From the late 17th century, the Omani Sultanate was a powerful empire, vying with Portugal and Britain for influence in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean. At its peak in the 19th century, Omani influence or control extended across the Strait of Hormuz to modern-day Iran and Pakistan, and as far south as Zanzibar (today part of Tanzania, also former capital). As its power declined in the 20th century, the sultanate came under the influence of the United Kingdom. Historically, Muscat was the principal trading port of the Persian Gulf region. Muscat was also among the most important trading ports of the Indian Ocean. Oman's official religion is Islam.
Oman ypsilon, the Oman blenny, is a species of combtooth blenny found in the western Indian ocean, around Oman. This fish reaches a length of 4 centimetres (1.6in)TL. It is the only known species in its genus.
By ... Of course, these would take considerable time, hence the urgent measure to defuse the fuel crisis in Lebanon is for both Iran and Iraq to get together to send oil tankers to Syria in order to save time and costs of the circuitous ship journey through the Gulf of Oman, the Red Sea, the SuezCanal, and the Mediterranean Sea ... ....
But Chinese state media has warned that any vessels which stray too close to islands which it lays claim to will be 'expelled' ...Vessels have already sailed through the Mediterranean to the Red Sea via the Suez canal, then from Oman to India where the British ships took part in joint military exercises with the Indian Navy ... RELATED ARTICLES ... .
"Oman has always been a prospective source market with immense growth potential for us ... The association with Omran has provided us with the opportunity to be able to service the Oman tourism sector and expand its reach within international markets," stated Canals.
OmanTourismDevelopmentCompany (Omran Group), the executive arm of the Sultanate for tourism development, has recently appointed Barceló Hotel Group to operate Al Mussanah Resort from today (July 1) ... “Oman has always been a prospective source market with immense growth potential for us.
Naval posturing in the Indo-Pacific is the image of futility as the world’s most deadly security threats rage on. Paul Rogers. 26 June 2021, 12.00am ... ... All rights reserved. Share via ... In the next couple of weeks, the strike group will transit through the SuezCanal and into the Indian Ocean, calling at the new Duqm naval base in Oman, and then head East.
“It’s important to remember not only where the carrier will end up - in Japan and east Asia - but it will also spend a lot of time in the Mediterranean supporting Nato, going through the SuezCanal, Oman, and all the issues in that region with the American withdrawal of ...