Oman sets up quarantines to fight Ebola

by FAHAD AL MUKRASHI
Steps taken by health officials in Oman are purely precautionary and in line with best global practices

All about inspiration at .Open Minds

by SARAH MACDONALD
.Open Minds forum will be full of inspirational stories about never giving up and pursuing your passions

Oman national contest for creative youths kicks off in October

by Elham Pourmohammadi
A nationwide competition for Omani youth will begin next month with the aim of inspiring creativity in the young people across Oman. It is it open to both men and women under two age groups

Plan to conduct Oman's 020 census electronically

by Times News Service
National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) celebrates the launch of its new brand identity, which symbolises the importance of compiling accurate socioeconomic data

Oman’s Musallam made International Chess Federation arbiter

by Nishad Padiyarath
The arbiter is a title given by Fide to individuals deemed capable of acting as judge in important chess matches. This is for the first time an Omani has been appointed as an arbiter

US chopper crashes in the Gulf of Aden

by REJIMON K
Seventeen Marines and eight sailors were aboard the CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter when it crashed
Business
Over 260 Omani firms to participate in ‘business opportunities forum’
by Times News Service

The second edition of the forum aims at strengthening the cooperation between large companies and small enterprises in the private sector

Thursday
Muscat's new way of entertainment – Bowling!
by Faisal Mohammed Nai

Interactive and competitive, a sport that is fast gaining aficionados in Muscat is the game of bowling, that is catching the fancy of the young and old alike, Faisal Mohammed Naim reports

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Columns
The truth about UK's pro-Israel lobbies
by MIRA BAR HILLEL

In the US, the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is acknowledged to be as powerful when it comes to foreign policy as the National Rifle Association (NRA) is in preventing any hint of

Round Up
Score a goal and witness Clasico match in Spain
by Times News Service

Score a goal and be the winner to attend the Clasico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain and win many more prizes among ‘Ozone Football Challenge

Health
Ebola-denial a revolt against colonial mindset: expert
by AFP

It has been one of the more bizarre features of a deadly epidemic: a vocal minority in west African society denying that Ebola exists even as family and friends die around them.