The official visit of Mahmud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation, to the Sultanate on October 22, 2018 and the audience accorded to him by His Majesty the Sultan constitute a significant step with regard to Oman's efforts to support the stand of the Palestinian side's quest for a peaceful, fair and comprehensive solution and for the establishment of an independent Palestinian State, with East Jerusalem as its capital-all within the framework of the two-states' solution which is supported by the global community.
Oman closed its offices in Israel in 2000 after the outbreak of the second Palestinian Intifada.
Israel now has full diplomatic relations with only two Arab states, Egypt and Jordan.
Israeli-Palestinian peace talks have been stalled for almost a decade and US President Donald Trump's much vaunted peace plan is yet to be released.
Israel and the Palestinians have not held substantive peace talks for the past decade. We stand together with the Jewish community of Pittsburgh. Relations soured further when the U.S. cut funding to the UN's refugee agency for Palestinians and booted the Palestine Liberation Organization from its Washington office. All have further alienated the Palestinians.
Pakistan out of pressure thanks to aid from Saudi: Imran Khan
The IMF has already said that it will seek "absolute transparency" from Pakistan and austerity measures seem to be in the order. According to the agreement, Riyadh will place a deposit of $3 billion for a period of one year as balance-of-payment support.
Arab states, including Oman, remain publicly committed to calls for a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital.
"Israel benefits by having a direct link with a member of Arab League, and the Palestinians are benefiting from having the help of Oman reaching out to Israelis without directly conceding anything".
Sultan Qaboos has managed to steer his country through choppy regional politics with a policy of non-interference, helping broker the release of Western hostages in Yemen and providing a back door for communications between Washington and Tehran under the Obama administration.
Netanyahu often comments on the warming ties between Israel and its Arab neighbors, citing Iran's behavior on the region is one of the reasons. But he rarely publicizes these contacts or identifies his partners.
In 1994, then-prime minister Yitzhak Rabin visited Oman, where he was greeted by the sultan.
Lionel Messi injured in Barcelona win
Barca will hope the injury to their star player is not serious, particularly with a handful of hard fixtures coming up. Icardi also discussed his future, having been linked with Champions League holders Real Madrid and Chelsea.
The following month, Omani officials joined their Arab counterparts from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain at the White House for a meeting with Israeli national security officials to discuss the dire humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip.
He said it's a product of the "purposely false and inaccurate reporting of the Mainstream Media that I refer to as Fake News". Sayoc lives in Aventura, Florida, and investigators believe numerous packages were processed at a nearby mail facility.
However the swearing in of Rajapaksa could be legalised by passing a no-confidence motion in parliament against Mr Wickremesinghe. A private television network loyal to Rajapakse televised him being sworn in as the new Prime Minister, replacing Wickremesinghe.
Since then, he travelled to England as part of the T20I squads, although he got a chance to bat in only one of the three matches. In the limited-overs set-up, left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem received his maiden call-up for the T20s against West Indies .
The man had "made a bad decision to use fire instead of insecticides to kill the spiders", he pointed out. Local media TV station KFSN reported 29 firefighters were called to the property in Fresno, California .
The couple also attended the Veirqaraqaravi Vakavanua ceremony, a celebration of Fijian culture, at Albert Park. But now the news is out, and Meghan can be just as protective of her baby bump as she wants to be.
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) said Saturday that it will stop firing rockets at Israel after an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire. Around the same time that the PIJ announced the ceasefire, Israel said it struck eight PIJ targets in the coastal enclave.
In the past year, China has stepped up its outreach to Japan and others as it locked horns over trade with the United States. This year, China imported various Japanese films and has been exploring its pool of stories that Beijing could adapt.
Nageswar Rao, an IPS officer considered close to the Modi government, continues to remain the CBI director in the interim period. In extraordinary circumstances, the director can only be removed after an inquiry, which was not done in Verma's case.
The film, which was made for a relatively small $10 million, trailed only Venom for largest October box-office opening. While it succeeded at box office upon release, the film isn't remembered as a classic.
Blake Griffin dunks on Joel Embiid
This was a bit of a sloppy night from Embiid - it never felt like he found the rhythm that he had in the previous three games. Then, down the stretch of regulation, the teams traded the lead six times, with three ties.
Aboard Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge
In the past, travelling between Zhuhai and Hong Kong would take up to four hours - the new bridge cuts this down to 30 minutes. To Claudia Mo, a Hong Kong democratic politician, the bridge's political significance outweighs its practical usefulness.
Bound caravan of Central American migrants swells to 5,000
Even though the goal is to reach the USA border, she said: "We only want to work and if a job turns up in Mexico , I would do it". Current Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray was also sanguine and viewed things through the lens of US politics.