Gulf Times - Oman
Sultan of Oman pardons 345 prisoners

Sultan of Oman pardons 345 prisoners

Sultan Haitham bin Tarik of the Sultanate of Oman has issued a pardon to a number of prisoners convicted of different cases.

Amir meets interior ministers of Oman, Jordan

Amir meets interior ministers of Oman, Jordan

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met separately at the Police Training Institute in Al Sailiya on Saturday morning with Omani Minister of Interior Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al-Busaidi, and Jordan's Minister of Interior Sameer Ibrahim al-Mobaideen ...

Oman's Sultan Haitham designates eldest son as crown prince

Oman's Sultan Haitham designates eldest son as crown prince

Oman's Sultan Haitham will be succeeded by his eldest son Dhi Yazan, according to a new basic law published on Tuesday that creates a new position of crown prince and establishes succession from ruler to the eldest son.

Oman issues a new law on appointing a crown prince

Oman issues a new law on appointing a crown prince

Oman's sultan announced Monday a constitutional shakeup that includes the appointment of a crown prince for the first time and new rules on how parliament will work, state media said.

Oman’s type 2 diabetes to grow sizably in next 3 decades: WCM-Q study

Oman’s type 2 diabetes to grow sizably in next 3 decades: WCM-Q study

A research collaboration between Oman’s Ministry of Health and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has predicted that Oman is facing a rapidly rising diabetes epidemic over the coming three decades.

Oman imposes week-long entry, exit ban

Oman imposes week-long entry, exit ban

The Omani Supreme Committee entrusted with undertaking measures to tackle developments resulting from Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic decided to prohibit entry to and exit from Oman via all travel outlets with effect from 1 am Tuesday, December 22, 2020, for a period of one week.

Qatar, Oman collaborate to enhance dementia care for families

Qatar, Oman collaborate to enhance dementia care for families

To mark World Alzheimer’s Day Monday, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has collaborated with Oman Alzheimer’s Society to host an educational webinar for families and caregivers dealing with someone..

Ministry calls on Qatari owners to sell properties in prohibited areas of Oman

Ministry calls on Qatari owners to sell properties in prohibited areas of Oman

An official source at the Department of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Qatari citizens who own land plots and real estate properties located in areas ...

Private sector exports return to pre-coronavirus levels: Qatar Chamber

Private sector exports return to pre-coronavirus levels: Qatar Chamber

The total value of Qatar’s foreign merchandise trade in June 2020 stood at QR19.6bn, reflecting a 9.8% growth from QR19.3bn in April this year, according to Qatar Chamber’s latest monthly economic newsletter...

Oman to open air traffic for international flights on October 1

Oman to open air traffic for international flights on October 1

The Omani Supreme Committee in charge of examining the mechanism of dealing with developments resulting from the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) decided to open air traffic ...

Oman steps up plan for Middle East’s biggest oil-tank farm

Oman steps up plan for Middle East’s biggest oil-tank farm

Oman’s ambitious goal of building the biggest oil-storage facility in the Middle East is finally progressing, more than seven years after the Gulf sultanate announced the plan.

Oman announces 154 new cases of Covid-19

Oman announces 154 new cases of Covid-19

Omans Ministry of Health has announced 154 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Sultanate to 3,112.