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Oman firms sign high-speed fiber-optic agreement

Under the terms of the agreement, Oman Broadband Company will provide the infrastructure of a high-speed fibre-optic network at the construction sites of ZEIN Real Estate Development Company Sur Al Hadeed, Al Hail, Al Athaiba, Ghala Heights, Al Muna [Read story...]

iPhone 8 sales soar in Oman

Muscat: Sales of the new iPhone 8 in the first weekend since its launch are double what retailers forecast, according to the Sultanate's official distributor. iPhone distributors in Oman are bracing themselves for large numbers of customers, afte [Read story...]

DIY car care on the way to Jabal Shams

The route to Jabal Shams will take you through Samail, Fanja, Nizwa, Bahla, and an assortment of villages along the way, and is a good 250 kilometres from the capital. The route to Jabal Shams will take you through Samail, Fanja, Nizwa, Bahla, and an [Read story...]

Oman’s first water park to open by year end

Muscat: Salalah's first water park, Hawana Aqua Park, is expected to open by the end of this year, authorities announced on Monday. Promising fun for all ages, the new world-class water park will accommodate up to 500 people per day. [Read story...]

Omani doctors perform groundbreaking surgery

Muscat: Royal Hospital doctors have used a medical technique for the first time in Oman in the treatment of a patient suffering from a prolapsed uterus. Medics used an endoscope to install a medical device to stabilise the patient's uterus. [Read story...]

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Muscat: Rain is expected to fall in northern Oman within the next month, according to the National Centre for Early Warning and Risks at the Public Authority for Civil Aviation. “In addition to the possibility of a significant decrease in temperature [Read story...]

Al Wusta Cement appoints chairman, deputy chairman

Al Wusta Cement Company had earlier said that the construction work for the project will start in 2018, while the actual production is expected to commence in 2020. – Times file picture Al Wusta Cement Company had earlier said that the construction w [Read story...]

Omani lawyer bags international award

Muscat: An Omani lawyer won the best research and argument award at the conference of Arab Lawyers Union, in Kuwait. Turki Al Mamari won first place at The General Conference of the Union of Arab Lawyers, titled ''Reconciliation for Arab Nati [Read story...]

It’s a date for annual Omani dates fest

Muscat: Oman's 5th annual Dates Festival will begin on October 23, and will include a date souq and a number of workshops on enhancing the quality of dates, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fishers announced. “The dates souq will start on the on t [Read story...]