West Asia's longest-ruling monarch, Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman dies at 79; royal court declares three-day mourning
Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said, West Asia's longest-ruling monarch who seized power in a 1970 palace coup and pulled his Arabian sultanate into modernity while carefully balancing diplomatic ties between adversaries Iran and the US, has died. He was 79
Dubai bus accident: Omani driver sentenced to 7 years, fined $9,25,000, set to be deported post-jail term
The Omani bus driver, who rammed the vehicle into a height barrier in Dubai that killed 17 people, including 12 Indians, has been sentenced to seven years in jail followed by deportation and ordered to pay $925,000 as blood money, according to media reports.
Donald Trump pulls out of Iran nuclear deal: From 'double thumbs up' to 'disastrous', how West Asian media reacted
There have been a series of mixed reactions from the media in West Asia on Donald Trump's decision to pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Narendra Modi turns candid with Xpress ahead of UAE visit, answers questions on bilateral ties, personal interests
It was a surprise when Modi spoke to Gulf News ahead of his three-nation tour to Palestine, United Arab Emirates and Oman.
Sachin Tendulkar feels that batsman Virat Kohli's secret of success is playing with a "straight bat" and "visualising on his technique".