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Oman

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  • 'Best' airlines? Really?

    'Best' airlines? Really?
    To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...
  • CinemaCon 2014: MediaMation also bringing '4-D' cinemas to Southern California

    CinemaCon 2014: MediaMation also bringing '4-D' cinemas to Southern California
    The market for "4-D" cinema is heating up in Southern California. Torrance-based MediaMation Inc., known for its motion-effects technology used in theme parks such as Legoland, is venturing into the local exhibition business, with plans to open "4-D"...
  • The Iran I saw — in 781 days in Evin Prison

    On the morning of my appearance before an Iranian Revolutionary Court, where I was convicted on a fabricated charge of espionage, I heard the chant "Death to America!" from the world beyond my prison window. The chant, and the associated stereotype of...
  • U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings

     U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings
    WASHINGTON — In mid-March, a small team of U.S. officials boarded a military plane and flew to the tiny Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman on a diplomatic mission so sensitive — and risky — that only President Obama and his closest...
  • Oman sultan's visit reportedly a mediation bid between Iran and U.S.

    WASHINGTON – Iranian newspapers are reporting that a visit to Tehran this week by the leader of the Persian Gulf state of Oman was aimed at beginning quiet talks between the United States and the Islamic Republic. One of the newspapers, the...
  • Travel info on world cruises

    Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: How engaging?

     
    Bucky recaps last night's Amazing Race from Oman. Well, he wasn't in Oman; the teams were. OK, I'll let him start because I'm not making much sense:This week’s leg of The Amazing Race takes the teams to Muscat, Oman, which......
  • MIDDLE EAST: In wake of WikiLeaks scandal, Arab leaders are cautious on Iran censure

     
    Arabian peninsula states have adopted a conciliatory tone on Iran a little over a week after U.S. diplomatic cables released by the watchdog site WikiLeaks appeared to show serious anxiety among Arab leaders over Tehran's growing power, and even...
  • OMAN: Protesters remain in streets as death toll from clashes rises; videos said to show protests emerge

     
    Protesters remained in the streets of the Omani industrial city of Sohar on Monday, reportedly blocking the road to the port and a refinery, a day after the city witnessed deadly clashes between security forces and demonstrators demanding greater...
  • OMAN: Ruler reshuffles Cabinet, announces reforms as deadly protests rock sultanate

     
    Oman's longtime ruler, Sultan Kaboos ibn Said, reshuffled his Cabinet over the weekend, changing six ministers, and ordered some social reforms amid rare deadly protests and growing unrest in the small Persian Gulf nation. The decree, published on the...
  • ARAB WORLD: Rich Gulf states may roll out their own Marshall Plan to help Bahrain, Oman

     
    Oil- and energy-rich Gulf Arab states are considering rolling out a massive Marshall Plan-style program to help poorer neighbors Bahrain and Oman tackle unrest and social discontent, Kuwaiti media has reported. According to the Kuwaiti Arabic daily Al...