Sohar accident update: Father, daughter die in road crash, mother found dead in apartment

by Rejimon K
An Indian father and his daughter were killed in a crash on the road near Wadi Hibi in Sohar today at around 10:30am today

Mixed reaction to Apple’s iOS 8 in Oman

by Times News Service
Users in Oman termed iOS 8 as “incredible”, “amazing” and “disappointing”

Muscat's green attire landscape draws attention

by Faisal Mohammed Naim
Muscat’s landscape is fast turning to lush green each passing day, thanks to the Herculean efforts by the horticulture department of the Muscat Municipality

Oman racing: Go-Karting siblings BIG dream

by T.A. Ameerudheen
Oman’s karting prodigies, Sanad and Abdullah, get themselves ready to compete in the Formula – 4 Race next season

Kashmir floods: Paradise lost

by Faisal Mohammed Naim
In the aftermath of the ravaging floods in Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmiris in Muscat express solidarity with their brethren back home, sharing their pain and trying to extend a helping hand of comfort

Oman cuisine: A slice of Asia at The Cave

by T.A. Ameerudheen
Asiana Restaurant at The Cave offers finest culinary delights from India, China and Japan at an affordable price
Business
Apple’s bigger iPhones debut in Europe, US to long lines
by Bloomberg News

The iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus went on sale on Friday in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, France, Germany, the UK and the East Coast of the US, before rolling out across the rest of the country

Thursday
Not all marriages are made in heaven
by SALEH AL SHAIBANY

Social pressures like unemployment and the need to acquire all the trappings of life force young people to do things a bit different than their parents

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Good Bye Marx! Hungary cleans up for Orban's revolution
by AFP

Budapest's Corvinus University is no hotbed of communist troublemakers and far from nostalgic for the old regime, but students are pining for a cherished bronze of Karl Marx removed last week

Columns
To crush IS, make a deal with Assad
by AHMAD SAMIH KHALIDI

In the absence of any large-scale Western or regional commitment to deploy troops, the only real 'boots on the ground' capable of destroying Isis are the Syrian Army and its local allies