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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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Oman weather: How to stay cool this summer
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So to Speak: Decisions that will haunt us
Last time I said I was going to sleep on a decision, it turned out to be a disaster.

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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Stranger Than Fiction: Was this really the portrait of a ghost?
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So to Speak: The desert ship is sinking
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The suicide bomber -- disguised in women's clothing -- detonated his device at the entrance to the mosque during Friday prayers, the official Saudi Press Agency cited a ministry spokesman as saying.
Oman accident: Man dies after he falls into a well in Barka
A man died after he fell into a well at Hay Assim wilayat of Barka on Thursday morning, according to the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA)
Yemen crisis: Houthi rebels kill Sanaa's governor, claim relatives
Abdulghani Jamil and his nephew Nasr Jamil "died of wounds sustained during late Thursday clashes between the governor's aides and Houthi militiamen", the sources said.
Oman weather: Scorching heat takes toll on people’s health
Reducing exposure to sun and drinking plenty of water can together help avoid adverse impact of the hot weather, say health experts
Japanese island evacuated after volcanic eruption
Footage by the Japan Meteorological Agency captured the moment the plume rocketed from Mount Shindake on the far southern island of Kuchinoerabu.
Oman weather: Four plants that beat the summer heat
House plants are the ultimate functional indoor décor. Well-placed greenery doesn’t just brighten a space; it also purifies the air while creating a more relaxing, restful ambience
Oman's Qasim Al Farsi wins Red Bull 5 Pics contest
Hundreds of photography lovers gathered at the pop art themed exhibition held on Wednesday evening at Bait Al Zubair.
Syrian army abandons Idlib as rebels tighten grip on province
Rebels now control the vast majority of Idlib province after Al Nusra Front -- Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate -- and its allies overran Ariha and surrounding villages on Thursday.
CBSE results: Indian School Muscat achieves 100% result in Class X exam
The ISM stamped its superiority with 68 students scoring an immaculate Cumulative Grade Point Average score of a perfect 10 with A1 grades in all the five subjects
Philippine soldier surrenders after holding hostages on tour bus
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