Oman's new ruler Haitham bin Tariq takes oath
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  • 13:32 11 January 2020

Oman's new ruler Haitham bin Tariq takes oath

Oman’s new ruler, Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, was on Saturday taking the oath of allegiance as sultan to succeed his cousin Qaboos bin Said who died on Friday, ONA reports citing Reuters.

There was no official Omani government confirmation of the report posted by Al Watan and Al Roya newspapers on their Twitter accounts. Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV earlier reported that Haitham bin Tariq had succeeded Qaboos.

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