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Erbil is determined to defend its control of the oil-rich province

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Power generation

Mitsubishi the preferred bidder for Facility D Subscription

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Three bidders resubmitted final offers for Qatar independent water and power project in January

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Oman tenders dam work Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Three flood protection dams to be built in Wadi Aday

Banking

Arab Banking Corporation posts profit increase Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Bahrain bank reduces bad-loan ratio

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Egypt labels Hamas as a terrorist organisation Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Cairo relations with Palestinian group set to worsen

Oil tanker in Libya

UN report on Libya calls for international force Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Sanctions monitors say intervention would help to combat arms trafficking

Planned solar innovation centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Solar Park

Dewa evaluates solar innovation centre bids Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Chinese contractor submits low bid for construction project

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Oman prepares to tender ammonia plant Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Design study completed on proposed facility in Salalah

Libyan prime minister Abdulla al-Thinni

Libya accuses Turkey of supplying arms to rival government Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Internationally recognised government accuses Turkey and Qatar of supporting Tripoli-based rival

Power

Bidders wait for Saudi power plant deadline Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Contractors submitted technical bids in October for Waad al-Shamal power generation facility

Stadium

Saudi stadiums progress slows Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Construction contracts were due to be awarded in late 2014

Metro

Cairo metro contract awarded Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

French firms awarded latest Cairo metro construction contract

Emaar Properties

Emaar Properties’ outlook upgraded to positive Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

Moody’s affirms Emaar Properties’ Ba1 rating

Jeddah in Saudi Arabia

El-Seif wins Jeddah ministry headquarters deal Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

Local contractor will build Saudi Arabia Interior Ministry building in Jeddah

Biolab Arabia planning to diversify into construction and oil and gas sectors

Saudi chemicals company to expand operations Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

Biolab Arabia planning to diversify into construction and oil and gas sectors

Oman awards wind farm consultancy deal

Oman awards wind farm consultancy deal Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

ILF Consulting Engineers to advise on 50MW renewables project

Eagle Hills plans new capital city for Egypt

Eagle Hills plans new capital city for Egypt Subscription

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Abu Dhabi developer to announce major real estate project in Egypt

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Latest Analysis

Saudi refining plan hinges on curbing subsidies

Saudi refining plan hinges on curbing subsidies Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Kingdom aims to become world’s second-largest exporter of refined products

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Kirkuk dispute to intensify Subscription

24 February 2015 | By

Erbil is determined to defend its control of the oil-rich province

Kuwait simplifies investment laws

Kuwait simplifies investment laws Subscription

24 February 2015 | By

New, transparent executive regulations and fast decision-making are hoped to facilitate an increase in foreign direct investment

The overhaul of the refining sector is critical to Kuwait meeting its 2020 downstream targets

Refining sector to get overhaul Subscription

24 February 2015 | By

The newfound momentum in downstream contract awards is due to continue in 2015, but falling oil prices and land disputes could yet derail plans

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Economic optimism growing in Egypt Subscription

24 February 2015 | By

Expectations are high ahead of Economic Development Conference in March

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Kuwait approves investment plan Subscription

24 February 2015 | By

Kuwait has approved a new five-year development plan that is similar in ambition to its predecessor despite the plunge in oil prices. But this time it must deliver

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Special Reports

Education

Education: Region looks to fill science skills gap

24 February 2015

Teaching students the right skills will help them find gainful employment.

Optimism grows in Kuwait projects market

Kuwait: Optimism grows in projects market

23 February 2015

Kuwait’s approval of a new spending plan and recent amendments to investment laws will mean projects will continue to move ahead

Regional tourism

Tourism: Shift in dynamics in the industry

16 February 2015

Conflict coupled with political and economic instability is changing the landscape of the region’s tourism industry

Refinery

Oil & Gas: Times are changing for the region’s refiners

16 February 2015

Refining companies may have to rethink their refining investment strategies to overcome the uncertainty of low oil prices

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French team wins Cairo metro construction deal


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Gulf projects index

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2015 Subscription

1 March 2015

Over $8bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East

Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

UAE leads Gulf index decline Subscription

24 February 2015

Region’s second-biggest projects market drops by 3 per cent

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