Oman

Iranian President begins his official visit to Oman

Iranian President begins his official visit to Oman

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, at the invitation of Omani Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, departed for Muscat on Monday. President Rais's visit to Muscat is in continuation of following up policy on promotion of cultural, …

Wind power to substitute hydrocarbons?

Wind power to substitute hydrocarbons?

The worldwide wind power market is forecast to jump from around 730 gigawatts this year to 1,200 GW by 2025 with a $17.8bn market value, according to the Global Wind Energy Council’s 2022 Wind Energy Outlook report

One more country to become accessible to Kazakh residents

One more country to become accessible to Kazakh residents

From April 1, 2022, Kazakh citizens will be able to visit Oman without visa restrictions, the press service of the Republic's Foreign Ministry reports. For a 14-day stay in the Sultanate, it is enough for Kazakhstanis to …

Iranian and Omani FMs confer on regional developments

Iranian and Omani FMs confer on regional developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has held talks with his Omani counterpart Badr bin Hamad Albusaidi over the phone. During the conversation, the two officials underlined the need to continue consultations over different …

U.S. accuses Iran of unsafe helo maneuver near U.S. Navy ship

U.S. accuses Iran of unsafe helo maneuver near U.S. Navy ship

The Pentagon accused Iran of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct by a naval helicopter that it said flew within about 25 yards of a U.S. Navy ship and circled it three times in the Gulf of Oman. Pentagon press secretary John …

UAE and Saudi Arabia introduce new visas

UAE and Saudi Arabia introduce new visas

Amid an attempt to drive a post-coronavirus economic rebound, a number of countries in the Gulf have introduced new immigration measures to help attract skilled foreign workers

Iran’s largest warship catches fire

Iran’s largest warship catches fire

Iran's largest navy ship the Kharg sank on Wednesday after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No further explanation was given for the latest incident in a region of …

Iran transfers oil from pipeline skirting troubled strait

Iran transfers oil from pipeline skirting troubled strait

Iran started its first transfer of crude oil via its strategic Goreh-Jask pipeline, allowing the country to bypass the Strait of Hormuz, the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported. The oil passed through the pipeline’s …

Oman to resume international and domestic flights in October

Oman to resume international and domestic flights in October

Oman said on Thursday it will resume scheduled international flights on Oct. 1 with strict measures to protect the country and aviation staff from the coronavirus, the Gulf state’s aviation authority said in a statement, Arab News …