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the eye in the sky

can see five thousand years at a glance

omanum emporium

cryptically set within neolith maps

drawn of shifting sand memory… 204 more words


Trying to Be Green in Oman

The produce lady sees me coming. She peers from the side of her eye and begins to mumble something. She’s not looking at the color of my skin or the way I’m dressed, because in all honesty, we can pass for cousins. 416 more words

Life Lessons

Oman Rocks, Again

What do 29 hours in Khasab, at the Northern tip of Oman, have to offer? Dhows, dolphins, and a very dramatic coastline known as the “fjords of… 151 more words

Nancy Stearns Bercaw

Qatar shipping company moves hub from UAE to Oman

August 9, 2017

Dubai’s status as a financial hub for the region is increasingly coming under threat as one of Qatar’s major shipping and logistics firm relocates its regional trans-shipment hub from Dubai to Oman’s Sohar port. 420 more words

Atmariar Gulf

Qatar Crisis Redraws Red Lines and Frays Age-Old Gulf Ties


AUG. 12, 2017, 2:45 A.M. E.D.T.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — It’s early morning at a fishing port in Dubai. A group of mostly retired fishermen are playing cards, eating dates and drinking coffee at the port’s majlis, a traditional meeting space. 978 more words

Kuwait Says North Korean Workers Still Welcome -- Then Backtracks; Maybe


AUG. 11, 2017, 2:39 A.M. E.D.T.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Stalwart U.S. ally Kuwait will continue to grant visas to North Korean laborers whose wages allegedly aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. 949 more words