1,500 hectares of land allotted to Mazoon Dairy project in Buraimi

The farm is expected to start with 4,000 cows in 2017 and grow to a herd size of 25,000 cows by 2026
December 03, 2016

Sultan Qaboos e-Government Award winners to be announced on Tuesday

The ceremony will be held under the patronage of H E Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour bin Said al Hasani, Minister of Information.
December 03, 2016

Visually impaired serve dinner to sighted in the dark

To commemorate International White Cane Safety Day, the Ibdae al Basira team organised ‘Dinner in darkness’ for the sighted recently.
December 04, 2016

Amadeus Gulf sees bright future for the sultanate in halal tourism

Pioneering this move is Amadeus Gulf which aims to make Oman a top destination for halal tourism in the region and the world.
December 04, 2016

ROP News

Customs officials at Muscat and Salalah airports foiled attempts to smuggle in around 1,300 tablets containing psychotropic substances.
December 04, 2016

Trekking children

As part of its Children’s Day events, the Marathi wing of the Indian Social Club on Saturday organised a trek to Muttrah hills.
December 04, 2016

First buses take Aleppo residents back to abandoned homes

For much of the past four years, taking a bus between the two sides of Syria's divided second city Aleppo meant an arduous, and sometimes dangerous, 10-hour road trip.
December 04, 2016

Fund set up to protect endangered heritage sites

Representatives of around 40 countries on Saturday approved plans to establish a fund to protect heritage sites in war zones and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks.
December 04, 2016

Vajiralongkorn becomes Thailand's new king

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn became the king of Thailand late Thursday, opening a new chapter for the powerful monarchy in a country still mourning the death of his father.
December 04, 2016

Body parts found after Indonesian plane missing

Authorities have recovered body parts and debris in waters where an Indonesian plane carrying police went missing, officials said Sunday, raising fears over the fate of the flight's passengers and crew.
December 04, 2016

Ramos rescues Real in El Clasico stalemate

Ramos's stoppage-time equaliser maintained Real Madrid's six-point lead at the top of La Liga as the European champions salvaged a 1-1 draw at Barcelona in Saturday's El Clasico.
December 04, 2016

Rosberg in shock retirement, Hamilton 'sad'

Nico Rosberg abruptly quit Formula One on Friday, just five days after winning his first world title, leaving motor racing stunned and Mercedes looking for a new teammate for Lewis Hamilton.
December 04, 2016

Oman-Brunei Joint Energy Committee meeting today

The Oman - Brunei Joint Energy Committee will hold its second meeting today at Grand Hyatt Muscat Hotel under the theme ‘enhancing industrial cooperation to achieve economic growth and development’.
December 04, 2016

Insurance premiums rise to RO357mn in first nine months

Gross insurance premiums in Oman grew by 3.1 per cent to RO357.2mn in the first nine months of 2016 compared with RO346.6mn in the same period of last year.
December 03, 2016

A very road trippy English class

Recently, at a small all-Filipino expats’ dinner in Ibra, Oman, I ran into Ahmed, a former student from a college I worked for some four years back.
December 04, 2016

Opera and the art of telling a story

Italian baritone Simone Alberghini, who was recently in Muscat to perform Don Giovanni, speaks about the value of opera.
December 01, 2016