BREAKING: Oman state TV says Haitham bin Tariq Al Said is Oman's new sultan after the death of longtime ruler Qaboos bin Said. https://t.co/jVIY3lZcUd— The Associated Press (@AP) January 11, 2020
He died at the age of 79 after years of an undisclosed illness. He was the longest-serving leader in the Middle East and Arab world at the time of his death.
Oman’s new ruler is Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. He was Oman’s culture minister.