Royal Cavalry wins International French Aumont Aubrac Endurance Race

Adil is among the Royal Cavalry’s riders who are qualified for World Equestrian Games 2018 which will be held in US next September.
August 15, 2018

Two dead, one injured aboard Indian oil tanker off Omani coast

The explosion occurred in one of the tanker's cargoes. The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.
August 15, 2018

MoAF warns beach-goers to be wary of jellyfish

Researchers in the ministry have collected some samples to identify the species currently on the shores of the sultanate.
August 15, 2018

Asyad launches new programme to promote startups in logistics sector

The programme will offer incubator space, business support services, clustering and networking opportunities for startups.
August 15, 2018

Iran gives most explicit rejection yet of US talks

Iran gave its most explicit rejection yet of talks with the United States on Saturday, and accused Washington of an "addiction to sanctions" over its latest spat with Turkey.
August 12, 2018

Fierce Syria bombardment kills 53 civilians: monitor

At least 53 civilians including 28 children, have been killed in fierce bombardment Friday that targeted rebel-held areas of northern Syria, a war monitor said.
August 12, 2018

Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on the Jaraua river in the Amazon rainforest.
August 16, 2018

Flood toll rises to 77 in India's Kerala state

The death toll from floods in India's tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on Thursday, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, officials told AFP.
August 16, 2018

No pain, no strain: Korean football, the Son Heung-min way

As Son Heung-min's career takes off in England, his legacy is already taking shape in South Korea -- at an innovative academy where ball control is king and shooting is frowned upon.
August 16, 2018

H E Saadi to attend Asian Games opening ceremony

H E Sheikh Saad al Saadi, the Minister of Sports Affairs, left for Jakarta, Indonesia to attend the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games on Saturday.
August 16, 2018

$100mn alloy wheel manufacturing plant to be set up in Sohar

The construction of the hi-tech manufacturing plant is scheduled to begin in the coming months with production expected to commence in 2020
August 16, 2018

Oman climbs 4 notches in global competitiveness ranking: WEF

The report said Oman reached the 62nd place as a result of improvements in macroeconomic environment, higher education, training and infrastructure.
August 16, 2018

The young hearts at Mecca

The sultanate’s hajj demographic is slowly changing with an increase in the number of younger pilgrims
August 13, 2018

Al Dakhiliyah: An escape from summer heat

The Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah has a variety of tourism components, which make it an important destination for domestic tourism throughout the year.
August 07, 2018