Landlords in Mecca see financial opportunities ahead of Haj
A group of Umm Al-Qura University students are finding themselves homeless, as landlords who see financial opportunities in kicking them out to make room for rent-paying Haj pilgrims, Asharq Al-Awsat daily reported Monday.
The students are all foreign. Housing in Mecca has essentially been unattainable in the short term due to the Haj, the report added.
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