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The United States of America and the Sultanate of Oman: More than Two Centuries of Friendship

The friendship between the United States and Oman dates back over two hundred years when the American ship the Boston Rambler sailed to the port of Muscat in 1790. The two countries signed the “Treaty of Amity and Commerce” in 183—the first bilateral accord between the U.S. and an Arab Gulf state.In 1840, the Sultan’s ...
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President’s Message for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman on the occasion of 45th National Day

Your Majesty: On behalf of the United States of America, I send warm greetings and congratulations as the Sultanate of Oman celebrates its 45th National Day November 18. This anniversary marks a milestone in the Sultanate’s continued path towards prosperity and stability, achieved through your guidance, wisdom, and steady hand.  I look forward to continuing ...
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U.S. Celebrates 35 Years of Hydrographic Cooperation with Oman

By U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public Affairs Manama, Bahrain (November 9, 2015) – A reception recognizing 35 years of cooperation in hydrographic surveying took place aboard the Pathfinder-class oceanographic survey ship USNS Bruce C. Heezen (T AGS 64) in Muscat, Oman, on Nov. 9. Hosted by U.S. Ambassador Greta C. Holtz and U.S. Oceanographer ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Cyclone Chapala

Based on information from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center and local media, U.S. Embassy Muscat advises U.S. citizens that Tropical Cyclone Chapala is heading towards Oman. Landfall in Oman is expected on or about Saturday, October 31 in the southern Dhofar and al Wusta governorates. We advise U.S. citizens residing in or traveling through Oman to be vigilant, monitor ...
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