Gulf of Oman


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an arm of the Arabian Sea connecting it with the Persian Gulf

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Regarding the third phase, Al Sarkal stated, "Phase three has been designated for the tourism part of the project, which will see the setting up of a number of hotels and fantastically designed chalets overlooking the Gulf of Oman.
More than 20 different species of cetacean make their home in the Gulf of Oman and we were fortunate to see hundreds of dolphins on our 90-minute cruise.
Senior Iranian navy officers boasted that ground-to-sea, surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles, some of which could theoretically be fitted with nuclear warheads, would be tested in the Gulf of Oman at the southern end of the Persian Gulf, The Telegraph reports.
Analysts say that Iran could potentially cause havoc in the Strait of Hormuz which connects the biggest Gulf oil producers, including Saudi Arabia, with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea.
The wargame covers a large area from the east side of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf of Oman to the northern Indian Ocean, he said, adding that in terms of intelligence, the maneuver will cover a vast area stretching from the northern Indian Ocean to the Gulf of Aden.
She was also the target of Somali pirates in 2008 while sailing the Gulf of Oman and was only saved by a German frigate firing warning shots from its machine guns.
scrutiny after an Iranian Fokker F27 approached the USS Eisenhower in the Gulf of Oman in April.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) has also placed its own naval assets further into the Gulf of Oman, the report said.
The overall project, overseen by Oman's Supreme Committee for Town Planning, involves building a four-lane dual carriageway running parallel to the Gulf of Oman coast from Naseem Garden to Khatmat Malaha on the country's border with the UAE.
CTF 150 is a multi-national task force that that conducts Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in and around the Arabian Sea, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Indian Ocean and the Red Sea.
15 Pontefract A strategically important waterway between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, which passes between Iran and Oman, and is the only sea passage to the ocean for large areas of the Persian Gulf.
However, allied navies had a highly successful naval blockade just around the corner in the Gulf of Oman.
This iconic property, set amidst a rugged mountain landscape overlooking the Gulf of Oman, has undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishment to both the interior and exterior.
Stocks also received a boost Friday as oil prices fell after a cyclone spared major oil installations in the Gulf of Oman, easing supply concerns.
The country that borders both the Gulf of Oman and the Caspian Sea is the world's leading producer of pistachio nuts.