News & Events

U.S. Embassy Celebrates National Day at Grand Hyatt

The U.S. Embassy celebrated its 240th year of independence on the evening of May 30 at the Grand Hyatt Muscat. U.S. Ambassador to the Sultanate, Marc J. Sievers, welcomed guests to the festivities—including Omani dignitaries from government and private sectors. He passed along his best wishes for the health and prosperity for His Majesty Sultan ...
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Social Media Expertise in the Sultanate

Social Media is everywhere. Like never before, businesses, entrepreneurs, and artists live and die by their ability to navigate this form of communication. Whether in small-town America, or the bustling streets of Muscat, successful business and cultural leaders are learning how to use youtube, facebook, instagram, snapchat, and many other new forms of communication to connect ...
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The Power of Poetry

Visiting American poet Glenis Redmond inspired the audience at the Lounge with her performance and personality. The U.S. Embassy Muscat hosted Ms. Redmond on a visit to Muscat in February of 2016, in commemoration of black history month. Glenis Redmond led writing workshops and gave poetry readings at various public and private locations. Poetry of Inclusion and Inspiration Glenis ...
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U.S. and Oman Sign Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement

On January 22, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs His Excellency Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah signed a U.S.-Oman Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement in Davos, Switzerland. In the new Agreement, the United States and Oman announce their intention to strengthen and broaden the scientific and technological capabilities ...
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