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Oman Shooting: Attackers Were All Omani Citizens Perpetrators in the shooting that targeted a mosque in Oman's Wadi Al Kabir area near the capital Muscat were all Omani citizens, police said on Thursday. The attack left at least nine people d... July 18, 2024 0 80 Category: Crime News
Daesh Claims Responsibility For Oman Mosque Shooting Daesh claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the shooting incident on a mosque in Oman that left at least nine people dead, including three attackers. Four Pakistanis, an Indian and a police officer... July 18, 2024 0 89 Category: Crime News
3 Gunmen Killed, Death Toll Rises To 9 In Oman Shooting Nine people were killed, including one police officer and three gunmen, in a shooting near a mosque in Oman's capital Muscat, police said Tuesday. The same incident left 28 others wounded, incl... July 17, 2024 0 192 Category: Crime News
Oman In Talks To Introduce Personal Income Tax Oman is on the brink of becoming the first Gulf nation to implement a personal income tax, aiming to diversify revenue sources beyond oil as part of its Vision 2040 plan. The Oman Vision 2040 is th... July 09, 2024 0 155 Category: Oman
Oman’s Non-oil Sector Drives National Growth To $27 Billion Oman's gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.8 per cent year-on-year to $27.15 billion (Dh99 billion) in Q1 or the first quarter of this year, driven by increased non-oil activities. Non-oil a... July 09, 2024 0 137 Category: Oman
11 Thieves Target Single House In Muscat Muscat residents were left stunned when 11 thieves, working in calculated unison, targeted a lone house, setting their sights on cash and treasured personal gold jewellery. The Royal Oman Police sw... July 03, 2024 0 279 Category: Crime News
Oman And Tunisia Sign Air Service Agreements The Civil Aviation Authority of Oman finalised an air services agreement with the Republic of Tunisia in Tunis. Nayef Bin Ali Al Abri, Chairman of Oman's Civil Aviation Authority, signed the ag... July 03, 2024 0 230 Category: Oman
Oman Announces 3-day Weekend For Islamic New Year Oman has declared a public holiday and a three-day weekend for the public sector to celebrate the Islamic New Year. According to a statement by state-run news agency Oman News Agency (ONA), Sunday,... July 02, 2024 0 292 Category: Oman
Oman Ranks 5th In Aviation Safety Globally Oman moves from 133rd place in 2020 to the fifth position worldwide in the compliance index for the effective implementation of aviation safety oversight elements for the civil aviation sector. The... June 15, 2024 0 395 Category: Oman
Oman Arrested Over 50 Expats For Violating Residency Laws In a recent crackdown on violations of foreign labour and residency laws, the Royal Oman Police announced the arrest of 55 foreign nationals on their social media accounts. As part of a coordinated... June 07, 2024 0 296 Category: Crime News
Oman Police Arrested Three For Vandalism, Gambling, And Theft The Muscat Governorate Police Command detained three individuals for vandalizing and stealing items from multiple homes in the Wilayat of Al Amerat. The Royal Oman Police (ROP) shared surveillance ... June 07, 2024 0 424 Category: Crime News
Central Bank Of Oman Joins Payment System AFAQ The Central Bank of Oman announces its integration into the Gulf Payments System ‘AFAQ’ for cross-border payments in local GCC currencies. This system is operated by Gulf Payments Compa... June 07, 2024 0 387 Category: Oman
Eid Al Adha 2024: Oman Announces First Day Of Eid The crescent Moon that signals the start of Dhul Hijjah was not spotted in Oman on Thursday, June 6, according to authorities. According to the country's state news agency, June 8, Saturday, wi... June 07, 2024 0 325 Category: Oman
Oman Embarks On Its First Underwater Museum Project To Boost Marine Biodiversity Oman has commenced work on its first underwater museum by deploying retired military equipment beneath the waves to construct an artificial reef, the Environment Agency of Oman (EO) has announced. ... May 20, 2024 0 375 Category: Oman
An Omani Man Hosts A Feast Of Five Sacrifices To Celebrate The Waiver Of Dh108,000 Traffic Fines In The UAE An Omani citizen celebrated the UAE’s generosity after the cancellation of his 250 traffic violations totalling Dh 108,000. The UAE’s recent decision to waive these fines from 2018 to 2... May 20, 2024 0 371 Category: Oman
Over 250 Expatriates Granted Citizenship By The Sultan Of Oman Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik has issued a royal decree granting Omani citizenship to more than 250 expatriates. Sultan Haitham issued Royal Decree No. 26/2024 granting citizenship to 257 people. New... May 20, 2024 0 428 Category: Humans of Oman
Oman Announced To Withdraw Some Banknotes From Circulation The Central Bank of Oman has officially announced the withdrawal of certain banknotes from circulation, with a stipulated period of 360 days for their exchange, starting from January 2024. The affe... May 20, 2024 0 508 Category: Oman
3 Killed And 15 Injured In 11 Vehicles Collision With A Truck Three people were killed and 15 injured in a collision involving a truck and 11 vehicles in North Al Batinah, Oman, on Wednesday. According to a statement issued online by the Royal Oman Police, &l... May 11, 2024 0 512 Category: Crime News
New CEO Appointed For Oman Air Minister of Transport, Communications and Information and Chairman of Oman Air, Saeed Al Mawali appointed Con Korfiatis as the airline’s new CEO. The airline extended its appreciation to Nass... May 04, 2024 0 423 Category: Oman
3 Nurses Were Killed Outside Nizwa Hospital Three nurses were killed in a traffic accident that took place on Thursday outside Oman’s Nizwa Hospital, located in the Al Dakhiliyah governorate. The nurses tragically lost their lives when... May 02, 2024 0 464 Category: Crime News