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Saudi Arabia's food blockade causes panic

A shopper stocks up on bottled water at a shop in Doha on Monday. Saudi Arabia closed its borders with Qatar, effectively blocking food and other supplies exported by land for Qataris.


SHOPPERS in Doha were taking no chances on Monday despite Qatari officials reassuring residents there was no need to panic after Saudi Arabia imposed a de facto food blockade.

Qatar shares its only land border with Saudi Arabia, and relies heavily on food imports, much of it

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