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GS Energy awarded 3 per cent stake in Adco

Frontrunner emerges for biggest UAE oil contract of 2015 Subscription

6 July 2015 8:38 GMT | By

Low bid for Bab Integrated Facilities Expansion said to be in region of $3bn


Qatar to tender $31bn of projects this year Subscription

5 July 2015 | By

Doha Bank says the construction sector will see double-digit growth

UAE to draft new tax laws

UAE to draft new tax laws Subscription

5 July 2015 | By

Country looks to improve government revenues amid declining oil prices

Sabic forms joint venture for chemicals production

Sabic forms joint venture for chemicals production Subscription

6 July 2015 5:12 GMT | By

Consortium targets $640m of investment

The new Atlantis hotel planned in Dubai

Dubai sets July deadline for Atlantis Subscription

6 July 2015 5:36 GMT | By

New resort will be built on Palm Jumeirah

Gas plant

Erbil downplays Dana Gas court ruling Subscription

6 July 2015 5:42 GMT | By

UAE gas group claims victory in case on oil and gas production rights


Saudi non-oil private sector growth slumps Subscription

6 July 2015 6:16 GMT | By

Emirates NBD purchasing managers survey shows slowdown in new orders in June

Iraq oil exports hit record level

Iraqi Kurdistan fails to keep to oil export agreement Subscription

6 July 2015 8:22 GMT | By

Oil sales via Iraq’s state-owned marketing company sharply declined in June

Al-Reem Island in Abu Dhabi, the UAE

Abu Dhabi approves mall designs Subscription

6 July 2015 8:26 GMT | By

Construction works for the estimated $1bn Abu Dhabi mall expected to start soon

Sepp Blatter, president of global footballing body Fifa

Fifa chief says European leaders influenced World Cup votes Subscription

6 July 2015 8:36 GMT | By

Sepp Blatter says Fifa should not be blamed for Qatar being named host of the 2022 competition

Desalination plant

Oman desalination plant begins trial operation Subscription

6 July 2015 12:04 GMT | By

Plant due to be fully commissioned in early 2016


Middle East records rise in construction disputes Subscription

6 July 2015 12:14 GMT | By

Report findings say resolution process is taking longer

Oil tanker terminal

Opec could lose 5 per cent of market share by 2018 Subscription

5 July 2015 10:30 GMT | By

But low prices will not affect long-term trajectory of oil and gas sector, says Deloitte

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Focus: Crisis in Libya

Libya oil facilities

Isis expansion threatens Libyan oil operations Subscription

5 July 2015 | By

The outlook for Libyan oil exports is bleak, with Isis threatening key crude terminals against a backdrop of civil protests and disputes between the rival governments

In one weekend in May alone, more than 5,800 migrants were rescued offshore of Libya, according to a statement by the Italian coastguard. At least 1,750 have died trying to make the crossing so far this year

Libya's economic crisis starts to bite Subscription

2 July 2015 | By

As UN-mediated peace talks between Libya’s rival governments break down, the country’s finances look increasingly precarious

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Special report

Lebanon faces test of resilience

Lebanon faces test of resilience

30 June 2015

The government’s habit of allowing external events to affect domestic policy continues to paralyse Beirut’s political process

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Nuclear Talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Foreign ministers return to Vienna for Iran nuclear talks Subscription

5 July 2015 | By

Chief Iranian negotiator says agreement has “never been closer” as deadline looms

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