First Omani sailor to attempt solo voyage

Busaidi’s catamaran is expected to take four to seven days to reach the western Indian state of Gujarat depending on the weather conditions.
April 17, 2019

Oman making waves as cruise destination

MoT is making efforts to attract major tourist cruise ships to call on at the ports of the sultanate so that the country can strongly emerge as a top cruise destination in the world.
April 17, 2019

PACP to ensure supply of goods, price control during Ramadan

PACP is monitoring shopping centres to ensure smooth supply of essential products in the market during the month of Ramadan.
April 17, 2019

Pact for Oman’s first 1MW rooftop solar system signed

An initial project will be executed in Barka involving retrofitting a few thousand tier-1 solar PV modules covering an area greater than 5,000sq m.
April 17, 2019

Sayyid Fahd meets Qatari official

The meeting touched on existing cooperation between the two countries.
April 16, 2019

Arab countries must reconcile internationally: H E Alawi

H E Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs has advocated Arab countries to adopt a reconciliatory approach towards the international community.
April 17, 2019

An initiative to promote Oman’s tourism through social media

The aim is to form a community partnership between the tourism sector and youth.
April 17, 2019

Elections over, Turkey's Erdogan eyes economic reforms

Turkey has slipped into recession for the first time in a decade, inflation is in double digits and economists are watching how Turkish officials will manage its recovery.
April 07, 2019

In Syria's Al-Hol camp, ultra-extremists fuel fear

Among the hordes of Syrians and Iraqis, some 9,000 foreigners are held in a fenced section of the encampment, under the watch of Kurdish forces.
March 31, 2019

UN condemns Taliban's spring offensive in Afghanistan

In a unanimous statement, the council said the Taliban's announcement will "only result in more unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people."
April 16, 2019

Seals, caviar and oil: Caspian Sea faces pollution threat

Seals waddling along the waterfront were once a common sight in Baku Bay, the Caspian Sea home of Azerbaijan's capital.
April 16, 2019

Decision on Oman’s bid in Budapest next week

Three nations in race to host the ITTF World Veteran Championships in 2022
April 17, 2019

Nepal U19 boys trounce Oman by 150 runs

A win for UAE against Oman on Thursday will secure it a spot in the World Cup.
April 17, 2019

Oman’s March oil output crosses 30mn barrels mark

China continued to remain the largest buyer of Oman’s crude with a share of 81.37 per cent of total oil exports.
April 17, 2019

Madayn announces additional investment incentives for Al Buraimi Industrial City

Eng Abdullah bin Ahmed al Mayasi, said, “This comes in continuation of the efforts undertaken by Madayn to create an ideal investment environment and attract local and foreign investors.”
April 17, 2019