Indian-origin man rescued from a commercial ship in Oman

A seriously injured Indian national on board a commercial ship has been rescued by a Omani air force helicopter and flown to a hospital in Muscat.

Gujarat police writes to MEA regarding rescued crew members

Gujarat police has written to Ministry of External Affairs to send back the 17 crew members, rescued on April 4 of a ship from Oman, to their respective countries.

Iran to discuss Yemen crisis with Pakistan, Oman

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarf will tour Pakistan and Oman to convey Iran`s deep concern about the humanitarian plight in Yemen due to the Saudi-led air raids, foreign ministry spokesperson Marzieh Afkham said on Tuesday.

Unlike Arab neighbours, Oman sees friend in Tehran

Iran's ties with its Arab neighbours across the Gulf have long been strained but one nation - Oman - has carved out a unique and potentially crucial relationship with Tehran.

New Indian envoys for South Korea, Oman named

In a string of ambassadorial appointments, the government has named new envoys for South Korea, the Netherlands, Peru and Oman.

Oman denies bail for rights activist: HRW

Human Rights Watch criticised Oman Tuesday for refusing to grant a rights activist bail pending an appeal of his conviction using the Internet to sow unrest in the normally stable sultanate.

Sultan back in Oman after `successful` treatment: Report

Sultan Qaboos of Oman returned home on Monday after spending more than eight months in Germany for medical treatment that was completely successful, state television reported.

Oman jails rights activist who wrote letter to Barack Obama

An Omani court jailed a prominent activist for three years on Sunday for a range of offences including undermining the state, a charge a newspaper said was related to an open letter to U.S. President Barack Obama about human rights in the country.

International maritime conference to begin from Mar 20

Strengthening maritime security and trade among Indian Ocean rim countries will be the focus of a 3-day international conference to be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on March 20.

GCC reiterates support for beleaguered Yemen President

 The Gulf Cooperation Council reiterated its support Wednesday for Yemen`s beleaguered president against the Shi'ite militia that holds Sana'a, as militiamen opened fire to disperse thousands of his backers demonstrating in the capital.

Oman keen to boost trade with India to cement strategic ties

 Keen to bolster its strategic ties with India, oil-rich Oman has invited Indian industries to establish more joint ventures in sectors like finance, insurance, engineering and telecom as the "politically stable" Gulf nation sought to diversify its economy.

'Multiplicity of opportunities' in India, Sushma tells Oman

India on Wednesday told Oman there was "multiplicity of opportunities" to step up bilateral ties including as a supplier of natural gas even as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said more reforms will be unveiled in the coming days to attract foreign investment.

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Omani counterpart

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, on her first official visit to oil-rich Oman, Wednesday met her counterpart and reviewed bilateral political, economic, defence and security issues as well as the regional situation.

Swaraj to raise issue of 11 Indian prisoners with Oman

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said that she will raise the issue of 11 Indians - currently in jails in Oman - during her meetings with the oil-rich Gulf nation's top leadership tomorrow.

Welfare of Indian diaspora a top priority, says Sushma in Oman

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Tuesday praised the Indian community in Oman for their hard work and said the welfare of the large Indian diaspora, especially in the Gulf, is one of the top priorities of the Narendra Modi government.

Swaraj arrives in Oman for talks with key Gulf nation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Tuesday on her first official visit to Oman for talks with the oil-rich Gulf nation's top leadership.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Oman for talks with key Gulf nation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Tuesday on her first official visit to Oman for talks with the oil-rich Gulf nation's top leadership and review bilateral political, economic, defence and security issues as well as the regional situation.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Oman

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Oman from Feb 17-18, the external affairs ministry said Friday.

Suicides by Indians in Oman on decline: Report

 There has been a fall in the number of suicides committed by Indians in Oman last year, a trend that reached alarming proportions in 2013, Indian embassy has said.

US sends five Guantanamo prisoners to Oman, Estonia

The United States has transferred five inmates from its naval base prison at Guantanamo Bay, sending four to Oman and one to Estonia, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.