Untold suffering in Gaza City

From inside Gaza a father tells his powerful story to Times of Oman. Read his words and weep

Ailing Pakistan International Airline passenger dies after emergency landing in Muscat

by Times News Service
A passenger died of heart disease after falling sick on a flight, prompting an emergency landing at the Muscat International Airport on Monday morning

Working mothers in Oman increase fourfold

by Saleh Al Shaibany
The attitude towards working women has changed during the last few decades. With growing aspirations, women too have started to look for life outside their homes

Oman Ministry: ‘Eco clearance system will be made simpler’

The ministry has contracted a global consulting firm to prepare an inventory and overhaul the rules in order to reduce the time required to obtain approvals

‘Modernisation of Oman's telecom network was our main focus’

CEO of the telecom operator in Oman said the company’s new submarine cable will be operational in 2016, and is designed to not only support current traffic needs but also to cater to future demand

Huge transformation seen in Oman's economic development

by Times News Service
The National Centre for Statistics and Information issued a report revealing some of the Oman’s accomplishments over the past 44 years.
Handicrafts sector in Oman witnessed record growth in last decade
by ONA

The PACI report affirmed that the Omani artisan sector witnessed remarkable development in various fields of training and productivity, as PACI sought to promote the artisan sector

Oman Racing Team a step away from biggest challenge of the year
by Times News Service

Despite some frustration so far this year in Europe’s most competitive GT3 championship, hopes are high in the Oman Racing Team of a strong showing at Spa this coming weekend

Top professionals join team of Oman convention centre
by Times News Service

Trevor McCartney, GM, announced the appointments of Salim Al Flaiti, Ahmed Al Habsi and Akram Al Maawali among others.

How to deal with difficulties of life
by Saleh Al Shaibany

Doing nothing never solves a problem but rather compounds it. You must confront people to stop them trampling all over you. If they don’t stop it, no matter who they are, just turn your back on them

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Japanese androids take us closer to 'Blade Runner' future
by AFP

A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.

In Gaza, nightmare continues unabated
by James J. Zogby

Like Isis, Hamas owes its lineage to the brutality of the occupation and despair of the Palestinian people. Like average Syrians and Iraqis, Palestinians want to live normal lives

Faro: Gateway to Portugal's most popular holiday area
by Harriet O'Brien/The

More than just a gateway to the beaches of the Algarve, this compact city is also about to enter festival season. So get in the spirit

Round Up
Just Falafel Brand Expands Its footprint In Oman
by Times News Service

The Mediterranean street food provider that is the number 1 Falafel brand in the world remains committed to expanding within the GCC

MERS virus detected in air samples from Saudi camel barn
by Reuters

Gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in air from a barn housing an infected camel and say this suggests the disease may be transmitted

Ileana D`Cruz hopes 'Happy Ending' will be a hit
by PTI

After the success of her last film `Main Tera Hero`, actress Ileana D`Cruz hopes that her next venture opposite Saif Ali Khan and Govinda titled `Happy Ending` is appreciated by the audience.