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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
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
Oman's ruler dismisses ministers
Gulf state's sultan replaces three top government officials as protesters demand an end to corruption and better wages
Last updated: 06 Mar 2011 07:40 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
Protesters defy crackdown in Oman
Health minister says one person died in anti-government demonstrations, but hospital sources say six people were killed.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2011 10:44 GMT
Deaths in Oman protests
At least two people killed in industrial town of Sohar as police clash with anti-government demonstrators.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2011 14:41 GMT
Oman shuffles cabinet amid protests
Sultan reshuffles cabinet and boosts student allowances as rare protest barricades shoppers in industrial city of Sohar.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2011 22:05 GMT
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