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Maghreb foreign direct investment, 2014

Algeria lags behind on foreign investment Subscription

20 August 2015 | By Paul Melly

In the Maghreb, both Morocco and Tunisia outstrip Algeria when it comes to foreign direct investment

The Arab League is due to hold a meeting on 18 August to discuss a request from Libya for air strikes against the jihadist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

Arab League to discuss Libya Subscription

17 August 2015 | By

Meeting follows a request for air strikes on Isis strongholds

Tunisia security

Region struggles to find answer to Isis advance Subscription

11 August 2015 | By James Gavin

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is gaining a foothold in the Maghreb, aided by the political turmoil in Libya and the failure of the international community to strike back

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Wil Crisp

A glimmer of hope for Libya’s projects market Subscription

26 May 2015 | By

Bahr Essalam contract awarded to OneSubsea

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Members of Libyan pro-government forces, which is backed by the locals, look on in an army camp, in Benghazi on 1 February. Violent clashes between Libyan pro-government forces and the Shura Council of Libyan Revolutionaries, an alliance of former anti-Ga

Gaddafi’s son sentenced to death Subscription

28 July 2015 | By

Son of former Libyan leader sentenced to death in absentia

Eni looks to boost oil output in Libya

Four kidnapped near Eni complex in Libya Subscription

20 July 2015 | By

Italian construction workers abducted

Conflict: Militias affiliated with the two coalitions have seen frequent clashes since the election

Reconciliation hopes fade Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

The ongoing violence in Libya looks likely to continue, with no signs of reconciliation between the two warring governments

Libya in talks to reopen oil fields

Libya in talks to reopen oil fields Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Officials and tribal leaders are taking part in negotiations

Bernardino Leon, the UN secretary-general’s special representative for Libya

UN sees progress in Libya peace talks Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Special representative says parties are moving towards a deal

Libya’s National Oil Corporation opens books

Libya looks to revamp oil facility Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Azzawiya Oil Refining Company invites contractors to prequalify

The In Amenas gas plant in eastern Algeria was overrun by Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in January 2013, in an attack that saw more than 60 people killed

US airstrike in Libya targeted Mokhtar Belmokhtar Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

The White House says US forces targeted the mastermind of the In Amenas gas attack

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: May 2015 Video Subscription

14 June 2015

Nearly $9bn of contracts awarded in May

Members of the Libyan pro-government forces gesture as they stand on a tank in Benghazi, Libya

Isis to become Libya’s dominant armed group Subscription

3 June 2015 | By

US security intelligence company warns jihadist group is set to make more gains

Guards outside a Mellitah Oil and Gas complex in Libya

Manager at Eni’s joint venture in Libya is kidnapped Subscription

3 June 2015 | By

Colleagues call for better security

Sirte oilfields in Iraq

Libya says oilfields near Sirte under threat from Isis Subscription

31 May 2015 | By

Officials request arms to fight the jihadist group

Offshore oil and gas

Italian oil firm strikes gas in Libyan waters Subscription

27 May 2015 | By

Find is located 20 kilometres north of the existing Bouri field

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Prime minister Abdullah al-Thani

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Cooperating to protect Maghreb economies

11 August 2015

Maghreb governments must work together to ensure extremists are repelled from their borders without disrupting economic growth

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