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Tropical Cyclone Keila leaves Oman flooded
Cyclone Keila leaves 6 dead and many areas under water
Last updated: 03 Nov 2011 10:39 GMT
Omanis vote in Shura Council elections
Among the 1300 candidates for the 84-seat advisory council are 77 women contenders, an increase from last time.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2011 13:32 GMT
Emperor Obama vs the Arab people
Despite calling for change in some parts of the Middle East, the US president reaffirmed the status quo where it counts.
Last updated: 21 May 2011 13:17 GMT
Protests break out in Omani city
Thousands take to the streets in southern city in Gulf state to press for better wages, jobs and end to corruption.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2011 16:51 GMT
Contagious illusions of Gaddafi's power
The resilience of the Libyan regime is creating a false sense of security among other Arab despots, analyst argues.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2011 12:57 GMT
Oman protests resume
Dozens stage sit-in to demand probes into alleged abuses after clashes with security forces left at least one dead.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2011 14:56 GMT
Oman ruler shifts lawmaking powers
Sultan Qaboos grants legislative powers to two councils, one elected and another appointed in a bid to stem protests.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2011 11:32 GMT
Oman ruler orders cabinet reshuffle
Move is the latest in a string of concessions aimed at appeasing protesters demanding jobs and political reforms.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2011 18:43 GMT
Fresh protests break out in Oman
Troops in Gulf state fire in the air on fourth day of rallies demanding jobs and political reform.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2011 19:11 GMT
Looting reported amid Oman protests
Demonstrations calling for economic changes continue into third day in northeastern city of Sohar.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2011 15:59 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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