Staff of closed embassies in Qatar in limbo after Gulf crisis

Some workers at foreign embassies in Qatar say they have been abandoned because of the nine-month blockade by neighbouring countries, including Saudi Arabia. Some staff have not been able to work since embassies were closed and diplomats sent home.

    Some workers at foreign embassies in Qatar say they have been abandoned because of the nine-month blockade by neighbouring countries, including Saudi Arabia. Some staff have not been able to work since embassies were closed and diplomats sent home. They are turning to the Qatari government for help.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson reports.


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