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The ministry has, in the past, repeatedly warned companies to comply with the Omanization policy. (File photo)
February 18, 2018 - 11:25 GMT
Oman's Ministry of Manpower announced that it has taken action against 199 companies for not hiring Omani nationals.
Rabah Madjer
February 15, 2018 - 15:26 GMT
European football leagues have recently witnessed a real golden generation of professional Arab players who became comparable with the best players in the world.
Nathan Haas (Photo: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
February 15, 2018 - 10:03 GMT
Aussie rider Nathan Haas of Katusha-Alpecin team raced to victory at the end of a testing stage two of the 2018 Tour of Oman on Wednesday.
Vital Concept’s French sprinter Bryan Coquard came out on top at the end of first stage of the Tour of Oman. (Photo: TOO)
February 13, 2018 - 19:43 GMT
Despite a chaotic final, Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept) battled through to bag his first win of the season at the opening stage of the Tour of Oman 2018.
In 2016, Oman raised the tax on tobacco by 100%, along with other GCC states. (Shutterstock)
February 12, 2018 - 10:28 GMT
Oman is set to double its tax on tobacco products, senior officials at the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday.
Some web sites are reporting that some Omani fans have filed a complaint against stadium officials through Kuwaiti lawyers.
February 08, 2018 - 18:05 GMT
Reports on some media sites say Omani fans filed a complaint against officials at Jaber Al Sabah Stadium
OSA chief Taha bin Sulaiman Al Kishry, centre, speaks during the OSA board meeting on Wednesday. Photo - Supplied
February 07, 2018 - 19:12 GMT
After thoroughly studying the recommendations of various committees, the Oman Swimming Association (OSA) approved Oman’s participation in the forthcoming international swimming championships.
Gianni Infantino
February 04, 2018 - 15:22 GMT
Gianni Infantino, the president of the world football governing body, FIFA, will take part in the forthcoming sixth FIFA Executive Football Summit in 2017-2018 series to be held in Muscat on February 7.
A ‘hire and fire’ policy may be the best solution to boost employment in Oman, according to analysts. (Shutterstock)
February 04, 2018 - 11:44 GMT
A ‘hire and fire’ policy may be the best solution to boost employment in Oman, according to analysts.
The winners of play-off ties will gain promotion to Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group III in 2019.
February 02, 2018 - 22:24 GMT
Overcoming another big challenge in the form of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman topped Pool A after a hard-fought 2-1 victory in 2018 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group IV competition at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Friday.
Omani debutant Muneer Al Rawahi hits a return as teammate Mohammed Al Nabhani looks on during their doubles match against Kyrgyzstan's Evgeniy Babak and Georgy Kotlyarevsky on Wednesday. Photo - Supplied
January 31, 2018 - 17:10 GMT
Continuing with their dominant display, Oman handed Kyrgyzstan a 3-0 defeat to stay unbeaten in the ongoing 2018 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group IV competition at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Wednesday.
L-R: Tayyab Ikram, Tahir Zaman, Oman goalie Fahad al Noufali and Talib al Wahaibi
January 30, 2018 - 15:27 GMT
It is official. A hockey blockbuster clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan will be held in Muscat, weeks after Muscat Daily first reported that the prestigious Asian Champions Trophy...
Oman's Mohammed Al Nabhani in action during his match against Sree-Amol Roy of Bangladesh at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Monday. Photo - Supplied
January 29, 2018 - 17:22 GMT
A dominant display saw against Bangladesh saw Oman launch their campaign in the 2018 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group IV competition with a comprehensive 3-0 victory at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Monday.
Oman's Ministry of Manpower on Sunday issued a decision for banning issuance of new visas for workers in 87 professions. (AFP)
January 29, 2018 - 10:39 GMT
Oman's Ministry of Manpower on Sunday issued a decision for banning issuance of new visas for workers in 87 professions.
The Social Committee of the State Council held its fifth meeting of the third annual sitting of the sixth term under the chair of the Dr. Hamad bin Sulaiman Al Salmi, Head of the Committee. (Photo: ONA)
January 22, 2018 - 19:31 GMT
The status of the sports clubs in the Sultanate was among the issues discussed at a meeting of the State Council Social Committee on Monday.
Listed second on CNN's list of 7 design-savvy cities to watch in 2018, Muscat is described as the
January 17, 2018 - 11:11 GMT
Listed second under ‘Metropolises on the up: 7 design-savvy cities to watch in 2018’, Muscat is described as the Middle Eastern metropolis.