Alawi holds talks with Nepal, Estonia foreign ministers

Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, met at the United Nations in New York with the Nepali Minister of Foreign Affairs. The two sides discussed e…

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Stroke unit opens at Sohar Hospital

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has recently opened a stroke unit at Sohar Hospital. The unit was officially opened under the auspices of Muhana bin Saif al Lamki, Governor of North B…

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Nature’s bounty and tourists’ delight

Yanqul is known for its natural beauty, heritage buildings and tourism landmarks. The word ‘Yanqul’ means connection, and the wilayat virtually connects three governorates. The wil…

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Video: PACDA thwarts suicide bid in Al Khuwair

The Public Authority for Civil Defence (PACDA) successfully foiled the suicide attempt of a person in Al Khuwair. The rescue team that included the ambulance services and Royal Oma…

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Rush-hour misery: Minor accidents, major hold-ups

Motorists in Muscat are irked as they are held up by minor traffic accidents during morning hours. According to reports received by the Observer, even a small incident on Qurm Heig…

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