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Sultan of Oman Dies
« on: January 11, 2020, 02:28:22 »
The Sultan left no kin so this might open the door to meddling by its neighbors. The late Sultan was installed with British support.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-50902476

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Re: Sultan of Oman Dies
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2020, 11:35:59 »
The Sultan left no kin so this might open the door to meddling by its neighbors. The late Sultan was installed with British support.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-50902476

From the BBC article: " His cousin Haitham bin Tariq Al Said has been sworn in as his successor.

A family council had three days to choose a successor as Qaboos had no heir or publicly designated successor. Instead they opted for opening the sealed envelope in which Qaboos had secretly left his own choice
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