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Oman closes down newspaper, accuses it of insulting judiciary

Oman closes down newspaper, accuses it of insulting judiciary

A privately owned newspaper in Oman said on its website on Wednesday it had been suspended from publishing, a day after the government said it had "taken measures" against a paper for insulting the judiciary.

Oman bus crash kills 18 people, leaves 14 injured

Oman bus crash kills 18 people, leaves 14 injured

Eighteen people were killed and 14 injured when the bus they were travelling in crashed into a truck in central Oman on Tuesday morning, state news agency ONA reported.