ROP urges motorists to drive safe

ROP urges motorists to drive safe

By Kabeer Yousuf – MUSCAT — The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has urged motorists to be more cautious while driving…

Ceasefire short-lived for Gazans

SHEJAIA — Gaza’s agreed three-day ceasefire lasted only 90 minutes but for one Palestinian woman that was time enough to…

‘Geek’ helps England reach final

‘Geek’ helps England reach final

GLASGOW — England will face Australia for women’s hockey gold at the Commonwealth Games after a self-confessed goalkeeping ‘geek’ helped…

China manufacturing activity surges in July

BEIJING — Chinese manufacturing activity increased sharply in July, rising at its fastest pace in more than two years, an…

Will sanctions work against Russia?

Will sanctions work against Russia?

It may seem obvious that the economically rational thing for the Russian authorities to do in the face of further…

The Joy of Finding Photographs

By Clive G – – When Ireland was declared a Free State in December 1921, Irish Peers of the…

The wisdom  of fasting

The wisdom of fasting

One of the things that I value about fasting is that it gives a chance to feel and realise that…

Bustling markets of Stone Town

Bustling markets of Stone Town

Ali Ahmed al Riyami – – Almost anytime you head to the fruit and vegetables, fish or meat markets…


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  • 18 hours agoReach your destination safe. Not by speeding but by starting early. A road safety campaign from Oman Daily Observer.
  • 18 hours agoBefore embarking on a long journey ensure the car is serviced and is up to the mark. A road safety message from #Oman Daily Observer.