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The scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Corinthia hotel in Libya's capital Tripoli on 28 January

African Union calls for Libya action Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Officials say political settlement is the ‘only solution’

Arab Bank Group's headquarters building in Amman, Jordan

Arab Bank posts 15 per cent profit increase Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Jordan bank increases lending by 3 per cent in 2015

Essid returns to cabinet negotiations

Essid returns to cabinet negotiations Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Tunisia prime minister’s first proposal for cabinet rejected

Rooftop solar panels

Dubai issues rooftop solar regulations Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Manufacturers invited to register their products

Anti-government protesters run as police arrive during their attempt to walk into Tahrir square in Cairo on 25 January

Egypt protester deaths condemned Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Human rights groups say government trying to cover up deaths of demonstrators

Petrochemicals industry

Iraq to invest in $11bn petrochemicals complex Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Shell-backed cracker project could be completed in five to six years

Al-Maktoum International airport, in Dubai

Al-Maktoum airport expansion delayed Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Enabling works contract for Al-Maktoum International in Dubai was due to be signed by the end of 2014

Union House in Dubai

Contractors submit bids for Dubai museum Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Project will be built where UAE rulers formed the federation in 1971

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (right) and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef

King Salman reshuffles cabinet Subscription

1 February 2015 | By ,

Key posts remain unchanged by new monarch

Kirkuk

Kurds retake oil facility near Kirkuk Subscription

1 February 2015 | By

Khabaz crude unit seized from Isis fighters

Key project deadlines loom in Kuwait

Key project deadlines loom in Kuwait Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Oil and gas contracts worth $11.6bn have bid deadlines in February

GCC investors sought for Tahiti project

GCC investors sought for Tahiti project Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Authorities in French Polynesia look for investors to develop hospitality project

Egypt to import gas for three to four years

Egypt to import gas for three to four years Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Official says unconventional gas may help country achieve energy independence

Banking

Syndicated loan raised for Universal Hospital Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Abu Dhabi medical facility secures AED260m

Iraq has revised down its budgeted oil price for 2015

Iraq cuts spending and budgeted oil price Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Budgeted oil price trimmed to $55 a barrel from $60 with deficit set to rise

Power

GE wins equipment contract for Yanbu 3 Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

US firm will provide drives for power component of power and water facility

Pylons

Oman appoints firm to prepare utility study Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Canadian group will prepare study exploring privatisation of distribution company

Commercial Bank of Dubai posts rise in profits

Commercial Bank of Dubai posts rise in profits Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Bank strives to diversify revenue sources

Mina al-Ahmadi fifth train postponed

Mina al-Ahmadi fifth train postponed Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Kuwait National Petroleum Company scheme sees third extension in two months

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has reported an 18 per cent increase in net profits for 2014

NBAD reports profit increase for 2014 Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Abu Dhabi bank’s lending rose by 6 per cent

Derrick

Phase two of Lagia oil field to start Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

SacOil announces milestone in Egypt development

Total wins stake in Abu Dhabi onshore oil fields

Total wins stake in Abu Dhabi onshore oil fields Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Paris-based group first to announce joint venture and also becomes asset leader of several fields

Jordan still evaluating wind schemes

Jordan still evaluating wind schemes Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

At least four proposals are under consideration

State-owned upstream operator Kuwait Oil Company has launched a new prequalification round

KOC launches prequalification round Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Process will allow companies to qualify to take on bigger projects

Red Sea, Jordan

Jordan inks LNG supply deal with Shell Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Kingdom to import enough gas to meet quarter of national electricity demand

Nile river

Al-Sisi to meet Ethiopian premier over dam Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Grand Renaissance Dam will be discussed at African Union Summit

Gas flare

Egypt awards $2.2bn in gas contracts Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Contracts awarded to Vitol, Noble Group, Trafigura and BP to supply 75 cargoes of LNG

PwC urges Qatar to deepen capital markets

PwC urges Qatar to deepen capital markets Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Initial public offering market expected to gather pace in 2015

Canary Wharf, London

QIA secures another London acquisition Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

QIA-led consortium acquires parent company of Canary Wharf group

Spanish UN peacekeepers in Lebanon near the Israeli border on 28 January 2015

Hezbollah attacks Israeli patrol Subscription

29 January 2015 | By

Tensions intensify as Hezbollah attacks an army patrol in the Shebaa farms area

Dubai Silicon Oasis

Dubai Silicon Oasis to tender new project Subscription

28 January 2015 | By

Client confirms that Silicon Park project is on track

Stanbic Bank Uganda signs loan with Gulf banks

Stanbic Bank Uganda signs loan with Gulf banks Subscription

28 January 2015 | By

Africa to turn to region for financing

Reverse osmosis pipes

Kuwait inaugurates Al-Zour South plant Subscription

28 January 2015 | By

Veolia optimistic about future opportunities in the country

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