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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

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.

Etihad Rail
07:29 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, received the Strategic Project of the Year award at the 6th Annual Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in New York.

April 7, 2013

Egypt's railway workers have started a strike after staff rejected a ten per cent pay increase
13:01 GMT

Railway workers in Egypt begun a strike on Sunday, crippling the country's rail network.

Air Arabia
10:49 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today the increase in frequency of flights to Salalah from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah.