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Oman tourism: Six top places to visit in Dakhiliyah region

by Swati Dasgupta
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Towering at around 3,000 metres, the temperatures in the Jabal Akdhar and Jabal Shams mountains are nearly 20 degrees cooler than in Muscat, making them perfect destinations for a summer weekend getaw

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Weekly Recipe: Oats and dates breakfast muffins along with stuffed croissant
Oats and dates breakfast muffins along with stuffed croissant

Crime: “Lying eyes” and the multi-millionaire
Irish property developer P.J. Howard was retired, rich and lonely. Since his wife died in 1996 there had been no-one to share the life that had everything money could buy.


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