Saudi Arabia Is Going To Build Water Canal To Turn Qatar Into Island

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Saudi Arabia is going to build the Salwa Canal that will separate Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

According to Saudi Makkah newspaper, bidding for the construction projects will end on June 25 and the winner of the tender will be announced no later than 90 days after the deadline. The construction is epxected to be completed in one year. The project is expected to cost $750 million.

If the water canal is constructed, it will ultimately make Qatar an island nation.

“Saudi authorities are reportedly considering digging a channel 60 kilometers (37.5 miles) in length and 200 meters wide that will be 15-20 meters deep on the Saudi part of the Salwa Island to create a container base for nuclear waste from its yet-to-be-built reactors.

A 1-kilometer stretch of land north of the channel, bordering Qatar, would become a “military zone,” permanently ending land trade between the two Gulf countries and tightening the blockade,” Daily Sabah says.

Saudi Arabia Is Going To Build Water Canal To Turn Qatar Into Island

In June 2017, a deep diplomatic crisis erupted between Qatar and the Saudi-led bloc. Saudi Arabia and some of its allies accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and cooperating with Iran. Thus, they justified the implementation of anti-Qatari sanctions, imposing a blockade on the country.

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  • Russie Unie

    Lol ! The saudis are completely nuts !

  • SFC Steven M Barry USA RET

    Yawn.

  • Suricate Gaming

    Nice piece of troll

  • Tchoutoye

    What was that old saying again? Ah, yes: Cutting off your Qatar to spite your Arab unity.

    Incredibly childish, if true.

  • FlorianGeyer

    This what can happen when mafia style dynasties with too much money fall out with each other :)

    I must order some more popcorn .

  • Rodger

    Saudi Arabia is broke so ofc they have loads of grandiose plans.

  • Smaug

    Screw both sides of this pointless mini cold war. The report that the Saudis will use this to store nuclear waste is pure propaganda. There is no way to know that the Saudis are using possible future reactors as anything besides a propaganda tool and besides contaminating foreign soil with nuclear waste will only get the Saudis ostrasized.
    What we have here is simply another petty retaliation that will probably be started slowly but never finished.

    • RAP999

      Saudis will not be ostracized as long as they have money to bribe the politicos in the EU and USA.

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    QATAR and IRAN should simply build a bridge connecting each to one another.
    They can hire that Russian construction company that built that bridge to the Crimea.

    And by the way this Saudi-Zio project should be totally illegal.
    Someone I am sure that a Jew sitting in a Tel Aviv office dreamed this scam up.
    And I am sure Saudi Arabia will be paying him lots of shekels.
    I am also sure Israeli front companies posing as (non-Jews) will be making BIG money off of this massive construction undertaking.

    http://ihr.org/

  • Daniel Castro

    So, it’s not just a canal, it will be a radioactive one… we’re so fucked…

    • Wise Gandalf

      They have no right to do this.

      • Daniel Castro

        Do the israeli have the right to kill palestine children?

        • Wise Gandalf

          This is war crime.

          But saudis pklans are in another cathegory. YOu can not make such canal or chnge the direction of rivers. this is similar like sudan would try the redirect nilus and egypt should dry out.

          total war. also yanks will not agree with this. saudis have big mouth, nothing else.

          • Daniel Castro

            Muricans are getting increasingly isolated and letting their war pigs in the middle east run rampant, the empire is losing cohesion… And does Qatar has any true ally? Isn’t Yemen war in another category also.

            I repeat, we are fucked, it seems I’m lucky to live far away from eurasia, but eventually the cycle of endless wars will get here too.

          • Wise Gandalf

            As I know, Turkey is their ally. Erdogan sure goes in war with SA. Iran could also help, but it ws not be the optimal version. :)

    • Bob

      Yep – evidently bin-Salman Jnr’s idea is to both isolate Qatar, and maybe far more importantly, flush Saudi Arabia’s nuclear waste into the Persian Gulf. Right out to where Qatar and Iran share the world’s largest untapped natural gas field – under the seabed – KSA’s waste dumping would make the area a long-term a toxic environment and deter foreign mining investments. Saudi Arabia…

  • BMWA1

    This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty … This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this QATAR.

  • jade villaceran

    While other making bridge and road, this idiots are building wall and canal, lol

  • potcracker2588

    READ between the LINES folks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Take a wild quess what will happen if those crazy medieval people get to have nuclear power plants???

    This article says…. Saudia Arabia is becoming an nuclear armed nation……or is it already???who bankrolled pakistans trillion dollar nuclear weapons program???You folks think that they did it for free???
    Check it out yourselves in the net….google it….saudia arabia says it has nuclear weapons….you´ll be surprised.

  • Barba_Papa

    Maybe good news for Qatar too? Maybe now they don’t need to fear any Saudi invasion as the Saudis basically are going to cut off any possible invasion route.

    • Ronald

      Especially if the Qatari’s counter with another canal on their side of the border !

      • Barba_Papa

        A two way canal? Perfect for traffic. Quick! Throw more money at it!

        • Ronald

          $ 750 million is chump change for the Saudis and Qataris. A canal on the Qatar side would turn the red Saudi military base into a narrow island that would likely be washed away unless the Saudis spent big coin pile driving anchors for it.

  • Bosnian

    Idiots!