Oman

December 8, 2014

Eugenia sang a number of her hits ranging from catchy mariachi songs, ranchero tunes and pop songs. (Image: Khalid al Busaidi)
09:39 GMT

A Mexican star Eugenia León delighted Oman Opera House's audience with her energy, passion and beautiful voice as she shared a mix of traditional and popular music from her homeland.

Once a bustling fishing hub in the Gulf, the village of Al-Arish lies just off Qatar’s northern coast. It was abandoned in the 1970s as inhabitants packed up in search of more prolific urban areas, leaving crumbling infrastructure you can still check out today.
07:15 GMT

Ghost towns around the Middle East show a history, and present, marked by massive change.

November 18, 2014

Prince Harry was welcomed by HH Sayyid Haithem Bin Tariq Al Said at Muscat International Airport. (Image: Getty/DM)
14:26 GMT

Britain's beloved Prince Harry has landed in Oman, before he jets off to Abu Dhabi for the weekend!

November 14, 2014

The border town of Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between militants and the Lebanese army in recent months, sparking high tensions between Syrians refugees and Lebanese host communities. (AFP/File)
09:37 GMT

A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.

November 10, 2014

Oman is hosting two-day talks in an effort to hammer out a nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
07:45 GMT

Oman voiced hope that talks between Iran, the US, and the EU regarding Iran's nuclear program will reach a final agreement soon.

October 16, 2014

Key government agencies will present a snapshot of opportunities across Oman’s high growth sectors as well as the strategic roadmaps for the development of each sector.
00:52 GMT

As much as $145 billion worth of projects are currently under way or will be awarded in Oman, according to MEED projects, the region’s leading projects tracker.

September 3, 2014

 Iran has agreed to export 20 million cubic meters per day (mcm/d) of gas to Oman, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said.
20:26 GMT

Oman began importing Qatari gas in 2007, but its demand has risen rapidly since then, threatening its LNG exports and pushing Muscat back to the negotiating table with Tehran.

Tareq Al Ali's health is on the up and up. (Image: Facebook)
09:43 GMT

High fever and a severe case of the flu sent the Kuwaiti comedian actor to the hospital recently.

City Centre Muscat will have 60 new stores and a new dining zone, following the expansion project (Image: Blogspot)
09:01 GMT

Leading Dubai developer Majid Al Futtaim announced plans to expand a retail mall in Oman's capital, Muscat, including 60 shopping and dining options.

September 1, 2014

The Starbucks program is currently available in Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt (File/AFP)
08:15 GMT

Global coffee chain Starbucks launched a 'Branded Solutions' scheme, where businesses in the MENA region can supply quality coffee to the workplace.

August 26, 2014

Oman uses two different contracts to sell its crude
06:58 GMT

Oman's crude oil exports to China have continued to soar amid the economic giant’s rising demand for energy and its increasing reliance on Middle Eastern oil supplies.

August 14, 2014

The company said it plans to float a tender, inviting bids from pre-qualified companies for constructing the first package of the 170-km Sohar-Buraimi route this month.
22:51 GMT

The Oman Railway Company (ORC) unveiled a list of pre-qualified consortiums to undertake its national railway project on Wednesday, according to a report by theTimes of Oman.

August 13, 2014

Old school actor Nour El Sherif will be one of the faces at the forum later this week. (Image: Facebook)
00:47 GMT

Film fanatics will enjoy all the drama at Dhofar Arab Film Forum that runs August 16 to 20.

July 1, 2014

S&P noted that hydrocarbon revenues constitute almost 46 per cent of nominal GDP and three-quarters of total exports of the six GCC nations.
04:55 GMT

Increasing dependence of the GCC states on oil revenues poses a rising credit risk, a new survey by S&P says.

June 26, 2014

Sultan Qaboos, who has been ruling Oman since 1970, responded by suspending the rules based on his understanding of the needs of the public, ONA reported.
22:57 GMT

Oman’s ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said has put on hold the government’s decision to scrap price controls for most products after a public uproar triggered an intervention by his consultative council, state news agency ONA said.