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This week's edition of MEED magazine


Yemen clashes

Yemen on verge of civil war

By Elizabeth Bains

Both sides of Yemen’s political and economic conflict must be convinced to return to the negotiating table

Bardo Museum attack

Tunisia's stability threatened

By Philippa Wilkinson

Tunisia’s most lethal terror attack since 2002 has struck at the heart of the capital

Seoul, capital of South Korea

South Korea has more to offer than trade

By Kevin Baxter

Seoul should be selling the GCC its economic miracle as the solution to industrial diversification


The quiet demise of Saudi Arabia’s renewable energy ambitions

By Philippa Wilkinson

Shifting strategy in the kingdom leaves long-term energy dilemma

Tunnel boring machine for metro

No more distractions for Qatar infrastructure

By Colin Foreman

The World Cup date is fixed so Doha has to concentrate on infrastructure

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Special Reports

Stock market

MEED 100: The region's largest listed companies

25 March 2015

There have been a few big new entries


    David Cox, regional managing director, Middle East and South Asia, Mott MacDonald

    Construction firms predict slowdown Subscription Required

    By Austyn Allison , Katie Briggs

    Executives at some of the region’s top construction firms say lower oil prices will lead to a rethink about the need for future projects

    Anti-Houthi protesters demonstrate in Yemen's southwestern city of Taiz on 22 March. Houthi fighters opposed to Yemen's president took over the city in an escalation of a power struggle

    A futile battle for power in Yemen Subscription Required

    By Peter Salisbury

    If the Houthis and Al-Hadi go to war, the outcome will only be one that leaves Yemen’s already impoverished economy moribund

    The terrorist attack in March on the Bardo Museum in Tunis, which cost more than 20 lives, has thrown Tunisia’s fragile security situation into the international spotlight

    Tightening security only way forward for Tunis Subscription Required

    By Philippa Wilkinson

    Terror attacks such as the one on the Bardo Museum could send Tunisia spiralling into a vicious circle of deteriorating security, and the government must take preventive actions immediately

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    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 Required

    By Kevin Baxter

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

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