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Oman power transfer ‘hastened’ by Soleimani killing

The coronation of Oman’s new ruler on Saturday likely came two weeks after Sultan Qaboos’ death — a meticulously planned and highly choreographed transfer of power hastened by the US assassination of Iran’s top commander, Qassem Soleimani. “The situation requires an active sultan,” a source in Muscat close to the army told Asia Times on condition […]

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