Sultan Qaboos Al Said has received in Bait Al Barakah Muscat, Oman, the
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, along with Israeli security & intelligence Ministers.
Sultan Qaboos and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
The visit comes in the same
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Sultan Qaboos was shown tonight on Oman TV meeting King Abdullah II of Jordan
Sultan Qaboos greets King Abdullah
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Sultan Qaboos as well as being Oman’s Head of State is also the country’s Prime Minister and Foreign, Defence & Finance Minister. He has just appointed Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq Al Said
Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq Al Said (Left)
who is his cousin as
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Iran is rapidly become a key element in Oman’s economic and political future. On Wednesday 15th February 2017 Iranian President Rouhani will pay a brief visit to Sultan Qaboos in the morning before flying to Kuwait, which is the next chair of the GCC. Both Oman and Kuwait have important Shia Muslim populations, in Kuwait these are focused in business; my employer in Saudi whose family is Shia being perhaps the largest private company in Kuwait.
President Rouhani to visit Sultan Qaboos
In Oman however
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In 2001, Sultan Qaboos set up the project, initially called ‘House of Musical Arts’; subsequently, the name ‘Royal Opera House Muscat ‘ was used, and design started in 2003.
Royal Opera House under construction 2010 – Muscat
The opera house was opened on October 12, 2011 by
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Sultan Qaboos spoke at the opening of the Council of Oman in Manah today at his palace Hisn al Shumoukh.
The video shows
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Today Sultan Qaboos bin Said presided over the Council of Ministers meeting at Bait Al Barakah.
sultan qaboos presides over council of ministers oman
He reviewed Oman’s relations with its neighbours, the nation’s Education and the current Economic situation. He also
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Giorgio Cafiero, contributes articles to a number of media organisations about the Arabian Gulf (yes as we are in Oman it’s not the Persian Gulf at the moment). After some analyses of the background of foreign fighters by ‘
The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence’ (an organisation created by various academic institutions) in Syria he noticed there were none from Oman. In his article in the online Huffington Post he notes that “unlike other Gulf Arab monarchies, hard-line Wahhabism/Salafism is not
Red Bull 5Pics opening
a pillar of Muscat’s
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Sultan Qaboos has laid the foundation stone for the new ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’.
Sultan Qaboos lays foundation Stone for the ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’
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at Oman’s Royal Opera House
The welcome return to Oman of Sultan Qaboos has been celebrated throughout Oman. Probably nowhere as spectacularly as at the Royal Opera House.
Royal Opera House Sound and Light welcomes Sultan Qaboos home.
A Son et Lumière
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Oman TV has broadcast the arrival of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos into Oman, after a period of medical treatment in Germany.
Naturally there will be tremendous celebrations in Oman, possibly stretching into the weekend.
Sultan Qaboos, who has been in Germany for Medical Treatment has given a ‘live’ broadcast from there, in which he thanks people and
institutions in general, explaining
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Berthed in Mina Sultan Qaboos, David Geffen’s beautiful yacht Pelorus
David Geffen’s yacht Pelorus in Mina Sultan Qaboos
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A nice video and music of the Royal Oman Cavalry from the Diamond Jubilee in London