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Iran Evicts UAE Nationals from Abu Musa Island

The President of the United Arab Emirates, Shaikh Zayid ibn Sultan AlNuhayyan, has notified his allies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) thatIran has evicted hundreds of UAE nationals from the island of Abu Musa which isrun jointly by Iran and the UAE emirate of Sharjah. A GCC official told thepress on 15 April that "the UAE has told other Gulf states that it is avery serious situation but no one will take...