Omani authors hail Jokha’s achievement

Jokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize.
May 23, 2019

Portal raises RO144,016 in first 15 days of Ramadan

The spirit of charity soars in Ramadan and it shows in the collection of Oman’s one-stop donations portal.
May 23, 2019

Sultanate, UK sign partnership agreement

The agreement is an official documentation of the firm friendship between the Government of Oman and the Government of the United Kingdom.
May 23, 2019

HM receives invite to attend Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia

The meeting was attended by the secretary general and the advisor at the Office of Sayyid Asaad.
May 23, 2019

UAE offers golden visas to investors, 'exceptional talents'

The United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it has launched a permanent residency scheme to attract wealthy individuals and highly skilled workers to the oil-rich Gulf country.
May 22, 2019

Iran warns of 'painful consequences' if US escalates tensions

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the United States of "painful consequences for everybody" if there is an escalation in tensions with the Islamic republic.
May 22, 2019

India decides: Counting the world's largest ballot

India's enormous election took six weeks to hold, but organisers have alloted just one day to count all the ballots cast by some of the 900 million eligible voters.
May 22, 2019

Iraqis turn to budding ecotourism to save marshes

Iraq's southern marshes are blossoming once more thanks to a wave of ecotourists picnicking and paddling down their replenished river bends.
May 22, 2019

Al Zubair relishes prospect of more Porsche Super Cup glory

The Porsche Mobil 1 Super Cup contenders get their first taste of the Street Circuit with a 45-minute free practice session from 5.30pm on Thursday afternoon (May 23).
May 23, 2019

Team Oman Air set for GC32 Racing Tour

Team Oman Air is all set to go into high-speed action this week with the opening event of the international 2019 GC32 Racing Tour.
May 22, 2019

Contracts for RAECO’s 11 hybrid power projects by year end

These hybrid power projects will be spread over a vast geographical area and will use a mix of solar, diesel and compressed natural gas for power generation.
May 23, 2019

Galfar’s Q1 profit falls on weak revenues

‘The delay in receiving overdue receivables has caused a strain on our cash flow’, the company said.
May 23, 2019