Saudi-led coalition declares end to Yemen campaign

by AFP
The coalition has 'ended Operation Decisive Storm based on a request by the Yemeni government and President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi', its spokesman, Brigadier General Ahmed Al Assiri said

Don’t panic over quakes in Sea of Oman, experts tell tense people

As nervousness grips the public following two earthquakes in a single week in the Sea of Oman, experts say there’s no cause to worry about

Repatriation of bodies from Oman to India hit as some sponsors refuse to pay

by Rahul Das
Airlines operating from Muscat say they face problems when sponsors refuse to pay to airlift bodies to their home countries

Oman, Lithuania boost academic ties

Minister of Higher Education Dr Rawiya Saud Al Busaidi, will visit Lithuania later this year to sign an MoU on increased student exchanges and developing a research city

Iraqi artist takes ‘Just a Trip’ to world of colours, imagination in Oman

In many ways Hussein’s work is a dream-like, escapist world where he leaves reality behind, focusing instead of the world of his mind, his so-called “secret landscape”
Online shopping on the upswing in Oman
by Times News Service

More than one in three respondents made a purchase online during the three months, and 76 per cent of respondents were satisfied with their online shopping experience

Japan’s maglev train breaks new world speed record
by AFP

Japan’s state-of-the-art maglev train clocked a new world speed record Tuesday in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre (373 miles) per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the t

Oman tourism: Escape to Turtle Beach Resort in Ras Al Hadd
by Sarah MacDonald

From the moment you arrive at the Turtle Beach Resort, following a narrow twisting road from the little town of Ras Al Hadd, a sense of calm will descend upon you, and time will seem to slow down.

Quick Poll

Should the civic authorities in Oman relocate all bars and night clubs away from the residential areas?

Can orange glasses help you sleep better?
by Kate Galbraith/ New York Times News Service

Studies have shown that such light, especially from the blue part of the spectrum, inhibits the body's production of melatonin, a hormone that helps people fall asleep

Should Pakistan play extra-territorial role?
by Hasan Askari Rizvi

Pakistan is on the verge of another new role for its military. It has been urged to provide ground troops, air force and naval ships to bolster its military intervention in Yemen

Round Up
Qatar Airways is ‘world’s most dependable airline’
by Times News Service

Qatar Airways has been named the ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’ in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS Money Watch and conducted by recognised travel site WanderBat