Oman weather: Rain, hailstorm in Fanja

The Oman meteorological department had also predicted rain in eastern parts of Muscat and in Batinah.

Will mass arrests of expat 'delay’ the new airport in Oman?

by Yusuf Mohammed Balushi
As revealed by on Sunday, more than 1,000 expatriate employees were arrested for working illegally on the new terminal being built at Muscat International Airport project.

Indian dhow sinks near Oman coast

An Indian dhow has reportedly sunk in the waters of Salalah on Sunday evening, maritime officials said

Sea turtles head to Oman beach for nesting

by Times News Service
The Ras Al Hadd sanctuary is the favourite nesting site for green turtles of the Indian Ocean.

SMS scams and what to look out for in Oman

by Simon Baldwin
When I see an SMS or email telling me I’ve won 20,000 Rials when I haven’t entered any competitions, my curiosity never gets the better of me and I delete the offending message.
Korean to Oman's envoy friendship recipe: Dish out cooking skills
by Sarah MacDonald

Kimchi, or fermented cabbage, is South Korea’s national dish and as a way to share his country’s culture, Ambassador Daesik Kim hosted a kimchi-making class at his residence on Monday morning

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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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...

Obama proving to be supreme pragmatist
by Rupert Cornwell

In terms of demographics and the electorate's more liberal social bent, the tide is not running the Republicans' way

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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.

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.