Oman's nominal GDP grows 12.3% in H1

Oman’s budget deficit narrows 36% to RO2.77bn in first eight months on higher oil prices
October 21, 2017

$3,000 fine, jail for smoking on beaches in Thailand, warns Omani Embassy

People travelling to Thailand need to be extra cautious while smoking on beaches, the Omani Embassy in Thailand has said.
October 21, 2017

Citizens of 25 more countries to get non-sponsored eVisa

After India, China and Russia, ROP relaxes visa rules for more countries
October 21, 2017

Mövenpick Hotels signs third Muscat hotel as part of its growth strategy in Oman

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ Oman expansion strategy is gathering pace with the company revealing plans to operate its third property in capital, Muscat.
October 21, 2017

Muscat Municipality signs agreement with Bank Muscat to build park in Seeb

The agreement aims to strengthen partnership between the public and private sectors, contributing to the development of infrastructure in Muscat governorate.
October 21, 2017

16 policemen killed in Egypt shootout with militants

Funerals were held in several provinces for those killed, whose coffins were wrapped in Egyptian flags.
October 22, 2017

Iraq PM arrives on Saudi visit

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Riyadh Saturday in a visit aimed at upgrading strategic ties, amid warming relations between the Arab neighbours.
October 22, 2017

Suspect arrested after 8 hurt in Munich knife rampage

The man attacked people with his knife at random, causing light injuries to eight people: a 12-year-old boy, six men and one woman, said Andrae.
October 22, 2017

'Time to declare independence': 450,000 protest in Barcelona

"It's time to declare independence," said Jordi Balta, a 28-year-old stationery shop employee, adding there was no longer any room for dialogue.
October 22, 2017

ISM emerge overall champion at CBSE Oman Cluster Table Tennis Tournament

The event was conducted with much gusto and zeal to bring in the discipline among youngsters besides building camaraderie and team spirit.
October 22, 2017

Extreme Sailing Series Act: Oman Air in third place

The world-class fleet took part in six spectacular races, treating the crowds to plenty of foiling action and hair-raising nosedives.
October 22, 2017

OQIC shares listed on MSM

Shares opened at 164bz compared to the offer price of 160bz
October 21, 2017

Duqm Quarries to oversee mining sector in Duqm

A newly established entity Duqm Quarries Company will manage and regulate the mining and quarrying sector in the Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZD).
October 21, 2017

Ancient Turkish town prepares to vanish under floodwaters

Turkish officials argue that the dam's hydroelectric power station will provide electricity and irrigation essential to the development of the Kurdish-dominated southeast.
October 22, 2017

Former presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert

Trump did not attend the concert, but praised the effort in a video message released earlier, terming it a "wonderful" and "vital effort."
October 22, 2017