1,000 illegal expats in Oman caught on airport job

by Fahad Al Ghadani/Rahul Das/Rejimon K
The workers, who were arrested on Wednesday, were found violating the Labour Law, an official said, adding that workers will be deported and the companies fined

Expect water disruption in several parts of Muscat: Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity and Water

by Times News Service
Water supply will be disconnected in several parts of Muscat governorates, according to a statement from Public Authority for Electricity and Water.

Oman weather: Wadis overflow as rain falls in Jabal Shams

by REJIMON K
Wadis in Jabal Shams are overflowing after rain started to fall this afternoon.

Passion is the key to success, says Oman's first woman commercial pilot

by Saleh Al Shaibany
Azza Said Al Zakwani already has the distinction of being the first Omani female commercial pilot

Students caught smuggling drugs into UAE from Oman, Dubai court told

by Times News Service
Prosecutors at the Dubai Criminal Court said American IA, 18, and German AR, 21, brought the drugs into the UAE via Hatta.
Thursday
Behind the lens at Royal Opera House Muscat
by Sarah MacDonald

Khalid Al Busaidi, the chief photographer at the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM), reflects on his passion for capturing the operas, ballets, concerts and other performing arts

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Features
How spoilt is your child?
by Rachel Carlyle/Daily Express

Overindulging our children is creating a generation of pampered princesses and princes. Take this fun quiz to find out if you're raising a little terror...

Columns
Will IS survive the acid test of time?
by Ross Douthat

Russia in 1919 was peripheral to many great powers' immediate security concerns, while Isis is sitting at an oil-rich crossroads and murdering Western citizens every chance it gets

Round Up
Oman Arab Bank offers housing finance to customers of premium Dar Al Zain residential project
by Times News Service

After a successful partnership offering similar home finance facilities for the earlier phases, the new agreement will facilitate customers to realize their dreams of owning a luxury home.

Entertainment
Salman in Kashmir for shooting, exhorts other film makers
by PTI

In Kashmir for his new movie ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, Salman Khan wants film makers to shoot films in the valley which he described as the most beautiful place on earth.