News & Events

Education USA Advising Now at U.S. Embassy

As of Sunday, August 7, 2016, all Education USA (EdUSA) advising services in Oman have moved to the U.S. Embassy in Muscat! We will be providing individual advising (by appointment only), scheduled group advising sessions, and pre-departure orientations. We want to help you get your education in the United States. Make Your Education USA Appointment Today Scheduling is easy! You ...
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Kerry Announces TIP Report

“If there is a single theme to this year’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report , it is the conviction that there is nothing inevitable about trafficking in human beings. That conviction is where the process of change really begins—with the realization that just because a certain abuse has taken place in the past doesn’t mean that we have to tolerate ...
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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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