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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. T...
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...
Tuesday - 17th January, 2017
INCENTIVES IN PRIVATE SECTOR
The private sector is to have majority stake in projects envisaged under Tourism Strategy 2040. The ...
Monday - 16th January, 2017
‘Hospitals must have emergency plan’
Acomprehensive contingency management plan is essential for hospitals in the Sultanate for providing...
Sunday - 15th January, 2017
Peek into old vehicle history via e-service
With a budget strategy to limit government re c r uit ment this year, Omani youth will have to be mo...
Saturday - 14th January, 2017
Experiencing the heart of Oman on a MOTORBIKE
Akeen photographer and traveller Rosie Gabrielle took up the adventure of moving around Oman on her ...
Friday - 13th January, 2017
One million euro for cheesy ‘Swiss Mad’ watch
been made to cushion the economy which is struggling due to drop in oil prices. Last year, the ...
Thursday - 12th January, 2017
Part of Batinah Expressway to open in February-end
Asection of the Al Batinah Expressway from Barka to Al Rustaq will be opened by end of February this...
Wednesday - 11th January, 2017
Tourism Ministry holds session on Tanfeedh implementation
MUSCAT: The Ministry of Tourism, in coordination with the Tanfeedh Delivery Unit, on Tuesday organis...
Tuesday - 10th January, 2017
Sultanate, Egypt hold talks session
MUSCAT: Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, hold a session of ta...
Monday - 9th January, 2017
Govt to allot plots via public auction
PDO’s thermal helps for to solar facility produce enhanced oil extract heavy oil. The use of solar...
Sunday - 8th January, 2017
AIRPORT LINK ROADS READY
Jan. 7: A young con-artist is on the run after allegedly cheating a number of lowincome individuals ...
Saturday - 7th January, 2017
More accolades for
Oman has been ranked among top destinations to visit this year by leading travel and lifestyle publi...
Friday - 6th January, 2017
ROP CELEBRATES ANNUAL DAY WITH GRAND PARADE
MUSCAT: The Royal Oman Police (ROP) celebrated on Thursday its Annual Day, which falls on January 5 ...
Thursday - 5th January, 2017
Sultanate, Norway discuss bilateral cooperation
MUSCAT: Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, held a meeting at th...
Wednesday - 4th January, 2017
Municipal members from 6 governorates take oath
Tuesday - 3rd January, 2017
Foggy weather for 2 days
MUSCAT: Patches of fog will be seen in parts of the Sultanate on the shores of Oman Sea for the next...
Monday - 2nd January, 2017
Unsafe disposal of brine imperils Batinah farms
Jan. 1: The Middle East Desalination Research Centre (MEDRC) is warning that the unregulated disposa...
Sunday - 1st January, 2017
Ministry of Commerce, Industry trains Omani patent examiners
MUSCAT: The Intellectual Property Department in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has begun to t...
Saturday - 31st December, 2016
Russia won’t expel anyone, says Putin
MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin said Moscow would not expel anyone in response to Washington’s de...
Friday - 30th December, 2016
MIDNIGHT TRUCE IN SYRIA
BEIRUT: Syria’s army and key ally Russia on Thursday announced a nationwide ceasefire to take effe...
Thursday - 29th December, 2016
BIGGER SHARE FOR TOURISM IN GDP ON CARDS
One of the challenges facing tourism sector is the targeted contribution to the GDP which has been e...
Wednesday - 28th December, 2016
Oman Post’s e-Services to start from Sunday
Dec 27: Oman Post’s dedicated Customer Service Centre is set to go live on January 1, part of the ...
Tuesday - 27th December, 2016
Admin officials learn about state’s policy
Dec. 26: The third edition of ‘Principles and Basics Directing the State’s Policy’ programme b...
Monday - 26th December, 2016
SULTANATE, PALESTINE STRENGTHEN BILATERAL TIES AND COOPERATION
MUSCAT: Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, received in his offi...
Sunday - 25th December, 2016
Kerry calls for talks on 2-state solution
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Israel and the Palestinians to advance prospe...
Saturday - 24th December, 2016
Malta drama ends after HIJACKERS SURRENDER
VALLETTA: Hijackers forced an airliner to land in Malta on Friday then freed all their hostages unha...
Friday - 23rd December, 2016
RO 25 million air traffic control centre opens
MUSCAT: Muscat Air Traffic Control Centre that cost more than RO 25 million was on Thursday inaugura...
Thursday - 22nd December, 2016
Mega leisure project to come up in Barka
Dec. 21: Muscat National Development & Investment Company (ASAAS) has announced its third major ...
Wednesday - 21st December, 2016
Europe on high alert after truck attack kills 12 in Berlin market
BERLIN: A brutal truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market, which killed 12 people, has sent shockwa...
Tuesday - 20th December, 2016
1.1 million cyber attacks in 2015
Dec. 19: Second-hand car trading is now a breeze thanks in part to online platforms like OLX, but th...
Monday - 19th December, 2016
Two arrested for setting three vehicles on fire
Dec. 18: The criminal investigations team of ROP in North Batinah has arrested two people accused of...
Sunday - 18th December, 2016
Municipality on a ‘clean’ Muscat drive
Dec. 17: Muscat Municipality has urged citizens and residents to cooperate in its efforts to keep th...
Saturday - 17th December, 2016
Syria ends Aleppo evacuation
ALEPPO: The evacuation of the last opposition-held areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo was suspended ...
Friday - 16th December, 2016
Aleppo evacuation under way after truce
ALEPPO: An operation to evacuate thousands of civilians and fighters from the last rebel bastion in ...
Thursday - 15th December, 2016
Fierce fighting, bombardment shake Aleppo
ALEPPO: Fierce fighting shook Syria’s Aleppo on Wednesday, killing at least seven people, as sourc...
Wednesday - 14th December, 2016
Tight security steps shouldn’t restrict tourist movement
Dec. 13: GCC countries are taking several steps to simplify formalities and facilitate seamless inte...
Tuesday - 13th December, 2016
India offers permanent residency for investors
Dec. 12: India has launched a new scheme for grant of permanent residency status to foreign investor...
Monday - 12th December, 2016
RO 40,000 offer for oldest car in Sultanate declined
Dec. 11: A glistening yellow car with black fenders, slender wheels and upholstery that’s vintage ...
Sunday - 11th December, 2016
Are high hotel rates chasing away tourists?
country are said to be a major factor affecting the numbers, according to a Dec. 10: Oman has some o...
Saturday - 10th December, 2016
S Korea parliament impeaches Park
SEOUL: South Korea’s National Assembly on Friday voted to impeach President Park Geun-Hye, who has...
Friday - 9th December, 2016
Ministry strives to provide job-linked education
Dec. 8: The Majlis Ash’shura continued its discussion with Dr Rawya bint Saud al Busaidiyah, Minis...
Thursday - 8th December, 2016
GCC eyes common market
MANAMA: GCC leaders and Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, decided to deepen the str...
Wednesday - 7th December, 2016
37th GCC Summit begins in Manama
MANAMA: The GCC leaders began deliberations of the 37th GCC Summit at Al Sakhir Palace in Manama on ...
Tuesday - 6th December, 2016
Fahd to attend GCC Summit today
MUSCAT: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy...
Monday - 5th December, 2016
Experts discuss human trafficking in region
MUSCAT: The meeting of Arab experts to discuss the menace of human trafficking due to conflicts in t...
Sunday - 4th December, 2016
Salalah Airport welcomes first direct flight from Pakistan
Dec. 3: Salalah Airport last week received the first direct Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) fl...
Saturday - 3rd December, 2016
Tehran vows response to US sanctions
TEHRAN: Iran said on Friday that Congress’s decision to renew US sanctions for 10 years was a viol...
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