Citizens refuse to move into ministry-built houses

No takers for houses that were constructed for those affected by the Batinah Coastal Road Project.
August 25, 2016

Al Hoota Cave to reopen on Sept 5

The cave system is spread over 4.5km with only 500m accessible to public.
August 25, 2016

‘Tawasul effective platform for solving consumer disputes online’

PACP has asked companies to register on its portal.
August 25, 2016

GCC nations to be under stress on oil price volatility: Moody's

The recent fluctuations in oil prices are unlikely to have a major impact on GCC sovereigns' creditworthiness.
August 25, 2016

Saudi police foil mosque suicide bombing: ministry

Saudi police shot dead a would-be suicide bomber targeting a mosque in the Shiite-dominated district of Qatif, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.
August 25, 2016

Syria rebels backed by Turkey tanks 'seize' IS-held town

Turkish tanks and hundreds of opposition fighters thrust deep inside Syrian territory Wednesday in a lightning operation that within hours ousted Islamic State jihadists from a key Syrian border town.
August 25, 2016

Japan woman dies in Pokemon Go car accident

A driver who was allegedly playing Pokemon Go when he hit and killed a woman in Japan has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.
August 25, 2016

'World's largest' pearl emerges in Philippines

A poor Philippine fisherman found what is thought to be the world's largest pearl, but hid it under his bed for a decade without knowing its worth, local authorities said.
August 25, 2016

Oman Sail to organise 2017 Al Mouj Muscat Marathon

MRR has now joined hands with Oman Sail with the backing of Al Mouj Muscat to host the sixth edition of the marathon next year.
August 25, 2016

Independence Cup hockey match: Oman goes down fighting to PIA

A fancied PIA side staved off a fighting display from Oman before eking out a narrow 3-2 win in a penalty shootout during the Independence Cup friendly hockey match on Tuesday.
August 25, 2016

GCC nations to be under stress on oil price volatility: Moody's

The recent fluctuations in oil prices are unlikely to have a major impact on GCC sovereigns' creditworthiness.
August 25, 2016

Port of Salalah posts strong volumes despite stiff rivalry in global transshipment market

Working to encourage trade via port as transshipment outlook dims, says operator SPSC.
August 25, 2016

Fort Hopping

Five citadels in and around Muscat that are proud symbols of the sultanate.
August 25, 2016

The Sale Cycle

Call me a frugal or a savvy shopper but I take my job as a shopaholic very seriously. Here are some tips I swear by to buy clothes & bags at the best prices and deals.
August 25, 2016