Gulf Times - Italy
Italy arrests 5 Tunisians in anti-terrorism swoop

Italy arrests 5 Tunisians in anti-terrorism swoop

Italian police on Thursday arrested five Tunisians as part of what they said was a major operation against suspected supporters of extremist terrorism in central and southern Italy.

Italian police arrest Moroccan planning truck attack

Italian police arrest Moroccan planning truck attack

Italian anti-terrorism police on Wednesday arrested an Italian citizen of Moroccan origin who they said was an Islamic State sympathiser planning a truck attack.

Qatar signs deal to buy 28 choppers

Qatar signs deal to buy 28 choppers

Qatar on Wednesday signed an agreement with Italy to purchase 28 NH90 helicopters through aerospace and defence group Leonardo.

Qatar, Italy sign JV for weapons production project, says envoy

Qatar, Italy sign JV for weapons production project, says envoy

Qatar has signed an industrial joint venture (JV) agreement with Italy for the establishment of a weapons production facility in Doha at the three-day Dimdex 2018, which concludes on Wednesday.

Qatar-Italy defence, security ties growing steadily

Qatar-Italy defence, security ties growing steadily

The defence and security co-operation between Qatar and Italy has highly broadened and growing steadily since the signing of the bilateral General Defence Agreement in 2010, both on a political and institutional level as well as in the field of training and joint exercises

Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

Libya's coastguard and an international charity ship picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers trying to take advantage of calm seas launched a flurry of boats towards Italy.

Italy heads to polls with centre-right ahead but stalemate likely

Italy heads to polls with centre-right ahead but stalemate likely

Italians went to the polls on Sunday in a vote that could bring political gridlock after an election campaign marked by anger over the listless economy, high unemployment and immigration.

Slovak police free all suspects held after journalist murder

Slovak police free all suspects held after journalist murder

Slovak police on Saturday said they had released seven Italians detained after they were named by murdered journalist Jan Kuciak in an explosive report on alleged high-level corruption ...

Italy is a 'superpower' in culture, beauty, design: Alfano

Italy is a 'superpower' in culture, beauty, design: Alfano

Italy is a "superpower in culture and beauty," thanks to its prowess in design, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Angelino Alfano said in Doha on Thursday.

Air Italy set to open new opportunities for business and tourism in Qatar and Italy

Air Italy set to open new opportunities for business and tourism in Qatar and Italy

The recent launch of Air Italy is set to open new opportunities for business and tourism, especially small and medium enterprises, in both Italy and Qatar, Italian ambassador Pasquale Salzano has told Gulf Times.

QTA hosts workshop to woo tourists from Italy

QTA hosts workshop to woo tourists from Italy

The event brought together nearly 100 of Italy’s leading tour operators and travel agents to introduce Qatar’s unique offerings as an attractive leisure tourism destination.

Italy migrant shooting spree 'triggered by woman's murder'

Italy migrant shooting spree 'triggered by woman's murder'

Luca Traini was arrested and taken into custody after drive-by attacks in the town of Macerata wounded five men and one woman from Ghana, Mali and Nigeria on Saturday.