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Oman's Sultan Qaboos dies at age 79

Sultan Qaboos container Said of Oman has kicked the bucket, as indicated by a declaration by Omani state TV and the state news organization at an early stage Saturday. 

"With bitterness ... the Omani Sultanate court grieves ... our Sultan Qaboos container Said ... who God decided to be close by on Friday evening," the organization said. 

It included that Qaboos kicked the bucket after "an insightful and triumphant walk rich with liberality that grasped Oman and reached out to the Arab, Muslim and whole world, and accomplished a fair strategy that the entire world regarded". 

A three-day time of grieving has been pronounced in Oman and the nation's banner will be flown at half-pole for 40 days. 

Qaboos' memorial service parade started in the capital, Muscat, as thousands assembled in the avenues paving the way to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque where petitions were held before early afternoon, in front of his entombment. 

Later on Saturday, Oman named Haitham cont…