Majlis A’Shura Discusses Statement of Civil Service Minister

Muscat, Majlis A'Shura today hosted Sheikh Khalid bin Omar al-Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service, who delivered a statement of his ministry, which included six main themes covering various aspects including programs, policies and plans of the ministry ...

Emir of Kuwait Receives Minister of Information

Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait received in Bayan Palace today Dr. Abdul Mon'em bin Mansour al-Hassani, Minister of Information, as well as

‘Ithraa’ to Focus on Attracting Talent, Investment in Upcoming Inside Stories

Muscat, In an increasingly globalized world, countries as well as cities have to stand out from the crowd to attract investment and talent, and while the economic fundamentals of a place are crucial to investors, quality of life, infrastructure, housin...

Report on ‘Al Shabaniyah’… Inherited Annual Custom

Sur, "Al Shabaniyah" is an inherited annual custom called the Day of "Al Shaibaniyah (Wakfa Right) and coincides with the fourteenth of Sha'ban of every Hijri year in the Wilayat of Sur in the Governorate of South A'Sharqiyah. The

First Governance Conference to Kick off Tomorrow

Muscat, The First Governance Conference, entitled "Governance of Public Sector Institutions" will begin tomorrow (Sunday). The two-day conference will review the major achievements in the field of combating corruption in light of the Sultanate's acc...

Journalist killed in Derry ‘terrorist incident’, say Northern Ireland police

A 29-year-old woman has died after shots were fired in Derry, with police in Northern Ireland treating it as a terrorist incident. The victim was named as journalist and author Lyra McKee, who was covering the unrest taking place in