May 27, 2021

In Syria, Mannequin Parts Become Artificial Limbs


DOUMA — Thousands of Syrians have lost limbs during the country’s three-year war. Here in the Damascus suburbs, two men have opened a workshop where functioning prosthetics are fashioned out of found materials. When Omar al-Ahmad celebrated his 13th birthday this year, he didn’t mark the milestone by shopping for new clothes with his father…...

Dubai Again ‘The Busiest Airport’ For International Travel

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DUBAI: Dubai International remained the world’s busiest airport for international travel last year with a 10.7 percent rise in passenger numbers, its operator said on Monday. More than 78 million passengers passed through Dubai in 2015, led by an increase in travelers from India, Britain and Saudi Arabia, the state-owned airport said in a statement…....