Oman backs pact to reform UN

The Sultanate on Tuesday supported the agreement reached by 124 countries on the reform of United Nations (UN).
Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affa…

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Why convenience stores are pricey?

The convenient stores at the fuel stations are quite handy for motorists going on a long drive or those who need to pick up things they would have otherwise forgotten to buy at a r…

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12.5 per cent rise in housing site allotment

The Muscat Governorate saw a 24.5 per cent increase in the allotment of residential plots in August 2017, leaving behind all other governorates, said the National Centre for Statis…

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Sultanate’s global campaign to attract tourists

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has embarked on a full-fledged global advertising campaign with the launch of a film on television and other digital platforms to build awareness about t…

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US will ‘totally destroy’ N Korea

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “ro…

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