Oman traffic: Don’t blame the drivers, blame the roads

by Mohammad Shafeeqe
Don’t blame it on the drivers all the time. Faulty designs and flawed construction, besides inclement weather, can make roads dangerous to drive.

Oman advises nationals to leave Yemen as situation worsens

by ONA
All Omanis have been asked to avoid travel and leave Yemen.

8 best tourist places you should visit in Oman

by Mohammed Shafeeqe
With a nature and landscape so raw and pure, Oman is gradually securing a prominent place in the world tourism map. A brief visit may not suffice to see and experience these exotic and wonderful place

Donizetti's Don Pasquale plays in Oman

by Dr. Patricia Groves
Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera ‘Don Pasquale’, a tale of deception and double-identities for the sake of love, was a truly great and uplifting experience for Muscat audiences on three nights.

LIVE BLOG: Saudi Arabia led coalition strikes Houthi rebels in Yemen

by Times News Service
Follow our live blog for ongoing updates on the attacks in Yemen

Honour His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' return to Oman with work not holiday

by Staff Reporters
No public holiday is needed to celebrate His Majesty’s return, say many sections of Oman society
Oman
Outpouring of joy on return of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos to Oman
by Times News Service

After enjoying the blessings of His Majesty’s dynamic leadership, expatriates said that Oman under his wise leadership has earned a unique place of respect in the comity of nations

Technology
How technology is rewriting human interaction rulebook
by The Washington Post

Virtual distance is a psychological and emotional sense of detachment that accumulates little by little, at the subconscious or unconscious level, as people trade off time interacting with each other

Thursday
VIDEO: Ferrari FF, power, pace and grace
by Scott Armstrong

“At my signal unleash hell.” The opening words to Ridley’s Scott epic blockbuster Gladiator echo in my mind as I prepare myself for what is about to happen

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Features
Technology: Design of devices gains importance
by FARHAD MANJOO/The New York Times News Service

You need good physical design — or industrial design — to get people through the door. The real differentiator now, though, is the user interface — how the thing work

Columns
They have brazenly betrayed their class
by Timothy Egan

Three Republican leaders and most of those who aspire to be the GOP presidential nominee next year, these Horatio Algerians for the new Gilded Age are working to keep the downtrodden down

Health
Angelina Jolie surgery 'dramatically' lowers cancer risk: experts
by AFP

It is a hard personal choice, but removing healthy fallopian tubes and ovaries effectively slashes the cancer odds for women like Angelina Jolie who carry a risk-boosting gene mutation, experts said