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.
Nasrallah's announcement in August about the Iranian oil came as tensions ran high between Israel and Iran after a series of Iranian attacks against commercial vessels, including an Iranian drone strike against the Israeli-managed MercerStreet tanker off the coast of Oman in July, killing a British and Romanian citizen.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japan’s shocking loss to Oman and South Korea’s scoreless draw with Iraq to open the third round of AsianWorld Cup qualifying has increased the pressure on the likes of Kyogo Furuhashi and Son Heung-min to replicate their excellent European club form in the international arena ...JASON WILDE For the StateJournal.
Nasrallah's announcement comes as tensions run high between Israel and Iran after a series of Iranian attacks against commercial vessels, including an Iranian drone strike against the Israeli-managed MercerStreet tanker off the coast of Oman in July, killing a British and Romanian citizen.
DUBAI. Drone fragments recovered from the attack on an Israeli-linked oil tanker off the coast of Oman show Iran was behind the incident, The WallStreetJournal reported on Friday citing a US military report ...British and Israeli explosives experts, who were given access to evidence, concurred with the US findings, according to CENTCOM ... ....
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British navy group says there has been a “potential hijack” of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman... It wasn't immediately clear what was happening off the coast of Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman. Support our journalism.
to 6 a.m ... MORE ON THE PANDEMIC. ... HERE'S WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING. ... Support our journalism ... DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The sultanate of Oman has lurched back into a strict nightly lockdown as it struggles to curb a major surge in severe coronavirus cases that has overwhelmed hospitals ... a.m ... Oman has recorded more than 242,700 infections and 2,600 deaths.
The Oman Medical Journal study found that in the UAE prevalence rates of smoking were highest among Arab expatriates (31.9 percent), followed by non-Arab expatriates (22.6 percent) and Emiratis (21.6 percent) ... percent by 2025, according to a 2017 study in the Oman Medical Journal.
As Oman’s UK-trained police confront popular protests against unemployment and corruption in the dictatorial Gulf state, the British military prepares to deploy an aircraft carrier to a new UK naval base in Oman, and the head of the Royal Air Force praises his Omani counterpart ... Protests in Oman started on Sunday in Sohar.
In a recently published study in the journal Endangered Species Research, the scientists analysed recordings from the Arabian Sea coast of Oman, and as far south as Madagascar, and found a blue whale song that had never been described ... "Before our recording effort off Oman, there ...
official told The Associated Press on Saturday ... Earlier this month, two Americans held captive by Iranian-backed militants in Yemen were released, along with a third person, in exchange for the return of about 250 of the Houthi rebels from Oman ... News from The Associated Press, and a taste of the great journalism produced by AP members and customers ... .