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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.

October 31, 2011

Maserati Kubang
05:24 GMT

Visitors to the Al Tayer Motors Maserati stand at the Dubai International Motor Show in November will witness a celebration of the Italian luxury brand's heritage, modern day excellence and a glimpse into its exciting future.

October 30, 2011

Air Arabia
13:35 GMT
(press release)

Eight years after the very first Air Arabia flight took off from Sharjah International Airport, the region’s low-cost pioneer is now widely seen as one of the Middle East’s true corporate success stories.

Walid Abukhaled, GE’s President & Chief Executive Officer for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, signed the MoU with Dr Khaled S. Al Sultan, Rector of KFUPM, at a ceremony held in Dhahran
12:41 GMT
(press release)

GE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), to extend educational scholarships to 30 students of the university over the next three years.

Porsche Building - Nuqul Automotive
12:26 GMT
(press release)

Proceeding with its calendar of events for 2011, Porsche Club Jordan invited its members to attend a full day Porsche driving experience at the Madaba Speed Center.

Dr. Igor Egorov, Chairman of the Russian Business Council; Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai; Atiq Juma Nassib, Senior Director, Commercial Services Sector of the Dubai Chamber
12:00 GMT
(press release)

Senior flydubai executives and members of the Russian Business Council in Dubai and Northern Emirates met today at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
10:40 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) recently launched the 6th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, designed for children 15 years of age and below to showcase their artistic talents and imaginations in drawing the car of their dreams.

Etihad Airways
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced it will commence operations to Malé, the capital city of the Republic of Maldives, on November 1.

Ronan and Yvonne Keating in the Emirate marquee on the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival
06:01 GMT

Victoria Derby Day marked the opening day of the 151st Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse, and in celebration Emirates hosted its VIP guests, celebrities in its destination themed, trackside marquee.

Al Bateen Airport
05:48 GMT
(press release)

The GCAA-certified Al Bateen Executive Airport announced a 12% increase in aircraft movements in the third quarter of this year, in comparison to the same period in 2010.

October 27, 2011

Etihad Airways Pearl Business class
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has won the award for “Best Business Class” at the 2011 Biz Travel Forum in Milan.

October 26, 2011

CIO of the Decade in the Category of International Orientation, Patrick Naef, along with Guus Dekkers, the CIO of EADS Airbus
12:06 GMT

Divisional Senior Vice President IT for The Emirates Group and Head of Mercator, Patrick Naef, has been named Chief Information Officer of the Decade by CIO.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
10:33 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) released today the traffic results for Abu Dhabi International Airport during the third quarter of 2011 revealing a 15% increase in passenger traffic compared with the same period in 2010.

The winner Martin Tomczyk
10:13 GMT
(press release)

It was a perfect 2011 DTM season for Audi: After Martin Tomczyk’s early win of the drivers title, the brand with the four rings at the Hockenheim finale.

Etihad Rail map
09:37 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, has awarded the Civil & Track Works contract for the first stage of the network, that will link the Western Region cities of Habshan and Ruwais by 2013 and then Shah and Habshan by 2014.

October 25, 2011

the Emirates ladies team, Maria Fernanda Diaz Reyes, Margaret Grace and Kaneez-Hasnain
13:50 GMT

This year’s World Airline Squash Tournament WAST kicked off yesterday at the Aviation Club in Dubai, with hosts Emirates victorious over the International Team.