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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.

July 30, 2013

Saudi officials said Riyadh’s population was projected to grow from 6 million to over 8 million in the next 10 years
14:55 GMT

The Saudi Arabian government awarded $22.5 billion (Dh82.6 billion) in contracts to three foreign-led consortia on Sunday for the design and construction of the first metro rail system in the capital, Riyadh.

Jazeera Airways
11:19 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced a record net profit of KD3.9 million for the second quarter of 2013, making the first half of 2013 the airline’s most profitable first half in history.

11:07 GMT
(press release)

With the summer travel season in full swing, Lufthansa is once again bolstering its services for the entire family with unique, Family Check-in Areas, at Frankfurt and Munich Airports.

From a central control center, Ford engineers can monitor up to eight robotically-driven test vehicles simultaneously
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Ford engineers have developed the industry’s first robotic test driving program, now in use at the company’s Michigan Proving Grounds in Romeo, Mich.

Turkish Airlines
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines is promoting the fascinating traditions and spiritual experience celebrated across the cultural capital of the country throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan with its new ‘Ramadan in Istanbul’ campaign.

05:56 GMT
(press release)

New research published today by Volkswagen provides an interesting insight into the UAE’s music listening habits.

July 29, 2013

Air Arabia Mobile App
09:26 GMT
(press release)

Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today became the first UAE-based airline to launch a mobile application for Apple devices.

July 28, 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
11:39 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today released its traffic performance results for the first half of 2013 revealing strong double digit growth of 12.6% in passenger traffic.

Crowne Plaza Amman Colleagues Ramadan Iftar
09:40 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman is constantly active in planning activities and executing initiatives for its colleagues, including different awareness lectures, gatherings, annual parties, among other activities.

Turkish Airlines
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines’ In-flight magazine ‘Skylife’ has launched a photo competition entitled “Bridges and People,”.

Air Arabia Mobile App
05:39 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia became the first UAE-based airline to launch a mobile application for Apple devices.

July 25, 2013

Emirates Airline
11:39 GMT

Less than nine months after launching its inaugural service to Lyon, Emirates has today announced it will upgrade the route’s operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200LR, effective from 1st February 2014.

July 24, 2013

Mr Yahya Ahmed Hussein Al-Robaydi, Etihad Airways General Manager in Yemen
11:39 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Mr Yahya Ahmed Hussein Al-Robaydi as the airline’s General Manager in Yemen.

Air Arabia
10:04 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, today announced the addition of its ninth Saudi Arabian destination, Ha’il.

2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Ranked Number One for Quality
09:53 GMT

The 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe ensures optimal customer satisfaction, according to the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Survey.