Category Archives: Politics

Dhofar Governor Meets with Civil Defence Sub Committee

Salalah, Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan al-Busaidi, Minister of State, Governor of Dhofar today met with the Civil Defense Sub-Committee in the Governorate of Dhofar to review work progress of the Committee and its preparedness, as well as the latest developments …

Communications Sector Activates Emergency Plan for Tropical Condition, Mekunu

Muscat, The Telecommunications Regulatory

Authority (TRA) today held a meeting with the Ministry of Transport and

Communications and communications operators. The meeting was

held within the framework of activating the joint efforts to address the

potential damages that may hit …

UN Resumes Airlifts of Migrants From Libya to Niger

Libya to Niger, the first group to be flown out after a two-month halt in such evacuations.

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says the group of refugees and asylum-seekers was flown from Tripoli to Niger’s capital, Niamey, on Thursday. …

Ramadan Working Hours for Private Sectors Announced

Muscat, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Bakri,

Minister of Manpower issued a decision reducing the working hours at

the private sector’s companies and establishments for Muslims during

the holy month of Ramadan to six hours per day and (30) hours per…

Yemeni Car Traders Cash In on Japan Connection

SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Wooden dhows crammed with secondhand Japanese cars have been sailing unhindered into Yemeni ports for the past three years despite rigid wartime controls on imports of aid and other vital supplies.

Like many Yemeni traders, Ali …

MOH Launches National HBD Detection Campaign

Muscat, The Ministry of Health (MOH),

represented by the Woman and Child Health Department, today

launched the National Campaign for Hereditary Blood Diseases (HBD)

Detection under the auspices of Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Sa’eedi,

Minister of Health.

The event is …