U.S. airlines stand to benefit from flight cutbacks by Dubai-based Emirates, which blamed President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions for weakening demand from Middle Eastern passengers, reports Bloomberg.


Droves of people may leave the Gulf over the hot summer months, writes Ben Flanagan whether for an Eid getaway or a longer break during the annual ‘expat exodus’. But there are still goings-on both here and in the surrounding region – notably Lebanon – during July and August. Here’s a brief guide to the top 10 events on your doorstep this summer.