Dec 23, 2012
About half of the women who signed up to as candidates in Oman's first local elections withdrew, said observers with the election commission.Read article "Omani election has shortage of women candidates"
Nov 18, 2012
Counterfeit car parts worth an estimated Dh3 million have been seized by consumer protection inspectors during a raid on a warehouse.Read article "Tip-off leads Dubai inspectors to Dh3m worth of fake car parts"
May 20, 2013
Iran's state radio says authorities have executed two men convicted of spying for Israel's the Mossad and the American CIA intelligence agency.Read article
Kuwait has deported hundreds of expats for traffic offences in the past month, drawing condemnation from a human rights group.Read article
Jun 27, 2010
Although Omani nomads are compensated by the government for their land, they say projects are taking toll on traditional culture and lifestyle.Read article
Bedouins see two sides of tourism coin
Nov 12, 2010
Country's youth are increasingly logging on to social networking websites to find romance, and even a spouse. Read article
Facebook threatens Omani marriage brokers with redundancy
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The National staff with agency
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