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4 hour 30 minute

Iranian hackers suspected in cyber breach and extortion attempt on Navy shipbuilder Austal

Exclusive by political reporter Jane Norman Iranian hackers are believed to be responsible for a cyber security breach and extortion attempt on Australia's biggest defence exporter.Perth-based shipbuilder Austal earlier this month revealed an "unknown offender" had hacked into its computer systems, accessing staff email addresses and phone numbers as well as ship drawings and designs.Some of the information was then offered for sale on the dark web in an apparent extortion attempt.The ABC can reveal the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has determined the attack was most likely carried out by a criminal group in Iran.A spokesperson for the Home...
7 hour 5 minute

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Abu Dhabi CEO Roundtable attendees

ABU DHABI, 12th November, 2018 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Monday, 26 of the world’s leading oil and gas sector leaders who participated in the Abu Dhabi CEO Roundtable hosted by ADNOC. Upon welcoming the guests, His Highness affirmed that the UAE plays an active role as an official supplier of oil and gas to enable global economic and social development, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed emphasised the importance of innovative thinking and development in which national and international oil...

Saudi Arabia defies Trump and warns of 1m barrels a day cut to crude oil output

Close What is OPEC? Newsweek ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — OPEC and allied oil-producing countries will likely need to cut crude supplies, perhaps as much as 1 million barrels of oil a day, to rebalance the market after proposed U.S. sanctions on Iran failed to cut Tehran's output, Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Monday.The comments from the minister, Khalid al-Falih, show the balancing act the U.S. allies face in dealing with President Donald Trump's actions related to the oil industry.Trump in recent weeks demanded the oil cartel increase production to drive down U.S. gasoline prices. Meanwhile, Trump's administration allowed...

9 hour 46 minute

Cricket: Ringing a bell to keep a cricket tradition alive

MUSCAT: Holding on to traditions has always been the hallmark of Omani society which is now best reflected in the ringing of the bell to herald play, a ritual practiced by many cricket grounds around the world.Highlighting the Sultanate’s love for tradition, Oman Cricket has hung a golden bell outside the Oman Cricket Academy building to keep cricket’s popular custom alive. The ringing of the five-minute bell is a recent tradition first introduced at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London in 2007. It has now become a great honour to be invited to ring the bell on the morning of a...
11 hour 26 minute

Tennis: OTA new technical staff begin coaching programme

MUSCAT: Oman Tennis Association new technical staff have embarked upon its new programmes with the focus on developing the standard of tennis in Oman for the national team including mini-tennis for various age groups.This constitutes a step forward by the OTA towards developing the technical aspects of tennis players through the programme put in place by the head of the new technical staff, Coach Mark.Currently the focus is on the mini-tennis programme, which has now entered its third year since its inception in 2016. This is a long-term programme drawn up by the OTA for the promotion and development of...
12 hour 9 minute

Saudi Arabia to slash oil exports; Opec members back cut in supply

Saudi Arabia said it will trim oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day in December, as major producers met on Sunday to consider cuts to shore up sagging prices. "The kingdom's crude exports for December will be 500,000bpd lower than November," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih told reporters at the meeting in Abu Dhabi. The world's top oil exporter has been pumping 10.7 million bpd since October, he added. Al Falih said oil-producing countries have not yet reached an agreement on cutting output, as major producers met in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.  "There is no consensus yet among oil...

14 hour 45 minute

S&P: Oman ‘BB/B’ ratings affirmed, outlook stable

Overview -Oman’s twin fiscal and external deficits, although narrowing, remain elevated. -We expect economic growth to average 3% over 2018-2021, as new crude production comes on line. -We are affirming our ‘BB/B’ ratings on Oman. -The outlook is stable. Rating Action On Nov. 9, 2018, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its ‘BB/B’ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Oman. The outlook is stable. READ: Oman extends expat ban, announces new sponsorship options Outlook The stable outlook incorporates our expectation that Oman will manage to finance its fiscal and external deficits over our base case forecast for...
15 hour 55 minute

Witness Over 100 Shooting Stars at Alila Jabal Akhdar

Perched 2,000 metres above sea level and located in the central section of the Al Hajar Mountains, Alila Jabal Akhdar offers a gateway to the area’s incredible nature, culture and history. Away from the rustle and bustle of modern life, join the resort this December for a celestial journey observing the glistening Geminids meteor shower.From 4th to 16th December, Alila Jabal Akhdar is excited to welcome guest astronomer Mike Dalley as he hosts stargazing masterclasses leading up to and during the peak of the Geminid meteor shower. Mike, the CEO, Founder and Principal Astronomy Consultant of Inspiring Skies, will lead...
1 day 6 hour

37% of outbound Indians will travel to GCC by 2022

The number of Indian visitors travelling to the GCC over the next five years will need to book an extra 10.8 million hotel room nights, according to data published ahead of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019), which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 28 to May 1.The research, published by Colliers International, predicts some 9 million Indians will travel to the GCC by 2022 - 37 per cent of India's total outbound market - with business, place of work and leisure underpinning this demand.Indian outbound tourists will account for 22.5 million worldwide tourists in 2018,...

1 day 7 hour

On the Ball: 'My brother hit me for playing hockey'

It’s not often that we get to meet our sporting heroes, and when we do, we’re often swept away in a wave of excitement, and sometimes, envy. Professional athletes at the very top of their game have the sort of life that most of us can only dream of living one day. But for the few minutes they spend in the spotlight, there are several years of personal trial, tribulation and sacrifice that these men and women go through. The sort of sacrifices that are not often seen by the public and are only known by the athletes and their...
1 day 7 hour

Saudi Arabia will trim oil exports by 500,000 bpd in December, 'no consensus' among oil producers to cut output

ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia said it will trim its oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day in December, the country's energy minister Khalid Al-Falih said as major producers met in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. "The kingdom's crude exports for December will be 500,000 bpd lower than November," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters. “We want to enter 2019 with a minimum amount of stocks,” Falih said. Al-Falih's announcement came as he said oil-producing countries had not yet reached an agreement on cutting output. “There is no consensus yet among oil producers about cutting production,” Al-Falih added. It was “premature...
1 day 7 hour

Oman oil minister says majority of OPEC and its allies support cut

ABU DHABI: A majority of OPEC and allied oil exporters support a cut in the global supply of crude, Oman Oil Minister Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Rumhi said on Sunday.“Many of us share this view,” the minister said when asked about the need for a cut. Asked if it could amount to 500,000 or one million barrels per day, he replied: “I think it is unfair for me to throw numbers now.”He was speaking in Abu Dhabi where an oil market monitoring committee was held on Sunday, attended by top exporters Saudi Arabia and Russia.“We need a consensus,” he said, indicating...