Promoting Arabic fiction

Promoting Arabic fiction

MUSCAT: Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour al Hasani, Minister of Information, received in his office the members of the Arabic Booker…

Iran is a fresh pitch for tourists

Ski resorts, Unesco-listed world heritage sites and deserts combine with cities steeped in Middle Eastern grandeur and tradition the tourism…

Some are wary, but Paris magic still enchants tourists

Some are wary, but Paris magic still enchants tourists

The greater Paris region attracted some 19 million foreign tourists in 2014, while France as a whole lured 83 million travellers from…

Poland sets a dining-out trend with mini snacks

Natalie Skrzypczak Carefully, Roman Modzelewski fills up a row of shot glasses with cherry drink. The patrons in his Warsaw…

Saudi bookstore pulls Trump books from shelves

Saudi bookstore pulls Trump books from shelves

Saudi Arabia-based retail chain Jarir Bookstore has removed books written by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump from its shelves, it…

Mystery of Omani Owl unraveled

Mystery of Omani Owl unraveled

An owl discovered in 2013 by Magnus Robb and the Sound Approach was thought to be a new species. This…

Land Rover Defender 4×4 rolls off production line

Land Rover Defender 4×4 rolls off production line

The last classic Land Rover Defender, the 4×4 known the world over and with famous owners including Queen Elizabeth, rolled…

#LoveOman video goes viral with 500, 000 views

#LoveOman video goes viral with 500, 000 views

With only a week to go before Oman’s 45th National Day, the #LoveOman video has gone viral with its mesmerising…

Nobel laureate Richard Heck dies in Manila

Nobel laureate Richard Heck dies in Manila

American chemist and Nobel laureate Richard Heck died in Manila on Saturday after years of illnesses that left him almost…

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Muscat Shake Shack opens at MCC

Muscat Shake Shack opens at MCC

The first-ever Muscat Shake Shack® is set to open its doors on Saturday, 6th of February on the ground floor…