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ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled the weekly cabinet meeting he was due to lead on Wednesday, the first since returning from a long overseas...

SEOUL The heir to the Samsung empire faces the verdict in his corruption trial on Friday, which threatens to leave the world’s biggest smartphone maker...

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday said blistering criticism by US President Donald Trump was “disappointing” and denied accusations that it supported terrorist groups. In a firm rebuttal...

PHNOM PENH Cambodia on Wednesday closed a prominent American NGO and ordered its foreign staff to leave the country, in the latest salvo by Prime...

MUSCAT Sharaka, the Public-Private-Partnership Task force, welcomed 35 selected participants to the orientation day for the National Leadership and Competitiveness Programme (NLCP) on Wednesday. The session,...

 Staff Reporter MUSCAT The meritorious students of the Senior Section of Indian School Muscat (ISM) were honoured at the Annual Academic Merit Award Ceremony recently. More than...

CAIRO The Sultanate, represented by the Supreme Council for Planning (SCP), took part in the 100th session of the Economic and Social Council held under...

 Staff Reporter MUSCAT Telecom leader Omantel proposes to finance its acquisition of a minority stake in Kuwait’s Zain group through a bridge loan facility. This would...

MUSCAT The Sultanate’s national carrier Oman Air has signed a new codeshare agreement with Bahrain’s Gulf Air that sees the airlines’ combined frequencies between Bahrain...

RIYADH Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet has authorised the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, or his deputy, to discuss with the Chinese side a draft...