GIF’s Annual Forecast 2019

Gulf International Forum (GIF) presents our 2019 forecast. As the new year is upon us, please read GIF’s projections for what 2019 may...

Oman: Israel’s Door to the Muslim World?

On October 25, Israeli Prime Minister (PM) Benjamin Netanyahu became his nation’s third PM to visit the Sultanate of Oman. Netanyahu’s...

Oman’s Diplomacy Can End the Storm between the US and Iran

In the aftermath of the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive ...

Washington Should Not Forget Oman

Whether it is the civil wars in Syria and Yemen, the fight against ISIS, Iranian aggression or the rift in Gulf relations, there is...

The Historical Role of Women in Oman’s Development

To understand strides made by Omani women, look no further than inspiring...

PDO Announces Gas Find of Four Trillion Cubic Feet, 112 Million...

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has confirmed a ‘significant’ gas...

Iran President Meets Oman Foreign Minister

President of  the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani met yesterday with Oman Minister of Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yousef bin...

Mattis in Oman to Meet with Sultan Qaboos

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Oman on Sunday ahead of a meeting with Sultan Qaboos to discuss ongoing security concerns,...

US Envoys Wrap Up Six-Country Middle East Tour in Oman

Sultan al-Numani, Oman’s minister of the royal office, received Timothy Lenderking, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Gulf...

Oman’s Foreign Minister Visits Jerusalem Holy Site

Oman’s foreign minister made a rare visit by an Arab official to a Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after holding talks with...

Women Taxi Drivers in Oman Soon

From March 1, Oman will allow women to drive taxis and heavy vehicles, according to a statement released by the Royal Oman Police. “The...

Omani Government Working to Create 25,000 Jobs in Six months

The Omani government said on Thursday it was working to create 25,000 jobs in six months, part of efforts to curb high unemployment in...