Where are the Gulf Arab tourists? Israel’s hopes fall short


              FILE - A view of the Jerusalem Old city with the Dome of the Rock shrine, center, at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City Tuesday, June 21, 2022. When Israel struck an agreement to establish diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates in 2020, but two years after an expected windfall of Gulf Arab tourists to Israel has been little more than a trickle. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
            
              FILE, -The Emirati and Israeli flags fly overhead as Israeli President Isaac Herzog gives a speech at Expo 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. When Israel struck an agreement to establish diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates in 2020, but two years after an expected windfall of Gulf Arab tourists to Israel has been little more than a trickle.(AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
            
              FILE, -A rabbi officiates under a traditional Jewish wedding canopy during marriage ceremony of the Israeli couple Noemie Azerad, left sited under the canopy, and Simon David Benhamou, at a hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. When Israel struck an agreement to establish diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates in 2020, but two years after an expected windfall of Gulf Arab tourists to Israel has been little more than a trickle. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
            
              FILE - A view of the Dome of the Rock shrine at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City Tuesday, June 21, 2022. When Israel struck an agreement to establish diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates in 2020, but two years after an expected windfall of Gulf Arab tourists to Israel has been little more than a trickle. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
Where are the Gulf Arab tourists? Israel’s hopes fall short