Oman Ministry of Health issues Ebola travel advisory

by ONA
Ministry of Health advised all citizens and residents against non-essential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria until further notice.

Stranded maid in Muscat airport stumps officials

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
According to eyewitnesses, her situation was not clear and it was difficult to communicate with her

Accident rescue up in Oman as reckless drivers ignore warnings

by Rahul Das/ Hassan Ali Shaban
A total of 755 accident rescue cases were reported in July 2014 as compared to 496 during the same period in 2013

US backs off statement that Egypt, UAE were behind Libya air strikes

by Reuters
The U.S. State Department on Tuesday backed off an earlier statement that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were behind air strikes on Islamist militants in Libya

ISRO scientists gear up for 'challenging task' in Mars Mission

by PTI
As India’s Mars orbiter nears its destination, scientists are gearing to undertake a “challenging task” on September 24 when they would restart the onboard liquid engine

Oman tourism: Discover Arabian Sea delight in lap of nature at Duqm hotel

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
Promising to take its guests on an unforgettable journey, Park Inn by Radisson will soon open a hotel and residence in Duqm, a relatively undiscovered treasure for nature lovers
Business
Muscat share index falls marginally
by United Securities/Bl

Al Madina Takaful was the top gainer of the day with 2.54 per cent gain, while Al Jazeera Steel Product was the top loser and closed down by 2.51 per cent

World
US backs off statement that Egypt, UAE were behind Libya air strikes
by Reuters

The U.S. State Department on Tuesday backed off an earlier statement that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were behind air strikes on Islamist militants in Libya

Thursday
Destination Dubai: Fun and festivities for the family
by Thursday Team

With endless shopping sales, festivals, concerts and other entertainment, it’s easy to fill your days during the Dubai Summer Surprises and forget about the hot temperatures

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Features
More risk the ultimate price for the ultimate thrill
by AFP

Leaping, running and flying into the unknown are attracting a growing band of followers around the world ready to risk life and limb for the ultimate adrenaline rush.

Columns
Ferguson shows truth of civil rights in US
by Dr James Zogby

We want to ignore it, but we cannot and should not forget the simple truth that our nation was born in sin — slavery was its name

Round Up
Oman Air unveils new first class amenity kits
by Times News Service

The 2 kits — one for male passengers and the other for female passengers, offer premium customers every luxury they need to arrive at their destination refreshed, groomed and ready to enjoy their stay

Entertainment
I perform stunts for my children: Shah Rukh Khan
by PTI

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who will be seen performing stunts in his upcoming film 'Happy New Year', says he does all the heroic things on screen for his children Aryan and Suhana.