A traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar. Saudi media reported, 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 out by Egyptian developers. (AP/Saurabh Das)
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Saudi Arabia To Consider Digging Canal to Make Qatar an Island and Nuclear Waste Dump

The proposal includes digging a maritime canal along Saudi Arabia’s border with Qatar, turning it into an island and transforming its only land border into a military zone and nuclear waste site.