Rise in flu cases in the city

Hospitals and clinics across Muscat have reported a spike in the number of patients suffering from cold and cough, fever and seasonal flu in the last few weeks.
February 27, 2017

Hail and thundershowers in several parts of Oman

Several parts of the sultanate experienced hail and thundershowers on Monday.
February 27, 2017

P500 tablets not available in the sultanate: MoH

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that P500 tablets manufactured by the Indian company ‘apex’ is not registered in Oman.
February 27, 2017

Prevent leaks, save water: PAEW

PAEW says that a household with an unrepaired leak on its main water line can waste up to 28,300 gallons (107,120lt) of water a month.
February 26, 2017

Oman tops annual wage hikes in Arab world: ILO report

Egypt came second in the Arab world with an average growth rate of 6.8 per cent and Saudi Arabia was placed third with an average growth of 6.2 per cent.
February 27, 2017

P500 tablets not available in the sultanate: MoH

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that P500 tablets manufactured by the Indian company ‘apex’ is not registered in Oman.
February 27, 2017

Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s navy began an annual drill on Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, state television Press TV reported.
February 27, 2017

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term: Vice president

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for re-election in May, the vice president for parliamentary affairs said on Sunday, according to state news agency IRNA.
February 27, 2017

Two German archaeologists freed after Nigeria kidnap

Two German archaeologists who were kidnapped while working at a dig site in northern Nigeria this week have been released and are doing well, officials in both countries said Sunday.
February 27, 2017

Stargazers applaud as moon eclipses sun

Stargazers applauded as they were plunged into darkness Sunday when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular "ring of fire" eclipse.
February 27, 2017

2017 Sailing Arabia-The Tour: EFG Bank and Al Mouj in close fight for title

EFG Bank tops the overall leaderboard with eight points and Al Mouj is second with 12 while Team Renaissance, skippered by Fahad al Hasni, is third with 19.75.
February 27, 2017

Pim Verbeek calls up 26 players for his first national team camp

Verbeek has called up 26 probables for his first training camp that will be held at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (SQSC) from March 5.
February 27, 2017

MSM30 declines 0.27% as volumes fall

The benchmark index of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) decreased by 0.27 per cent to close at 5,833.56 points on Sunday.
February 27, 2017

Omani rial’s exchange rate index rises 2% in 2016

Omani rial’s effective exchange rate index rose by two per cent to 107.3 as of the end of 2016, indicating the currency’s enhanced purchasing power.
February 27, 2017

Oscars auditors PwC apologize for best picture mix-up

The embarrassing mix-up saw the Oscar incorrectly given to musical "La La Land" before the actual winner, coming-of-age drama "Moonlight," was finally handed the prize.
February 27, 2017

OSCARS 2017: Winners in main Oscars categories

Here is the complete list of 2017 Oscar winners and nominees.
February 27, 2017