Video: Oman's top news stories of September 22

by Times News Service
Watch the digital roundup of today's top stories in 60 seconds

Thumbs down for Oman's football stars on the social media

by NISHAD PADIYARATH
In an attempt to regulate the use of social media by Omani soccer stars, OFA plans to launch a code of conduct for the players so that no controversy can arise in future

Employee can forfeit all benefits on termination under Article 40: Oman legal expert

by Times News Service
If an employee is terminated according to the provisions of Article 40 of the Labour Law, he/she can forfeit his/her right to receive any benefits from the company

Oman tourism: Espeto Gaucho opens in Muscat

by Times News Service
Espeto Gaucho, an authentic Brazilian churrasco offering a unique dining experience, opened in the heart of Muscat this weekend

Oman culture and heritage: Rediscovering Adam’s antiquity and culture

by ONA
Adam is steeped in history as it used to be a junction of trade convoys in ancient times. It also has many natural attractions for visiting tourists

App on gas cylinder providers bags Oman ITA’s top Sas48 award

by Times News Service
Team ‘Cylinder’ won the first prize at the Sas48 contest organised by Information Technology Authority (ITA) earlier this week, with team ‘Otaxi’ and ‘Run Along,’ winning the second and third prize
Oman
Oman's Oud import tops OMR1m mark
by STAFF REPORTER

Oud, an exotic and expensive wood resin, is imported every year from various countries, including India, Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia

World
Afghan presidential rivals set to sign unity deal
by AFP

Afghanistan's two presidential rivals are due to sign a power-sharing deal Sunday, officials said, ending a prolonged stand-off over disputed election results

Thursday
Not all marriages are made in heaven
by SALEH AL SHAIBANY

Social pressures like unemployment and the need to acquire all the trappings of life force young people to do things a bit different than their parents

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Good Bye Marx! Hungary cleans up for Orban's revolution
by AFP

Budapest's Corvinus University is no hotbed of communist troublemakers and far from nostalgic for the old regime, but students are pining for a cherished bronze of Karl Marx removed last week

Columns
The US is again into a grand illusion in Syria
by Ross Douthat

American-organised units were routed; American-trained soldiers fled; American-made weapons fell into the hands of Islamic State, the self-declared caliphate with which the Americans are now at war

Health
Start early for a lifetime of good vision and healthy eyes
by Reuters

It turns out that feeding kids carrots is just one of a number of things parents can do to promote a lifetime of healthy eyes and good vision.

Entertainment
Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapur ring in early Diwali at Times Square
by PTI

Indian actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra, promoting their new film, ‘Daawat-e-Ishq’ made a special appearance at the concert that featured performances by singer Shaan and other artists.