· May, 2012

Stories about Oman from May, 2012

Proposals for Union of Arab Gulf States Prompt Concern

  17 May 2012

The governments of the Gulf are discussing transforming the current Gulf Cooperation Council into an EU-style union. The move comes in an atmosphere of tension caused by the Arab uprisings and Iran's growing influence. As a first step, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain might seek closer union.