It is renowned as one of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world, but shopkeepers at Muttrah Souq face a very modern problem - they cannot get insurance for their businesses, leaving them at risk of losing everything.
Drivers found using road shoulders will be detained for 48 hours and then referred to the Public Prosecution for further legal action, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) has warned motorists in a tweet.
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North Korea has launched a long-range missile carrying what it says is a satellite
A private carrier of Bangladesh, United Airways, has suspended flight operations due to unavailability of aircraft.
Rescuers save a young boy from the rubble of a collapsed building after a powerful earthquake struck southern Taiwan.