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“More than 110,000 people have arrived in Italy so far this year, sometimes 4,000 or even 5,000 people in a matter of days,” said Flavio Di Giacomo, spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Italy.
September 10, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
On a late-summer morning in northern Jordan, as the sun rose over the city of Irbid, perched high on a desert ridge, a young father prepared to die at sea.

November 21, 2011

Etihad Airways
08:11 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has been named Airline of the Year by Arabian Business magazine.

Etihad Airways
06:35 GMT

Etihad Airways has successfully carried more than 100 historic manuscripts from Berlin’s State Library (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) to the National Library of Australia (NLA) in Canberra.

November 20, 2011

The new Chevrolet Malibu
10:07 GMT

The new Chevrolet Malibu has been awarded “2012 Car of the Year” by Sport Auto magazine, one of the leading motoring publications distributed across the Middle East.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ Chief Executive Officer
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed up as principal corporate partner of the not-for-profit Australia Gulf Council (AGC).

Porsche
08:36 GMT

Porsche is celebrating overwhelming consumer response to the new 911 Carrera S, unveiled for the first time in the region at the Dubai International Motor Show.

British Airways
08:21 GMT
(press release)

British Airways is launching a five-year programme of investment for the benefit of customers, coinciding with the company’s biggest brand advertising campaign for a decade.

Jazeera Airways
06:21 GMT
(press release)

Award-winning airline Jazeera Airways, the largest airline serving the Middle East out of Kuwait, today issued its monthly operational performance report for September 2011.

Central Trade and Auto Company
06:06 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company, the exclusive dealer for Toyota, Lexus and Hino vehicles in the Kingdom, recently sponsored a celebratory dinner held at the Orthodox Club.

November 17, 2011

Boeing
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Boeing and Qatar Airways have announced that Qatar Airways will be the launch customer for Boeing’s new Electronic Flight Folder.

Seung Tack Kim, Senior Executive V. P. of Hyundai
10:37 GMT
(press release)

Hyundai Motor Co. ranks big in the region, according to Senior Executive V. P. of Hyundai, Seung Tack Kim, who announced that the company is not only 5th in sales in the UAE, but also 2nd in the entire Middle East.

Jaguar Land Rover
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK's largest automotive design, engineering and manufacturing employer is looking to further expand its workforce as it embarks on its most ambitious growth plan in recent history.

Boeing
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Boeing enjoyed a highly successful Dubai Airshow 2011, highlighted by strengthened alliances with partners in the Middle East, landmark commercial airplane orders.

Panamera GTS
05:26 GMT

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart’s sportiest Gran Turismo is leaving the pits: the Panamera GTS.

Etihad Airways
05:22 GMT

Etihad Airways has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the in-flight entertainment systems and in-flight connectivity, including broadband Internet and live TV.

Volvo S60
05:19 GMT
(press release)

Volvo S60 drove away with the coveted ‘Car of the Year’ honour at the Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA) ceremony held at Expo Centre Sharjah on Thursday, November 3, 2011.