US Independence day marked in Oman with Jazz show

Muscat: The world-famous NATO Jazz Orchestra flew in from Brussels to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of American Independence in Muscat. Organised by the US Embassy in Oman at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, guests were entertained by the [Read story...]

Nakhal Fort

There has been a fort at this site since before the arrival of Islam. The current fort has been around since the 17th century, with a few renovations since then. [Read story...]

Neelima Vyas named CEO of SV Pittie Oman

Muscat: Sohar Port and Freezone has announced that Neelima Vyas has stepped down as Director, International, and, as of May 6, has been appointed CEO of SV Pittie Sohar Oman, the company responsible for the establishment of a $300-million cotton yarn [Read story...]

Video: Rainfall cools down parts of Oman

Muscat: Temperatures came down on Thursday after some parts of Oman received moderate rainfall. Bader Ali Al Baddaei, an administrator of, a local web-based forum that discusses weather in Oman, said that parts of Rustaq and Al Huqain [Read story...]

Oman’s CMA inks pact Thailand bourse regulator

Sheikh Abdullah Salim Al Samli, Executive President of CMA signed for CMA and Rapee Sucharitkul, Secretary General of the Securities and Exchanges Commission of Thailand signed for SECT. – Supplied picture Sheikh Abdullah Salim Al Samli, Executive Pr [Read story...]

Fire reported in an apartment in Oman

Muscat: A fire that started in a residential apartment in Al Khuwair was brought under control by firefighters from the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance . However, no injuries were reported. [Read story...]

Crowning glory of Omana s heritage

“Royal” is a word that perfectly describes the beauty and elegance of the Omani mussar. From the soft, handwoven wool to the elaborate embroidery, these traditional headpieces scream heritage. [Read story...]

Oman’s own ‘hotel for dogs’

In 2009, when we got a peek into the life of a pampered dog in the family-friendly flick 'Hotel for Dogs', it was then, when we realised holidays are as important for dogs and other pets as they are for us humans. These beauteous canines dese [Read story...]