Muscat Media Group

Office Location:

Besides Sheraton Hotel, Behind Shell filling station

Postal Address:

PO Box 770, Ruwi 112, Sultanate of Oman

Tel +968 24726666, 24726600
Fax +968 24812624
Web www.timesofoman.com
Company Profile

The Muscat Media Group (MMG), formerly known as Muscat Press and Publishing House SAOC, is a leading, trend-setting media group in the Sultanate of Oman. Founded by late Essa bin Mohammed Al Zedjali who was a renowned journalist in the Sultanate, the group has played a vibrant role in Omani society since 1975.

A slew of products from broadsheet dailies to tabloid weeklies both in Arabic and English languages is published under the banner of MMG, including the Times of Oman, Al Shabiba, Hi weekly, Sabat Ayam and FACES.

MMG, an ISO certified company, has evolved itself into a leading media house in the region by disseminating news, a role model and an innovator with a well-defined corporate social responsibility.

The strength of the company lies in its dynamic and vibrant talent pool of around 500 employees guided under the prudent leadership of the chairman Mohammed Issa Al Zadjali and chief executive officer Ahmed Essa Al Zedjali.

Times of Oman is the leading English newspaper in the Sultanate established in 1975, which has pioneered its way to being a quality newspaper and an integral part of the Omani media.

Al Shabiba is the fastest growing Arabic daily which means ‘youth’ is the voice of tomorrow’s generation catering to the reading interests of young and ambitious minds.

Hi created an addiction for news, kicking in with the dawn of each Friday and continuing for the whole week. Hi refreshingly serves the need for an exclusive publication that offers in-depth local features and international news.

Sabat Ayam, the free Arabic tabloid, promises weekends that will never be boring again. It covers wide topic of local news, regional and international, beauty, fashion, technology, sports and lots of stories packed into this great edition.

Company Highlights

MMG is proud of setting the standard, and rewriting them since 1975. It is but natural that it has been credited with many ‘firsts’ that have made life easier for the readers and advertisers: in 2005 MMG became the first in the AGCC to develop an online edition for both the dailies; in 2008 WAP editions of the newspapers were made available on cell phones. In 2014, MMG ventured into social media platforms by launching WhatsNews and WhatsOulum apps in Apple store, Google Play and Blackberry platforms. Both Times of Oman and Al Shabiba have extended its successful presence in social media which includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+. The innovations have created a revolution in the digital media in the Sultanate of Oman.

Media Details1
Print Media
Publication TypePublication NameFrequency/DateCategoryLanguageWebsite
Daily Al Shabiba Saturday to Thursday News ArabicSharehttp://www.shabiba.com
Daily Times of Oman Saturday to Thursday News EnglishSharehttp://www.timesofoman.com
Weekly Al Sayyaraat Every Sunday Automotive ArabicShare
Weekly Sabat Ayam Every Friday General Interest ArabicShare
Weekly H! Every Friday General Interest EnglishShare
Fortnightly Black & White 1 and 15th General Interest EnglishSharehttp://www.blackandwhiteoman.com
Monthly Faces Last week of the month Lifestyle/Luxury EnglishSharehttp://www.facesoman.com
Annual Glorious Oman 23rd July Renaissance Day EnglishShare
KEY PERSONNEL
Mohammed Issa Al Zadjali

Chairman

Ahmed Essa Al Zedjali

Chief Executive Officer

Muscat Media Group

Office Location:

Besides Sheraton Hotel, Behind Shell filling station

Postal Address:

PO Box 770, Ruwi 112, Sultanate of Oman

Tel +968 24726666, 24726600
Fax +968 24812624
Web www.timesofoman.com
Company Profile

The Muscat Media Group (MMG), formerly known as Muscat Press and Publishing House SAOC, is a leading, trend-setting media group in the Sultanate of Oman. Founded by late Essa bin Mohammed Al Zedjali who was a renowned journalist in the Sultanate, the group has played a vibrant role in Omani society since 1975.

A slew of products from broadsheet dailies to tabloid weeklies both in Arabic and English languages is published under the banner of MMG, including the Times of Oman, Al Shabiba, Hi weekly, Sabat Ayam and FACES.

MMG, an ISO certified company, has evolved itself into a leading media house in the region by disseminating news, a role model and an innovator with a well-defined corporate social responsibility.

The strength of the company lies in its dynamic and vibrant talent pool of around 500 employees guided under the prudent leadership of the chairman Mohammed Issa Al Zadjali and chief executive officer Ahmed Essa Al Zedjali.

Times of Oman is the leading English newspaper in the Sultanate established in 1975, which has pioneered its way to being a quality newspaper and an integral part of the Omani media.

Al Shabiba is the fastest growing Arabic daily which means ‘youth’ is the voice of tomorrow’s generation catering to the reading interests of young and ambitious minds.

Hi created an addiction for news, kicking in with the dawn of each Friday and continuing for the whole week. Hi refreshingly serves the need for an exclusive publication that offers in-depth local features and international news.

Sabat Ayam, the free Arabic tabloid, promises weekends that will never be boring again. It covers wide topic of local news, regional and international, beauty, fashion, technology, sports and lots of stories packed into this great edition.

Company Highlights

MMG is proud of setting the standard, and rewriting them since 1975. It is but natural that it has been credited with many ‘firsts’ that have made life easier for the readers and advertisers: in 2005 MMG became the first in the AGCC to develop an online edition for both the dailies; in 2008 WAP editions of the newspapers were made available on cell phones. In 2014, MMG ventured into social media platforms by launching WhatsNews and WhatsOulum apps in Apple store, Google Play and Blackberry platforms. Both Times of Oman and Al Shabiba have extended its successful presence in social media which includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+. The innovations have created a revolution in the digital media in the Sultanate of Oman.

Media Details1
Print Media
Publication TypePublication NameFrequency/DateCategoryLanguageWebsite
Daily Al Shabiba Saturday to Thursday News ArabicSharehttp://www.shabiba.com
Daily Times of Oman Saturday to Thursday News EnglishSharehttp://www.timesofoman.com
Weekly Al Sayyaraat Every Sunday Automotive ArabicShare
Weekly Sabat Ayam Every Friday General Interest ArabicShare
Weekly H! Every Friday General Interest EnglishShare
Fortnightly Black & White 1 and 15th General Interest EnglishSharehttp://www.blackandwhiteoman.com
Monthly Faces Last week of the month Lifestyle/Luxury EnglishSharehttp://www.facesoman.com
Annual Glorious Oman 23rd July Renaissance Day EnglishShare
KEY PERSONNEL
Mohammed Issa Al Zadjali

Chairman

Ahmed Essa Al Zedjali

Chief Executive Officer