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Muscat, Other Areas Of Oman Hit By Power Outages The energy, telecommunications, and aviation sectors in Muscat, among other provinces in the country, were affected by a power outage on Monday. Described as a "partial blackout," the pow... September 05, 2022 0 147 Category: Oman
Daily Meals And School Supplies Will Be Provided To Govt School Students In Oman Local media reported that 59,030 Omani government school students will receive school supplies and daily meals when schools reopen on September 4. Oman's Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik has ordered sc... August 29, 2022 0 116 Category: Oman
Omanization Boosts Jobs For Omanis In 5 Sectors Recent government figures show that Omanis are replacing foreigners in five sectors in the sultanate through an employment policy dubbed "Omanisation". Among these sectors are banks, oil,... August 18, 2022 0 133 Category: Oman
Fitch Upgrades Oman's Fiscal Turnaround Due To Oil Fitch Ratings upgraded Oman's credit rating for the first time after higher oil prices eased financing pressures and reversed nearly a decade of budget deficits. In a statement on Monday, Fitch... August 15, 2022 0 195 Category: Oman
A Driver Was Arrested For Carrying Passengers On Top Of His Vehicle Omani Police announced that the Royal Oman Police (ROP) arrested a driver for reportedly carrying passengers on top of his vehicle. Dhofar Governorate was the scene of the incident. The ROP said in... August 13, 2022 0 121 Category: Oman
Oman: Man Drowns With 2 Sons; Wife And Daughter Rescued A woman and her daughter were rescued by Omani rescue teams, but three other family members drowned off Al Sawadi beach in South Al Batina. The Civil Defence and Ambulance Department (CDAA) rushed ... August 13, 2022 0 202 Category: Oman
Foreign Infiltrators Detained In Oman Police in Oman have arrested a group of foreigners attempting to illegally enter the country. Infiltrators with Arab and African nationalities were arrested in southern Oman's Dhofar governorat... August 07, 2022 0 129 Category: Crime News
Two Workers Die In A Landslide In Oman The Oman Civil Defence and Ambulance Authority said Sunday that two workers were killed in a landslide. According to the civil defence service, the landslide occurred in Al Dakhiliyah governorate i... July 31, 2022 0 164 Category: Coronavirus
Oman Bus Crash Kills Five, Injures 14 Royal Oman Police (ROP) reported Saturday that five people were killed and 14 others injured in a bus crash in a mountainous area of the country. On Twitter, the ROP said the wounded sustained medi... July 23, 2022 0 343 Category: Oman
The 50-year-old Omani Director Anis Al Habib Has Passed Away The acclaimed Omani TV director Anis Al Habib passed away at the age of 50, Omani media reported. It was not immediately clear what caused his death. He directed several TV series over the cours... July 19, 2022 0 196 Category: Oman
207 Jobs Have Been Banned For Expats In Oman According to local media, Oman has banned expats from working in more than 200 professions to boost Omanisation. On Sunday, Sultanate's Minister of Labour issued Decision No 235/2022 regulating... July 18, 2022 0 683 Category: Oman
A Flooded Valley Drowned Two Omanis Local media reported that two Omani men drowned in a flooded valley in Wilayat Al Rustaq in South Al Batinah Governorate. Citizen rescuers took them to a hospital, but they were pronounced dead sho... July 17, 2022 0 155 Category: Oman
Oman tourist Sites Reopened According to CDAA, Oman has reopened tourist sites that had been closed temporarily due to inclement weather. As a result of "continued national efforts for missing persons search," CDAA sai... July 16, 2022 0 154 Category: Oman
Oman Weather Conditions Create Unstable Flash Floods That Kill 16 Over the past few days, Oman has been experiencing flash floods and extreme weather conditions that have killed sixteen people and left four missing, according to local media. Over 40 people have b... July 16, 2022 0 192 Category: Oman
All Tourist Attractions Are Closed In Oman Due To Bad Weather Due to unstable weather conditions, all tourist sites in Oman have been closed temporarily. The decision was taken after several missing cases and deaths were reported in different parts of the cou... July 12, 2022 0 226 Category: Weather
An Expat Family Of Eight Is Swept Away By Strong Waves In Oman On Sunday, strong waves swept away an expat family of eight in Oman's Dhofar Governorate's Al Mughsayl area. Three of them were rescued and the remaining five are being sought by the Civil ... July 12, 2022 0 261 Category: Oman
Thundershowers Are Expected In Oman Due To Low Indian Pressure According to the Oman Meteorology Department, a low pressure system coming from India will bring rain with varying intensity and thunder, along with active winds that will lead to the rise of dust alo... July 03, 2022 0 186 Category: Weather
All Health Workers, Patients, And Visitors Must Wear Masks Local media reported that Oman has instructed all health workers, patients, and visitors to wear masks at health institutions to reduce the risk of Covid-19 spreading. It was announced a few days a... July 02, 2022 0 259 Category: Coronavirus
Omani Government Announces 5-day Eid Al Adha Holidays From July 8 The Sultanate of Oman announced Eid Al Adha holidays on Thursday. In both the public and private sectors, Eid al Adha will begin on Friday, July 8, and last until Tuesday, July 12. Wednesday, July 13,... June 30, 2022 0 180 Category: Oman
Oman Will Soon Offer Long-term Residency Visas To Talented Expats Expatriates living and working in Oman will be able to apply for a long-term residence visa very soon, the state news agency ONA reported on Wednesday. During a meeting with Khalid Al Shuaibi, the ... June 29, 2022 0 209 Category: Oman