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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.

September 18, 2011

Etihad Airways
08:49 GMT

Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty programme from Etihad Airways, has announced a new partnership with American Home Assurance Company, a UAE subsidiary of global insurance firm Chartis.

September 15, 2011

Frankfurt Motor Show 2011
13:15 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover today revealed two concept cars for a future all new Land Rover Defender.

12:06 GMT

ExecuJet Middle East, headquartered in Dubai, also continues to grow its managed aircraft fleet with the addition of a new Challenger 850.

07:06 GMT
(press release)

Flydubai, Dubai’s pioneering low cost airline, is launching its new car rental service today allowing passengers to book a vehicle and then drive away for less anywhere in the world.

September 14, 2011

Chevy logo 2011 Camaro Convertible
13:29 GMT

As Chevrolet approaches its 100th anniversary on November 3, 2011, it has still not managed to solve the mystery behind the most recognizable automotive emblem in the ME, the iconic Chevrolet bowtie.

More than 800 people attended Emirates' Roadshow Gala Dinner event at St Petersburg's Ice Palace
12:02 GMT

Emirates' acclaimed hospitality warmed St Petersburg's Ice Palace last night, paving the way for the launch of flights to the city from 1st November.

Paradise Island, Mauritius
10:56 GMT

Emirates airline will introduce two additional flights between Dubai and the Paradise Island, escalating the service to 11 weekly flights.

Etihad Airways
07:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways today announced the start of flights to Nairobi, its first destination in East Africa.

September 13, 2011

Emirates Airline
12:51 GMT

Emirates will partner the championship as the new naming rights sponsor for the next three years in an agreement with event promoters World Sport Group.

Audi A6 Passive safety
09:56 GMT
(press release)

The Euro NCAP consortium has awarded the new Audi A6 the maximum five-star rating for passive crash safety.

Captain Jahed Azimi, Chief Executive Officer of East Horizon Airlines
09:10 GMT
(press release)

East Horizon Airlines announced the appointment of Captain Jahed Azimi as Chief Executive Officer ahead of its operational debut in October 2011.

Ralph Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover
07:21 GMT
(press release)

The Jaguar XF has been announced as Auto Express Driver Power 'Car of the Decade'.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
07:16 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today announced the completion of the first phase of the new cargo terminal for handling perishable goods.

Europe's Best Business Class, SWISS Business Class lie flat seat-A330-300
06:57 GMT
(press release)

Swiss International Air Lines has been named “Europe’s Leading Airline Business Class” in this year’s World Travel Awards.

Mini Festival
06:36 GMT
(press release)

MINI fans across the Middle East will descend upon the UAE next month to participate in one of the hottest events of the year.