From the late 17th century, the Omani Sultanate was a powerful empire, vying with Portugal and Britain for influence in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean. At its peak in the 19th century, Omani influence or control extended across the Strait of Hormuz to modern-day Iran and Pakistan, and as far south as Zanzibar (today part of Tanzania, also former capital). As its power declined in the 20th century, the sultanate came under the influence of the United Kingdom. Historically, Muscat was the principal trading port of the Persian Gulf region. Muscat was also among the most important trading ports of the Indian Ocean. Oman's official religion is Islam.
Oman ypsilon, the Oman blenny, is a species of combtooth blenny found in the western Indian ocean, around Oman. This fish reaches a length of 4 centimetres (1.6in)TL. It is the only known species in its genus.
On Sunday, the Sultanate of Oman revealed ongoing “efforts” to reach a permanent and comprehensive ceasefire in Yemen, which has been reeling from the war for seven years ... We are determined to engage in serious discussions to resolve the Yemen crisis The first foreign trip since taking office..
Prior to the release, the youth of Odododiodoo and Bukom in the Greater Accra Region also took to the streets to protest the alleged removal of the current Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah from office ... over the alleged removal of Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah from office.
Russell Owen, chief operating officer at ...PROPartnerGroup, a company set-up provider with offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Oman and Qatar, has reported a 60 per cent rise in UK registrations in the Emirates in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period last year.
The entire mock operation was closely monitored through zoom setting and clearly observed by foreign troops, inclusive of some of the SeniorOfficers, attached to the Military Forces of India, Maldivian Army and Oman's Army ... Sanka Jayamaha and a few more senior Army officers.
Oman has imposed measures such as allowing entry to offices, shopping centres, ministries, restaurants, hotels, and airports only to vaccinated people. In the last 24 hours, Oman recorded zero COVID-19 deaths replicating the September 5 record.
Love to travel but don’t have the time to get on a flight? You could plan a quick road trip to Oman. With the UAE and Oman opening all land and air borders for vaccinated travellers, you can now plan a quick getaway ... Entry to Oman is at the discretion of the Royal Oman Police officer at the port of entry, as per Oman’s e-visa website.