Do you need employers clearance to re-enter Oman? Our legal expert answers

by Times News Service
Even though, an expatriate has exceeded the limit of 179 days, the visa and resident status will remain active in the computers unless the employer has cancelled the same

Oman weather: Temperatures set to soar in the Sultanate

by Times News Service
Temperatures in places such as Sur, Ibri, Haima have already reached 38 degree Celsius today, according to Oman's Meteorology.

Yemen crisis: Arab League leaders reach consensus on unified force

by Rejimon K
Arab leaders have agreed to create a unified Arab force as Oman expressed hope for security and stability in the region on Sunday

Oman accident: Road deaths drop but toll still runs to 15 per week

by Rejimon K and Fahad Al Ghadani
While authorities, road safety experts and parliamentarians have welcomed the dip in figures, they feel more needs to be done

LIVE BLOG: Warplanes attack Yemen's Sanaa throughout night; Strikes continue after daybreak: residents

by Times News Service
Follow our live blog for ongoing updates on the attacks in Yemen
World
Yemen rebels face reversals on three battle fronts
by Reuters

The Health Ministry, loyal to the Houthi fighters who control the capital, said Saudi-led air strikes had killed 35 people and wounded 88 overnight

Technology
How technology is rewriting human interaction rulebook
by The Washington Post

Virtual distance is a psychological and emotional sense of detachment that accumulates little by little, at the subconscious or unconscious level, as people trade off time interacting with each other

Thursday
VIDEO: Ferrari FF, power, pace and grace
by Scott Armstrong

“At my signal unleash hell.” The opening words to Ridley’s Scott epic blockbuster Gladiator echo in my mind as I prepare myself for what is about to happen

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Features
Technology: Design of devices gains importance
by FARHAD MANJOO/The New York Times News Service

You need good physical design — or industrial design — to get people through the door. The real differentiator now, though, is the user interface — how the thing work

Columns
British poll campaign ignores vital issues
by CHRIS PATTEN

The UK has a long track record of scolding its European Nato partners for not spending the two per cent of GDP that each has pledged to dedicate to defence

Health
Angelina Jolie surgery 'dramatically' lowers cancer risk: experts
by AFP

It is a hard personal choice, but removing healthy fallopian tubes and ovaries effectively slashes the cancer odds for women like Angelina Jolie who carry a risk-boosting gene mutation, experts said