The report is linked here
. It begins as follows:
Thousands of Omani youths confronted police in the industrial port of Sohar on Sunday after witnesses reported that two protesters had been killed in clashes with the security forces.
The small Gulf state, a close ally of the UK, is the latest country to be rocked by the wave of youth-driven democracy movements that have spread through the region since the fall of the Tunisian and Egyptian leaders.
This blog is increasingly concerned that those leading the present British Government lack any historical perpective of what is now at stake. VoA has a briefer report, free from the FT Money-grabbing Firewall, here