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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 12, 2011

Emirates Airline
11:46 GMT

With the 13th November launch just around the corner, Emirates held a gala dinner in Baghdad last night, giving the city a glimpse of the airline’s award-winning hospitality.

International Air Transport Association
09:24 GMT
(press release)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged Russian and European officials meeting at the Euro-Russia Aviation Summit in St. Petersburg.

abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:03 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced today the completion of the first phase of the Oracle E-Business Suite implementation.

Jeff Mannering, Managing Director of Audi Middle East
08:11 GMT
(press release)

Audi reports a record of 5,602 vehicles sold in the Middle East in the period from January to September 2011 – 24 percent more than during the same period last year.

October 11, 2011

Ford
10:42 GMT
(press release)

Ford customers, more than ever, are buying vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.

During the cleanup campaign
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive the sole dealer for Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda recently organized a cleanup activity in collaboration with The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature at Amman National Park.

Tony Douglas, CEO Abu Dhabi Ports Company and Tony Douglas, CEO Abu Dhabi Ports Company
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Cisco announced today that the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) chose Cisco Borderless Network and Collaboration solutions for Phase 1 of its Port Special Systems project.

Jazeera Airways
09:55 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways announced today it has captured a higher market share on leading summer destinations in 2011 compared to its record performance of summer 2010.

General Motors
07:05 GMT
(press release)

September concluded a successful third quarter for General Motors in the Middle East. GM dealers reported total sales of 9,853 vehicles in the month - an increase of 13 percent over September 2010.

October 10, 2011

Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia
12:57 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced today that it will introduce direct service to Moscow and Yekaterinburg in Russia, beginning October 14 and 29 respectively.

The nine trainers from BMW Group Middle East
12:52 GMT
(press release)

Nine trainers from BMW Group Middle East’s network of importers have successfully completed an intensive four-week training course to become certified BMW Group trainers.

Ford Explorer offers surprising level of convenience, connectivity technologies
12:09 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Ford Explorer will offer 4WD customers a broad range of trim levels and customer convenience and connectivity technologies.

Emirates Airline
11:46 GMT

Emirates is bringing forward its first daily A380 service to Germany by serving Munich from 25th November, nearly five weeks earlier than expected.

The UAE's national carrier takes mega Abu Dhabi-Volvo Ocean Race sponsorship
08:54 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has signed a multi-tiered agreement with Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) to support the emirate’s involvement in the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race.

October 9, 2011

Larry Prein, Managing Director and Hussein Murad, Director of Sales Ford ME
17:55 GMT
(press release)

Ford and Lincoln sales during the first nine months of the year posted a growth of 57 per cent in the GCC over the same period last year.