Saudi royal court announces success of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ back surgery

King Abdullah gives instructions to host 1400 Muslims on hajj season, approves decisions by higher education council

Second Deputy Premier urges world during cabinet session to should its responsibility in the fight against terrorism

Saudi Arabia establishes airlift to send aid to famine-stricken Somalia

King of Jordan, Emir of Kuwait, officials congratulate Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques over his successful surgery

Crown Prince Sultan directs to host winners of his Quran Memorization Award for Military to perform hajj

Second Deputy Premier honors retired persons, affirms Saudi Arabia is a free country that owes credit to no one but Allah

Urgent potable water project in Somalia approved

King Abdullah approves formation of higher committee to preserve antiquities and heritage

Saudi Shura Council urges world countries to take whatever measures against persons involved in attempt on the life of Saudi ambassador in Washington

ISESCO condemns assassination plot

U.S. embarks on series of serious steps against Tehran, urges world nations not to receive Iranian leaders

Ban Ki-moon refers issue to UN Security Council

Iran says ready to cooperate with probe, warns of any assaults on it

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques patronizes annual meeting of fifth term of Majlis Al-Shura

King Abdullah sets in his speech Saudi Arabia’s policy in local, regional and international arenas

King Abdullah: Our call for intercultural and interfaith dialogue emanates from our belief that dialogue is the road to peace

U.S. administration welcomes King Abdullah’s decision on women’s participation in Majlis Al-Shura, candidacy for Municipal Elections

Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz carries good news to Armed Forces officers:

Crown Prince Sultan is in good health

Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap deal took place Tuesday amidst tears and jovial cheers

Hamas says lifting siege off Gaza is part of deal

President Mahmoud Abbas: More deals to liberate prisoners underway, Palestinian reconciliation to materialize

China pledges to back efforts to resume negotiations

Sarkozy says it is silly to talk about Jewish state

Arab League demands Syria dialogue in Cairo as Damascus flatly rejects Arab foreign ministers meeting resolutions

Syria’s opposition council threatens to ask for foreign protection

Ban Ki-moon urges Assad to stop violence as international circles warn of civil war

Assad forms committee to draft new constitution

Damascus reconsiders Arab, international economic agreements

Sultan Qaboos discusses regional developments with Clinton

Omani leader appoints 83 members in the Council of Oman, including 14 women

New amendments introduced to articles in Oman’s Basic Law

Sultan Qaboos Bin Said patronizes opening of Royal Opera House Muscat

Final results of Omani Shura Council elections to be announced

Interior Minister says elections saw development of legal, procedural and technical aspects

Undersecretary of Information Ministry: Sultan Qaboos is interested in youths who represent the base for the National Project

Jewel of Muscat museum opens in Singapore

Recent developments in the region until October 20

Gaddafi killed by Libyan rebels in Sirte after months of bloody showdown

Details of the last moments in the life of Africa’s King of Kings and author of the Green Book

World leaders hail demise of Gaddafi and senior aides

Clinton visits Libya amidst news Gaddafi’s son Khamis was killed

Yemen resumes offices to stop conflicts and reach settlement

Field Marshal Tantawi confirms Egypt army’s ability to protect nation