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Qatari business owners are interested in identifying investment opportunities in the industrial sectors of Oman. (Made In Qatar)
October 21, 2018 - 07:37 GMT
The next edition of ‘Made in Qatar’ slated next month in Oman is expected to offer “mega investment opportunities” in the industrial and production sectors, Qatar Chamber announced on Saturday.
Oman Nano City Project is expected to be launched by 2023. (Shutterstock)
October 17, 2018 - 08:09 GMT
Secretary General of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Saeed Sarkar said that a number of 40 Iranian companies will cooperate to build a ‘Nano City’ in Oman.
Oman national football team
October 15, 2018 - 11:09 GMT
Oman’s lack of an efficient strike force was exposed on Saturday when the Red Warriors were held to a 1-1 draw by lowly-ranked...
On Thursday, the port had decided to
October 15, 2018 - 09:54 GMT
Salalah port has received its first vessel at its container terminal, the port management announced, three days after suspending operations ahead of tropical storm Luban.
Old City of Jerusalem (Shutterstock)
October 12, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
The Program and External Relations Commission (PX) of the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted, on Wednesday, by consensus two resolutions on Palestine in the framework of its 205th plenary meeting.
Ali Al Habsi
October 09, 2018 - 18:13 GMT
Veteran Oman goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi has thanked the fans of his club Al Hilal for their support, as he joins up with the national team at a training camp in Muscat.
The two sides stressed cooperation in technology transfer and exchanging the know-how in the field, as well as the possibility of investment by Omani companies in the Islamic Republic’s upstream oil and gas sector. (Shutterstock)
October 09, 2018 - 06:53 GMT
Iran and Oman have started new talks on energy cooperation during a visit by the head of North Drilling Company, a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company, to Muscat on Monday.
(Social Media)
October 08, 2018 - 08:55 GMT
Viral images and video were shared among Arabs on social media showing the moment when a group of young Khaleeji men wanted to celebrate their friend's birthday. However, the celebration soon turned dangerous causing serious harms to the birthday boy.
Some 94 per cent of all the people voted in favour of the idea to either cancel the NOC permanently or at least drop it after an expat completes two years with his/her sponsor. (Shutterstock)
October 07, 2018 - 06:01 GMT
Everyone living in Oman can have their say on employment issues, thanks to a Ministry of Manpower online initiative.
The experiments proved the economic feasibility of agriculture without water and pointed out some of the crops developed by the process as having achieved profits worth OMR800 in the dual house and more than OMR8,000 in the protected house. (OBD)
October 04, 2018 - 07:18 GMT
The Oman Development Bank (ODB) announced that it has funded 4,520 projects in the agriculture and livestock sector between January 2014 and August 2018, which was 19 per cent of the total projects financed by the bank during the same period. It was valued to be worth OMR29.06 million.
Fatma Al Nabhani
October 03, 2018 - 10:30 GMT
The tennis player on whom Fatma Al Nabhani walked out after allegations of racism from match officials in France, has reacted to the charges laid...
Muscat, the capital, recorded the highest number of arrests with 380 followed by A'Dakhiliyah governorate with 60. During the same week, 386 violating labourers were deported. (Shutterstock)
October 03, 2018 - 04:50 GMT
A total of 636 expats were arrested for violating the Labour Law and another 426 deported in one week, Oman's Ministry of Manpower announced.
English Premier League trophy (Photo supplied)
October 02, 2018 - 17:42 GMT
The world-famous English Premier League trophy is coming to Muscat, according to the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Oman.
 Well-known Omani tennis player Fatima Nabhani is complaining to the tennis federation over  discrimination on the court in France.
October 02, 2018 - 14:55 GMT
A video posted by the Omani female tennis player Fatima Al Nabhani on her Instagram account accusing officials and staff of racism and mistreatment in her last match at Clermont-Ferrand in France has gone viral.
Airline officials said expatriates can apply for 48- or 96-hour UAE visas from Emirates and flydubai offices in Oman. (Shutterstock)
October 02, 2018 - 10:46 GMT
Expatriates living in Oman can now get UAE visas for OMR13, a spokesperson for Emirates told the Times of Oman on Monday.
Oman has strong bilateral relations with Greece and the introduction of this new flight will certainly help strengthen relations even further. (Shutterstock)
October 01, 2018 - 06:06 GMT
Oman Air will be flying to Athens, the capital of Greece, as of June 2019, it was announced in a statement in Doha.