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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  09/27/2020 Country-Specific Information: As of September 27, Oman has reported 97,450 cases of confirmed COVID-19 (Coronavirus) within its borders.  909 people have died while 87,801 have reportedly recovered. Entry and Exit Requirements: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No Commercial international flights into and out of the Sultanate of Oman remain ...
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President Donald J. Trump Has Brokered a Historic Deal Between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain

“Now that the ice has been broken, I expect more Arab and Muslim countries will follow the United Arab Emirates’ lead.” President Donald J. Trump SECURING ANOTHER HISTORIC AGREEMENT: President Donald J. Trump has brokered a deal to establish full diplomatic relations between Bahrain and Israel – the second such agreement between Israel and an ...
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Joint Statement from the United States of America and the Kingdom of Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain, in partnership with the United States, will host the “Peace to Prosperity” economic workshop in Manama on June 25 and June 26, 2019.  This workshop is a pivotal opportunity to convene government, civil society, and business leaders to share ideas, discuss strategies, and galvanize support for potential economic investments and initiatives ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Sultan Haitham bin Tarik Al Said

On August 27, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Sultan Haitham bin Tarik Al Said in Muscat to discuss the strong Oman-U.S. relationship. The Secretary and the Sultan also discussed the importance of regional security cooperation with a united Gulf Cooperation Council to advance prosperity, security, and stability in the region.
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Press Briefing on United Arab Emirates-Israel Relations with Senior Advisor Jared Kushner

U.S. Department of State Special Briefing via Telephone Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States August 17, 2020 Moderator:  Good afternoon to everyone from the Department of State’s London Media Hub.  I’d like to welcome our participants dialing in from the Middle East and from around the world for this on-the-record press ...
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