Iran concludes ‘historic’ border pact with Oman

Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs Iran says it had concluded a “historic” accord with Oman that demarcates the Islamic Republic’s maritime border with the fellow Persian Gulf littoral state. Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, announced the agreement on Tuesday. The important step, he […]

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Oman

Oman, nation occupying the southeastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula (see Arabia). Oman is a desert country in which high mountain peaks gaze down on dazzling white sand beaches. It is the principal home of the Ibadis, a minority Islamic sect distinct from both Sunni and Shia Islam (see Islam). For centuries a hub of Indian Ocean trade, […]

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