Government policy

In this Nov. 5, 2016, photo, Oman's new sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, is seen while welcoming Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at Bait Al Noor church in Muscat, Oman. Oman named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the country's new sultan on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 11, 2020 - 10:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman's new ruler, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, vowed Saturday to uphold his predecessor Sultan Qaboos bin Said's foreign policy approach, which steered the Arab country through choppy Persian Gulf waters by balancing close relations with both the United...
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In this Nov. 5, 2016, photo, Oman's new sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, is seen while welcoming Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at Bait Al Noor church in Muscat, Oman. Oman named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the country's new sultan on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 11, 2020 - 8:44 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman's new ruler, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, vowed Saturday to uphold his predecessor Sultan Qaboos bin Said's foreign policy approach, which steered the Arab country through choppy Persian Gulf waters by balancing close relations with both the United...
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In this Nov. 5, 2016, photo, Oman's new sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, is seen while welcoming Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at Bait Al Noor church in Muscat, Oman. Oman named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the country's new sultan on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 11, 2020 - 7:39 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman announced Saturday culture minister Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the new ruler of the Gulf Arab country, ending speculation over the mystery of who would succeed longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. The announcement on Omani state television was read over...
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In this Nov. 5, 2016, photo, Oman's new sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, is seen while welcoming Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at Bait Al Noor church in Muscat, Oman. Oman named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the country's new sultan on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 11, 2020 - 6:55 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman announced Saturday culture minister Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the new ruler of the Gulf Arab country, ending speculation over the mystery of who would succeed longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. The announcement on Omani state television was read over...
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In this Nov. 5, 2016, photo, Oman's new sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, is seen while welcoming Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at Bait Al Noor church in Muscat, Oman. Oman named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the country's new sultan on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 11, 2020 - 6:01 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman announced Saturday culture minister Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the new ruler of the Gulf Arab country, ending speculation over the mystery of who would succeed longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. The announcement on Omani state television was read over...
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In this Nov. 5, 2016, photo, Oman's new sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, is seen while welcoming Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at Bait Al Noor church in Muscat, Oman. Oman named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the country's new sultan on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 11, 2020 - 4:31 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman announced Saturday culture minister Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the new ruler of the Gulf Arab country, ending speculation over the mystery of who would succeed longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. The announcement on Omani state television was read over...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. South Korea said Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, it conveyed a message by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wishing him a happy birthday, which is believed to be Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 11, 2020 - 2:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump's sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. South Korea said Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, it conveyed a message by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wishing him a happy birthday, which is believed to be Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 11, 2020 - 2:09 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump's sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. South Korea said Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, it conveyed a message by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wishing him a happy birthday, which is believed to be Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 11, 2020 - 1:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump's sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, participate in a briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 11, 2020 - 1:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronted by persistent questions about his military action in the Middle East, President Donald Trump and his top officials offered a string of fresh explanations Friday, with Trump now contending Iranian militants had planned major attacks on four U.S. embassies. Just hours...
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