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Istanbul

Turkey calls Nato meeting on Syria Subscription Required

27 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Instability spills over Syrian border

Tunisia shooting

Tunisia passes terror law Subscription Required

27 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Human rights groups criticise ‘flawed’ and ‘vague’ law

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

Ankara launches air strikes against Isis Subscription Required

26 July 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Turkey joins international community as it carries out anti-Isis assaults in Syria and Iraq

Algiers, capital city of Algeria

Algeria posts trade deficit Subscription Required

22 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

North African nation records low earnings amid oil price slump

Petroceltic International is pushing ahead with a bond issuance of up to $175m to finance investment in the Ain Tsila gas field in Algeria

Petroceltic pushes through Ain Tsila bond issuance Subscription Required

21 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Oil and gas company facing down shareholder protests over Algerian asset

Algeria tenders major road feasibility study

Algeria tenders major road feasibility study Subscription Required

21 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Tender to close by end of September

Gas compressor

Algeria invites prequalification for compressor stations Subscription Required

20 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Value of the two projects is estimated to be $200m

Morocco opens solar prequalification

Morocco opens solar prequalification Subscription Required

20 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Projects to be funded through development banks

Kosmos starts drilling in Western Sahara

San Leon faces legal action over drilling in Sahara Subscription Required

20 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Human rights group looks to disrupt Morocco oil and gas exploration plans

Airport

Jordan seeks firms for airport PPP projects Subscription Required

20 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Consultants sought for pre-feasibility study of three airport projects

Mediterranean coast in Tunisia

Tunisia gets World Bank loan Subscription Required

16 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Loan intended to improve rural roads

US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) with Hossein Fereydoun (centre), the brother of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (right) before announcing the nuclear deal

Syrian regime hails Iran deal Subscription Required

15 July 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Bashar al-Assad hails nuclear deal as “great victory”

Rail

Tunisia rail to start operations in 2018 Subscription Required

14 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Rolling stocks supplier to be selected by end of 2015

Petra, Jordan

Jordan tourism sector contracts in first half Subscription Required

13 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Political insecurity and seasonality blamed for major drop in number of visitors to Petra

Coalition force: Saudi army artillery fire shells towards Yemen

Yemen ceasefire fails Subscription Required

12 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

UN-brokered humanitarian ceasefire stalls as fighting continues in key cities

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

Tunisia plans wall along Libyan border Subscription Required

9 July 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Security intensifies following Tunisia beach attack

Smoke rises from an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani

Syria receives financial support from Iran Subscription Required

9 July 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Trade relations have reached a halt as the Syrian war shows no signs of slowing down

Tunisia shooting

Tunisia declares state of emergency Subscription Required

5 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

More attacks targeting strategic sectors possible

Gas pipelines

Tunisia tenders gas compression station Subscription Required

2 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Project is estimated to be worth $200m

Conflict: A Saudi-led coalition is carrying out numerous air strikes against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen

Militias release 1,200 Yemeni prisoners Subscription Required

2 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Al-Qaeda supporters freed prisoners amid clashes in central Yemen

Analysis

Officials from the Tehran Stock Exchange have said they will attend an international exhibition later this year to promote foreign participation on the bourse

Tehran exchange braced for fivefold gains Subscription Required

27 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Market is seen as last major untapped opportunity

Construction

Saudi Arabia dominates region's project finance sector Subscription Required

14 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Uncertain pipeline for second half of year, but 2016 shows promise

Corruptioin perception and press freedom in Mena

Tackling the problem of corruption Subscription Required

1 July 2015 | By Dominc Dudley

The region’s policies to weed out malpractice and fraud are rarely seen as effective

Tunisia shooting

Sousse attack to impact Tunisia's political transition Subscription Required

30 June 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Sousse attack threatens entire economy, while the international community stands by

The Saudi-led coalition forces trying to repel the Shia Houthi rebels and militia loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh have carried out scores of raids into Yemen since late March

No solution in sight for Yemen Subscription Required

17 June 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the situation in Yemen is a ticking time bomb

Saudi Arabia army

MEED board report, June 2015 Subscription Required

15 June 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Comment

Philippa Wilkinson

A devastating blow for Tunisia Subscription Required

29 June 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Tunisia needs aid now, not after it sinks into chaos

Hossam Abougabal

Tunisia assault could cripple North African tourism Subscription Required

28 June 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Tunisia attack also bad for Egypt and Morocco tourism

Kevin Baxter

Where next for Opec? Subscription Required

9 June 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

A new era of diversity in supply is sending shockwaves through the organisation

Syrian war: The conflict is now in its third year

Diplomacy has few advocates in the Middle East Subscription Required

2 June 2015 | By Dominic Dudley

More than 100,000 lost their lives in 2014

Philippa Wilkinson

Renewables financing deals show opportunities Subscription Required

26 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Financing for renewables projects still relies on development banks

Renewable energy

Renewables market hotspots taking off Subscription Required

28 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Excitement over Egypt, but Saudi Arabia’s plans remain unclear

The US Navy sent the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and its escort cruiser, USS Normandy, from the Gulf into the Arabian Sea on 19 April. A Pentagon spokesman denied reports the ships were on a mission to intercept Iranian arms shipments to Yemen

US increases involvement in Yemen conflict Subscription Required

21 April 2015 | By Mark Watts

Washington shows force against Iran as two sides close in on nuclear deal

Air strikes in Yemen

Yemen risks civil war Subscription Required

31 March 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

If handled incorrectly, Saudi Arabian intervention could lead to an all-out regional war

Yemen clashes

Yemen on verge of civil war Subscription Required

24 March 2015 | 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 Subscription Required

24 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

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

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