Oman Olympic Committee chief Sheikh Khalid Al Zubair, left, with Secretary-General Taha Al Kishry. (Photo: Supplied)
September 17, 2017 - 07:54 GMT
In a new milestone for the Sultanate sports, Oman Olympic Committee chief Sheikh Khalid Al Zubair has been officially elected as member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Saudi Arabia in June led a coalition of Middle East countries in severing ties with Qatar. Pictured here: Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar. (AFP)
September 14, 2017 - 11:41 GMT
The ongoing row between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors, many of which are OPEC members, is credit negative, Moody's said.
Oman has seen trade with Qatar skyrocket by almost 2,000 percent in the past few months. (AFP)
September 12, 2017 - 12:47 GMT
Oman appears to have benefited from the Gulf political crisis by staying neutral in the fracas.
More than 160,000 e-books, including 4,600 in Arabic, and 24,442 full text journals, will be free to access to avid readers in Oman. (File photo)
September 12, 2017 - 12:02 GMT
Residents in this often-forgotten Arab country will gain access to a world of digital information.
Photo: Muscat Daily
September 11, 2017 - 14:42 GMT
Triathletes from across the region will descend on the Millennium Resort Mussanah for Oman’s second annual Millennium Triathlon on October 27.
Photo: Muscat Daily
September 10, 2017 - 18:35 GMT
Defending domestic league champion, Dhofar Club, sent a strong signal of its intention to defend its title on Saturday as it defeated...
The tournament is the brainchild of Dr. Khamis Al Rahbi, the secretary general of the Oman Hockey Association, and Ali Javed, Ambassador of Pakistan to Oman. (Photo: Times of Oman)
September 09, 2017 - 18:17 GMT
Residents in Oman will soon be able to see some of Asia’s finest hockey players, as well as many upcoming talents, live in the Sultanate, with the Stars Light Syed Fayaz...
Qatar exchange witnessed the steepest monthly drop in August on the back of the ongoing political deadlock with its neighbors. (AFP/ File)
September 06, 2017 - 12:08 GMT
A new report has shown mixed performance for GCC stock markets in the past few months.
The negative outlook reflects a reduction in the government’s ability to support banks, weaker economic growth and tightening liquidity. (File photo)
September 06, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
The outlook for Oman’s banking sector was cut to negative by Moody’s.
Oman football team
September 06, 2017 - 06:48 GMT
Oman returned to winning ways with a comfortable 5-0 victory over Maldives in a crucial Group D match of the third round of 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Tuesday.
Omani fans
September 05, 2017 - 03:11 GMT
Despite missing the services of key players, Oman are confident of returning to winning ways in the third and final qualifying round of the 2019 Asian Cup when they tackle Maldives in a crucial Group D match on Tuesday evening.
Oman football team
August 30, 2017 - 08:36 GMT
Oman football team takes on Afghanistan in its final warm-up match on Wednesday ahead of its Group D match against the visiting Maldives in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers 2019 on September 5.
Oman has announced a halt in permits given to non-Omani labor in certain sectors. (Shutterstock)
August 29, 2017 - 12:50 GMT
A six-month ban on expat workers in certain sectors has been imposed by Oman.
Oman is opening up the real estate market to GCC citizens and other nationalities. (Shutterstock)
August 28, 2017 - 11:38 GMT
Oman plans to invest $10.39 billion into developing new housing units for expatriates to purchase.
Austerity is paying off for Oman. (File photo)
August 22, 2017 - 12:37 GMT
This is the first time that the nominal GDP is showing a growth, within the last two years.
The Oman Football Association logo
August 22, 2017 - 06:28 GMT
The Oman Football Association (OFA) has said that concerns of match-fixing besides technical development and cost-cutting