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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 6, 2011

During the race
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Since the DTM had never before raced at Brands Hatch on a wet track the teams and drivers were faced with a tricky task, which the Audi squad handled perfectly.

Audi S6
08:55 GMT

Audi will present its new S models for the first time at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA).

September 5, 2011

Air Arabia
11:30 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, announced today the introduction of a new flight destination in Saudi Arabia, from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah, UAE.

September 4, 2011

Ford Motor Company Conservation and Environmental Grants
12:01 GMT
(press release)

Ongoing environmental projects that are looking for funding have until September 10, 2011, to submit their entry to the Ford Motor Company Conservation and Environmental Grants.

Othman Al Khouri, Vice President Human Resources & Administration at ADAC and General Manager of GCAS
11:50 GMT
(press release)

The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, announced today the introduction of new safety courses to the centre’s popular Programs in Health, Safety & environment.

Star Alliance, Lufthansa
11:11 GMT
(press release)

Following the recent successful launch of its Navigator iPhone app, the Star Alliance network has now become the first airline alliance to introduce an easy and simple to use fare finder mobile application.

Kid playing at Ghor Al-Mazra’a
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive the sole dealer for Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda recently announced its support to the “Green Wire Cars competition” in South Ghor in collaboration with Zikra initiative.

September 3, 2011

The Webb Ellis Cup stopped over in Dubai en-route to Auckland and was photographed at the top of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa
06:43 GMT

The Webb Ellis Cup arrived in style in Auckland on board an Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo to an unforgettable welcome.

August 29, 2011

Range Rover Evoque Wireframe
13:42 GMT

Alfardan Premier Motors, the exclusive importer of Land Rover in Qatar, unveils a unique installation in the form of the Evoque ‘wireframe’, a life sized replica of the new Range Rover Evoque.

Emirates SkyCargo 777 inflight
11:30 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 777 Freighter, the most modern, technologically advanced large freighter available.

UAE student Marzouk Abu Madi with the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class
08:46 GMT
(press release)

UAE student Marzouk Abu Madi’s wish to drive a brand new Mercedes-Benz C-Class for a month was granted last week, thanks to his @MercedesBenzME Twitter competition winning tweet.

Ship lift with a platform 102 metres long and 32 metres wide at a new shipyard
07:44 GMT

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won contracts to supply Syncrolift ship lifts to two shipyards in the Middle East.

August 28, 2011

GM Vice Chairman, Steve Girsky and Juno Cho, President and Chief Operating Officer of LG Corp
11:18 GMT
(press release)

General Motors and LG Group will jointly design and engineer future electric vehicles, expanding a relationship built on LG’s work.

New Toyota Yaris
07:42 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company the exclusive dealer for Toyota, Lexus and Hino vehicles in the Kingdom, recently launched the new Toyota Yaris hatchback in the Jordanian market.

August 25, 2011

Hyundai Motor
12:17 GMT
(press release)

It was a distinctive sporty night for the crowd who watched the final match of Spanish Super Cup between Barcelona and Manchester United at Jeddah Starvin Lounge & café.ai.