An independent sultanate known as Muscat and Oman until 1970, Oman was the most influential power in the region during the 19th century; it controlled Zanzibar and other territory. Since the late 19th century, it has had strong links with Britain. The economy is dependent on oil, discovered in 1964
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- Known as the Renaissance period for the Omanis, the popular leader's rule has been a time for stability, trade and tourism.
- The three Omanis who stayed there are now in Thailand.
- The only thing that makes Saudis or Iraqis or Iranians or Omanis wealthy is oil.
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