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Tourists stand in front of the Royal Opera House in Omani capital Muscat. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Oman's National Programme for Enhancing Economic Diversification has received Royal approval and stems from His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said's interest in addressing the issue and his directives to diversify the economy.
Tourists look at scarves at a market on December 19, 2014 in the Omani capital. (File photo)
July 27, 2016 - 12:45 GMT
As of July 20, people travelling from 38 countries to the Sultanate can now stay for three months at a time, rather than just three weeks.
Fatma al Nabhani
July 20, 2016 - 15:27 GMT
Oman's top seeded player Fatma al Nabhani began her campaign in the ITF US$10,000 tennis tournament in style when she breezed past Italian qualifier Marianna Natali 7-6, 6-0 in the French city of Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc on Tuesday.
Salalah Air has planned to ramp up its fleet size to 22 aircraft over the next five years. (File photo)
July 20, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Salalah Air will link the capital of Dhofar with the main destinations in Oman for locals and tourists alike.
Photo: @mosa_gov_om
July 19, 2016 - 16:48 GMT
Oman’s 19 year old Mazoon al Alawi will make her debut at the 2016 Rio Olympics after the Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) announced on Monday that the sprinter has been handed a wild card by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Oman beach handball team
July 18, 2016 - 08:49 GMT
A win for Oman over Egypt will end an encouraging campaign for the sultanate side at the worlds.
Joining Kristian Naim is Adam Harrington, the voice of ‘Bigby Wolf’ from the video game Wolf Among Us and Dave Fennoy, the voice of ‘Lee Everett’ from The Walking Dead video game.  (YouTube)
July 18, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
GoT's Kristian Nairm, aka Hodor, will be the star guest at the IGN Convention on December 9th and 10th 2016 in Oman.
Jafza is now one of the world’s biggest free zones, accounting for almost 32 percent of total FDI (foreign direct investment) flow into the country. (Arabian Supply Chain)
July 18, 2016 - 07:53 GMT
Free zone growth in the GCC is showing no signs of slowing, but they are not immune from the evolving global dynamics and policy imperatives.
Oman football team
July 17, 2016 - 15:56 GMT
National football team coach Juan Ramon Lopez Caro confirmed on Saturday that Oman will be playing five international friendlies between August and November.
The Arab Idol will be performing in his signature, high-energy style in Oman on 8th Oct 2016. (Instagram)
July 17, 2016 - 05:12 GMT
The Arab Idol himself leads an incredible line-up for the new season at Oman's Royal Opera House, that includes West Side Story, the American Ballet Theater, and South African legend Hugh Masekela.
The Omagine Project will have seven pearl shaped buildings, each with a different theme.  (Omantourism.gov.com)
July 14, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Omagine Project will have three hotels, a boutique mall, an open air amphitheatre, exhibition venues, marina area, offices, dining and entertainment venues.
The glittering event will take place in Salalah from August 15 to 20. (www.omanifilm.net)
July 14, 2016 - 12:14 GMT
The glittering event will take place in Salalah from August 15 to 20.
OAMC is striving to become one of the top airports in the world by 2020. (File photo)
July 11, 2016 - 06:59 GMT
Oman Airports Management Company is launching a series of campaigns to improve travel processes at its airports.
Oman Football Association logo
July 10, 2016 - 21:20 GMT
Oman Football Association (OFA) announced that candidacy applications for the 2016/2017 Board of Directors will be opened on August 1st till 14th of the same month.
Contraction in the nominal GDP in Oman in 2015 was mainly due to the sharp fall in crude oil prices in the global markets and fiscal policies pursued by the government. (Times of Oman)
July 05, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Central Bank of Oman’s annual report indicates that the country's GDP contracted 14.1 percent against an average growth of 11.3 per cent during the five-year period from 2010 to 2014.
The festival runs from July 15 to August 31. (memphistours.com)
July 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The festival runs from July 15 to August 31.