Japan Crown Prince receives Haitham

Japan Crown Prince receives Haitham

TOKYO — Crown Prince of Japan Kotaishi Naruhito Shinno  received  HH Sayyid Haitham bin Tareq al Said, Minister of Heritage…

Battle rages for Syria town as bombs kill 41 kids

MURSITPINAR, Turkey — Kurdish fighters backed by US-led coalition air strikes were locked in fierce fighting yesterday to prevent a…

Oman International Rally from Oct 30

Oman International Rally from Oct 30

20 to 25 teams expected to take part in candidate event for ME Rally Championship — By Anuroop A —…

BP Oman awards $730m worth drilling contracts

By A Business Reporter – MUSCAT — BP Oman yesterday announced the award of two long-term drilling contracts for the…

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Britain’s Hill charms despite doubts

Britain’s Hill charms despite doubts

Hill sought to defuse criticism of his nationality and background, depicting himself as a bridge between countries, writes Alastair Macdonald…

Sweeten this Eid with OMANI HALWA

Traditional Omani halwa constitutes an integral part of any auspicious occasion in the lives of nationals and is both delicious…

Kebab connoisseur? Head to a beach near you

Kebab connoisseur? Head to a beach near you

Makeshift kebab stalls along Muscat coastline runs a parallel food business serving the most delectable local flavours and receiving a…

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…

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Wed Oct 1, 2014
Fajr 04:43
Dhuhr 12:02
Asr 15:26
Maghrib 18:00
Isha 19:10