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.

Bus transport plan to end commuter woes in Oman

A master plan for the development of the bus transport system for Oman is expected to be completed in ‘52 weeks'

What is the law for providing salary to employees who take sick leave for more than a month? Oman legal expert answers

by Times News Service
According to Oman labour law an employee is entitled to a maximum of 10 weeks’ sick leave during a year and the sickness shall be “certified”

Oman unregistered motorbike riders will now have to pay fine: ROP

by Rejimon K
The Royal Oman Police has urged parents not to gift small motorbikes to their children, which can lead to accidents

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.
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...

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

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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.