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The financial sector is no stranger to the phenomenon of ransomware attacks. (Pixabay)
June 21, 2017 - 15:17 GMT
Here's what the financial sector can learn from the WannaCry fallout.
More women above the age of 40 are seeking jobs in Oman. (AFP/ File)
June 21, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
More women above the age of 40 are seeking jobs in Oman.
Oman is the most cybersecure country in the Arab world. (Pixabay)
June 20, 2017 - 11:56 GMT
Oman is the most cybersecure country in the Arab world.
Muscat. (File photo)
June 19, 2017 - 12:21 GMT
Oman ranks as the leading Arab country for starting businesses, according to a new report.
Oman Racing’s Ahmad Al Harthy, right, and Tom Jackson celebrate on the podium. Photo - Supplied
June 17, 2017 - 23:15 GMT
Oman Racing celebrated a truly outstanding performance at the Circuit de la Sarthe in France on Thursday with Ahmad Al Harthy and...
Oman football team
June 13, 2017 - 14:28 GMT
Oman football team coach Pim Verbeek expressed confidence of a good showing from the Red Warriors against hosts Palestine in a Group D third-round match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers...
Suits suitably suits-up for celebration. (USA Network)
June 13, 2017 - 09:02 GMT
The stars of TV show "Suits" celebrated
Passengers are re-routing their trips via Oman after Saudi Arabia and UAE suspended their flights to Qatar. (File photo)
June 12, 2017 - 22:00 GMT
Oman is emerging as a key transit hub amid the recent Gulf crisis.
Customers are seen shopping at the al-Meera market in the Qatari capital Doha, on June 10, 2017. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain announced on June 5 they were cutting diplomatic ties and closing air, sea and land links with Qatar, giving Qataris within their borders two weeks to leave. (Stringer/AFP)
June 12, 2017 - 09:59 GMT
The Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani) announced the opening of two new shipping services between Qatar and Oman on Sunday, after Saudi Arabia and its allies imposed a blockade of the Gulf state last week.
The ban states that nine professions will have a prolonged visa ban, including carpenters, metallurgists, blacksmiths and brick kiln workers. (Karim Sahib/ AFP)
June 05, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Oman has announced that a visa ban on certain professions will be extended for another six months.
Photo: kooora.com
June 01, 2017 - 02:36 GMT
A TV grab of Reading FC goalkeeper and Oman captain Ali al Habsi lying on the ground at Wembley on Monday night - his gloved hands covering his...
Pim Verbeek
May 31, 2017 - 13:38 GMT
It has been nearly six months since Dutchman Pim Verbeek took over as the Oman football team coach. With a family tragedy...
The wind farm is expected to generate around 50 megawatt electricity from its planned farm at Harweel in Dhofar. (Pixabay)
May 31, 2017 - 10:28 GMT
Oman said its first large-scale commercial wind-based energy project will start operations in 2020.
Ali Al-Habsi
May 30, 2017 - 03:50 GMT
Huddersfield Town won promotion to the Premier League on Monday by beating Reading 4-3 on penalty kicks in the Championship play-off final.
Reading FC goalkeeper and Oman international Ali al Habsi
May 29, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
Reading FC goalkeeper and Oman international Ali al Habsi is hopeful that the Royals can seal a berth in the English Premier League...
Announced just before Ramadan, the UAE import ban on Omani produce is hurting farmers. (AFP/ Sabah Arar)
May 28, 2017 - 11:27 GMT
Announced just before Ramadan, the UAE import ban is having a huge impact on Oman.