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Heavy rain kills six in Oman, UAE- media

Heavy rain kills six in Oman, UAE- media

Mar 10, – Omani police on Thursday found one body that had been swept away in a flash flood in the northern district of Nizwa, and another in a car that sank into the mud in a flooded valley in the northwestern area of Al-Buraimi, the Shabiba daily reported. Torrential rain in northern Oman and […]

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10 Arab states commit to ‘share’ US-led fight against IS

10 Arab states commit to ‘share’ US-led fight against IS

Sep 11, – “The participating states agreed to do their share in the comprehensive fight” against IS, said a statement at the conclusion of a meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Arab counterparts. Ten Arab states, including heavyweight Saudi Arabia, agreed Thursday in Jeddah to rally behind Washington in the fight […]

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Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations

Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations

Oct 05, –  A look at democratic reform efforts in Arab and Gulf nations since the Arab Spring erupted in December 2010: SAUDI ARABIA Saudi women were allowed this year for the first time in the Shura Council, an advisory body, and women will for the first time be allowed to vote and run in […]

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Earthquake jolts Iran, Oman tremors felt in the UAE

Earthquake jolts Iran, Oman tremors felt in the UAE

May 11, AP – The quake which struck Oman had a depth of 33 kilometers and was centered 186 kilometers east of al Khasab, the agency said.. There were no early reports of casualties. Residents in Sharjah reported tremors from two strong earthquake in Iran and Oman this morning. Measuring 6.2 and 6.3 on the […]

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