Oman’s Most Trusted Brand Awards 2017

Contrary to media reports, no new levy on electricity: Muscat Municipality

No new taxes to be implemented as claimed in recent media reports
January 15, 2018

Omani diver wins underwater target shooting event in Dubai

Omani diver Omar Abdullah al Ghailani has won the International Underwater Target Shooting Championship in Dubai.
January 15, 2018

Foundation stone laid for RO385mn Quriyat integrated tourism complex project

The seaside project will comprise a golf course, freehold units, a water park, and three-, four- and five-star hotels.
January 15, 2018

Under-17 population crosses 1mn in Oman: NCSI

This is being seen as a positive indicator of country’s achievements in childcare.
January 15, 2018

Sayyid Fahd meets Saudi Interior Minister

During the meeting, Sayyid Fahd and Prince Abdulaziz discussed ways of increasing cooperation in different areas and reviewed regional and international issues.
January 15, 2018

Sayyid Asa’ad receives Saudi Interior Minister

They reviewed the good relations between the two countries and the existing cooperation in various fields to serve the interests of Omani and Saudi people.
January 15, 2018

Syria denounces US-led coalition 'border force' plan

Syria on Monday denounced the US-led coalition's plan to create a 30,000-strong border force in the country's northeast, saying it would consider its members "traitors".
January 16, 2018

US-purchased cranes arrive at Yemen rebel-held port

Four mobile cranes purchased by the United States arrived Monday at a rebel-held port in Yemen, the United Nations said, after months of delays imposed by the Saudi-led coalition.
January 16, 2018

Twenty-six killed in Baghdad twin suicide attack: health official

A double suicide attack killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, a health official said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days.
January 15, 2018

12,000 flee as Philippines warns of volcano eruption

Volcanic earthquakes and rockfalls have shaken the summit of Mayon over the last 24 hours, after a number of steam-driven eruptions, scientists said.
January 15, 2018

Four-nation hockey tournament in Oman from February 13-20

Asian giants Pakistan and South Korea along with Japan and Oman to take part
January 16, 2018

AFC U23 Championship: Oman exits with yet another loss

Uzbekistan edged past Oman 1-0 to progress to the AFC U23 Championship China 2018 quarterfinals at the Jiangyin Sports Center Stadium on Monday.
January 16, 2018

Oman's oil output reaches nearly 30mn barrels in Dec 2017

Oman’s total crude oil and condensate output in December 2017 reached 29.97mn barrels, recording a daily average production of 966,952 barrels.
January 16, 2018

Bank Muscat posts RO177mn net profit for 2017

Bank Muscat reported a net profit of RO176.82mn for the year ended December 31, 2017 compared to RO176.56mn reported for the year 2016, an increase of 0.1 per cent.
January 16, 2018

In Oman, an ancient mediation method gets a makeover

Authorities in Muscat continue to recognise tribal chiefs as official representatives, registered with the interior ministry.
January 16, 2018

The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46

Irish singer-songwriter Dolores O'Riordan, frontwoman of the multi-million selling rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly in London on Monday, aged 46, her publicist said.
January 16, 2018