Will successfully deal with financial challenges, says Oman Air CEO

Paul Gregorowitsch, CEO, Oman Air has said that the airline is confident it can deal with the increased financial pressures in the current economic scenario.
September 28, 2016

OPEX witnesses significant turnout of Iranian investors

The Omani Products Exhibition (OPEX), which was inaugurated in Tehran on Monday is witnessing a great turnout of Iranian investors and business owners.
September 27, 2016

Salalah Air seeks to be regional leader in aviation services: CEO

Sam W Owen, CEO of Salalah Air has said that the airline is keen to become a regional leader in providing aviation services as per the Omani heritage.
September 28, 2016

Barakat ends Asian gold medal drought for Oman

Sprinter claims 60m title at the fifth Asian Beach Games in Vietnam on Tuesday
September 28, 2016

501 workers violate Labour Law

The Ministry of Manpower has said that the number of workers violating the Labour Law between September 18 and 24 stood at 501.
September 28, 2016

ITA session discusses eGovernance frameworks and eKIT project

The session which was held at Waljat College of Applied Sciences auditorium in Knowledge Oasis Muscat targeted IT professionals across all ministries.
September 28, 2016

Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport

An unauthorised drone forced Dubai airport to halt air traffic for about half an hour on Wednesday in the second such incident in four months, the airport authority said.
September 28, 2016

Syrian army retakes Aleppo district as bombs rain down

Syria's army took control of a rebel-held district in central Aleppo on Tuesday, after days of heavy air strikes that have killed dozens and sparked allegations of war crimes.
September 28, 2016

Qantas warns of phone fire risk after US flight incident

Australian carrier Qantas has warned of the danger of mobile phones being crushed in reclinable plane seats and catching fire after one ignited during a US flight, according to a safety report Wednesday.
September 28, 2016

Germany blocks WhatsApp data transfers to Facebook

German data protection authorities on Tuesday said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data from its subsidiary WhatsApp, citing privacy concerns.
September 28, 2016

Serena Williams vows no 'silence' on social injustice

Serena Williams vowed she would not be "silent" on issues of social injustice Tuesday as she reflected on the recent deaths of African-American men at the hands of law enforcement.
September 28, 2016

Cricket: Afghanistan opt to field against Bangladesh in 2nd ODI

Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai won the toss and elected to field in the second one-day international against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Wednesday.
September 28, 2016

Sultanate slips 4 rungs to 66th in WEF’s global competitiveness index ranking

The sultanate stood seventh in the Arab world, behind the other GCC countries and Jordan.
September 28, 2016

Hinai named chief executive of Awasr

Awasr, a provider of specialised broadband Internet services in Oman, has appointed Eng Al Fadhal bin Abbas al Hinai as its new chief executive officer.
September 27, 2016

Seaweed bloom blankets the shoreline of Sur

Beachgoers have been witnessing tangled mats of seaweeds (marine macroalgae) along the Sur coast since a month now.
September 28, 2016

Putting Oman on the map of international cinema

German writers, directors and producers Monika Teuber and Hans-Christoph von Goetz are in the sultanate to lay the foundation for their upcoming projects.
September 27, 2016