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Libya’s escalating crisis is threatening regional stability

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There are more than $22bn-worth of infrastructure projects in the pipeline in Bahrain, according to the government

Private sector could pitch in for Bahrain Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Public-private partnerships will support infrastructure development

Jica loans for Rades combined-cycle power plant and Medjerda river flood control projects

Tunisia confirms Japanese project financing Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Jica loans for Rades combined-cycle power plant and Medjerda river flood control projects

Shia fighters fire a rocket during clashes with militants from Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in the Salahuddin province

Iran influence looms large in Tikrit battle Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Revolutionary Guards commander overseeing Shia paramilitary groups in Salahuddin offensive

Nuclear power

Saudi Electricity signs South Korea deals Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Cooperation on nuclear energy studies agreed

The Business Bay area in Dubai

Deyaar awards Business Bay contract Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Local developer awards construction contract for twin tower project in Dubai

Al-Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi

Two shortlisted for Abu Dhabi mall Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Bids were submitted in January for Al-Maryah Island development

Steel pipes

Abu Dhabi and Japan to build steel pipe plant Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Joint venture facility expected to start operations in 2018

Zahra Townhouses in Town Square

Dubai developer launches Town Square project Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

First phase of Nshama’s megaproject launched with construction expected to start soon

Port refinery

Kuwait mulls retendering Al-Zour marine package Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Options are being reviewed after the low bid came in 80 per cent over budget

Wind farms

Oman wind farm deadline extended Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Renewables contractors preparing bids for GCC’s first wind farm

Oil industry

Iraqi Kurdistan receives Iraq budget payment Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Erbil receives $208m after Kirkuk crude exports ramped up February, according to Iraq Oil Report

Dubai tourists at Dubai Mall fountain

Dubai tourism revenues rise 9.8 per cent Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

But the number of hotel rooms is growing faster than guest numbers

Libya oil assets seized by militants

Libya oil assets seized Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Bahi pumping station and Mabruk oil field captured

Egypt's Oil Minister Sherif Ismail

Egypt delays debt repayment to oil companies Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Oil minister says $3.1bn will be paid off by mid-2016

Refinery

Contractors prepare for Kuwait refinery deadlines Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Bid submission dates loom for the New Refinery Project and the Mina al-Ahmadi gas train

Healthcare

Private equity firms target healthcare and education Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Investors prefer specialised clinics

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Cairo, capital of Egypt

Egypt real estate projects top $140bn Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Real estate plans across the country to face investors as investment conference nears

Ibrahim Mahlab, premier of Egypt

'We are reforming the economy,' says Egypt premier Ibrahim Mahlab Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

In an exclusive interview with MEED, the prime minister explains how the government is working towards a fundamental reform of the Egyptian economy and looking to engage the private sector

Libya timebomb

The North African time bomb Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Libya’s escalating crisis is threatening regional stability

Container capacity at selected ports across region

Ports could face overcapacity Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Competition for market share is heating up among Middle East ports as some facilities in the region grow faster than the industry average

Naoki Tamaki, chief representative in Dubai, Jbic

Naoki Tamaki, chief representative in Dubai, Jbic Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

The executive from Japan Bank for International Cooperation says the Middle East and North Africa region will remain an important market for Japanese developers

UAE oil and gas contract awards with oil prices

Counter-cyclical oil spending unlikely to return in Abu Dhabi Subscription

2 March 2015 | By

Boom in contract awards during 2009 recession-led oil slump will not be repeated

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Special Reports

Suez Canal

Ports & Shipping: Gulf ports buck global trend

3 March 2015

Weak crude prices are providing an uplift for the regional tanker market and triggering a more active sea trade

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

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The MEED minute: News snapshots

Business Bay area of Dubai

MEED Live: 5 March 2015 Subscription

Deyaar awards Business Bay contract


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Contract Awards

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

Kuwait five-year plan boosts index Subscription

3 March 2015

Six per cent rise in Kuwait market contributes to Gulf Projects Index growth

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