Stormy weather steals Red Bull photo show in Oman

by SARAH MACDONALD
An exhibition of the top 20 entrants was held at Bait Al Zubair on Wednesday night where the winner was announced by hosts Scott Clarke from Hi FM and Paul Doubleday, Director of Bait Al Zubair

84 Omani girls complete BP’s skill development course

by Times News Service
The BP Young Leaders Programme, in partnership with Oman Sail, aims to reach 1,400 Omani college and university students from Al Dhahira and Al Dakhiliya as part of BP’s social investment initiative

GUtech students in Oman feted for their feat

by Times News Service
GUtech Student Awards were given to 32 students during a ceremony held at the GUtech amphitheatre on Tuesday

Saudi Arabia car blast: Three killed in Damman mosque bombing claimed by IS militant group

by AFP
The suicide bomber -- disguised in women's clothing -- detonated his device at the entrance to the mosque during Friday prayers, the official Saudi Press Agency cited a ministry spokesman as saying.

Oman tourism: Six top places to visit in Dakhiliyah region

by Swati Dasgupta
Towering at around 3,000 metres, the temperatures in the Jabal Akdhar and Jabal Shams mountains are nearly 20 degrees cooler than in Muscat, making them perfect destinations for a summer weekend getaw

Oman weather: Four plants that beat the summer heat

by Faisal Mohammed Naim
House plants are the ultimate functional indoor décor. Well-placed greenery doesn’t just brighten a space; it also purifies the air while creating a more relaxing, restful ambience
Business
US economy contracts as strong dollar hits growth
by Bloomberg News

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the US shrank at a 0.7 per cent annualised rate, revised from a previously reported 0.2 per cent gain, according to Commerce Department figures issued on Friday

Thursday
Oman tourism: Six top places to visit in Dakhiliyah region
by Swati Dasgupta

Towering at around 3,000 metres, the temperatures in the Jabal Akdhar and Jabal Shams mountains are nearly 20 degrees cooler than in Muscat, making them perfect destinations for a summer weekend getaw

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Features
How spoilt is your child?
by Rachel Carlyle/Daily Express

Overindulging our children is creating a generation of pampered princesses and princes. Take this fun quiz to find out if you're raising a little terror...

Columns
Mobility remains an unresolved issue in EU
by Harold James

Britain's anti-European United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) performed poorly in the general election earlier this month, and then promptly fractured

Health
Cool food for hot summer days
by Monika Seth/Al Raffa

Summertime brings long days and fresh and cool drinks and other enjoyable pleasures but it also brings the most unwanted heat and humidity