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.
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, has announced that CaptainNasser Al Salmi has been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer at the airline ... Oman Air, including pivotal operational expertise from his most recent role as Chief Operating Officer at Gulf Air.
Dubai...Oman's 30-company index traded flat but Oman Telecommunications Company advanced 1.1 per cent after appointing Mubarak Bin Sulaiman Al Namani as its new chief financial officer. Oman UnitedInsurance gained 2.6 per cent after its board of directors recommended 35 baizas per shares dividends, up from 30 baizas paid out a year before ... .
He landed in Oman after a two-week holiday in Tanzania and was taken straight to the Ibis Hotel in Muscat, despite testing negative for Covid-19 on arrival ... Oman introduced the seven-day hotel quarantine requirement for all arrivals from February 15 to control the spread of infection ... Oman.
He landed back in Oman from a two-week holiday in Tanzania three days ago and was whisked straight to a hotel, despite testing negative for Covid-19 on arrival ... Oman implemented a seven-day hotel quarantine requirement for all arrivals in the country from February 15 to control the spread of infection ... Oman.
The way that Tunisian President Kais Saied wrote and addressed a letter to the prime minister recently was revealing ... About eighteen months since Saied took office, his official visits to foreign states are less than stellar. His visit to Oman to pay respects after the death of Sultan Qaboos was purely protocol, for example ... ....
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi and Oman's Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik spoke over phone on Wednesday and discussed the bilateral strategic partnership as well as the close cooperation during Covid-19. During the call, the Omani Sultan expressed his appreciation for the Covid-19 vaccines supplied by India to Oman.