Category Archives: Politics

Heritage, Culture Minister Visits Sites in Al Batinah

Muscat — Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, Minister

of Heritage and Culture today paid a field visit to sites that are

underway in the Governorates of South and North Al Batinah.

The visit included reviewing the ministry’s land site in …

OCSAS Approves December 1st as Olympic Day in Sultanate

Muscat — The Omani Committee for Sport and

Active Society (OCSAS) approved today next December 1st as the

international Olympic Day in the Sultanate. In December 1st, several

sport activities will be organized at the level of the sport clubs …

Oman Air Tops Extreme Sailing Series after Victory in Hamburg

Hamburg — The Oman Air team have taken the overall lead of the Extreme Sailing Series after clinching victory at the latest Hamburg event on a dramatic final day of racing.

Having led from the start of the German regatta, …

Sultanate Crude Oil Production in July 2017

Muscat — The Sultanate’s total crude oil and

condensates production during July 2017 stood at 29,977,000 barrels,

a daily average by 967,000 barrels, according to the monthly report

published by the Ministry of Oil and Gas.

The total quantities of …

Oman Oil Price Rises 77 Cents

Muscat — Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) said

that Oman oil price (October delivery 2017) reached 51.73 US Dollars.

The DME statement today said that the price of Oman oil rose 77

cents compared with the price of yesterday “Wednesday,” which …


Investigators in the Netherlands and Belgium carried out coordinated raids on Thursday linked to a probe into the discovery of the insecticide fipronil in European eggs, authorities said.

The joint action comes a day after Belgium accused the Netherlands of …