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Istanbul in Turkey

Turkey's projects pipeline bucks regional trend Subscription

8 October 2015 | By

While the GCC projects market slowing, due to lower oil prices, the Turkey market is one of the region’s biggest

Middle East asset

Asset decline hits region hard Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

The price of oil and war has had a huge impact on the region’s state finances, with some countries hard hit by a tumultuous year

Jeddah in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia runs 2015 deficit to meet spending Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Deficit is expected to decline as one-off spending ends and infrastructure is completed

Abu Dhabi capital city of the UAE

Impact of oil price squeeze on UAE reserves is limited Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Oil now accounts for just one third of the UAE’s nominal GDP


Qatar's financial buffers remain vast Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

GDP growth is expected to accelerate during 2015 as World Cup spending kicks in

Oman is expected to be one of the key markets in the region for project finance in 2015

Oman moves to contain impact of deficit Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Muscat began issuing sovereign bonds at the start of this year

Bahrain puts banks into administration

Bahrain’s modest reserves backed by Saudi Arabia’s support Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Kingdom has received guarantees from Saudi Arabia, which is committed to helping it alleviate the impact of falling hydrocarbon prices

Kuwait’s rapid progress on the New Refinery Project over recent weeks has come at a crucial time for the oil sector

Kuwait runs deficit despite low breakeven price Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Reserves are adequate to sustain the shortfall

Three property projects announced in Egypt

Trade balance affects Egypt’s reserves Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Egypt’s net international reserves sit at $18bn, failing to reach levels seen pre-2011

IMF fast-tracks Iraq loan

Iraq's finances are coming under increasing strain Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

War with Isis and low oil prices have dented reserves

Algiers, capital city of Algeria

Algeria's reserves eroded as oil prices remain low Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Reserves declined by 11.1 per cent during the first half of this year

Red Sea, Jordan

Jordan reserves rise on lower fuel bills Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Cost of energy imports has fallen by a third

In Morocco, some 800,000 housing units were empty in 2010

Cheaper oil boosts Morocco's finances Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Financial reserves up 20 per cent on 2014


Lebanon’s reserves record insufficient growth Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Spending on public wages and a trade deficit has meant Beirut is struggling to invest in infrastructure

Tunisian soldiers and police patrol the area of Mount Salloum near Algeria's border in Kasserine, Tunisia on 4 July

Tunisia's reserves benefit from oil price fall Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Recession this year has hit gains made in late 2014

Saudi Arabia says the Yemen insurgency is being fuelled by Iran

Turbulent times mean mixed fortunes for Yemen Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Ongoing military and civil conflicts stem economic progress

Benghazi, Libya

Libya's reserves plundered as war rages on Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Limited healthcare, education and social welfare institutions may collapse

Airport control tower

Thales wins Iraq air navigation contract Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Firm to supply crucial navigation equipment to Najaf International airport

Dubai International Financial Centre

GCC banking growth to slow Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

New credit cycle will mean harder conditions for lenders

Samer Khoury, CCC’s president of engineering and construction

Interview: Adapting for a new era of low oil prices Subscription

29 September 2015 | By

Samer Khoury, president of engineering and construction at Consolidated Contractors Company, on how he is changing strategies to counter the effect of low oil prices

Egyptian pound continues depreciation

Egypt's central bank backed into a corner over devaluation Subscription

28 September 2015 | By

Devaluing the pound is not a simple task for the central bank as Egypt remains an import-dominated economy

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Tehran in Iran

Iran’s banks may have $70bn in bad debt Subscription

10 September 2015 | By

Lifting sanctions could lead to recapitalisation

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