The following lists events that happened during 2011 in Oman.

2011
in
Oman

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Incumbents edit

Events edit

January edit

February edit

  • February 9 - Somali pirates seize an oil supertanker off the coast of Oman.[3]
  • February 16 - South Korea will fly the bodies of eight Somali pirates killed in a commando raid on a freighter last month from Muscat to Mogadishu, Somalia.[4]
  • February 19 - Pirates seize a yacht with four Americans off the coast of Oman.[5]
  • February 27 - Police clash with anti-government protesters in Sohar, leaving two people dead.[6]

March edit

  • March 1 - Omani police fire into the air to try to disperse the protests in their fourth day, wounding one.[7]
  • March 5 - Two government ministers are replaced in response to protests.[8]
  • March 6 - Three more ministers are dismissed to respond to protests.[9]
  • March 29 - Omani police arrest several protesters and clear a blockade in Sohar.[10]

April edit

  • April 1 - A protester is shot dead by police at a demonstration in Sohar.[11]
  • April 22 - Thousands of protesters take to the streets to protest for reform.[12]

References edit

  1. ^ "Somali pirates seize Mongolian-flagged bulk carrier". 20 January 2011. Archived from the original on 24 January 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Oman uncovers 'UAE spy network'". 31 January 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Greek oil supertanker Irene hijacked off Oman". 10 February 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  4. ^ "S. Korea to fly bodies of pirates to Somalia". 16 February 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Pirates seize US vessel near Oman". 19 February 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Deaths in Oman protests". 27 February 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Oman army tries to disperse protests, wounds one". Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  8. ^ "Oman's ruler replaces two top ministers after protests". Archived from the original on 2011-03-08. Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  9. ^ "Oman's ruler dismisses ministers". Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  10. ^ "Oman forces crack down on protesters". Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  11. ^ "UPDATE 1-Oman breaks up new protests, man killed". Archived from the original on 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  12. ^ "Protests break out in Omani city". Retrieved 2017-12-12.