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UK adviser on ministers’ interests faces pressure over own financial interests
Exclusive: academics call on Christopher Geidt to step aside from role as chair of a London university

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

12, Nov, 2021 @2:18 PM

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UK summons Iranian ambassador after oil tanker drone attack
Foreign Office says Iran must ‘immediately cease actions that risk international peace and security’

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

02, Aug, 2021 @1:20 PM

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Oman plans to build world’s largest green hydrogen plant
Oil-producing nation aims plant powered by wind and solar energy to be at full capacity by 2038

Laura Paddison

27, May, 2021 @8:51 AM

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Alone in Oman: Covid worsens abuse for trafficked women
Women from Sierra Leone tricked into servitude find themselves sold on under Gulf’s kafala system

Katie McQue

23, Mar, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Weatherwatch: Oman's hot, dry climate has rainy exceptions
Jebel Akhdar, a mountain range in the north of Oman, receives up to 500mm of rain a year

Stephen Moss

02, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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So long, Southsea: last sultan of Zanzibar quits UK after 56 years in exile
Deposed royal who fled to UK after 1964 revolution finally reunited with family in Oman

Harriet Sherwood

20, Sep, 2020 @6:25 AM

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'We’re poor people': Middle East's migrant workers look for way home amid pandemic
Gulf states prepare for demographic shift as migrant workforces return home, with prospects bleak for those who stay

Martin Chulov in Beirut and Michael Safi in Amman

09, Jun, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Dominic Raab heads off to the Gulf with a full agenda
War in Yemen and Saudia human rights repression will keep foreign secretary busy

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Mar, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Saudi Arabia bans foreign pilgrims as Japan plans to close schools
Countries around world scramble to halt spread of virus that has so far killed almost 3,000 people

Sam Jones and Martin Farrer

27, Feb, 2020 @12:03 PM

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Sultan Qaboos bin Said obituary
Ruler of Oman for nearly 50 years who transformed his country into a prosperous modern state

Paul Legg

12, Jan, 2020 @3:07 PM

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PM and Prince Charles in Oman to mark death of Sultan Qaboos
Senior delegates visit country important to UK strategic interests in region

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

12, Jan, 2020 @2:40 PM

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Oman readies baroque succession process as sultan's health worsens
With Qaboos bin Said’s illness seemingly terminal, an elaborate set of rules is enacted

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Dec, 2019 @5:53 PM

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