Latest Muscat News

3 killed in Oman as Cyclone Shaheen batters the sultanate

Oct. 03, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A cyclone battered Oman on Sunday, lashing the sultanate with high winds and rain as the storm killed three people, including a child. Cyclone Shaheen made landfall Sunday night just off from Muscat, Oman's capital, with winds...

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

Jul. 31, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday. The strike Thursday night on...