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Thousands flee cyclone lashing Persian Gulf

Oman evacuated tens of thousands Wednesday and closed the major port of Sohar as a weakening Cyclone Gonu roared toward the Strait of Hormuz — the world’s major transport artery for Persian Gulf oil. Meanwhile, oil prices rose amid forecasts that the strongest storm to hit the Arabian Peninsula in 60 years was barreling toward Iran, a major oil producer, and the oil-rich Persian Gulf. Full Story

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