Oman Air registers 4 per cent revenue growth

by Times News Service
At the annual general meeting of Oman Air, the chairman said that the financial progress of the national carrier in 2014 was matched by improvements in passenger experience

Yemenis, expatriates look for safe haven as Saudi Arabia-led warplanes continue to fight Houthi rebels

by REJIMON K
As Sanaa turns, into a ghost town, both Yemenis and foreigners are keen to flee the war zone at the earliest

Sunday Beat: Oman employment database needed for future

by Saleh Al Shaibany
A jobseeker waits endlessly when, in fact, the job is very much there but only has to be pulled out from the mass of information which desperately needs to be streamlined.

Oman's biggest indoor theme park to be ready in 2017

by A E JAMES
Majarat Oman, which is just 45 minutes by road from Muscat, will be able to accommodate 2,500 to 3,000 visitors a day, Syed Asad Ali of Arab Malaysia Development Company, said

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' contributions for peace hailed

by ONA
Arab and world leaders pointed out that the Arab and Gulf region is in desperate need of the wisdom of His Majesty to help diffuse the many conflicts facing the region
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
Threat from failed states more perceived than real
by Debasish Mitra

With the end of the Cold War the Communists suddenly ceased to be an existential threat to the United States and Western Europe. But the enemy did not die nor did animosity

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