minister of Housing, has issued a ministerial decision ...
Tuesday - 2nd May, 2017
Focus on Oman University design
MUSCAT: The Higher Committee for Oman University Project reviewed major developments and progress of...
Monday - 1st May, 2017
World cities brace for climate challenges
Any company which wants to increase the price of its products needs to pay a fee now, according to a...
Sunday - 30th April, 2017
Pakistan PM fires adviser over ‘leak’
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday sacked one of his special advisers a...
Friday - 28th April, 2017
Hackers exploited MicrosoftWord flaw for six months
SAN FRANCISCO: To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable...
Wednesday - 26th April, 2017
UN raises $1.1 billion for Yemen
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries on Tuesday ruled out the presence of more than the permiss...
Monday - 24th April, 2017
Fine for dumping household electronic scrap outside waste bins
Seeking to crack the whip against littering, vandalism and graffiti-writing, among other offences, M...
Sunday - 23rd April, 2017
France on edge ahead of presidential election
MUSCAT: The government has not cancelled or put off any projects in the Special Economic Zone at Duq...
Friday - 21st April, 2017
Watchdog rejects Russian bid for new Syria chemical probe
THE HAGUE: The global chemical arms watchdog on Thursday “overwhelmingly” rejected a Russian-Ira...
Thursday - 20th April, 2017
Oman, Iran discuss cooperation
HH Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers, on Wednesday...
Tuesday - 18th April, 2017
Tourism Ministry acts on Tanfeedh proposal for private sector management of forts and castles
The Ministry of Tourism has begun handing over management and maintenance of the nation’s historic...
Monday - 17th April, 2017
US and allies weigh options on N Korea
WASHINGTON: The United States, its allies and China are working together on a range of responses to ...
Saturday - 15th April, 2017
Syria, Iran, Russia seek chemical arms probe
MOSCOW: Syria and its two main military backers, Russia and Iran, have jointly called for an investi...
Thursday - 13th April, 2017
US ‘ready to help bring’ Syria conflict to end
With an assortment of ambitious projects aimed at increasing the volume of inbound tourists, the Min...
Wednesday - 12th April, 2017
COUNTERFEITERS FACE HEFTY FINE AND JAIL
Counterfeiters now face higher penalty and jail term following inclusion of stricter terms in the Su...
Monday - 10th April, 2017
Sultanate condemns terror attacks in Egypt
MUSCAT/CAIRO: The Sultanate condemned the two terrorist attacks that hit Mar Gerges Church in Tanta ...
Sunday - 9th April, 2017
One or two ‘felt’ quakes occur annually
In contrast to the rising number of fuel stations all over the Sultanate, tyre filling pumps and oth...
Friday - 7th April, 2017
“Sadly, all those deaths were preventable,” senior author Emmanuela Gakidou from the University ...
Thursday - 6th April, 2017
US for unilateral action if UN fails UN DEBATES SYRIA
UNITED STATES: The United States warned on Wednesday that it could take unilateral action if the Uni...
Tuesday - 4th April, 2017
Oman supports extension of global oil output cut deal
MUSCAT: Due to the oilfields’ appraisals and new explorations, about 110 million barrels have been...
Monday - 3rd April, 2017
Tanfeedh targets RO 9 bn investments
MUSCAT: The National Programme for Enhancing Economic Diversification (Tanfeedh) has unveiled new de...
Saturday - 1st April, 2017
Sun powers vegetable farms in desert
In yet another move to make the capital city more clean and healthy, the Muscat Municipality has com...
Friday - 31st March, 2017
RO 400m seafront project to come up in Mawaleh
A new waterfront development project at a cost of RO 400 million will be developed in North al Mawal...
Wednesday - 29th March, 2017
MUTTRAH SET TO BECOME SMART CITY
Muttrah is planned to be the first one to move towards being a smart city. One of the oldest town th...
Tuesday - 28th March, 2017
Sayyid Asaad to attend Arab Summit
MUSCAT: Delegated by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, His Highness Sayyid Asaad bin Tareq al Said, Deputy ...
Sunday - 26th March, 2017
Dust storm reduces visibility
Yet another low pressure played spoilsport at the weekend as unstable weather forced many people sta...
Saturday - 25th March, 2017
Switch off to fight light pollution
Roadside eateries, which serve food in unhygienic conditions, pose health risks. They run the busine...
Thursday - 23rd March, 2017
Two killed in UK parliament attack
The foreign exchange reserves in the balance sheet of Central Bank of Oman (CBO) continue to remain ...
Wednesday - 22nd March, 2017
FOR INVESTORS IN TOURISM
The two-day Oman Tourism Investment Conference (OTIC) brought into focus latest projects and investm...
Monday - 20th March, 2017
No more forgotten kids inside vehicles
A new safety system invented by an Omani engineer protects children from being forgotten inside scho...
Sunday - 19th March, 2017
Cigarette prices to double from April
Come April, prices of cigarettes will almost double across board as Oman is to impose selective tax ...
Friday - 17th March, 2017
Trump’s travel ban faces block again
HONOLULU: Federal judges halted Donald Trump’s revised executive order to temporarily close US bor...
Thursday - 16th March, 2017
Dozens killed as blasts rock Damascus
DAMASCUS: Two separate bombings rocked Damascus on Wednesday, as the country’s devastating civil w...
Tuesday - 14th March, 2017
New campus for Buraimi University
AL BURAIMI: Dr Rawiya bint Saud al Busaidiyah, Minister of Higher Education, on Monday opened Univer...
Monday - 13th March, 2017
Britain has a Brexit backup if talks fail
LONDON: Britain is drawing up contingency plans for the unlikely event it has to walk away from divo...
Saturday - 11th March, 2017
THE THIRD DIMENSION
The Sultanate is yet to witness the advent of its own version of a Paul Chelko, who deftly used the ...
Friday - 10th March, 2017
An opportunity to explore and admire Oman’s nature
Mountains make up roughly 15 per cent of the Sultanate’s topography, thus affording fantastic oppo...
Wednesday - 8th March, 2017
RO 100m cattle feed unit coming up in Thamrait
In major boost to agriculture-based entrepreneurs in Dhofar, Italian company Agrisviluppo in associa...
Tuesday - 7th March, 2017
Cooler days ahead in Muscat
MUSCAT : While the chances of rain was predicted in most parts of northern part of Oman, skies are e...
Sunday - 5th March, 2017
Oman risks seeing tobacco use soar to a projected 33.3 per cent by the 2025 unless authorities accel...
Saturday - 4th March, 2017
L MARCH 4
Escaping the worst Greek economic debt crisis in a way helped him to pursue his dreams. This talente...
Thursday - 2nd March, 2017
BEWARE OF JELLYFISH
Beachgoers, beware of harmful jellyfish that can “sting and cause severe pain” in Muscat.&nb...
Wednesday - 1st March, 2017
Health insurance grows 12.5pc
SalamAir introduced its first international destination, Dubai, with a double daily service to Dubai...
Monday - 27th February, 2017
HM receives thanks from Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Japan
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has received thanks from King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saud...
Sunday - 26th February, 2017
Parents’ thumbs-up for satellite tracking of school buses
The new school transport monitoring system planned by the Ministry of Education (MoE) has been welco...
Friday - 24th February, 2017
WOMEN IN INTERIOR
Women in rural and coastal areas can now set up their dream business with the financial support prov...
Thursday - 23rd February, 2017
EASE STUDENTS’ BURDEN, HAVE LOCKERS IN SCHOOL
HAMOUD AL HARTHY, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Education...
Wednesday - 22nd February, 2017
KUWAIT EMIR SHOWERS PRAISE OVER TALKS WITH HM
MUSCAT: Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, received at his reside...
Monday - 20th February, 2017
ROYAL DECREE AMENDS INCOME TAX LAW PROVISIONS
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos on Sunday issued a Royal Decree No 9/2017 amending some provisions...
Sunday - 19th February, 2017
HERITAGE ON DISPLAY AT AL QABIL FORUM
Al QABIL: The 4th version of Al Qabil Heritage Forum was held at the Heritage Village in the Wilayat...
Friday - 17th February, 2017
US position on ME peace ‘confusing’
BONN: Washington’s position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains “worrying”, French For...
Thursday - 16th February, 2017
ANOTHER HISTORIC DAY FOR OMAN-IRAN RELATIONS
His Majesty the Sultan, who visited Iran in August 2009 and August 2013, was the first Arab leader t...
Wednesday - 15th February, 2017
IRANIAN PRESIDENT TO ARRIVE TODAY
MUSCAT: Dr Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, is due to pay a one-day busine...
Monday - 13th February, 2017
Al Batinah Expressway to be opened soon
MUSCAT: The Ministry of Transport and Communications on Sunday reviewed its plan for 2017 and the co...
Sunday - 12th February, 2017
High-tech cardiac care in Oman soon
The Ministry of Health (MoH) will soon introduce most modern technology in cardiac treatment which i...
Friday - 10th February, 2017
Majlis seeks all fuel at FIXED PRICE
The Majlis Ash’shura during its ninth regular session on Thursday praised the Council of Ministers...
Thursday - 9th February, 2017
Any association or group that does not come under the purview of the Ministry of Social Development ...
Wednesday - 8th February, 2017
Oman-Polish parliamentary relations to be strengthened
MUSCAT: State Council ViceChairman Dr Shaikh al Khattab bin Ghalib al Hinai on Tuesday received the ...
Monday - 6th February, 2017
HM receives message from UN Secy General
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos received a written message from Antonio Guterres, Secretary-Genera...
Sunday - 5th February, 2017
Indians go to polls in test for Modi’s cash ban
For the first time in the country, temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius were reported by several mo...
Friday - 3rd February, 2017
Oman, Russia cement ties
MUSCAT: His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Minis...
Thursday - 2nd February, 2017
Asaad attends Riyadh camel race
RIYADH: Delegated by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, His Highness Sayyid Asaad bin Tareq al Said took par...
Wednesday - 1st February, 2017
Mountain areas may see sub-zero temperature
The mountainous regions of the Sultanate are expected to see very low temperatures, at times even su...
Monday - 30th January, 2017
Commends HM’s role in regional security, stability
WASHINGTON DC: The Newsweek magazine of US has hailed His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’ role in preservin...
Sunday - 29th January, 2017
Jobs plan to see SMEs’ surge in tourism sector
The government’s initiatives to increase Omanisation target and generate more jobs for nationals a...
Friday - 27th January, 2017
Mexico president cancels Trump summit as wall jibe deepens spat
MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON: Mexico’s president on Thursday scrapped a planned summit with Donald Trump...
Thursday - 26th January, 2017
Al Awabi, a wilayat in Al Batinah Governorate, recorded the maximum rainfall of 33 mm...
Wednesday - 25th January, 2017
Attractive environment must for investments
The State Council on Tuesday approved a study on development polices for the private sector and the ...
Monday - 23rd January, 2017
Rains in more governorates
More rain is expected in the next two days starting from Monday in the governorates of Musandam, Mus...
Sunday - 22nd January, 2017
Terms on new taxis fail to enthuse cab drivers
Muscat Municipality is cracking down on property owners and contractors for unauthorised alterations...
Saturday - 21st January, 2017
Short, yet smart are
Reasons could be reasonable for cities across the world to go vertical amid burgeoning population, s...
Friday - 20th January, 2017
MUSCAT FESTIVAL kicks off
This year’s edition of the annual family festival of culture, tradition and fun and frolic had a c...
Thursday - 19th January, 2017
Major boost to bilateral relations with Canada
MUSCAT: State Council Chairman, Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh Al Mantheri, on Wednesday received the Speaker...
Wednesday - 18th January, 2017
New mechanisms to modernise operational processes planned
MUSCAT: The working team of the public and private partnership, Sharakah, organised at Al Wahat Club...
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