Take a drive through Oman’s longest tunnel in the video below.
Jordan enthrals people from around the world, and it certainly worked its appeal on a Jordan Small Group Tour I led on a tour through the kingdom, to delve into some of its well-known and not-so-well-known features.
Staying at the Intercontinental Amman, it was only a short drive to the site Continue reading “Jordan Small Group Tour exploring this ancient monarchy“
Haitham bin Tariq Al Said has been announced as Sultan of Oman.
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said was born on Continue reading “Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said”
The much mourned death of Sultan Qaboos now means that Oman’s law of succession comes into force.
Sultan Qaboos, who has ruled Oman since 1970, drew up Continue reading “Succession in Oman after the death of Sultan Qaboos”
The very sad news that H.M. Sultan Qaboos died on 10th January 2020, has been announced. There will be an official period of three days mourning, and all flags in Oman will be flown at half mast for 40days.
Born on 18th November 1940, Qaboos bin Said bin Taimur Al Said was the 14th Al Said ruler of Oman. His father Sultan Said ruled Oman from 1932 to 1970 when, during a civil war in Oman’s southern province of Dhofar, Sultan Qaboos became ruler aged 29.
Sultan Qaboos, the only son of Sultan Said, was Continue reading “Sultan Qaboos died 10th of January 2020 – an Obituary of Sultan Qaboos”