Middle East

Saudi Arabia wants to cut off Qatar from mainland: media

In this Jan. 6, 2011 photo, a traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar. Saudi media reported Monday, April 9, 2018, a proposal to dig a maritime canal along the kingdom's closed border with Qatar, turning the peninsula-nation into an island and further isolating it. Saudi Arabia's state-linked Sabq and Al-Riyadh newspapers carried nearly identical reports on Monday saying that the so-called Salwa Marine Canal project would be funded by Saudi and Emirati investors and carried ou

 

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