Ramadan tradition: Discipline, worship and familial bonding

From fasting during the day to prayers and meditation, the month is considered a time of forgiveness and restraint.
May 22, 2018

MoAF supplies coconut palm seedlings in Dhofar

The ministry also conducts a number of researches in order to find the best methods of production and comes out with a number of promising results.
May 22, 2018

MoT contracts private firm to provide rescue services in Wadi Bani Khalid

182,648 visit popular tourist site in North Sharqiyah in 2017
May 22, 2018

Voluntary group provides 500 iftar meals in Al Misfah

Fahaddath team expects to serve elderly, taxi drivers and students twice a week
May 22, 2018

State Council reviews role of education and importance of Arabic

The State Council discussed at its tenth meeting a proposal on ‘Development of Educational Training System’ by the Education and Research committee.
May 22, 2018

To fast or not? Free of IS, Syrians in Raqa mark relaxed Ramadan

For more than three years, residents of Raqa were subjected to IS' ultra-strict interpretation of Islamic law -- particularly stringent during the holy month of Ramadan.
May 20, 2018

Iran says central bank sanctions only make it 'more determined'

Iran said Wednesday that new US sanctions on its central bank governor would only make Iranians "more determined, patient and resistant than ever".
May 16, 2018

Britain turning 'blind eye' to corrupt Russian cash: MPs

Ministers have also committed to a register of who is behind overseas companies that own property in Britain, although the MPs expressed regret that the move had been delayed.
May 21, 2018

World's first floating nuclear barge to power Russia's Arctic oil drive

Built in Saint Petersburg, the Akademik Lomonosov is currently moored in Murmansk where it is being loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.
May 20, 2018

2019 Muscat Marathon is open for registration

The clock is now counting down to the start of the 2019 Al Mouj Muscat Marathon with the official opening of registrations for the two-day festival of running.
May 22, 2018

Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup: Contact dashes Oman Racing’s podium hopes at Silverstone

It was a case of so near yet so far for the Oman Racing team in the second round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit in UK on Sunday.
May 22, 2018

Galfar receives MoTC appreciation certificate for Al Batinah Expressway project

A spokesperson at Galfar said, "We are proud to have played a part in the completion of an expressway road that will contribute to the economic, commercial or tourism development of the country."
May 22, 2018

Alara Resources gets license for copper project in Oman

‘The Al Hadeetha copper project includes construction of a 1mn tonnes per annum copper concentration plant with an initial ten-year mine life’, Alara Resources said.
May 22, 2018

On a Damascus rooftop, tinting silk a fading craft

On a rooftop in Syria's capital, Mohammad al-Rihawi plunges silk threads into emerald green dye, preparing it to be woven into the city's famed brocade.
May 21, 2018

Slovenia, a land with beekeeping in its genes

Beekeeping is a cherished national tradition in Slovenia, with colourful beehives to be found dotted throughout fields, on the edge of forests, in gardens and on city rooftops.
May 20, 2018