Omani police break up protests over layoffs, hard economic conditions

Omani security forces Sunday dispersed and arrested a number of citizens protesting against job layoff and hard economic conditions, in the first major unrest since the ascendance to the throne of incumbent Sultan Haitham bin Tariq in January 2020. Protests Read more

Erdogan accuses UEFA for playing politics as Champions League final moves to Porto

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday laid into the European football governing body, UEFA, arguing that the organization’s recent decision to move the final of the European Champions League to Porto instead of Istanbul was politically motivated, Arab News reports. Read more

Covid-19: Oman bans travelers from 10 countries

Oman has banned travelers from 10 countries from entering its territory for a period of 15 days as part measure to curb the spread of the Covid-19. Gulf state’s coronavirus committee, Zawya reports, announced the directive noting that the move Read more