Saudi canal plans signal Qatar crisis still raging

Saudi canal plans signal Qatar crisis still raging

Saudi Arabia, one of three GCC members blockading fellow member state Qatar, is planning the Salwa Canal, a 60km-long channel which would effectively make Qatar an island

July 22, 2018 1:30 PM (UTC+8)
Saudi Defence Minister and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, is locked in a dispute with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, right. File photos: AFP / Fayez Nureldine
Saudi Defence Minister and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, is locked in a dispute with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, right. File photos: AFP / Fayez Nureldine