Ready for take-off
Palestinian Airlines, the Palestinian Authority’s Egypt-based carrier, has resumed flights, seven years after being grounded by an Israeli offensive. The new route flies between Arish in Egypt and Amman, while the airline hopes to add links to Istanbul and Jeddah.
Lost youth and hot topics
Middle East [URBAN AFFAIRS]
Aside from its shaky politics, the Middle East is heading for a demographic time bomb.
According to the UN-Habitat’s first report on Arab cities, the region’s population has quadrupled since the 1970s and it is set…