Take a drive through Oman’s longest tunnel in the video below.
Haitham bin Tariq Al Said has been announced as Sultan of Oman.
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said was born on Continue reading “Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said”
The much mourned death of Sultan Qaboos now means that Oman’s law of succession comes into force.
Sultan Qaboos, who has ruled Oman since 1970, drew up Continue reading “Succession in Oman after the death of Sultan Qaboos”
The very sad news that H.M. Sultan Qaboos died on 10th January 2020, has been announced. There will be an official period of three days mourning, and all flags in Oman will be flown at half mast for 40days.
Born on 18th November 1940, Qaboos bin Said bin Taimur Al Said was the 14th Al Said ruler of Oman. His father Sultan Said ruled Oman from 1932 to 1970 when, during a civil war in Oman’s southern province of Dhofar, Sultan Qaboos became ruler aged 29.
Sultan Qaboos, the only son of Sultan Said, was Continue reading “Sultan Qaboos died 10th of January 2020 – an Obituary of Sultan Qaboos”
Dr Noel Guckian, the former British Ambassador to Oman has died.
He was ambassador to Oman between Continue reading “Dr Noel Guckian has died“
Prince William flew in from Kuwait to visit Oman in early December 2019. Sultan Qaboos met with him in Bait Al Baraka.
On Prince William’s arrival he first went to Khasab where he was received by Sayyid Ibrahim bin Said al Busaidy Governor of Musandam.
Then he flew into Muscat Continue reading “Prince William visits Oman for a short visit after arriving from Kuwait“
Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla – the Vatican’s Apostolic Nuncio (diplomat) to Yemen, Kuwait, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Qatar (strangely he doesn’t look after Oman) – and Dr. Ahmed Khamis Masood Al Bahri, director in Oman’s Ministry of Religious Endowments and Religious Affairs of Oman inaugurated St. Francis Xavier Church in Salalah, Oman.
The event was celebrated Continue reading “St. Francis Xavier Church – Salalah Oman”
Steve Backshall is on another Expedition ‘Oman Desert Canyon’ is his destination with the aim “to go places where people have never been before” – but did they?
His first place to visit was Continue reading “Expedition – Oman Desert Canyon by Steve Backshall“
Airbnb took Six Strangers from around the world and sent them on the first Airbnb adventure where you can “ditch the tourist trails and go deeper with wildly unique adventures around the world”. Where would Airbnb send them? 24 hours later they landed in Continue reading “Airbnb Adventures in Oman with Six Strangers from around the world“
Oman Aquarium, located in the ‘Mall of Muscat’ in Oman’s capital city, Muscat is opening today.
Read more below including Pictures, Timings, Entrance Prices and a Map of location.
This will be three floors in height with Continue reading “OMAN AQUARIUM”
On the Upper floor of the British Museum, Rooms 42–43 house the Albukhary Foundation’s rooms. This cultural institution, founded by Syed Mokhtar Albukhary, is based in Kuala Lumpur and claims to be the largest in Asia dedicated to the arts, culture and heritage of the Islamic world.
These galleries in the British Museum offer a perspective to the Islamic World, with beautifully laid out displays and as they are off the main flow of visitors, the space is less crowded.
Very unusually, as so many Islamic collections seem to ignore Arabia, the displays include Silver from Oman, some donated Continue reading “Omani Silver in the British Museum in the Albukhary Foundation’s rooms“
Bayt Ar Rudaydah Castle was constructed by Imam Sultan bin Saif bin Malik Al Ya’rubi, a ruler of Oman who died in 1680 AD.
It’s a typical fortified mansion in Oman, with the main building having Continue reading “Bayt Ar Rudaydah in Birkat Al Mawz open to the public“
Transport yourself from Dhofar into Thailand as Anantara Al Baleed Resort Salalah celebrates the Songkran festival at the Mekong restaurant on April 13th.
The Songkran festival is Thailand’s Continue reading “Anantara Salalah April festival at the Mekong restaurant“
Trade volume between Oman & Qatar has grown dramatically from USDollars549 Million in 2016 to USDollar1.8Billion in 2019
Remarkably Oman is Qatar’s main destination for its non-Oil products. Currently, there are some 200 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Oman and 350 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Qatar.
Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi of Continue reading “Oman Qatar Trade grows substantially“