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Oman to reimpose nightly curfew following spike in COVID-19 cases
Middle East

Oman to reimpose nightly curfew following spike in COVID-19 cases

DUBAI, June 19 (Reuters) – Oman will reimpose a curfew and suspend all commercial activities from 8 p.m. until 4…
With surge in virus, Oman faces shortage of hospital beds
Middle East

With surge in virus, Oman faces shortage of hospital beds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Coronavirus infections are surging in the Gulf Arab state of Oman, where health officials…
Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment
Middle East

Oman, S.Arabia discuss investment, days after Omanis protest over unemployment

Senior Saudi and Omani officials on Tuesday discussed investment opportunities in both countries, state media reported, a few days after…
Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city
Middle East

Oman protests see police fire tear gas in flashpoint city

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Oman fired tear gas Wednesday at demonstrators in a flashpoint city amid…
Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy
Middle East

Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of protesters angry over firings and the poor economy of Oman marched through…
Rare protests in Oman over jobs draw massive police response
Middle East

Rare protests in Oman over jobs draw massive police response

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Scattered protests in Oman over layoffs and poor economic conditions drew a massive police…
Loud debates, fun banter: Mideast finds outlet in Clubhouse
Middle East

Loud debates, fun banter: Mideast finds outlet in Clubhouse

BEIRUT (AP) — They are boisterous, argumentative and at times downright hilarious. Hundreds of thousands of people in the Arab…
US, Saudi Arabia, and more countries support Sisi’s remarks on the GERD
Egypt

US, Saudi Arabia, and more countries support Sisi’s remarks on the GERD

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s statements on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during a Tuesday visit to the Suez…
Baby bottle craze sweeps Gulf Arab states, sparks backlash
Middle East

Baby bottle craze sweeps Gulf Arab states, sparks backlash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cafes across several Gulf Arab states started selling coffee and other cold drinks in…
Oman blocks Clubhouse, app used for free debates in Mideast
Middle East

Oman blocks Clubhouse, app used for free debates in Mideast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman has cut off access to the buzzy new audio chat app Clubhouse, the…
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