Video: Oman's top news stories today

by Times News Service
Watch the digital roundup of today's top stories in 60 seconds

Price shocker for iPhone 6 fans in Oman

by REJIMON K
Apple unveiled two models of iPhone to recapture its role as a technological trend-setter

Oman drifting accident: ‘Never again’, vows crash survivor

by FAHAD AL MUKRASHI
With improper protective gear, adventurers risk their as well as onlookers’ lives

Rise in demand for Indian visas as number of Omani visitors grows this year

by REJIMON K
There has been an increase in the number of Omanis travelling to India for tourism and medical purposes, said a top official from the Indian embassy in Muscat

March to raise funds in Oman for Kashmir floods

by Times News Service
Fund-raising drive by Ghubra school students for the flood-affected Kashmir people would continue over the next three days

English Premier League: Five things we learnt from the Premier League weekend...

by KEVIN AFFLECK
IT does not matter how many coaches Harry Redcap has at his disposal, he still cannot set up Queens Park Rangers properly away from home
Sports
Champions League: Chelsea, Costa set to heap more misery on Schalke
by Reuters

The bad news is that even without being fully fit he has scored seven goals in his opening four matches for his new club since his £32.0 million ($52.03 million) transfer from Atletico Madrid.

Thursday
Oman tourism - Man-made paradise at Alila Jabal Akhdar
by Scott Armstrong

Idyllic landscape, spectacular setting with luxurious accommodations, rejuvenating spa treatments and sumptuous cuisine, Alila Jabal Akhdar is the perfect place to visit, Scott Armstrong reports

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The modern enemies of the United States
by Ross Douthat

The ideals of democracy and human rights are ascendant in our age, but their advance still depends on agency, strategy and self-sacrifice, no matter what date the calendar displays

Travel
Avignon tourism - The provencal city offers a busy cultural calender in early autumn
by Paul Bloomfield/The

September represents Avignon's sweet spot: after the hectic weeks of the twin theatre and fringe festivals but the city is still blessed with balmy evenings, food festivals and other events

Health
Stroke less likely for older women who get more potassium
by Reuters

Postmenopausal women who get more potassium in their diets are less likely to have a stroke or die than those who don’t get as much, according to a new study.

Entertainment
I always knew I was a solo-hero material: Aditya Roy Kapur
by PTI

Aditya Roy Kapur‘s career took a 360 degree turn post the success of his solo-hero movie ‘Aashiqui 2' and the actor says he was always confident of getting his big break as a lead in Bollywood