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Saudi Arabia, Oman sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List - The International Diplomat
(Manama) – UNESCO added Saudi Arabia´s Al-Ahsa Oasis and Oman´s ancient city of Qalhat to its World Heritage List, the world cultural body said. Authorities in Riyadh, as well as Muscat, have put tourism high on their economic agendas as Gulf states look to diversify their oil-dependent economies. Saudi Arabia´s lush Al-Ahsa oasis is dotted …