Oman will slap huge fines on those caught littering, as it looks to keep a clean image with international holiday makers.
When there was no film industry in his native Oman, Salim Bahwan moved abroad to study film-making and acting, returning home to promote cinema in the country.
The Straits of Hormuz has been the scene of simmering military posturing between Washington and Tehran in recent weeks, with neither side willing to back down, or lose face
Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif and Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani discussed "regional developments" during the foreign ministers' first visit to Doha since 2015.
Hossein Amir Abdollahian claims that allegations Tehran is arming Houthi fighters in Yemen are 'baseless', despite mounting evidence suggesting Iran has given weapons to the rebels.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Kuwait on Wednesday, as part of a lightning two-nation tour aimed at mending ties with Gulf neighbours strained by the conflicts in Syria and Yemen.
Iranian President Rouhani will visit Oman and Kuwait both in one day in an attempt to build diplomatic bridges.
A human rights activist has been targeted by the state for harassment, and now sees his family banned from travel.
Antonio Guterres will travel to Turkey later on Thursday for talks ahead of a whirlwind tour of five Arab countries.
Could the Iranian nuclear deal be the next victim in the line of Trump’s new measures, asks Stasa Salacanin.