Saudi Building Bust Traps Thousands in Desert Nightmare

Stuck in the desert's searing summer sun with no work, no pay, and no way out.

Foreign Labor Stranded by Saudi Slowdown

First they had no pay, and then no work. For a time, there wasn’t even food in the squalid, concrete camps where they had been abandoned to live in the searing heat of the Saudi Arabian desert. Medical supplies dried up two months ago.

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