Oman
Oman protest Protests over struggling economy and unemployment in Oman enter fourth day

The police crackdown on protesters using British-manufactured tear gas has led a UK-based campaign group to demand the review of sale of arms and riot/crowd control equipment to the Gulf state by the British government

Oman bars recruitment of expatriates for a number of professions

The country is pursuing a gradual “Omanization” of jobs, replacing foreign workers with citizens, citing rising domestic unemployment and slowing of economic growth

Image circulated by Iran's IRIB agency of burning Front Altair (Photo: IRIB news agency) Two tankers allegedly attacked in Gulf of Oman

The attacks come a month after a similar ‘attack’ on four tankers off a UAE port. The US blamed Iran for that incident without providing any evidence for the same

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