Import ban by UAE, Kuwait hurts Oman’s agricultural sector

The ban has come at the worst possible time for producers - just before Ramadan
May 22, 2017

Sayyid Asa'ad meets Japanese Ambassador, discusses ties

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed aspects of the existing strong relations and cooperation in various fields.
May 22, 2017

Child among two killed in Ma’abela fire

Two persons including a ten year old child were killed in a fire that broke out in Ma’abela on Monday morning.
May 22, 2017

MoTC opens 34km section of Batinah Expressway project

With the opening of this portion, the total opened sections across the whole project reached 115km.
May 22, 2017

Mawaleh Central Market prepares for Ramadan rush; quality checks increased

The Mawaleh Central Market under the Muscat Municipality has said that to meet the increasing demand during Ramadan, it has taken all steps to ensure there is no shortage.
May 23, 2017

ROHM announces schedule for forthcoming season

The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) on Monday announced that the 2017-18 season will be titled A Legendary Season.
May 23, 2017

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

US forces have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late Monday.
May 23, 2017

Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

US President Donald Trump made a 30-minute speech on Sunday in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on his first foreign visit since taking office.
May 22, 2017

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

Washington has announced a bumper arms deal with Saudi Arabia, heralding the package as a major boost to long-standing security ties and a way to further isolate Iran.
May 23, 2017

19 killed in terror blast at UK pop concert

British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the "appalling terrorist attack" and suspended her campaign ahead of a general election on June 8.
May 23, 2017

Oman round-up: Oman loses to hosts to settle for silver

Sultanate bags seven medals in Azerbaijan; finishes 28th among 41 countries
May 23, 2017

Mourinho bets the house on Europa League glory

Mourinho has made his priorities clear in recent weeks by resting players for league fixtures, but he claims United's injury problems left him with no choice.
May 23, 2017

Oman’s wholesale and retail trade ‘stood at $4.9bn in 2016’

While the long-term fundamentals remain strong, the retail market in Oman is presently under pressure due to economic slowdown.
May 22, 2017

OPWP plans new tenders for power and water projects

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) is planning to issue a number of tenders for power generation and water desalination projects in 2017.
May 21, 2017

Star Wars at 40: The Force is still strong

The date was 1977, and no one had yet worn a copper bikini to bed, made "whooshing" lightsaber noises with a broomstick or yelled "May the Fourth be with you" at strangers.
May 22, 2017

Flyboarding gains summer momentum in Muscat

Entrepreneur Qusay Said is offering a new form of water entertainment for Muscat residents this summer: Flyboarding.
May 18, 2017