Oman's Sultan Haitham

A more confident Haitham returns Oman to its traditional role as regional mediator

Issue 1170 - 01 Jun 2023 | 3 minute read

Oman's Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al-Said was unusually active in late May, making trips to Cairo and Tehran in quick succession, just as Egypt and Iran were edging towards a diplomatic rapprochement. Recent reports also suggest Oman may once again be acting as a mediator between Washington and Tehran.

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