Gulf crisis: Qatar forced to rely on planes to import food

The GCC countries' blockades against Qatar have precluded many vital imports from reaching the small country, including basic food supplies.

by

    The GCC countries' blockades against Qatar have precluded many vital imports from reaching the small country, including basic food supplies.

    Saudi Arabia's closure of Qatar's only land border means a lot of the country's food has to be brought in by air.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the capital, Doha, on a major operation under way at Hamad International Airport.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

    Who are the Israeli agents posing as Palestinians?

    Musta'ribeen are an elite Israeli undercover unit that disguises themselves as Arabs or Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

     How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    100 years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed.