But new appointment of Sultan may delay landmark deal

The next Arab country most likely to sign a normalization deal with Israel is Oman, broadcaster Channel 12 reported Saturday night.

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Washington and Jerusalem are working extensively to make the deal come to pass before the US election on November 3, the report added.

However, due to Oman’s recent appointment of new Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, Israeli officials cast doubt an announcement would arrive in the next 10 days as Oman is interested not to haste with its decision-making, outlet Maariv reported. Read more at i24