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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

Iraq gunmen target Oman embassy

Friday, November 11th 2005, 18:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Four people are wounded in a drive-by shooting outside Oman's embassy in Iraq, police say.
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The draw of Oman

Thursday, May 11th 2006, 12:38

Sebastian Usher looks at how the Sultan of Oman is attracting visitors to the oldest Arab state.
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Cyclone hits Gulf state of Oman

Wednesday, June 6th 2007, 9:51

Omani authorities evacuate coastal areas as a powerful cyclone hits the Gulf sultanate.
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Oman pummelled as cyclone passes

Wednesday, June 6th 2007, 17:14
related countries: Iran Iran

The strongest tropical storm to hit the Gulf for decades lashes Oman and heads towards southern Iran.
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Twenty killed by cyclone in Oman

Thursday, June 7th 2007, 15:17

At least 20 people have been killed as Cyclone Gonu struck the Gulf country of Oman, police say.
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Israeli and Omani ministers meet

Monday, April 14th 2008, 11:05
related countries: Israel Israel, Qatar Qatar

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni holds talks with her Omani counterpart, Yousef bin Alawi, during a visit to Qatar.
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Olympic torch reaches Oman

Monday, April 14th 2008, 18:57
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

The troubled Olympic torch is paraded through Muscat, the capital of Oman, in an evening parade.
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Ancient sponges leave their mark

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 22:48

The oldest evidence of animal life on Earth is found in 635-million-year-old rocks from Oman, scientists say.
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Pirates expand to Oman's waters

Friday, June 12th 2009, 23:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A cargo vessel is hijacked by suspected Somali pirates off Oman - the first such attack in the area, Nato says.
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Dutch navy arrests Somali pirates

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 11:12
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Somalia Somalia

A Dutch warship is holding 13 Somali pirates who attempted to hijack a cargo ship south of Oman.
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