• oman Yesterday 19:22

    By staff and agency

    Oman says trying to reduce U.S.-Iran tensions

    Oman’s Foreign Ministry tweeted on Friday that Muscat is trying “with other parties” to reduce tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

  • oman 2019-05-20 17:07

    Omani foreign minister visits Tehran

    TEHRAN – Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah arrived in Tehran on Monday.

  • Iran-oman flag 2019-05-10 20:16

    Envoy: Oman ready to mediate between Iran, U.S.

    Oman’s ambassador to Washington has said his country is ready to mediate between Iran and the U.S. for solving tensions.

  • SalamAir CEO Captain Mohamed Ahmed in an undated photo 2019-05-01 20:18

    Omani airline to launch Muscat-Tehran route

    TEHRAN – Oman’s SalamAir will soon launch direct flights between Muscat and Tehran.

  • oman 2019-04-17 19:55

    Iran, Oman to hold joint military drills

    TEHRAN - Iran’s ambassador to Muscat, Mohammad Reza Nouri Shahroudi, said on Tuesday that Iran and Oman will hold joint military drills in upcoming days.

  • oman 2019-04-16 20:48

    Oman calls for expansion of ties with Iran

    TEHRAN - Sheikh Khalid bin Hilal al-Maawali, chairman of the Consultative Assembly of Oman, has called for expansion of ties with Iran, especially in the area of legislation making.

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2019-04-12 13:09

    Oman is important nodal point in Iran's strategic orbit: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN-Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “Oman is certainly an important nodal point in Iran's strategic orbit.”

  • Rahmani 2019-04-09 21:53

    Trade offices to be opened in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    TEHRAN – Iran is going to open business offices in some of the strategic countries in the region including Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Lebanon, IRNA reported on Tuesday quoting the minister of industry, mine and trade.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-04-08 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    America will strengthen its presence in the Persian Gulf: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “there is no way Oman can balance relations with Iran and the U.S.”

  • Richard W. Murphy 2019-04-07 10:06

    By Javad Heirannia

    Oman has intent to maintain mutually beneficial relations with Iran: Murphy

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says the “Oman has long displayed skill in balancing its relationships in the area. Its leadership has not forgotten the help it received from Iran in confronting the domestic challenge to the Sultan's regime during the time of the Shah.”

  • 2019-03-25 20:29

    Wary of Iran’s missiles, U.S. strikes port deal with Oman

    The United States has struck a strategic port deal with Oman in an attempt to get better access to the Persian Gulf region and avoid sending ships through the Strait of Hormuz, a maritime choke point that Iran could easily block using its advanced missile arsenal.

  • Muscat exhibit takes a look at crafts by Iranians 2019-03-13 21:44

    Muscat exhibit takes a look at crafts by Iranians

    TEHRAN – Several Iranian crafters promoted their works at a Muscat exhibition, which ran from March 10 to 13 at the Sahwa Park of the Omani capital.

  • Navy’s 60th flotilla docks at Port Sultan Qaboos 2019-03-12 21:58

    Navy’s 60th flotilla docks at Port Sultan Qaboos

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Navy’s 60th flotilla docked at Port Sultan Qaboos in Muscat, Oman, on Saturday and was expected to leave the port on Tuesday, Mehr reported.

  • فوتبال ساحلی 2019-03-12 17:42

    Iran lose to Oman at AFC Beach Soccer Championship 2019

    Oman confirmed themselves as Group D winners, and inflicted the first blemish to defending champion Islamic Republic of Iran's campaign, with a 4-3 win in a high-quality AFC Beach Soccer Championship Thailand 2019 clash on Tuesday.

  • Omid Shokri 2019-03-10 11:27

    By Payman Yazdani

    Iran is losing regional and world gas market: Energy expert

    TEHRAN - Touching upon the necessity of Iran’s more active foreign and energy diplomacy to keep and increase its share in regional and world gas market, Omid Shokri believes Iran is even losing Turkey’s gas market.

  • Iranian medical centers, travel marketers to attend Oman fair 2019-03-06 21:56

    Iranian medical centers, travel marketers to attend Oman fair

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian medical centers and travel marketers will take part at Oman’s upcoming International Medical Tourism Exhibition & Conference.

  • university 2019-03-06 20:09

    ‘Iran trains Indian, Omani and Pakistan military men’

    TEHRAN - Second Brigadier General Hassan Valivand, the commandant of AJA University of Command and Staff, has said that Indian, Omani and Pakistani military men are receiving training at the university under this leadership.

  • Envoy meets Omani minister to discuss economic co-op 2019-03-03 20:20

    Envoy meets Omani minister to discuss economic co-op

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to Muscat, Mohammadreza Nouri-Shahroudi, has held a meeting with Omani Finance Minister Darwish bin Ismail bin Ali Al Balushi to discuss ways to develop economic cooperation and increase the volume of trade ties between Tehran and Muscat, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Omani tourists in Iran rescued from floodwaters 2019-02-04 23:21

    Omani tourists rescued from floodwaters

    TEHRAN – Iranian relief forces have rescued 15 Omani travelers whose bus was stranded in floodwaters in southern Iran, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • petro-refinery 2019-01-28 20:53

    Iran starts constructing a petro-refinery complex on Oman Gulf coast

    TEHRAN – Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) kicked off the construction of a petro-refinery complex in Jask Island on the shores of the Gulf of Oman in southern Iran, IRNA reported on Sunday quoting an official with NPC.

  • تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و عمان - وحید امیری 2019-01-21 14:00

    Queiroz warns Iran players not to waste chances against China

    Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz has been quick to praise the team spirit in the match against Oman and also warned his players not to waste their chances in the match against China.

  • Persian Gulf Arabs abandoning their homeland 2019-01-19 19:18

    Persian Gulf Arabs abandoning their homeland

    Fed up with social restrictions and political repression, Saudis are leading the way

    Canada lies far north of her intended destination, but Rahaf Muhammad is happy to be enduring its harsh winter. The 18-year-old Saudi hoped to end up in Australia after escaping her allegedly violent family. But she was stopped on the way, in Bangkok.

  • تیم ملی فوتبال ایران و عراق 2019-01-17 23:46

    Iran to meet Oman in AFC Asian Cup Round of 16

    TEHRAN – Iran national football team will meet Oman in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 underway in the UAE.

  • dry-cleaning startup 2019-01-06 22:12

    Iranian dry-cleaning startup begins activity in Oman

    TEHRAN – An Iranian dry-cleaning startup has started activity to offer online laundry services in Oman, the startup founder Mohammad Rahi said. He added that the startup team conducted research on regional market while providing the business plan for their work.

  • direct shipping route 2018-12-07 21:08

    Iran, Oman launch 4th direct shipping route

    TEHRAN –Iran and Oman launched their fourth direct shipping route to connect Iran’s port city of Jask to the Omani port of Al Suwaiq, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported on Wednesday citing Iran-Oman Joint Chamber of Commerce.

  • علیرضا فغانی 2018-11-29 01:28

    Special awards go to Iran match officials

    TEHTRAN - Iran's Alireza Faghani received the AFC Referees Special Award 2018 at the 2018 AFC Annual Awards in Muscat on Wednesday.

  • Photo depicts United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence 2018-11-27 11:39

    By Javad Heirannia

    British permanent military base in Oman; Britain’s return to Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN - A significant increase in recent British activities in the Gulf is to strengthen its military presence in the Persian Gulf region and to strengthen military ties with Arab countries, in particular Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain.

  • Netanyahu 2018-11-04 11:30

    By Martin Love

    Some Arabs increasingly look like abject pansies

    NORTH CAROLINA - An older brother, who has spent his life traveling with his wife (they are childless) and photographing and writing light travel articles, has been in Oman these past two weeks and writes me an enthused e-mail about how Sultan Qaboos is such a “leader”, having recently hosted Netanyahu and even Mahmoud Abbas on visits to Oman to promote “peace” between the Palestinians and Israelis. Little does this brother really know: the Zionists have never wanted peace, just submission.

  • Oman’s deputy PM invited to visit Iran 2018-10-31 20:59

    Oman’s deputy PM invited to visit Iran

    TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has invited Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations, Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq Al-Said, to visit Iran.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview with CBS news website 2018-10-30 14:06

    “U.S. support for Saudi Arabia, Israel emboldened them for atrocity”

    Zarif: U.S. sanctions will not work

    TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that although U.S. sanctions on Tehran hurt, they will not work.