- 24-day Muscat Festival begins today
The festival promises to enthrall visitors with its new look this year and the municipality hopes it will attract huge crowds due to the pleasant weather and school holidays.
- Rain in parts of Oman; low pressure to bring more rain
Rain fell in Quriyat in Muscat governorate, Shinas in North Batinah, Rustaq in South Batinah and Al Hamra in Dakhliyah.
- Palm-sized baby doing well, says SQUH neonatologist
Dr Abdellatif said that parents of such babies are counselled prior to the delivery by a neonatologist about the chances of survival.
- Oman looks to popularise Brazilian martial art
The minister said a sport like capoeira can appeal to youngsters in the sultanate and the championship was a step towards popularising it. T