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Kuwait prequalifies firms for airport package Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Runway and infrastructure package tendered and stalled in 2013

Halong Bay Vietnam

Limitless plans new overseas projects Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Dubai-based developer to announce new developments very soon

Deira Islands, Dubai

Van Oord wins Dubai offshore work Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Dredger will complete marine work on Nakheel’s Deira Islands development

Saudi Arabia 2015: The Kingdom's Year of Change

Saudi projects market rebounds strongly

30 June 2015 | By

Project contract awards in the kingdom up 25 per cent in 2015, according to new research from MEED

Tunisia assault

Tunisia makes beach attack arrests Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Unidentified number of people accused of providing support to gunman

Kuwait boosts security for oil sector

Kuwait to upgrade defence data centre Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

State’s security infrastructure needs to be modernised in the wake of mosque attack

A view shows burnt cars at the site of a car bomb that attacked the convoy of Egyptian public prosecutor Hisham Barakat near his house at Heliopolis district in Cairo on 29 June

Egyptian prosecutor assassinated Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Anti-Islamist figure dies of injuries after bomb attack

Al-Reem Island in Abu Dhabi_

Reem Island killer gets death penalty Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Emirati woman sentenced under terrorism laws

Shanghai in China

Middle East nations join Asian International Investment Bank Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Fifty countries sign on with new China-led development bank

Telecoms company Etisalat of the UAE

Mobily troubles hit Etisalat profits Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Saudi telecoms company restates 2014 results

Copper mine

Mubadala acquires stake in Spanish mining operation Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Abu Dhabi wealth fund takes 50 per cent interest in Minas de Agues Tenidas

Abu Dhabi

Adib approves sukuk and share issuance Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Bank to improve capital ratios

Egypt evaluating sole IPP bid

Egypt evaluating sole IPP bid Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Only one bid was received for 2,250MW scheme in March

Bahrain to receive military aid from Washington following four-year freeze

US set to resume aid to Bahrain Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Bahrain to receive military aid from Washington following four-year freeze

Qatar 2022 football World Cup faces its first legal challenge

Qatar World Cup faces legal challenge from Spain Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Spanish football league says winter tournament will cost it $72m

Bernardino Leon, the UN secretary-general’s special representative for Libya

UN sees progress in Libya peace talks Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Special representative says parties are moving towards a deal

Napco expands Oman downstream aluminium capacity

Napco expands Oman downstream aluminium capacity Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Company to add two extrusion presses and vertical powder coating line

Libya in talks to reopen oil fields

Libya in talks to reopen oil fields Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Officials and tribal leaders are taking part in negotiations

OPWP has received technical submissions from four groups for 3,200MW Sohar 3/Ibri independent power project

Four groups submit technical bids for Oman IPP Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Sultanate’s next independent power project will be split over two sites

National carrier Iran Air’s Boeing fleet has an average age of more than 35 years

Aircraft manufacturers prepare for Iranian orders Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

European and US suppliers look to capture market share in Iran’s sanctions-ridden aviation sector

Qatar says final draft of labour law will be ready this year

Qatar says final draft of labour law will be ready this year Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Government Communications Office issues statement saying progress is being made

Egypt attacks continue to spare projects market

Egypt attacks continue to spare projects market Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Development schemes remain relatively safe as attacks continue to target government officials

Financiers keen on Kuwait PPP projects

Financiers keen on Kuwait PPP projects Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Local banks eye larger role

Egypt suspends gas to 78 per cent of fertiliser plants

Egypt suspends gas to 78 per cent of fertiliser plants Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

State official says fuel is being prioritised for electricity production

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif (extreme right) at the talks in Vienna

Iran nuclear talks set to overrun deadline Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Iran’s foreign minister returns to Vienna for crunch negotiations

Deadline extended again for Saudi power plant

Spanish firm submits low bid for Duba project Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Lowest two prices for construction contract were submitted by Spanish contractors

Riyadh

French to invest in Saudi fund Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

$400m fund to focus on Saudi SMEs

More resources are needed to avert the humanitarian crisis in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq and cater to the needs of refugees in the long term

Underfunding threatens refugees and host countries Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

The $3.47bn funding gap could undermine most basic survival needs

Crowds surround the Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after a bomb explosion following Friday prayers in the Sawber area of Kuwait City on 26 June

Saudi citizen carried out Kuwait mosque attack Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Bombing killed 27 people and injured more than 200

Crude price faces downward pressure for rest of year

Crude price faces downward pressure for rest of year Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Barclays analysts forecast lower prices for third quarter of 2015

A member of Tunisia's special forces inspects the beachside of the Imperial Marhaba resort in Sousse

Tunisia massacre will impact neighbours Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Deadly attacks will hurt tourism in North Africa, although Egypt and Morocco could benefit

Egypt construction

Egypt to get slum redevelopment grant Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

UAE to provide grant to build housing units

Solar power

Joint venture signs agreements for Egypt renewables Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Memorandum of understandings covers land allocation for wind and solar projects

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