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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 2, 2011

2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette
07:27 GMT

Chevrolet will commemorate its 100th Anniversary on its stand at the Dubai International Motor Show by unveiling the 2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette for the first time in the Middle East.

07:07 GMT
(press release)

Hundreds of MINI owners from across the region get together for a unique MINI experience.

Volkswagen Tiguan SUV
07:01 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Ali & Sons has launched the highly celebrated Volkswagen Tiguan SUV.

The spectacular Jaguar C-X75
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover will showcase its most exciting line-up ever at the forthcoming Dubai International Motor Show, taking place from 10th to 14th November at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

November 1, 2011

During the event
14:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ first flight to Malé touched down to a colourful welcome in the capital of the Republic of the Maldives this afternoon.

Gopiraj KV, CEO of ZAFCO
13:04 GMT
(press release)

ZAFCO announced the acquisition of the ZEETEX brand from S&H Tires, a Netherlands based company, making ZAFCO the sole distributor of the premium brand.

Hani El Assaad, SITA Regional Vice-President, Middle East and North Africa
13:02 GMT
(press release)

Passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) have the highest demand for self-service options of all six major airport hubs included in this year’s SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey.

Air Arabia
12:11 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced today its financial results for the three months ending September 30, 2011, demonstrating sustainable profitability during the third quarter of this year.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum officially opens Mercator’s Customer Forum for 2011 at The Meydan
11:16 GMT

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group officiated the opening of Mercator’s Customer Forum at Meydan today.

10:55 GMT
(press release)

Having launched several new models in the first half of 2011, Audi will present an all new line up during the 2011 Dubai International Motor Show.

Emirates Airline
09:52 GMT

Celebrations for Emirates’ newest destination spanned two hemispheres today with St Petersburg being the airline’s theme for the Emirates Melbourne Cup in Australia.

09:21 GMT
(press release)

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will glide into this year’s Dubai International Motor Show with a new Bespoke Phantom model.

08:05 GMT
(press release)

More than 100 Aviation experts from across the MENA have gathered for two days of intense discussions at in Jordan, to find new ways to improve the efficiency, safety and sustainability of air transport.

ASIMO, The Humanoid Robot
07:09 GMT
(press release)

ASIMO will be making its presence once again at the Dubai International Motor Show from November 10 to 14 at the Honda stand to encourage and inspire young students to study the sciences.

Etihad Airways
06:34 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the Fantastic Falling Fares promotion, which will see fares to destinations slashed by as much as 50 percent.