Oman

Oman daggers: Traditional craft lives on

For centuries, handcrafted knives have been status symbols in the Middle East.

Opinion

The GCC's worst summit

This year's GCC summit in Kuwait fell apart within hours. Will there ever be another GCC summit?

Khalid Al-Jaber

by Khalid Al-Jaber
- Giorgio Cafiero

Khalid Al-Jaber

Oman

Oman moves closer to a post-oil economy

Ambitious plan to diversify the country's revenue streams focuses on sectors such as manufacturing and tourism.

Oman moves closer to a post-oil economy

Inside Story

What remains of the GCC?

Doubts about future after only two leaders attend annual summit in Kuwait.

GCC

Kuwait's emir meets GCC chief ahead of Gulf summit

Six months into the Qatar-GCC crisis, the worst in the region in decades, Gulf leaders are set to meet in Kuwait City.

Oman

What is Oman's stance on the Qatar-Gulf crisis?

While maintaining overt political neutrality, Muscat has benefitted from strengthened economic ties with Doha.

What is Oman's stance on the Qatar-Gulf crisis?

Oman

Bedouins in Oman: A foot in two worlds

As urbanisation creeps closer towards the desert, some fear that traditional culture is being left behind.

Oman

Salalah tourism thrives despite war across the border

Competition for tourist dollars has increased in the Omani oasis, where regional tensions seem far away.

Salalah tourism thrives despite war across the border

Opinion

Will the GCC fall apart?

A meeting of the GCC countries is scheduled for December and decisions will need to be made on its future.

Rami G Khouri

by Rami G Khouri

Rami G Khouri

Al Jazeera World

Oman's Sailing Stars

How four young Omani women sailors challenge stereotypes and push the limits to represent their country internationally.

Middle East

Iran and Oman agree to boost ties amid Gulf crisis

The move comes after Saudia Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt last month cut ties with Qatar.

Iran and Oman agree to boost ties amid Gulf crisis

Middle East

Oman orders trade of Qatari Riyal at official rate

The Central Bank of Oman urges all banks and exchange companies to trade the Qatari riyal at the official exchange rate.

Oman orders trade of Qatari Riyal at official rate

Eid al-Fitr 2017

How long is your Eid?

Eid al-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan.

Eid al-Fitr holiday: How many days is it by country?

Weather

Hotter and drier again in the Middle East and US desert

Halfway through the year and we have already set new heat records

Hotter and drier again in the Middle East and US desert

Middle East

Iran sends warships to Oman amid Gulf dispute

Flotilla will head to Oman before starting mission in international waters near Yemen, the country's navy says.

Iran sends warships to Oman amid Gulf dispute