Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Netanyahu, “People in the Middle East have suffered a lot by sticking to the past. Now we are saying this is a new era for the future and for the prosperity of every nation.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There is a new era in the Middle East, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the two met in Warsaw prior to the US-led ministerial meeting on Iran.
“This is an important and new vision for the future. People of the Middle East have suffered a lot because they are stuck to the past. Continue Reading »
Israeli PM Netanyahu revealed Monday that Oman is allowing Israeli airline carrier El Al to enter its airspace, following Saudi permission for Indian flights to Israel.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
An Arab Gulf state will allow Israeli civilian flights to enter its airspace, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced Monday, cutting the travel time from Israel to India.
Speaking at an Israeli Foreign Ministry conference on Monday, Netanyahu revealed that Israeli passenger jets will now be permitted to fly over the Gulf Arab state of Oman, on the southeastern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
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PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, on an official diplomatic visit to Oman where they met with Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
After Netanyahu’s secret visit, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman’s minister of foreign affairs, says his country is offering ideas to help in the peace process; “We are not saying that the road is now easy and paved with flowers, but our priority is to put an end to the conflict and move to a new world.”
Oman described Israel as an accepted Middle East state on Saturday, a day after hosting a surprise visit by its prime minister that Washington said could help regional peace efforts.
Oman is offering ideas to help Israel and the Palestinians to come together but is not acting as mediator, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah [photographed above], the sultanate’s minister responsible for foreign affairs, told a security summit in Bahrain. Continue Reading »
Watch: Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu makes an undisclosed official diplomatic visit to the Arabian country of Oman, a nation still without diplomatic ties with the Jewish State.
By Tzvi Lev
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife held an official visit to Oman on Friday. This is Netanyahu’s first official visit to Oman since 1996.
The Prime Minister was invited to visit by Sultan Qaboos bin Said, ruler of Oman, after lengthy negotiations between the two countries.
Together with Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife, Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife attended the visit of Mossad Director Yossi Cohen, National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabat, Foreign Ministry Director-General Yuval Rotem, Chief of Staff Yoav Horowitz and Military Secretary Brigadier General Avi Balot. Continue Reading »