Oman Sail ready to welcome young sailors to the 13th Mussanah Race Week

Oman Sail ready to welcome young sailors to the 13th Mussanah Race Week

MUSCAT - Oman Sail’s Mussanah Race Week will return for its 13th edition from October 1-8, 2024 as the event brings together sailors from across the globe in Optimist, ILCA 4, ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 classes, as well as the para inclusive RS Venture Connect class. The event will be hosted by the Barceló Mussanah Resort and is open to male and female sailors of all nationalities. Competition will be held over 12 races in each class, with no more than three per day. Racing will take place following...

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Lulu expands retail footprint with 30th store opening in Oman

Lulu expands retail footprint with 30th store opening in Oman

MUSCAT - H.E. Shaikh Faisal Abdullah Al-Rawas, Chairman of Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry officially inaugurated the 30th Lulu store in Oman at Al Ansab in the august presence of H.E Amit Narang, Indian Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, Brig./ Jamal Saeed Al-Taie, Director General of Financial Affairs, Royal Oman Police (ROP), other senior officials from the ROP, Yusuff Ali M.A., Chairman of Lulu Group and other dignitaries. During the inauguration ceremony, HE Shaikh Faisal...

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Dhofar Municipality unveils preparations for Khareef Dhofar 2024

Dhofar Municipality unveils preparations for Khareef Dhofar 2024

DUBAI -  As part of the Dhofar Governorate's preparations for the launch of the Khareef Dhofar 2024 activities and in cooperation with the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism to promote the tourism season in Dhofar Governorate, the Dhofar Municipality participated in the Arabian Travel Market 2024 exhibition, which is hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from May 6 to 9. This participation was under the wing of the Omani Ministry of Heritage and Tourism.Dhofar Governorate is a leading...

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Yanni in Oman in aid of the visually challenged

Yanni in Oman in aid of the visually challenged

October 26, 2011:  B&W achieved a musical breakthrough by bringing in the musical wizard, Yanni to Oman and making this world-renowned composer perform at the Grand Hall of the Sultan Qaboos University, again a first. This was the...

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The adventures of Captain Juma, the sailor

The adventures of Captain Juma, the sailor

The adventures of Captain Juma, the sailor Will God fulfill the prayers of old men whom time forgot? Will God heed to the desire of a proud, old Omani sailor? These queries played in our mind as we talked to a venerable old sailor, a former ship (dhow) captain, and an...

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Sheikha Layla, the Camel Whisperer

Sheikha Layla, the Camel Whisperer

We froze. A four-legged, nearly 500kgs creature, was rumbling towards us with a mighty bellow. When it came close, we involuntarily shut our eyes. Even with our closed eyes and palpitating hearts, we could still feel this scary beast’s presence. When we mustered...

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The wizard of Asa

The wizard of Asa

In a dark and tiny room, a nearly 50-year old man is seen seated on a floor littered with crude work tools and attempting to bend the top part of what appears to be a wooden stick. He holds the stick in a makeshift clamp and then slowly bends it to the desired shape....

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