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 2021-04-17 20:16 

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Oman marks World Heritage Day today...

MUSCAT: The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, will join the rest of the world today to The post Oman marks World Heritage Day today appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 17:19 

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HM greetings to Zimbabwe President...

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe on the The post HM greetings to Zimbabwe President appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:54 

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ROP continues efforts in Dhofar...

SALALAH: The Royal Oman Police (ROP) is making constant efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 across the Sultanate. Major The post ROP continues efforts in Dhofar appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:53 

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Covid situation enters critical phase as recovery rate drops...

@vinot_nair The Covid situation in Oman, as elsewhere, continues to be critical, with the Supreme Committee warning of more stringent The post Covid situation enters critical phase as recovery rate drops appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:52 

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Syria shares historical ties with Oman: Envoy...

MUSCAT: Dr Bassam al Khatib, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Sultanate, has affirmed that the Oman-Syria relations The post Syria shares historical ties with Oman: Envoy appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:51 

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Tourism meets tradition at Afi in Wilayat Wadi al Maawil...

Afi town in the Wilayat of Wadi al Maawil is a place where tourism meets tradition. Its ancient history is The post Tourism meets tradition at Afi in Wilayat Wadi al Maawil appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:49 

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Suqam: A perennial tree rooted in heritage...

TEXT & PHOTOS BY: YAHYA ALSALMANI It is well-known that Omanis have great interest in agriculture, especially in planting trees The post Suqam: A perennial tree rooted in heritage appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:47 

Oman Observer

Britain falls silent in tribute to Prince Philip...

WINDSOR: Queen Elizabeth and her family paid their last respects to Prince Philip at a funeral on Saturday that celebrated The post Britain falls silent in tribute to Prince Philip appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:47 

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Cuba changes leadership, seeks 'respectful' talks with US...

HAVANA: The all-powerful Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) opened a historic congress Friday to rubber-stamp the transfer of power to The post Cuba changes leadership, seeks 'respectful' talks with US appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:40 

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Fast, but don't feast...

@kabeeryousef Fasting teaches modesty, minimalism and empathy. Contrary to it, many take iftar and post-iftar time as an opportunity to The post Fast, but don't feast appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:38 

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UN Security Council approves ceasefire monitors for Libya...

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council gave the green light on Friday for the deployment of 60 UN ceasefire The post UN Security Council approves ceasefire monitors for Libya appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:37 

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Heavy fighting near Marib leaves 96 dead...

DUBAI: Heavy fighting near the Yemeni city of Marib has killed 96 combatants over the past two days as Ansar The post Heavy fighting near Marib leaves 96 dead appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:37 

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Green and cheap? Doubts dog Lebanon's first electric car...

BEIRUT: Lebanon is launching its first electric car — billed as cheap and green — but sceptics say subsidised power The post Green and cheap? Doubts dog Lebanon's first electric car appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:36 

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US and Japan show united front...

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden on Friday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter The post US and Japan show united front appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:35 

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Myanmar junta chief to attend Asean summit...

YANGON: Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Indonesia on April The post Myanmar junta chief to attend Asean summit appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:34 

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Covid lockdown empties Delhi streets amid surge...

NEW DELHI: New Delhi led major cities across India into a weekend lockdown on Saturday as the country confronts a The post Covid lockdown empties Delhi streets amid surge appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:34 

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Russia to expel Ukrainian diplomat as tensions simmer...

MOSCOW: Russia accused a Ukrainian diplomat on Saturday of trying to obtain classified information and ordered him to leave the The post Russia to expel Ukrainian diplomat as tensions simmer appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:33 

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Salvini sent to trial on migrant kidnapping charge...

PALERMO, Italy: Matteo Salvini, leader of the right-wing League party, must stand trial on charges of kidnapping over his decision The post Salvini sent to trial on migrant kidnapping charge appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:33 

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Iran sees 'new understanding' at Vienna nuclear talks...

DUBAI: Iran's chief negotiator at nuclear talks in Vienna said on Saturday an understanding was emerging at the negotiations but The post Iran sees 'new understanding' at Vienna nuclear talks appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 16:32 

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No problem... a trivial throwaway line, or something else?...

r.j.petersen52@gmail.com An African proverb reads, "If you're not part of the solution, you are part of the problem'', Linus Torvalds The post No problem... a trivial throwaway line, or something else? appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 09:27 

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Capacity at hospitals in Salalah increased: MOH...

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) said that there is no truth to social media reports regarding the lack of The post Capacity at hospitals in Salalah increased: MOH appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 09:12 

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Queen Elizabeth II to bury her 'strength and stay' Prince Philip...

Queen Elizabeth II bids a final farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, on Saturday, at a funeral restricted by The post Queen Elizabeth II to bury her 'strength and stay' Prince Philip appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 08:20 

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Dust rising winds experienced in parts of Oman...

Saturday morning has been windy and the weather bulletin from Oman Met Office cautions on chances of dust rising winds The post Dust rising winds experienced in parts of Oman appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 08:14 

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Covid death toll nears 3 million as India cases surge...

The global coronavirus death toll was expected to reach three million on Saturday, as the race for immunisation continues and The post Covid death toll nears 3 million as India cases surge appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-17 08:11 

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Muscat-Salalah bus services suspended: Mwasalat...

Muscat: The public transport company, Mwsaslat, said that Route 100 (Muscat-Salalah) will be suspended starting from today, April 17, 2021, The post Muscat-Salalah bus services suspended: Mwasalat appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:26 

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Night lockdown in Dhofar from 6pm to 5am...

Supreme Committee hints at more stringent measures Urges people to avoid shopping during crowded times MUSCAT: The Supreme Committee tasked The post Night lockdown in Dhofar from 6pm to 5am appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:23 

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A month to cleanse the mind, body and soul...

@kabeeryousef The holy month of Ramadhan is a period for self-refinement and learning life values for the rest of one's The post A month to cleanse the mind, body and soul appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:07 

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Lady leader in Tourism...

@cherianmathiker A resident of Finland, Jaana Risnen works at Varia Vocational College in a tourism capacity. Earlier, she worked at The post Lady leader in Tourism appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:05 

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Saying no to vaccine can cost us dearly!...

Imagine that in 2024, someone appears in a hospital's emergency room breathing hard. He is said to have pneumonia and The post Saying no to vaccine can cost us dearly! appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:05 

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10 cost-free self-care ideas...

Vanessa Seymour I've been thinking a lot about self-care/self-love lately and what it means in our lives. As a society The post 10 cost-free self-care ideas appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:03 

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Parenting Miracles...

Massrat Shaikh April is Autism Awareness Month, and our attention is on our special needs children and the help they The post Parenting Miracles appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:03 

Oman Observer

Palestinians hold Aqsa prayers...

Thousands of Palestinians streamed to Al Aqsa mosque in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem on the first Friday of the holy month The post Palestinians hold Aqsa prayers appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:02 

Oman Observer

Gunman kills 8 before taking own life in Indianapolis...

INDIANAPOLIS: A gunman shot eight people dead and injured several others at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis before taking his The post Gunman kills 8 before taking own life in Indianapolis appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:02 

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Kremlin welcomes Biden call for dialogue...

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Friday it was "good" that US President Joe Biden was seeking dialogue with his Russian The post Kremlin welcomes Biden call for dialogue appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 17:01 

Oman Observer

India pledges massive boost in vaccine output as Covid cases surge...

NEW DELHI: India pledged on Friday to raise monthly production of its own Covid-19 vaccine about tenfold to nearly 100 The post India pledges massive boost in vaccine output as Covid cases surge appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:56 

Oman Observer

India shifts from mass vaccine exporter to importer...

KRISHNA N DAS AND NEHA ARORA After gifting and selling tens of millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses abroad, India suddenly The post India shifts from mass vaccine exporter to importer appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:56 

Oman Observer

How quitting Afghanistan presents fresh challenges for United States...

SYLVIE LANTEAUME President Joe Biden's decision to withdraw foreign troops from Afghanistan ushers in a new set of risks for The post How quitting Afghanistan presents fresh challenges for United States appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:55 

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Biden's migrant strategy clouded by Central American graft...

DIEGO ORE US President Joe Biden wants three Central American countries to crack down on corruption as part of a The post Biden's migrant strategy clouded by Central American graft appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:53 

Oman Observer

5 per cent VAT on most goods and services...

Oman began implementing Value Added Tax (VAT) with effect from Friday, April 16, following the end of the six-month transition The post 5 per cent VAT on most goods and services appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:52 

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Zuckerberg urged to nix kids' version of Instagram...

SAN FRANCISCO: Advocates for children from around the world urged Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday to ditch plans for The post Zuckerberg urged to nix kids' version of Instagram appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:51 

Oman Observer

Reuters website goes behind paywall in new strategy...

LONDON: Reuters News on Thursday unveiled a new subscription website as part of a broad initiative to court business professionals. The post Reuters website goes behind paywall in new strategy appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:51 

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Apple announces $200 million forestry fund to reduce carbon...

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple on Thursday announced a $200 million fund to invest in timber-producing commercial forestry projects, with the goal The post Apple announces $200 million forestry fund to reduce carbon appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:50 

Oman Observer

World stocks at record high, oil up on strong China, US data...

LONDON/TOKYO: Global stocks hit a record high on Friday and oil climbed after strong US and Chinese economic data bolstered The post World stocks at record high, oil up on strong China, US data appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:50 

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China's economy surges in virus rebound...

BEIJING: China's economic recovery quickened sharply in the first quarter to record growth of 18.3 per cent from last year's The post China's economy surges in virus rebound appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:49 

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Google misled consumers over data...

SYDNEY: Australia's federal court found Alphabet Inc's Google misled some consumers about personal location data collected through Android mobile devices, The post Google misled consumers over data appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:48 

Oman Observer

Roma line up United semi...

Arsenal set up Villarreal clash in Europa League PARIS: Roma lined up a blockbuster Europa League semifinal clash with Manchester The post Roma line up United semi appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:47 

Oman Observer

Oman fencers gain exposure at junior worlds in Cairo...

Oman national fencers recently took part in the 2021 Junior and Cadet Fencing World Championships in Cairo, Egypt from April The post Oman fencers gain exposure at junior worlds in Cairo appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:46 

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Balanced Bucks down Hawks...

Curry on song as Warriors outsmart Cavaliers LOS ANGELES: Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points in his return from a six-game The post Balanced Bucks down Hawks appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:44 

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Saso leads Lydia Ko by 2 at LPGA Lotte...

LOS ANGELES: Yuka Saso fired a second straight 64 to take a two-stoke halfway lead over former world number one The post Saso leads Lydia Ko by 2 at LPGA Lotte appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2021-04-16 16:43 

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Smith blitzes 62 to take 1-shot lead at RBC Heritage...

WASHINGTON: Cameron Smith blitzed Harbour Town Golf Links for a nine-under par 62 on Thursday to grab a one-stroke lead The post Smith blitzes 62 to take 1-shot lead at RBC Heritage appeared first on Oman Observer ....

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