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Oman: The Middle East’s Most Surprising Country

Oman: The Middle East’s Most Surprising Country

Originally published under the title “[Oman:] The Middle East’s Most Surprising Country.” Oman, where I have spent the past week, is an Arab country unlike any other. Count the ways. Islam has three main branches: Sunni (about 90 percent of all Muslims), Shiite (about 9 percent) and Ibadi (about 0.2 percent). Oman has the only […]