DHOFARI GUCCI: On a recent visit to a supermarket I was confronted by someone I didn’t know who wanted to change my life. It’s an all too common occurrence
DHOFARI GUCCI: If the Swiss are at one end of the planning spectrum then my fellow Dhofaris at the furthest extreme
DHOFARI GUCCI: It’s illogical, unfair and costly so maybe it’s time to look anew at the “maghboor’, Oman’s dowry system
DHOFARI GUCCI: It used to be ‘holiday heaven’ in Oman. Not any more and it’s no bad thing really.
DHOFARI GUCCI: A disturbing propaganda campaign is being spread throughout schools in Dhofar.
DHOFARI GUCCI: I know of a recent, rather unpleasant incident which occurred in Dhofar. It’s a reminder that even in the early 21st century black magic lives on in Oman
DHOFARI GUCCI: It’s well worth reading a just released article by ‘Foreign Policy’ on what’s currently happening in Oman.
DHOFARI GUCCI: There’s no point covering our eyes, ears and mouths and pretend it doesn’t exist. A recent clash shows the strength of Oman’s tribalism
DHOFARI GUCCI: Salalah has been buzzing about this particular case for over a year. Resolution, it appears, is at hand.
DHOFARI GUCCI: I live in a very conservative society where male/female friendship is frowned upon.
DHOFARI GUCCI: It’s a year since the Arab Spring hit Salalah and the results have been impressive.
DHOFARI GUCCI: My blood’s boiling following the news that a friend’s sister’s baby has been circumcised. It’s time for the Ministry of Health to take action.
NADIA: The Grand Mufti of Oman has deemed it unacceptable for Muslims to visit the newly opened Royal Opera House in Muscat. Much debate has ensued.