Trump offers condolences following death of Omani sultan

US President praises efforts of Sultan Qaboos bin Said "to engage in dialogue and achieve peace in the region".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 5:29 AM

Oman's Sultan Qaboos, the longest-serving Arab ruler, dies at 79

Oman, the discreet Gulf mediator, names its successor to the throne. Here are some facts about the sultanate, and its former ruler.AFP, 1/11/2020, 7:25 PM

Oman rejects Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Oman confirms support for independent Palestinian state after PM pledges to apply sovereignty over the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/16/2019, 6:05 AM

Oman denies establishing diplomatic relations with Israel

Oman denies Mossad chief's statement that it has agreed to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/3/2019, 4:05 AM

Mossad Chief: Israel renewing ties with Oman

Mossad head Yossi Cohen says "unprecedented opportunity" for thaw in relationship with Arab states.AFP, 7/1/2019, 10:34 PM

Oman to open embassy in 'Palestine'

Oman announces it will open an embassy in the Palestinian territories.Elad Benari, 6/27/2019, 6:47 AM

Two tankers attacked in Oman

Attacks in Gulf of Oman leave two tankers in flames. Pompeo: Iran is responsible, we'll go to the UN.Elad Benari, 6/14/2019, 2:04 AM

Arab nations must assure Israel we don't pose existential threat

Arab countries should take into consideration Israel's fear for survival is part of reason it receives support from international community,Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2019, 8:15 PM

Oman calls on Arabs to ease Israel's 'fears for its future'

Omani FM calls on Arabs to ease Israel's fears for future as non-Arab country. Jordanian FM: 'Not my problem' if Israel is comfortable.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2019, 8:11 PM

Kushner, Greenblatt discuss Israeli-PA peace with Omani leader

Kushner, Greenblatt, Hook meet in Oman with sultan, discussing "efforts to facilitate peace," "ways to improve condition of entire region."Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 10:55 AM

Omani FM: Palestinian state a condition for normalization

Omani Foreign Minister says there is no normalization with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/19/2019, 6:16 AM

Netanyahu meets with foreign minister of Oman

PM meets with Yusuf Bin Alawi on sidelines of Warsaw summit, following his meeting with sultan of Oman. "Seize the future."Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2019, 5:22 PM

Oman to mediate Israel-PA talks?

Oman’s Foreign Minister arrives in Washington, reportedly to discuss mediation efforts Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict.Elad Benari, 12/20/2018, 5:10 AM

Arab state okays Israeli flights

Netanyahu reveals that Oman has given Israeli airline El Al permission to enter its airspace, after Saudis permit Indian flights to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2018, 12:26 PM

Oman and Brazil step up and PLO bows out

Oman's Foreign Minister: I am going to say something that I say for the first time. Israel is a state that is present in this region....but...Israel is not being treated by the other countries as it is treating the other countries. David Singer, 11/14/2018, 8:30 AM

Guardian of the Gulf

For the Gulf States and the Saudis, a common threat means that Israel is becoming part of the solution instead of playing its old role as the core of the problem. Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 11/11/2018, 5:59 PM

Report: Israel's economy minister invited to Bahrain

Economy Minister Eli Cohen invited to attend tech conference in Bahrain. Invite comes after Netanyahu, Regev, & Kara visit Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 11/9/2018, 7:42 AM

Minister Katz in Oman: Rail from Israel to Gulf 'makes sense'

Transport minister pitches plans for railway linking the Mediterranean to the Gulf via Israel.AFP, 11/8/2018, 8:44 AM

US backs Israel's Middle East railway initiative

US envoy Jason Greenblatt expresses support for plan to build railway between Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.Elad Benari, 11/6/2018, 3:07 AM

Israeli official says US was unaware about PM's Oman visit

US Ambassador reportedly only found out about Netanyahu's trip to the Gulf from the Omanis.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 7:19 AM

Oman's foreign minister meets Abbas

Oman’s foreign affairs minister visits Ramallah, gives PA chairman letter about Netanyahu's visit to the sultanate.Elad Benari, 11/1/2018, 6:38 AM

Minister heads to Dubai as Israel makes diplomatic push in Gulf

Israeli minister calls for 'peace and security' during visit to Dubai, the latest event in Israel's bid for closer ties with Gulf states.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2018, 11:56 AM

Oman: 'Israel is a fact of life'

Following Netanyahu's visit to Oman, nation says region should 'consider giving Israel equal treatment, Jews part of Islamic history'.Nitzan Keidar , 10/27/2018, 10:03 PM

PA official: Oman offered to mediate Israel-PA talks

Senior PA official says sultan of Oman offered to play a role in mediating peace talks. Greenblatt welcomes Netanyahu visit to Oman.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2018, 11:58 PM

Oman's foreign minister visits Al-Aqsa

Yusuf bin Alawi, Omani minister in charge of foreign affairs, makes rare visit by an Arab official to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2018, 2:36 AM

Iran ships out heavy water to Oman

Iran transfers 11 tons of heavy water to Oman, after IAEA found it to be in violation of amounts allowed in nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/23/2016, 6:46 AM

Oman and Syria to Work Together to End Civil War

Syria's Foreign Minister visits Oman, agrees with counterpart to work together to end brutal civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2015, 3:44 AM

Oman Tight Lipped Over Saleh Exile Request

Officials in Oman have refused to comment on reports that outgoing Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh wants sanctuary in Muscat.Gabe Kahn., 1/25/2012, 1:26 PM

US Hikers Freed From Iranian Prison, Arrive Home

Two American hikers boarded a plane in Oman and headed home this weekend, ending a two-year ordeal in an Iranian prison, accused as spies.Chana Ya'ar, 9/25/2011, 8:47 PM

Middle East Round-Up April 4-6

A review of the turbulent events in the Middle East for April 4-6; Assad Bans Soccer; the Saudis are tense; and More!Gabe Kahn., 4/6/2011, 10:31 PM

Oman Sultan Reshuffles Cabinet

Oman's Sultan Qaboos ordered a reshuffle of his Cabinet ministers Monday -- but the move did little to appease protesters.Chana Ya'ar, 3/7/2011, 8:21 PM

Protest Movement Hits Oman

The Arab revolutionary juggernaut rolls through the Middle East, striking the oil-rich country of Oman, where police killed two protesters. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2011, 5:49 PM