On September 24, 2015 717 people were killed in the stampede in the Saudi-Arabian capital of Mecca (1). This incident in the country named after the family of Saud was another example of how death seems to stick to this biggest country on the Arabian Peninsula. 

Not only is the country well-known for its brutal beheadings which are part of their judicial system (2), with over 100 people killed in the first 6 months of 2015, it is also probably the main driving force behind the bloody war in Sy...
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