transport in the East

Saudi Arabia hosts car show for women

The first women’s car exhibition in the Saudi capital of Riyadh marks the latest stage in preparations for the day when women can take to the wheels for the first time in the kingdom. The three-day exhibition …

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 People injured in incident at Istanbul pier

Seven people were injured during a rigid mooring of a ferry at one of piers in Istanbul, Turkish media reported. Reportedly, all the injured are citizens of Turkey. They were hospitalized, and their health is assessed as normal. …

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US and UAE reaffirm open skies agreement

The UAE today welcomed the outcome of recent discussions on civil aviation with the United States in which both countries strongly reaffirmed the 2002 UAE-US Air Transport Agreement (ATA) and the fundamental principles of Open Skies, Khaleej …

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Date of opening Canakkale-1915 bridge revealed

The opening ceremony of the Canakkale 1915 bridge will be held on March 18, 2022, Turkey's Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications Ahmet Arslan said. "At present, the creation of infrastructure for …

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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul due to fog

Sea voyages have been cancelled in Istanbul due to the dense fog, the Turkish organization for the management of maritime transport said. In connection with this, the Marmaray Tunnel functions in an enhanced mode. …

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Man swallowed by escalator in Turkey (VIDEO)

A shocking moment was captured in Istanbul when a man steps onto the escalator only to find that it’s collapsing just below his feet. The footage first shows a stream of people walking down the escalator, which was out of …

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Iranian president to visit Azerbaijan on March 29

Astara (Azerbaijan) - Astara (Iran) railway will be opened on Thursday, March 29 through video conference within the framework of the visit of Iranian President Hassan Ruhani to Azerbaijan, Member of Board of Directors of Islamic …

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Women can now be Iran Air pilots

For the first time, the Iranian flag-carrier airline, Iran Air, is set to recruit female pilots, the CEO of Iran Air Farzaneh Sharafbafi said. The airline publishes a job vacancy advertisement to recruit new pilots …

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Black box from Turkish plane crashed in Iran found

Iranian authorities have recovered the 'black box' from a Turkish private jet that crashed in Iran while traveling from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul, killing all 11 people onboard. Officials also have recovered 10 bodies …

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Driverless buses to appear in Istanbul

Driverless buses may soon appear in Istanbul's public transport system, the Istanbul Municipality said in a message. According to the message, relevant tests are being conducted to move to driverless buses. "Similar …

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Turkish vessel detained during repairs in Tunisia

According to the Russian Embassy in Tunisia, a Turkish ship belonging to Akdeniz Roro was detained in the port of Tunisian city of Sfax when it asked for permission to stop for repair after a storm. It is specified that the cargo ship …

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Iranian rescuers find wreckage of ATR-72 plane

Iranian rescue teams found the wreckage of the ATR-72 plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two days earlier, a Revolutionary Guards spokesman said. "The Revolutionary Guards' helicopters this morning …

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Plane crash kills 66 in central Iran

An Iranian passenger plane with 66 people on board has crashed in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj, Al Jazeera reports citing Iranian news media. A spokesperson for Iran Aseman Airlines told …

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