عنوان مقاله [English]
United Arab Emirates by construction of its numerous artificial islands in the Persian Gulf has caused the offence of countries of the region, especially Iran. Small countries bordering the Persian Gulf try to increase their territory by building artificial islands and they spare no effort for it. These efforts include building residential, commercial and economic islands. This extensive expansion of territories by UAE can lengthen the determination process of Iranian sea borders. Moreover, it will darken the relationship of two countries and cause intervention of trans-regional countries in the Persian Gulf's bordering countries.
On the other hand, construction of such islands can destroy unique types of sea species and obscure and mud water and relocate sediments along the shore. Above all, negative economic consequences should also be noted that will have negative effects on the economy of Iran. This research has focused on devastating effects of constructing such islands, especially on Persian Gulf’s fragile environment, and possible problems of their construction regarding the borders partition, since UAE’s borderlines in Persian Gulf are indeterminate.