Agreement Reached on Settling Bahrain-Qatar Reef Dispute 

The Saudi Minister of Information, Mr. 'Ali al-Sha'ir, announced on 20 May that King Fahd of Saudi Arabia has secured the acceptance by the Rulers of Bahrain and Qatar of "the principles of an immediate plan of action" to settle the dispute over territorial waters between the two countries.

It will be recalled that on 26 April Qatari forces landed on the Fasht al-Dibal reef, which lies between...