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Omanis protest in sign of renewed discontent

Dozens of Omanis demanding jobs have staged peaceful protests in the industrial town of Sohar, witnesses said, in a sign of renewed discontent more than a year after waves of demonstrations died down.

July 2, 2012 10:14

Gulf states mull aid to protest-hit Oman, Bahrain

Fund aimed at helping Bahrain and Oman; Gulf finance ministers to meet Saturday; Oman denies fund proposal.

March 5, 2011 2:38

Oman army tries to disperse protests, wounds one

Protesters scatter, then regroup near port after gunfire.

March 1, 2011 11:42

Oman police fire rubber bullets at protesters, two dead

At least two dead in clashes, eight others reported hurt; At least 1,000 protesters gather in central Sohar; Road blocks set up between capital and Sohar.

February 27, 2011 3:16