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By Bonna Walter

Oman heritage. As a neighborhood advertisement strength within the 19th century, Oman held territories at the island of Zanzibar off the coast of East Africa, in Mombasa alongside the coast of East Africa, and until eventually 1958 in Gwadar (in present-day Pakistan) at the coast of the Arabian Sea. whilst its East African possessions have been misplaced, Oman withdrew into isolationism within the southeast nook of the Arabian Peninsula. one other of the gulf states with long-standing ties to the British, Oman turned vital within the British-French contention on the finish of the eighteenth century, whilst Napoleonic France challenged the British Empire for regulate of the exchange routes to the East. even if nominally an absolutely self reliant sultanate

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