Category Archives: Crime

PARIS ATTACKS: OMAN EXPRESSES SYMPATHY, SOLIDARITY WITH FRANCE

MUSCAT: News of the Paris terrorist attacks on Friday led strong reactions from citizens and expatriates.

The carnage left hundreds dead and injured. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) issued a statement strongly condemning the attacks.

“The sultanate expresses its …

MINISTRY OF TOURISM FORMS SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO STEER CRUISE TOURISM SECTOR FORWARD

MUSCAT: Considering the great potential of cruise tourism in the country, Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has formed a special committee to steer the sector towards better growth and development.

 

The first meeting of the committee was held last month …

VISITOR NUMBERS AT POPULAR TOURIST SPOTS CROSS 287,000

MUSCAT: The Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve, Jebel Akhdar, Wadi Bani Khalid and several forts and castles have received 287,030 people till the end of July, the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has said.

 

The numbers were good during the …

SEXY WOMAN RESPONSIBLE FOR 300 THEFTS ARRESTED IN COLOMBIA

BOGOTA, Jan 22 – Colombian authorities have captured Andrea Johanna Torres, alias Yayita, 28, who is said to have committed some 300 thefts by using her physical attributes to distract security guards at homes in Bogota, the Colombian police have …

OMAN SETS UP QUARANTINES TO FIGHT EBOLA

MUSCAT, Oman, Sept 3 – Isolation centres to fight the deadly Ebola virus have been set up in hospitals in Oman, as a precautionary move by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

So far, no suspected cases of Ebola virus have …