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Israel assisting exiled sheikh in bid to topple Ras al-Khaimeh gov’t

July 28, 2010

The following article is from The Guardian (UK).

Israel linked to exiled sheikh’s bid for ‘coup’ in Gulf emirate of RAK
©  The Guardian
By Robert Booth and Ian Ferguson
July 28, 2010

Israel is aiding an exiled Arab sheikh who is vying to seize control of a strategically important Gulf emirate only 40 miles from Iran.

The Israeli ambassador to London, Ron Prosor, has met Sheikh Khalid bin Saqr al-Qasimi, the exiled crown prince of Ras al-Khaimeh (RAK), who asked him to help with his campaign to oust the leadership of the northernmost state in the United Arab Emirates.

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