.Open Minds event: Richard Branson not to speak today

by Times News Service
Richard Branson will not be speaking at the .Open Minds thought leadership forum today

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

Omanis second worst traffic offenders in UAE

by STAFF REPORTER
199,681 traffic offences were committed by Saudi Arabian nationals, the worst traffic offenders in UAE, followed by Omanis and Qataris

Oman crime: Four jailed for running illegal stem cell clinic in Bausher

by Staff reporter
The Seeb Primary Court has handed jail sentences with deportation to four expatriates for transplanting stem cells at an unlicensed health institution in the wilayat of Bausher

Oman travel: In a special offer, Air India increases baggage weight limit

by Rejimon K
Passengers flying on Air India from Muscat can now carry up to 40 kgs of baggage to all direct and indirect destinations

Oman’s Musallam Al Wadhahi 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
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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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.