Oman weather: Sandstorm hit the Sultanate

by Staff Reporter
In UAE, the forecasters have warned of fog, dust and sand particles blowing in the air along with a significant drop in temperature on Thursday

Oman weather: Sandstorm expected to cover Muscat

by Times News Service
The epicenter of the storm is currently in Buraimi covering areas like Musandam, Dahirah, Dhofar and North of Batinah

Hiring of Indian nurses for Oman set to be streamlined

by Rejimon K and Fahad Al Ghadani
Hiring of Indian nurses in Oman is set to become streamlined as the south Asian country has initiated steps to keep agencies out of the process

Time to be calm and invest in Oman

by A. E. JAMES
Central Bank plans to float OMR400 million of government development bonds and sukuk in two separate issues

Oman's State Council okays report on expatriates

by Times News Service
The meeting discussed the study on ‘Legislation Regulating Expat Labour’. Abdul Qadir bin Salim Al Dhahab, chairman of the Special Committee in-charge of the study, reviewed the final report

Juvenile crimes register decline in the Sultanate: Royal Oman Police

by HAMOOD AL ZIDI
In 2014, 247 crimes were committed by 635 juveniles, compared to 364 crimes committed by 502 juvenile delinquents in 2013, a dip of 20 per cent
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