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Mandarin Oriental enters Oman with Muscat property
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 12:42

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is expanding its hospitality brand’s presence in the Middle East with an upcoming opening in Muscat, Oman. Travel and...

Growing 'dead zone' confirmed by underwater robots in the Gulf of Oman
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 17:40

New research reveals a growing 'dead zone' in the Gulf of Oman. Little data has been collected in the area for almost 50 years because of piracy and g...

Avicii dies in Oman at 28: Dance pioneer rejigged life after touring took its toll on his health
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:56

Avicii's last performance was an heroic send-off gig in Ibiza in August 2016, after which he largely remained out of the spotlight, with the exception...

Clarke fires himself into contention in Oman
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:31

Darren Clarke shot a blistering five under par second round 67 to fire himself into contention at the NBO Oman Open. RTÉ Sport golf

Dutchman Luiten holds off Chris Wood to win in Oman
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:25

Joost Luiten fired a closing 68 to hold off the challenge of England's Chris Wood and win the inaugural NBO Oman Open. RTÉ Sport golf

Oman, stage 6: Kristoff wins final stage, Lutsenko takes overall
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:45

MUSCAT, Oman (AFP) — Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) sprinted to victory along the Muscat Corniche at the Tour of Oman on Sunday, beating Fra...

Oman stage 1 gallery: Coquard out-sprints Cav
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:36

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We’ll investigate varsities over Oman ban, says minister
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:17

Minister Idris Jusoh gives assurance as ministry will not compromise on quality of education taught at tertiary level. Top news stories local and fro...

Countdown to Formula Kite Worlds in Oman reaches 100-day landmark
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 20:26

The final countdown has begun to the biggest date in the kiteboarding calendar – the Formula Kite World Championships in Oman. For the rest of the ...

Team Oman Air win Extreme Sailing Series Barcelona Act 4 in style
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:25

An emphatic victory in the final race, which counted for double points, sealed glory for Phil Robertson and his team after three days of tense, high o...

Qatar ships cargo via Oman to bypass Gulf restrictions
  • Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:04

Cargo will be shipped via Sohar and Salalah to bypass restrictions imposed by other Gulf states. BBC News - Middle East

Oman: Off to market in the Middle East
  • Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:46

It's the exotic smell in the air that makes the Mutrah Souk excitingly different, provides a reminder that I am in the romantic city of Muscat, capita...

Extreme Sailing Series – Team Oman Air comes back from a shaky start
  • Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:23

With their recent convincing victory in the GC32 Championship, Oman Air went in to Act one in Muscat hoping to continue their impressive form on home ...

Oman heroes claim first ever GC32 Championship
  • Mon, 06 Mar 2017 04:24

The Omani team led the championship from the outset on Tuesday, but it was only today that they managed to shake off those chasing them…  For t...

GC32 Championships 2017 @Oman: Oman Air leads after 10 Races
  • Sat, 04 Mar 2017 02:24

All images Jesús Renedo / GC32 Championship Oman 2017 , full gallery at GC32 Racing fb – Below press release sent by GC32 Racing. Releasing th...

First GC32 Championships 2017 @Oman: Feb 28 – March 5
  • Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:24

Photo ©: Jesús Renedo / GC32 Championship Oman 2017 –  Bertarelli will helm Alinghi, check crew list below. Racing is due to start tomorrow a...

Tour of Oman: Andersen, 22, grabs stage 3 win
  • Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:34

Soren Kragh Andersen out-climbed the field to win Thursday’s stage 3 at the Tour of Oman, a route that ended with a 2.8-kilometer ascent. The 22...

Tour of Oman: Hermans captures stage 2, race lead
  • Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:34

Belgian Ben Hermans pulled of a surprise victory at the Tour of Oman Wednesday, launching a finishing kick with 300 meters to go in stage 2 to grab th...

Guantanamo Bay: Oman receives 10 released inmates
  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:44

The move means fewer than 50 prisoners remain at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba. BBC News - Middle East

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