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News: Oman

We have started to collect the most important news related to Oman in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Oman: news

US moves six from Guantanamo to Oman

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 6:30
related countries: United States United States, Yemen Yemen

Six Yemeni prisoners held for years at Guantanamo Bay detention centre have been transferred to Oman, the US says.
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Solar plane crosses Arabian Sea

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 8:13
related countries: India India

Solar Impulse is back in the air on the second leg of its historic attempt to fly around the world - crossing water from Oman to India.
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VIDEO: IS threatens to kill Japanese hostage

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 3:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Japan Japan, Jordan Jordan

Islamic State are threatening to kill two more hostages, unless Jordan frees an Iraqi woman held there and sentenced to death after being accused of involvement in hotel bombings in Oman in 2005.
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Yemenis transferred from Guantanamo

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 5:22
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Estonia Estonia, United States United States, Yemen Yemen
related places: Guantanamo

Five Yemeni men held at the US jail in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for more than a dozen years are transferred to Oman and Estonia, US officials say.
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The singing sailor of Oman

Friday, November 28th 2014, 21:12

The young Omani who became a prewar fusion music hit
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Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 17:46
related countries: Iran Iran

High-level talks are taking place in Oman ahead of a deadline for a comprehensive deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
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VIDEO: Climbers capture Oman cave ascent

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 17:24

Two men have successfully climbed out of the one of the world's largest cave chambers using only a safety rope.
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Omani owl could be new species

Friday, October 4th 2013, 6:43

A team working on a bird call recording project in Oman says it has discovered a new species of owl in the region.
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Oman paper suspended amid gay row

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 16:13

Omani newspaper This Week is suspended over a sympathetic article on homosexuality which caused uproar on social networks.
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Omani paper apologises over gay row

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 15:07

An Omani newspaper devotes its entire front page to an apology for an article on homosexuality which caused uproar on social networks.
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