National emergency officials in the GCC countries met on Sunday in Saudi Arabia to discuss the risk of radiation spreading over the Gulf if Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant is damaged by another earthquake.
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Abu Dhabi's biggest port shut briefly in a sandstorm late on Sunday, while the Jebel Ali port near Dubai was able to cancel its shipping suspension order as the sand cloud cleared, shipping sources said on Monday.
Ships carrying petroleum to Iran face greater scrutiny at ports in the UAE as new western sanctions bite leaving the Islamic Republic to seek alternative hubs, trade and shipping sources said.
While the latest sanctions have excluded Irani