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Omani journalists flee after trying to net illegal fishermen

27 September, 2017

An Omani film crew investigating illegal fishing off the country's coast got more than they bargained for when hostile sailors took the bait and tried to sink their vessel.

Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome Qatar emir home

25 September, 2017

Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani returned home from the UN General Assembly on Sunday evening, where he was received by thousands of his countrymen and expatriates who lined Doha's streets.

Indian scholar 'asked to leave' Oman after anti-Saudi speech

24 September, 2017

An Indian scholar has been asked to leave Oman, after making a speech at a local sharia college that criticised Saudi foreign policy.

Hunger games: Geopolitics of the GCC's food insecurity

22 September, 2017

Comment: The rift between Qatar and the Saudi-UAE axis brings into sharper focus the intractable issue of food insecurity in the region, writes Amar Diwakar.

India arrests eight alleged sex tourists for underage rape

21 September, 2017

Five Omani and three Qatari men, all in their late 60s, were arrested in India for allegedly paying brokers thousands of dollars to arrange sham marriages with underage girls.

Oman secures release of Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen

12 September, 2017

A Catholic priest kidnapped by the Islamic State group in Yemen has arrived in Muscat after Oman helped secure the release of the Indian cleric.

Games not war: This week in Middle East football

11 September, 2017

If the Palestinians win the next three games, and if Israel loses to Spain, the FIFA global rankings are likely to shock the world, writes Uri Levy

Oman sees trade boost following Qatar blockade

10 September, 2017

Oman appears to have benefited from the Gulf political crisis by staying neutral in the fracas, with the sultanate seeing a boom in trade with Qatar.

Iraqi pilot killed in F-16 in southeastern Arizona

06 September, 2017

An Iraqi student pilot was killed when an F-16 jet crashed during a training mission in southeastern Arizona on Wednesday.

Qatar launches 'blockade-busting' port, one of region's largest

05 September, 2017

Qatar is set to officially inaugurate a port designed to help bypass a Gulf "blockade" on a country largely dependent on food imports.

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