News on Oman

The Guardian | Oman: ‘You’ve never heard silence until you get to the Empty Quarter’

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The loudest sound is your breathing and you realise that in the UK you can always hear something – birds or the breeze, a car in the distance – but when the wind drops in the Empty Quarter you hear nothing.  …

IPS | UN Chief Lauds Oman for Discreet Role in Peace Talks

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has singled out Oman as perhaps the only Arab country in the Gulf playing a discreet role … in helping resolve some of the military and political conflicts in the war-ravaged region. …

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