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Traditional fare: Iftar with different communities

Traditional fare: Iftar with different communities

Besides, being a month of introspection, charity and piety, the holy month of Ramadan is a time for upholding one’s traditions. Traditionally, Muslims break fast with dates or water in every country, but each place has its own special recipes for iftar. Muscat Daily this year brings you some unique iftar traditions from different countries.

The magic of Knitting

The magic of Knitting

Seventy nine members of Mother India Crochet Queens Oman Chapter have entered Guinness world record for World’s Longest Crocheted Scarf.

Cricket legend Tendulkar's life brought to silver screen

Cricket legend Tendulkar's life brought to silver screen

A hotly anticipated film about the life of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar hits cinemas this week but the batting great says he might find watching it an unsettling experience.

Writings on the Wall

Writings on the Wall

Approaching Muscat harbour from the sea, one might be taken aback by a collection of large words written on the cliffs in the Latin alphabet. 

Star Wars at 40: The Force is still strong

Star Wars at 40: The Force is still strong

The date was 1977, and no one had yet worn a copper bikini to bed, made “whooshing” lightsaber noises with a broomstick or yelled “May the Fourth be with you” at strangers.

Flyboarding gains summer momentum in Muscat

Flyboarding gains summer momentum in Muscat

Entrepreneur Qusay Said is offering a new form of water entertainment for Muscat residents this summer: Flyboarding.

Growing with the game

Growing with the game

The American International School Muscat (TAISM) recently took part in the South Asia Inter-School Association 2017 (SAISA) which saw the participation of around 300 children from nine schools (Bangladesh, India, Jordan, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). 

Paris love locks sale raises thousands for refugees

Paris love locks sale raises thousands for refugees

A charity auction selling off ‘love locks’ from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees on Saturday brought in over US$270,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists.