Oman road safety: Reckless driving linked to anxiety

by Tariq Al Haremi
Depressed people use their vehicles to vent their frustration, believes a Muscat hospital clinical psychologist

Oman Lawyers Association meet calls for fair trial of accused

by ONA
The conference also recommended a more active role for the Omani Lawyers Association in terms of safeguarding the rights of accused persons and the litigants.

700 Omanis to depart for US on scholarship

by Times News Service
The international scholarships are supported by the Oman American Business Council (OABC) under the patronage of the United States Embassy in Muscat

Oman tourism: Khareef boom in Salalah's Juweira Hotel

by Times News Service
The Juweira Boutique Hotel exudes elegance through its classic oriental theme

Oman road safety: Do you observe the driving etiquette?

by T.A. Ameerudheen
It is not just rash driving that creates havocs on our roads. Motorists’ reluctance to observe driving etiquette too causes accidents and traffic bottlenecks.

Open Minds - Thought leadership forum

by Hi
The objective of Open Minds is to synergise, motivate and educate young Omani entrepreneurs, says Mohamed Issa Al Zadjali, the organiser of this unprecedented forum
Oman
Royal Oman Police arrests 95 infiltrators, deports 221
by Times News Service

Ninety-five infiltrators of different nationalities who had entered the Sultanate illegally were arrested from various wilayats by the Royal Oman Police

Sports
Football: Bayern Munich race to get fit as Borussia Dortmund prepare title tilt
by Reuters

For the Bavarians, however, it does not look like it is going to be as easy as last season when they clinched the Bundesliga crown by March and in record time.

Business
‘Railway link will make Oman a gateway to Gulf’
by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI

Indian ambassador Mukul says the Oman National Railway project will help develop the tourism sector, and will give a fillip to the economy of the entire region

World
Parents of US journalist Foley praise their 'fearless' son
by AFP

Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, executed by Islamic State jihadists, with his parents praising their "fearless" son.

Technology
SoftBank still merger hungry despite T-Mobile flop: analysts
by AFP

Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank's failed bid for T-Mobile marked a rare defeat for its brash billionaire founder,but few expect it to sideline a man intent on building "the world's number-one company

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
Disquieting times for Malaysia's 'fish listener
by AFP

Harun is one of Malaysia's last "fish listeners," and he and his apprentice son Zuraini are believed to be the only active practitioners of this mysterious and dying local art.

Columns
Oh boy! That indeed is some strategy
by Mark Steel

In May of this year McCain went to Syria to pose for photographs with Syrian rebels who he insisted we supply with weapons. But the rebels he befriended are now part of ISIS

Entertainment
Muscat Goan bags title at ‘Goencho Avaz’
by Times News Service

Adding to this latest achievement, Scully was recently declared the second runner-up at the May Queen beauty pageant organised by the Goan Committee of Oman, held at the Aviation Club, Muscat.