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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
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
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
Oil wealth likely to keep Gulf calm
Despite a rare protest in Oman and cash and food being doled out in Kuwait, experts say the region will remain quiet.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2011 10:31 GMT
Iraq out as Oman run riot
Gulf Cup hosts beat Asian champions Iraq 4-0 as Kuwait shock Bahrain 1-0 in Muscat.
Paul Rhys in Muscat
Last updated: 07 Jan 2009 19:05 GMT
Oman pardons 31 in Islamist plot
Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said has pardoned all 31 Islamists jailed for plotting to overthrow the Gulf Arab state's pro-Western government.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2005 15:37 GMT
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