Gulf Times - Rome
Qatar participates in Nato anniversary celebration

Qatar participates in Nato anniversary celebration

Qatar participated in the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) in Rome.

Rome court overrides Salvini, says migrant ship can enter Italy's waters

Rome court overrides Salvini, says migrant ship can enter Italy's waters

A Rome administrative court ruled on Wednesday that a Spanish rescue ship carrying 160 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance of a ban imposed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a fine.

Migrants disembark in Italy as Rome vows to continue hard line

Migrants disembark in Italy as Rome vows to continue hard line

Migrants forced to remain on board the ship that rescued them off the coast of Libya almost two weeks ago stepped onto dry land in Sicily on Thursday ...

Tourist buses block Rome traffic in protest against ban

Tourist buses block Rome traffic in protest against ban

Hundreds of tourist buses blocked Rome traffic for several hours on Thursday, as drivers protested a plan to ban their vehicles from the centre to reduce air pollution and noise.

Surging in the polls, Italy's Salvini stages mass Rome rally

Surging in the polls, Italy's Salvini stages mass Rome rally

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini filled one of Rome's main squares with tens of thousands of flag-waving supporters on Saturday in a rally that underscored the growing predominance of his rightist League party.

Italy PM 'confident' Rome can avoid EU sanctions over budget

Italy PM 'confident' Rome can avoid EU sanctions over budget

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he was ‘confident’ Rome could avoid unprecedented EU sanctions over its big-spending budget, rejected by Brussels, following talks with European Commission ...

EU moves to discipline Italy over budget, Rome stays defiant

EU moves to discipline Italy over budget, Rome stays defiant

The European Commission took the first step on Wednesday toward disciplining Italy over its expansionary 2019 budget after Rome refused to change it ...

US-bound United flight diverted after threat found onboard

US-bound United flight diverted after threat found onboard

A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland on Monday after "a message" was discovered on board, Irish police said.

Chief of Staff inaugurates new military attache HQ in Rome

Chief of Staff inaugurates new military attache HQ in Rome

The Chief of Staff said that the new headquarters of the military attache opens a new chapter in the defence relations between Qatar and Italy.

Two buses catch fire in black day for Rome transport system

Two buses catch fire in black day for Rome transport system

A passenger bus caught fire and exploded in the heart of Rome on Tuesday, while another bus was gutted in the suburbs later in the day, highlighting the dire state of public transport in the Italian capital.

Bus catches fire, explodes in heart of Rome

Bus catches fire, explodes in heart of Rome

A passenger bus caught fire and exploded in the heart of Rome on Tuesday, witnesses said, sending a plume of black smoke over the city centre in the ninth such blaze this year.