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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 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.

Sand Movement Mitigation Workshop by Etihad Rail
08:08 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail – the master developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway – recently hosted a two-day workshop on sand movement mitigation.

Air Arabia
07:40 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, started its flights to Donetsk in Ukraine with its inaugural flight taking off on October 7, 2011.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
07:31 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company unveiled today its First Corporate Responsibility Report, highlighting milestone achievements, including decrease in water and electricity consumption.

Toyota Hilux 2012
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company, recently unveiled the new Toyota Hilux 2012 with a fresh innovative design and a number of additional features.

October 6, 2011

Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur at night
12:05 GMT

dnata has launched its 2011 Eid Al Adha holiday packages, with discounts of up to 50 per cent and a host of other great value additions.

Kia Rio
08:56 GMT
(press release)

National Arab Motors is pleased to announce the Jordanian premiere of the 2012 Kia Rio, the recent winner of the Best of Best award from the German Design Council.

October 5, 2011

Air Arabia
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced today it has received its fourth aircraft of 2011, bringing its global operating fleet to 29 aircraft.

Etihad Airways
06:32 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways reported revenues growth of 39 per cent to US$ 1.1 billion (Q3 2010: US$ 785 million) on passenger numbers up 18 per cent to 2.25 million (1.9 million) in the airline’s strongest ever third quarter.

October 4, 2011

Haitham Al Battawy, new Country Manager, Iraq
12:05 GMT

Emirates has announced several new appointments within the Middle East, further strengthening its commercial operations team.

Volkswagen Passat ecofuel
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Middle East participated in the Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicle Associates (ANGVA) Green Highways 2011 event held in Dubai recently.

Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Program Card
10:19 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has launched exciting new deals for members of the recently launched Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Programme.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that it has officially been handed over the hosting of the next World Routes Conference in Abu Dhabi running from 30 September to 3rd of October 2012.

Luxury car manufacturers to showcase most dazzling models at DIMS 2011
08:14 GMT
(press release)

Luxury car manufacturers are set to showcase their most dazzling models at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show.

Mervat Alfy, British Airways commercial manager in Egypt
06:33 GMT
(press release)

British Airways has reclaimed the title of Best Airline at the Business Traveller Awards 2011 and also won in the categories best frequent flyer programme and best shorthaul airline.