Muscat: Monday will be the first day of Muharram, the Islamic New Year, according to the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs (MERA). herefore the public holiday will be on Monday.
Hotel rooms, flights and staycation bookings from across the GCC have ramped up with news of a nine-day long Eid Al Adha holiday. Travel agents, airlines and hotels are reporting
Royal Oman Police traffic officers are gearing up to apply the new traffic laws – from September 6. An ROP spokesman said the force has everything in place for Tuesday,
Linson Thomas, the husband of murdered Indian nurse Chikku Roberts, has been released by the Oman government, his legal advisors and company officials said. Linson was in custody for 119
A disturbing new trend of expat workers being forced to give up their end of service payments in return for No-Objection Certificates(NOC) has come to light in Oman. Legal advisors
Visas and “services” to obtain them are being openly advertised for sale on social media, and the Ministry of Manpower has warned those using them they are breaking the law.
An Oman Air flight bound for Muscat was diverted to Abu Dhabi on Monday morning after the aircraft developed a technical issue en route. Oman Air flight WY414, which was
Over 500 labourers were arrested from different Wilayats in Oman for violating the Labour Law last week. The Ministry of Manpower’s team discovered 584 labourers between July 17 and July
Oman is relaxing its rules on multiple entry visas for certain countries in an effort to boost the economy. As of July 20, people travelling from 38 countries to the
With Sunday, July 24 having been officially declared a holiday to mark the Renaissance Day, hotels and resorts in the Sultanate are all set to receive more guests this weekend.