Saudi Arabia

30.09.2015 16:46

and the small nations around the Persian Gulf, which are among the world's richest countries, could take care of the millions of refugees fleeing Iraq and Syria. But not a single refugee has been given sanctuary there.

Yet Saudi Arabia has a tent city outside Mecca, with 100,000 tents, which can accommodate 3 million people. The tents are equipped with air conditioning and are rented out to the millions of pilgrims visiting Mecca for a few days each year. But the Saudis do not want people who are so different from themselves in their country. They are also afraid of terrorists.