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UAE announces ministerial reshuffle

UAE announces ministerial reshuffle POLITICS | MIDDLE-EAST | GCC | UAE FACT BOX: December 1971, the UAE became a federation of six emirates – Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, and Fujairah, the seventh emirate, Ras Al Khaimah, joined the federation in 1972. The capital city is Abu Dhabi,…



Torture complaint files against candidate for Interpol presidency

A candidate for the Interpol presidency has had torture accusations formally filed against him Interpol | Human Rights | Torture This article contains no opinion from either Al-Sahawat Times nor any journalist. All accusations are quoted from filed complaints.  Ahmed al-Raisi, the UAE candidate for the Interpol presidency has had…






UN General Assembly holds a minute silence to mourn the death of Sultan Qaboos

UN mourns the death of Sultan Qaboos إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 18/11/1940 – 10/01/2020 Yesterday, the General Assembly of the United Nations observed a minute of silence, standing in mourning for the death of His Majesty, the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin…


Muscat Fest 2020 cancelled to honour the death of Sultan Qaboos

Muscat Fest 2020 cancelled to honour the death of Sultan Qaboos إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 18/11/1940 – 10/01/2020 Muscat Municipality has declared that Muscat Festival 2020, has been cancelled following His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimour Al-Said’s passing away. The Festival,…


HM Sultan Haitham bin Tariq bin Taimour Al-Said greets mourning citizens

Sultan Haitham continues to greet citizens who mourn the death of Sultan Qaboos إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 18/11/1940 – 10/01/2020 His Majesty continues to receive citizens who met him to offer condolences for the passing of His Majesty, late Sultan Qaboos bin Said…