The Hatfields and McCoys of the Middle East are at it again. Saudi Arabia is going ahead with plans to turn Qatar into an island, by digging a moat (60km canal) on Saudi land, and fill in the remaining space with nuclear waste dumps and a military base. Not sure how happy Saudi soldiers will be to get stationed in the isolated crescent, right next to the nuclear waste dump. "Qatar Island": Saudis Launch Massive Canal Project To Cut Off Neighbor Before: Planned: