Wednesday 20 June 2018

3D replica of Palmyra Arch draws 2m visitors in 2 days

Two million spectators visited the 3D replica of Syria’s historic Palmyra Arch of Triumph in just two days as it made its fourth stop in the Italian city of Arona, Sicily, on the sidelines of the G7 summit. The replica is se


100s of fleeing Syrian refugees reach Italian coast

Hundreds of Syrian refugees have been rescued in rough seas and brought to Italy's southern coast in the last 24 hours, the Italian coastguard said on Saturday. Three boats carrying 809 refugees and possibly some migrants, inc


KPC wins Italy jet fuel contract

Q8Aviation, a part of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), has won its first major contract from easyJet for supply of jet fuel at Catania-Vincenzo Bellini Airport in Italy. The world's sixth largest supplier of aviation fuel, Q8Aviatio


MBRF to release book on Islamic impact on Sicily

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) has signed an MoU with noted author Dr Salma Al Jayyousi, to publish the first encyclopaedia in English on the Arab and Islamic Civilisation in Sicily from the 8th–13th century. The book

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