May 6, 2013
The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) is going all out to woo tourists from the region, especially Saudi Arabia.
May 5, 2013
Gulf countries always fail the freedom of the press test, as seen with the 2013 World Press Freedom Index issued by Reporters Without Borders. Although these countries are wealthy and boast the trappings of modern states, they continue to rank at the bottom.
May 1, 2013
Internet user in the UAE are being promised “reliable and robust” services as a new undersea cable is to be introduced to bring faster speeds.
Oman's government expects $10 billion foreign direct investment in Duqm economic zone in the next five years.
April 20, 2013
Was it cause he was too sexy? The Omani organisers have neither confirmed nor denied rumors that they had a heavy hand in the cancellation of Justin Bieber's Muscat edition of the world tour. It's no surprise that the topless teen may have been deemed a touch on the 'haraam' side for the conservative Omanis.
April 15, 2013
Oman and Wigan Athletic goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi has spoken of his pride at the prospect of becoming the first Arab to start in an English FA Cup final after a 2-0 semi-final win over Millwall on Saturday.
April 14, 2013
Three of Morocco's grand slammin' musicians liven up the night at Oman's Royal Opera House Muscat.
April 8, 2013
Three Muscat-based performers will entertain fans before Akon hits the stage for his debut live show on Thursday at the Oman Automobile Association Grounds. DJ Junior, DJ Sham and DJ Fawaz will steal some of the rapper's thunder before U.S. hip-hop star shakes it up.
April 7, 2013
Oman is set to move to a Friday-Saturday weekend, reducing the gap for businesses and large parts of the region.
April 5, 2013
The Omani actress casts aside the likes of Haifa and Cyrine to come out victorious in the 'Arabian Beauty Queen' contest.
March 13, 2013
Real Madrid, one of the world's most famous football clubs, is planning to set up an academy in Muscat later this year, according to officials of the club.
March 11, 2013
International hip-hop star, Akon, is ready to rock Oman this April.
March 4, 2013
Oman is planning on increasing oil production to 940,000 barrels per day day as domestic demand increase in the Sultanate.
February 27, 2013
Renowned Kuwaiti actress Muna Shadad has begun filming the first scenes of her new television drama “Muhal” (The Impossible) written by Wael Najm.
February 13, 2013
A new high-tech system to promote safe rigging practices in Oman's oil and gas industry was launched on Monday.