DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Electrical grid problems cut power to parts of Oman for hours on Monday, authorities said.
The outage began in the early afternoon and lasted for much of those affected until around 6 p.m..
CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Yemen arrived Monday in the capital of Sanaa for the first time since he assumed his post eight months ago for talks with the Houthi rebels, his office said.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A cyclone battered Oman on Sunday, lashing the sultanate with high winds and rain as the storm killed three people, including a child.
Cyclone Shaheen made landfall Sunday night just off from Muscat, Oman's capital, with winds reaching up to 150 kph (93 mph), according to the state-run Oman News Agency.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — India will play Pakistan in the opening Group 2 match at the International Cricket Council’s Twenty20 World Cup in October, a day after Australia takes on South Africa and the West Indies meet England in the first games of the Super 12 stage.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Coronavirus infections are surging in the Gulf Arab state of Oman, where health officials warned Monday that hospitals now face an acute shortage of beds amid a lagging vaccine rollout, the spread of highly transmissible variants and relaxed movement restrictions.
CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Yemen said Friday that he met with a top rebel negotiator to discuss the roadmap for the resolution of the impoverished Arab country's six-year conflict.
Yemen has been embroiled in a civil war since 2014, when rebels known as Houthis swept across much of the north and seized the capital, Sanaa, forcing the government into exile.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Oman fired tear gas Wednesday at demonstrators in a flashpoint city amid unrest over the sultanate's floundering economy and mass layoffs.
It wasn't immediately clear what sparked the police action in Sohar, a city some 200 kilometers (125 miles) northwest of the capital, Muscat.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Scattered protests in Oman over layoffs and poor economic conditions drew a massive police presence Monday in at least two cities in the sultanate, with protesters throwing stones at one point and police firing tear gas.
MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — The 2030 Asian Games were awarded to Doha on Wednesday and the 2034 event went to Riyadh after a deal was struck between the rival nations...
MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — Italian golfers Lorenzo Gagli and Edoardo Molinari have withdrawn from the Oman Open on the European Tour amid reports they are being isolated to determine if they have the virus spreading in Europe...
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