New bus timings, ticket discounts for Ramadhan

Mwasalat has announced changes in bus timings on all Muscat routes and special ticket prices for most of the long-distance routes, including Dubai during Ramadhan.
For Muscat city…

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Al Suwaiq lift HM Cup

MUSCAT: Al Suwaiq beat OPL champions Dhofar 2-0 to lift His Majesty’s Cup at Sultan Qaboos Stadium in Bausher on Thursday. The two teams did not score in the first half perhaps due…

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Land of forts, tradition and raw natural beauty

Wilayat of Jaalan Bani Bu Ali in Al Sharqiyah South overlooks the Sea of Oman and borders Al Wusta from south, Sur from north and wilayats of Bidiya and Jaalan Bani Bu Hassan from …

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Muslims around the world prepare for Ramadhan

Omanis shop at the Al Mawaleh Vegetables & Fruits Market in Muscat ahead of the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadhan. — Pictures by Mohammed Mahjoub

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Egyptians brace for austere Ramadhan

CAIRO: Ramadhan is a time for daytime fasting and lavish evening feasts, but Egyptians are scaling back preparations for the holy month this year after austerity measures fuelled d…

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