Oman

Gabi Ashkenazi
Ashkenazi and Oman FM agree to work towards normalization

Ashkenazi said that he appreciates Oman’s commitment to peace and stability in the Middle East.

17/08/2020
RABBI MARVIN HIER (center) and Rabbi Abraham Cooper (right) of the Simon Wiesenthal Center meet with
Israel says it expects Bahrain and Oman to follow UAE in formalizing ties

Both Bahrain and Oman praised the UAE-Israel accord, although neither have commented on their own prospects for normalized relations.

By REUTERS
16/08/2020
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) attends the opening ceremony of the 50th Cairo Internatio
ADL calls on Egypt, Oman to remove antisemitic books from state-run fairs

Between December 2018 and December 2019 the ADL monitored state-run book fairs across the Arab world, and found a number of egregiously antisemitic books.

Pompeo talks about confronting Iran in Saudi Arabia and Oman amid tensions

Oman is important for regional security and for discussions with Iran because it frequently hosts Iranian diplomats.

Oman sees the biggest Gulf clash risk in Strait of Hormuz

The waterway between Iran and Oman - 33 km (21 miles) wide at its narrowest point - is the conduit for some 30% of all crude and other oil liquids traded by sea.

By REUTERS
16/02/2020
Officials: Netanyahu turned down 2013 opportunity to negotiate with Iran

In 2013, the Sultan of Oman offered to open up a secret back channel with Iran, but the prime minister decided against it.

Motives, challenges and implications in ending the war in Yemen

It was no surprise when King Salman stressed the need for a political resolution to the conflict several months ago.

By ARI HEISTEIN , YOEL GUZANSKY
15/01/2020
Saudi Arabia, Japan, UAE, Oman 'can work together to defuse tension'

The relationship between Prime Minister Abe and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was “very close. It’s getting even closer and closer."

By FAISAL J. ABBAS , ALI ITANI/ARAB NEWS/TNS
12/01/2020
Late Sultan of Oman vowed to keep Strait of Hormuz open – what now?

His cousin, Oman's new ruler Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, promises peaceful coexistence.

11/01/2020
Sultan of Oman, who warmed ties with Israel, dies at 79

The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said al-Said, passed away early on Saturday, according to Oman state TV and the state news agency's Twitter account.

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