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BAGHDAD/DAMASCUS Iraq’s armed forces pressed on with their offensive to retake the city of Falluja from Daish on Tuesday, dislodging the militants from two eastern...

MUSCAT The Sultanate helped secure the release of an unidentified German citizen in Yemen following a request for assistance from Germany. The assistance to release...

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations said it delivered food and medical aid to besieged Syrians on the rural outskirts of Damascus over the weekend even...

THE HAGUE The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday handed down its toughest sentence yet, ordering former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba to serve 18 years...

TOKYO/NEW DELHI Nikesh Arora, touted as heir-apparent at SoftBank, on Monday announced a surprise resignation from the Japanese conglomerate saying he can’t be “CEO-in-waiting past...

BEIJING Footage of Chinese bank staff being spanked for poor performance at a training session has gone viral, triggering public anger and the suspension of...

MUSCAT On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, HH Sayyid Fahd Bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of...

Oman has $127b wo-rth of projects planned or underway in addition to more than $80b getting executed, while more are scheduled to be launched...

DAMASCUS Rebels detonated 60 tonnes of explosives packed underneath a large Syrian army base, blowing a hillside hundreds of metres into the air, an...

MANAH His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said received separately the credentials of five ambassadors of countries accredited to the Sultanate at Hisn Al Shumoukh...