Oman rejects hijab ban at Asian Games

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
Oman has urged for revision of rules that ban players from wearing hijab in sport

Omani woman killed in Al Suwaiq road crash

by Staff reporter
An Omani woman was killed in a road crash this morning when a trailer lost control and hit four vehicles near Suwaiq roundabout

No celebratory stickers or posters on vehicles, warns Royal Oman Police

by Fahad Al Ghadani
Motorists cannot use undignified and offensive graphics and slogans, and no vehicle should bear the images of the crown or the national emblem.

Eid Al Adha shoppers throng malls, markets in Oman

by Rejimon K
According to the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, the first day of Eid Al Adha will fall on October 4

Facebook top social site in Oman

by Times News Service
‘Times of Oman’ is the only media house which figures in the top 10 Facebook pages from Oman
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World
One out of every four Yemenis undernourished, conflicts worsening food security; United Nations
by Reuters

An escalation of political turmoil in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world, risks aggravating an already dire food security situation, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

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Columns
The world must wage an intellectual war to defeat Isis
by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

The global financial crisis taught the world how profoundly interdependent our economies have become.

Round Up
Singing sensation Arijit Singh to perform in Oman live on October 16
by times news service

Omantel Hayyak Nights is back and presents yet another electrifying night of music and entertainment — this time delivered by the versatile and uniquely talented singer Arijit Singh

Health
Failed cancer vaccines might live again with new immune drugs
by Reuters

Using vaccines to fight cancer is a field littered with failures but experts believe it is possible the approach could get a new lease of life if such shots are combined with a new class of drugs