Prince Harry leaves Sultanate

Prince Harry leaves Sultanate

MUSCAT — Prince Harry and his accompanying delegation left here yesterday after a three-day private visit to the Sultanate. The…

Response to Syrian refugee crisis showing strains

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s widely-admired response to the refugee crisis sparked by the war in neighbouring Syria is now showing its…

Strain shows as final showdown looms

Strain shows as final showdown looms

ABU DHABI — The strain and tension hung in the air of a crowded room at the Yas Marina circuit…

China factory index dips to 6-month low

BEIJING, November 20, 2014 (AFP) — Manufacturing activity in China stagnated in November, British banking giant HSBC said yesterday, warning…

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Immigrants boost Italian city’s economy

Immigrants boost Italian city’s economy

Thousands of asylum seekers washing up on Italy’s shores are helping boost the local economy with luxury hotel owners transforming…

Winners of first Award for Arabian Gulf Youth honoured

By Ali Ahmed al Riyami – In a glittering ceremony, recently held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC),…

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Bustling markets of Stone Town

Bustling markets of Stone Town

Ali Ahmed al Riyami – ali.alriyami@omanobserver.om – Almost anytime you head to the fruit and vegetables, fish or meat markets…

16 must-try Istanbul eats

16 must-try Istanbul eats

By Fatima Muneer The chance came to finally cross Istanbul off my bucket list of cities to visit when I was…

Cell Phone Free and Loving It

Cell Phone Free and Loving It

This is the most sensitive radio telescope on the planet.  It can detect a signal that has the equivalent energy…

Prayer Timings

Thu Nov 20, 2014
Fajr 05:00
Dhuhr 11:56
Asr 03:06
Maghrib 05:29
Isha 06:41
Iqamah timings for Mon Nov 10, 2014

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