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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 8, 2014

Etihad Airways
09:08 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will add a new daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Karachi to offer a double daily service from 18 November 2014.

RJ Airbus 310 cargo aircraft at QAIA
07:45 GMT

Royal Jordanian Airlines has secured 5-year RA3 and ACC3 EU certifications for its cargo operations from Amman to any EU country, starting May 2014.

September 7, 2014

Lexus LX 570
10:15 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Lexus in the Kingdom, announced the launch of the limited edition supercharged Lexus LX 570 in the Jordanian market.

Emirates arrives to a water cannon salute
05:25 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has today marked its inaugural flight to Brussels in Belgium.

September 4, 2014

Toyota
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto (CTA), the exclusive Toyota dealer in the Kingdom, is sponsoring the long-awaited special performance by comedian Nemr Abou Nassar, "U.F.O.".

Saudi Arabia has approved a number of new airport development projects worth more than SR5 billion ($1.33 billion), according to reports.
04:55 GMT

The projects include building a new airport at Jazan called the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Airport and the expansion of the airport in Arar.

September 3, 2014

Land Rover sport
08:13 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover has revealed the new Discovery Sport, the world’s most versatile and capable premium compact SUV.

Emirates Airlines arrives to Oslo
06:25 GMT

Emirates, a global enabler of trade and business, has expanded its Scandinavian reach today with the start of its daily non-stop service to Oslo.

September 2, 2014

The Audi A6
15:26 GMT
(press release)

Audi Jordan, represented by Nuqul Automotive, has introduced the latest Audi A6 model that will captivate the hearts and minds of Audi lovers across the Kingdom.

Flights will start to Oslo and Brussels on September 2 (File/AFP)
12:29 GMT

The biggest Middle Eastern airline, Emirates, added two more destinations to its network this week including Oslo and Brussels.

Land Rover Mobile App
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover MENA announced that its regional mobile apps have become available on the Android platform, in line with efforts to further enhance its customer service experience.

Abu Dhabi Airports
08:08 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports announced today a 21.7% increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport for the month of July.

During the inauguration
05:25 GMT

Royal Jordanian’s first 787 had its inaugural flight today from its base at Queen Alia International Airport to London Heathrow, thus starting its regular operations.

September 1, 2014

During the event
14:35 GMT
(press release)

Thousands of passengers flying with Etihad Airways on Sunday 7 September will be able to enjoy every moment of the GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary.

Emirates Airline Arab Idol sponsorship
14:27 GMT

Emirates has raised the curtain on its latest sponsorship – Arab Idol, the reality show watched by Arab audiences all around the world.