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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.

May 29, 2013

Toyota Prado
07:25 GMT
(press release)

Toyota today announced strong growth performance in the Gulf Region, selling 158,223 units in Q1 2013, which resulted in the brand further consolidating its leadership with a 39.6% market share.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with Emirates' Captain Warren Coles in an A380 flight simulator at Emirates Aviation College in Dubai
05:46 GMT

Three Arsenal players have swapped their usual airline passenger seats and courageously stepped into the cockpit of an Emirates’ A380 for the landing of their lives.

May 28, 2013

Mercedes-Benz E-Class
10:25 GMT
(press release)

Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, launched the face-lifted E-Class 2014, taking luxury sedans to newer heights.

Hyundai Strategic Partners
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Juma Al Majid Establishment (JAME), the sole distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, celebrated yet another year of success alongside its partners at its annual Strategic Partners Conference 2013.

Emirates Roland Garros A380
05:31 GMT

Spectators at this year’s Roland Garros tournament are looking to the skies thanks to Emirates’ innovative A380 aerial camera created in collaboration with the French Federation of Tennis.

The year to date traffic increased by 16.3 per cent to 21.9 million passengers
05:30 GMT

Dubai International recorded nine straight months of double-digit growth as passenger numbers in April jumped 18.7 per cent to 5.41 million over the same period last year.

May 27, 2013

The Egyptian government is facing criticism for failing to offer a plan to develop the transportation sector
13:48 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority signed a contract with an international company to install the most advanced system of communications and electric signals in the Cairo-Alexandria line.

Royal Jordanian
12:31 GMT

Royal Jordanian announced that it will add two new destinations to its route network, Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria and Accra, the capital of Ghana, starting July 3, 2013.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
10:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) re-opened the access roads to Abu Dhabi International Airport, enabling travelers to enter Terminals 1 and 3 from the upper curbside as per the pre-construction period.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Tawfiq Gargour & Fils (TGF), the exclusive dealer for Mercedes-Benz in Jordan, is proud to announce the launch of the new 2014 E-Class in the Kingdom.

May 26, 2013

Ma’an Al Sahel Group
12:40 GMT
(press release)

In commemoration of Jordan’s 67th Independence Day anniversary, Airport International Group organized special festivities at QAIA on Saturday 25th May, 2013.

Jazeera Airways fleet
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group announced it will take delivery of a brand new Airbus A320 aircraft from the manufacturer’s A320 facility in Toulouse, France early next month.

Audi
06:43 GMT

Ali & Sons has announced the construction of a new Audi terminal showroom on Abu Dhabi’s Airport Road to meet the increasing demand in the Emirate.

Turkish Airlines takes off to Malta as 100th Country
06:16 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines is celebrating taking off to Malta this week as the 100th country destination for the global carrier, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline.

May 23, 2013

Emirates Airline
13:10 GMT

Emirates will increase capacity on its services to Colombo from 30th June 2013, with the addition of three more flights per week, the airline announced today.