- pause slideshow
Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.
Comment, analysis and opinion on the latest events and trends in the Middle East.
Contractors without financial clout will struggle to shoulder the burden of delayed payments
International banks have started cutting costs and others will follow
Number of passengers passing through the kingdom’s 27 airports in 2014 is equivalent to those handled by Dubai alone
Lack of abundant fossil fuel resources drives innovation and vice versa
Economy underpinned by infrastructure spending and new gas field
South Koreans remain dominant force in power generation EPC market
There is a strong link between construction activity and consumption
Major schemes could be delayed despite the turn to PPP
The expectation is government spending will be cut back significantly
Delays could negatively impact Iraq’s economy in the long-term
Egypt’s economic revival set to slow down as tourism sector faces inevitable hit
Widening the pool of bidders should result in more competitive prices
Political instability amid lower oil prices force leaders to make tough investment decisions