Eid al Adha on September 1

This means that Eid al Adha will be on Friday, September 1, which falls on the 10th day of Dhul Hijja.
August 22, 2017

Muscat Municipality installs 10 speed radars to create driver awareness

Hadi said that no fines are being handed out now as the aim is to create an awareness among drivers of the need to drive safely within speed limits.
August 22, 2017

No change in rainfall, temperature in Salalah since 1943, says PACA

This maybe because Salalah has no major heavy industries
August 22, 2017

MoM official discuses labour-related matters with Sri Lankan minister

The meeting aimed at exchanging ideas and discussing Sri Lankan manpower in Oman which stands at 21,317.
August 22, 2017

Qatar slams Saudi pilgrim plan as hajj row escalates

A strongly worded statement from Doha's foreign ministry said it was surprised that Riyadh had decided to restrict the transport of pilgrims from Qatar to Saudi Arabian Airlines only.
August 22, 2017

Iran 'part of the problem' in Yemen: top diplomat

"Iran has no role to play in the region," echoed the Saudi ambassador to the United Nations, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi.
August 22, 2017

Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America

America geared up for this rare astronomical event as people were seen flocking to places and hoping for a clear sky.
August 22, 2017

Taliban warns Afghanistan will become 'graveyard' for US

A senior Taliban commander told AFP that Trump was just perpetuating the "arrogant behaviour" of previous presidents such as George W. Bush.
August 22, 2017

AFC Champions League Quarterfinal: First-leg: Iran’s Persepolis takes on Saudi Al Ahli in Muscat

For Omani fans, Al Ahli holds a special place as it was the club where former national team star Imad al Hosni spent three seasons and was a member of the 2012 ACL runner-up side.
August 22, 2017

16th Arab Cup TT Championships: Oman U12 duo bags silver

Egyptian paddlers dominate in men and women events; Curtain comes down on 16th Arab Cup
August 22, 2017

Voltamp Energy bags RO34mn contracts from Qatar’s Kahramaa

Under the contract, the transformers will be supplied to Kahramaa during 2018 and 2019.
August 22, 2017

IMF to hold regional conference on promoting higher economic growth in Arab world

The 2018 conference aims to move the dial on discussions on inclusive growth in the Arab world from endorsement to implementation.
August 22, 2017

The melody of Forest Whitaker

The legendary actor joins the cast of the musical Empire and hums his tune
August 21, 2017

Emma Stone tops list of best-paid actresses

Oscar-winning Emma Stone capped a perfect 12 months last week as she knocked Jennifer Lawrence off the top spot on Forbes’ 2017 list of the world’s highest-paid actresses.
August 21, 2017