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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.

April 11, 2013

Etihad Crystal Cargo
10:05 GMT

Etihad Cargo has added Washington D.C. to its global cargo network, in addition to boosting frequency to Hong Kong courtesy of strategic partner Air Seychelles.

Grazia Style Awards
08:35 GMT
(press release)

Audi has teamed up with leading fashion and beauty magazine Grazia for the most stylish night of the year - the Grazia Style Awards.

Guests at the Honda event experience the Honda Civic
08:00 GMT

Imposed more stringent banking car loan rules to individuals, according to Mark Kass, Regional Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Honda

Turkish Airlines
07:27 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines’ 2012 consolidated financial statements were reported to Istanbul Stock Exchange.

April 10, 2013

British Airways
10:33 GMT
(press release)

In anticipation of the holiday season, British Airways is giving travellers from the UAE an incentive to beat the heat with its latest Spring-Summer special fares.

Thomas Milz, Managing Director, Volkswagen Middle East
09:55 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Middle East has announced a 23% increase in deliveries for Q1 2013 compared to the same period in 2012, with the month of March up 27% on last year in terms of growth.

April 9, 2013

A large number of Egypt’s train drivers and conductors ended their nationwide strike on Monday evening
09:24 GMT

A large number of Egypt’s train drivers and conductors ended their nationwide strike on Monday evening.

Kia Motors road
07:43 GMT

The four-week Kia Motors road shows have received an overwhelming response from UAE residents as around 1500 test drive took place during the first phase of Kia on Tour 2013 / Road Show.

Etihad Airways
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Viviane El Hajj as its new General Manager for Lebanon.

05:50 GMT
(press release)

Ford is joining the Dubai stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour in an action-packed day at the Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, in Downtown Dubai this weekend.

April 8, 2013

12:28 GMT

flydubai has announced a discount of 15% on lowest return fares between eight Saudi cities and Dubai.

Strikes on the Egyptian railway have entered a second day, crippling the network
12:05 GMT

A nationwide strike by train drivers continued to paralyse Egypt's rail traffic for a second day on Monday.

Saudi Arabia's embassy in Lebanon has denied  there is a ban on issuing visa to Lebanese citizens
09:26 GMT

Saudi Arabia denied Monday a report in a Lebanese newspaper that Riyadh had temporarily halted issuing visas to nationals from Lebanon.

Egypt has suspended all inbound Iranian flights
08:57 GMT

Egypt's tourism chief has decided to halt incoming flights form Iran, despite a recent thawing in relations.

Etihad Airways
08:27 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has received approval from the United States Department of Transportation to put its ‘EY’ flight code on Aer Lingus’ transatlantic services out of Dublin, Ireland.