Originally Posted by habibko
I don't know about Tehran or Yemen but Makkah isn't open to any non-Muslims, although in essence only idolaters aren't allowed entry according to religious text and that shouldn't include Jews and Christians, that's how the government here applies it, the rest of the kingdom is open to all.
I was just making the point that the writer of the article doesn't seem to have both feet firmly on the ground. Apart from the UAE there is not much tourism to the Arab world by non-Jews right now. I do not see that changing in the near future.