Oman

April 14, 2013

Royal Opera House Muscat showcases Morocco's burgeoning music scene.
09:52 GMT

Three of Morocco's grand slammin' musicians liven up the night at Oman's Royal Opera House Muscat.

April 8, 2013

Akon performing
14:08 GMT

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
09:44 GMT

Oman is set to move to a Friday-Saturday weekend, reducing the gap for businesses and large parts of the region.

April 5, 2013

Buthayna al Raisi is your 'Arabian Beauty Queen'.
06:59 GMT

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 plans to open academy in Muscat
22:20 GMT

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. (Photo: Facebook)
05:19 GMT

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.
11:17 GMT

Oman is planning on increasing oil production to 940,000 barrels per day day as domestic demand increase in the Sultanate.

February 27, 2013

Surprise, intrique and overcoming the impossible await Kuwaiti actress Muna in her new drama.
11:40 GMT

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

Oman launched a new system to promote safety in the oil and gas industry yesterday
12:36 GMT

A new high-tech system to promote safe rigging practices in Oman's oil and gas industry was launched on Monday.

February 7, 2013

Oman has announced a decision to increase the minimum wage for nationals employed in the private sector to 325 Omani riyals from July 1
13:09 GMT

The move is an attempt to boost private enterprise in the Arabian nation.

February 4, 2013

Oman Air is increasing its fleet as well as  increasing operations to India
08:08 GMT

Oman Air, the flag carrier of the Sultanate, has acquired two additional aircraft as the airline expands it s operations with India.

January 29, 2013

Oman's Sultan, Qaboos Bin Saeed, has urged citizens to end the practice of 'proxy trade'
08:49 GMT

The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos Bin Saeed, has urged Omani citizens to put an end to '€˜proxy trade’ that he warned harms the country’s economy.

January 23, 2013

Ratings agency Standard and Poors has said that it expects Oman to maintain string growth in 2013
11:56 GMT

The Oman economy is expected to maintain strong growth momentum with social spending to rise and fiscal performance to remain favourable over the period from 2013-2015, according to ratings agency Standard and Poor's.

January 13, 2013

Oman ranked 45th globally in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, moving up two notches from 2012, as economic freedom stagnates
10:46 GMT

Oman ranked 45th globally in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, moving up two notches from 47th last year.

January 8, 2013

Oman need oil prices to remain high to ensure it can keep its budget commitments
04:00 GMT

Oman is banking on oil prices staying high this year to fund heavy spending on job creation and social welfare, according to plans released.