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The Islamic, or halal, food industry is valued at about $2 trillion a year. (File photo)
March 23, 2017 - 16:06 GMT
Oman has several advantages in attracting investment in Sharia-compliant industries, including halal food.
Fatma al Nabhani
March 22, 2017 - 17:56 GMT
Oman's tennis ace Fatma al Nabhani has been seeded second in the Open du Havre - a US$15,000 ITF tournament - that began in the French city of Le Havre on Tuesday.
Field and well development plans are already underway and the first development well has been drilled. (File photo)
March 22, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The second phase of BP’s Block 61 gas project in Oman is expected to deliver 0.5bn cubic feet of gas per day by 2020.
Oman national football team
March 21, 2017 - 19:26 GMT
Oman national football team started yesterday its internal camp at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Boucher, which will continue until the...
The increase in tobacco prices was mainly due to an increase in transportation, housing, water, electricity and fuel categories. (File photo)
March 21, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Oman’s annual inflation rose to 2.38 percent year-on-year, with prices of tobacco products jumping by 23.23 percent in February.
Fatima Al Nabhani (Photo: beIN Sports)
March 20, 2017 - 20:27 GMT
Fatima Al Nabhani is participating in the Davis Cup, which will be held from March 20th to 27th.
Fatma Al Nabhani
March 14, 2017 - 16:54 GMT
The Oman Tennis Association (OTA) has finalised the teams for forthcoming Islamic Solidatiry Games and the Davis Cup Group IV competition.
The Muttrah Souq in Muscat, Oman. (Shutterstock/ EQRoy)
March 14, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Oman is planning a major boost in digital and public infrastructure for the historic city of Muttrah to boost tourism.
Photo: Muscat Daily
March 13, 2017 - 15:38 GMT
Four Omani athletes will compete at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 in Austria from March 14 to 25. They will join 2,700 athletes representing 107 countries competing in nine disciplines.
Among the hotels being run by Oman Hotels & Tourism Co include: Ruwi Hotel in Muscat, Al Wadi Hotel in Sohar, Sur Plaza Hotel in Sur and the Desert Nights Camp in the Sharqiyah Sands. (Oman Hotels)
March 06, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Oman Hotels & Tourism Co has formulated a strategic five-year business plan, paving the way for its long-term growth and to meet future requirements of the industry with new hotel products.
This was the first time that Oman had issued a 30 year maturity period bond, which accounted for $2 billion of the funds raised. (File photo)
March 06, 2017 - 04:59 GMT
Oman has entered the international market to cover its 2017 budget deficit and has raised $5 billion from last week's international bond sale.
Fatma al Nabhani
March 05, 2017 - 16:45 GMT
Top-seeded Fatma al Nabhani's hunt for the elusive title in 2017 continues as the Omani star was forced to retire due to illness during her semifinal match against India's Mahak Jain in the US$15,000 ITF women's tennis tournament in Gwalior, India on Friday.
BofA Merrill Lynch expect the fiscal deficit to narrow this year on higher oil prices, but hover around 2015 levels. (File Photo)
March 02, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The sharp drop in oil prices last year and spending slippage have led to a large widening in Oman's fiscal deficit in 2016.
Education should be directed towards addressing skills deficiencies in the jobs market, and not just towards educating individuals and increasing literacy rates. (Twitter)
February 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
In order to boost participation of GCC nationals in the workforce, we must acknowledge that as job markets evolve, so do the skills required for them.
Oman football team coach Pim Verbeek
February 27, 2017 - 15:51 GMT
Oman football team coach Pim Verbeek has called up 26 probables for his first training camp that will be held at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (SQSC)...
Scammers claiming to represent telecom companies and banks are cold-calling residents telling them they have won a cash prize of up to OMR20,000.  (Shutterstock)
February 23, 2017 - 10:44 GMT
Oman's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority is launching an awareness campaign to fight against over-the-phone exploitation.