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Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne

Iran nuclear talks run past 31 March deadline Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

US says enough progress made to continue Lausanne negotiations into 1 April

Dubai Metro

Seven stations for new Dubai metro link Subscription

2 April 2015 | By

A preferred alignment has been selected for the Expo line

Energy sector

Taqa cuts capital expenditure on oil price drop Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

UAE-based energy firm reports net loss for 2014

Dubai Creek

Contractor replaced on Dubai scheme Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Construction project will now be delivered by marine works contractor

 Commercial Bank of Dubai to acquire RBS loan portfolio

Commercial Bank of Dubai to acquire RBS loan portfolio Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Corporate loanbook worth about AED3bn

Natural gas

Kuwait and Iraq sign two energy deals Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Memorandums of understanding cover oil fields and gas imports

Kuwait invites bidders for road works

Kuwait invites bidders for road works Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Ministry of Public Works launches road and infrastructure tenders

 Libya’s Tripoli-based parliament has voted to remove its prime minsister, Omar al-Hassi

Tripoli-based prime minister sacked Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Move could disrupt peace talks

Construction safety

Middle East construction safety lags behind Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

UAE leads health and safety culture in the region, but Middle East remains among the worst in the world

Dubai International Financial Centre

Dubai plans new retail centre Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Retail precinct is part of free zone’s expansion plans

Hamad International airport in Doha, Qatar

Firms compete for Doha airport expansion Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Qatar’s new international airport opened in 2014

Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne

Iran nuclear talks run past 31 March deadline Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

US says enough progress made to continue Lausanne negotiations into 1 April

Yu Tao

Non-payment lessons learned Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Still a concern but fewer non-payment problems likely if market contracts, says China State Construction

Egypt construction boom

Hassan Allam predicts project boom in Egypt Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Egyptian contractor says it is well positioned to take advantage of growing project market

Majid al-Futtaim

Majid al-Futtaim rules out plans for IPO Subscription

31 March 2015 | By

Local developer says it will not launch an IPO despite the success of Emaar’s mall group in 2014

New CEO for Arabtec Construction

New CEO for Arabtec Construction Subscription

31 March 2015 | By

Raja Ghanma has been appoined as head of UAE contractor

Oil refinery

Mina al-Ahmadi gas contract to be awarded Subscription

31 March 2015 | By

Kuwait decides on refinery’s fifth gas fractionation train

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Latest Analysis

Saving Yemen: It is likely the Saudi-led coalition will feel a ground invasion is necessary

A litmus test for Saudi policy Subscription

31 March 2015 | By Peter Salisbury

King Salman’s strategy for Yemen has the potential to mark a major shift in the history of the region

Luay Khoury, president and CEO, Projacs International

Shifting risk will drive innovation in construction Subscription

31 March 2015

Outdated liability models mean contractors are taking on too much responsibility, leading to work that does not do the industry justice, say construction leaders

Fujairah oil storage capacity

Fujairah oil storage continues rapid expansion Subscription

30 March 2015 | By

Capacity demand rises as traders hold stocks while crude prices stay low

Iran transport projects

Iran's transport sector in need of sanctions relief Subscription

30 March 2015 | By

Islamic Republic will have better access to finance and international technical expertise if embargoes ease

Renewables

Saudi Arabia retreats from renewables Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

Saudi Arabia is the most irradiated country on Earth, but it is slashing plans for the world’s biggest solar power programme

Four-nation tour: South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye is fostering ties with the leaders of Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE

Seoul moves to strengthen ties Subscription

24 March 2015 | By

South Korea is looking to redress the trade disparity with GCC countries in the face of lower oil prices

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Special Reports

Cover

Qatar Projects 2015

1 April 2015

World Cup projects gather pace

Health

Healthcare: Middle East eyes medical tourism

31 March 2015

Governments around the region are now in the midst of spending programmes

Gaza and West Bank

Gaza & West Bank: Slow growth dampens hope

31 March 2015

Agriculture could lead to thousands of new jobs

Stock market

MEED 100: The region's largest listed companies

25 March 2015

There have been a few big new entries

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Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

Qatar leads Gulf index growth Subscription

31 March 2015

Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain also record expansions in value

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