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PHOTO GALLERY: Dust storm hits Gulf region


Qatar
A man walks during a sand storm in El-Dafna, Qatar, April 2, 2015 (Photo: Mohamed Atef)
Qatar
Cars park in a petrol station during a sand storm in El-Dafna, Qatar, April 2, 2015 (Photo: Mohamed Atef)
Saudi Arabia
Cars covered with dust amid a sandstorm in Saudi Arabia on April 2, 2015 (Photo: Hadeer Salah)
Bahrain
Asian laborers cover their faces from the dust as they wait for their ride just outside the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (Photo: AP)
United Arab Emirates
A man walks during a sand storm in Dubai April 2, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)
United Arab Emirates
A woman walks with her face covered during a sand storm in Dubai April 2, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)
United Arab Emirates
Migrant laborers, some wearing face masks, work on a construction site during a sandstorm in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, April 2, 2015 (Photo: AP)
Saudi Arabia
Cars are seen driving amid a sandstorm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 2, 2015 (Photo: Ahmed Abdel-Aal)
Saudi Arabia
Cars are seen driving amid a sandstorm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 2, 2015 (Photo: Ahmed Abdel-Aal)
Apr
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Flights were disrupted, ships weighed anchor and schools were closed Thursday as a major sandstorm blew through Saudi Arabia and neighbouring Gulf states

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