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Tunisia's nominated prime minister Habib Essid (L) gives the list of the new government to President Beji Caid Essebsi

Tunisia appoints cabinet Subscription Required

25 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Prime Minister Essid says new government is “for all Tunisians”

Algeria’s oil and gas projects market is likely to gain momentum over the next five years as new capital schemes are announced, according to Dodsal

Dodsal confident in Algeria's energy plans Subscription Required

25 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Executive says increase in field development projects is expected

Petra, Jordan

Jordan delays solar deadline again Subscription Required

22 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

First round of projects will reach financial close soon

Shams Maan solar project secures financing

Shams Maan solar project secures financing Subscription Required

22 January 2015 | By Rebecca Spong

Project is largest in Jordan’s renewables programme

Solar energy

Morocco announces two solar projects Subscription Required

22 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Sites for the solar schemes will be located near the towns of Tata and Midelt

Morocco’s $488m phosphate pipeline comes online

Morocco’s $488m phosphate pipeline comes online Subscription Required

20 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Pipeline set to help Morocco supply 40 per cent of the world’s phosphates

Mining

Morocco on track to hit 2020 phosphate target Subscription Required

20 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Energy and Mining Minister says Morocco will provide 40 per cent of the world’s phosphates

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah

Israeli air strikes kill Hezbollah fighters Subscription Required

19 January 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Air strikes in the Golan Heights have killed six members of Hezbollah as tensions with Israel on the Syrian border continue

Reservoir

CMC di Ravenna wins tunnelling contract Subscription Required

18 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Italian firm will undertake water pipeline project

Refinery

Algeria assesses offers for refinery Subscription Required

18 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Officials consider setting up a refinery unit for used industrial oils

Tunisia to study transport options

Tunisia to study transport options Subscription Required

13 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Trans-Maghreb rail link under consideration

Refinery

Yemen looks to import refined goods Subscription Required

13 January 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Local refiner has to pay for gasoline and gasoil after Saudi Arabia suspends financial aid

Algeria prepares investment reforms

Algeria prepares investment reforms Subscription Required

13 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Government to attempt to simplify bureaucratic procedures

Prequalification invited for Lebanon water project

Prequalification invited for Lebanon water project Subscription Required

12 January 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Treatment plant part of Greater Beirut water supply project

Shale gas

Algeria intends to invest $70bn in shale gas Subscription Required

12 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Sonatrach announcement to invest in shale gas comes amid public opposition

Egypt to complete Gazprom liquefied natural gas deal in January

Egypt to complete Gazprom deal in January Subscription Required

12 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Oil minister says liquefied natural gas import agreement will be finalised by end of month

Morocco power output

Acwa wins deal for $2bn Moroccan solar project Subscription Required

11 January 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Second and third Noor phases will surpass Abu Dhabi’s Shams 1 project as largest concentrated solar power scheme in the region

Lebanon blast

Blast in Lebanon leaves seven dead Subscription Required

11 January 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Suicide blast rocks Tripoli as Syrian civil war continues to spill over in to Lebanon

Lebanon presidential poll postponed again

Lebanon presidential poll postponed again Subscription Required

11 January 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

New date set for presidential appointment as election stalemate continues in parliament

Oil prices

Morocco’s budget to benefit from oil decline Subscription Required

9 January 2015 | By Rebecca Spong

Morocco’s Finance Bill 2015 targets 4.4 per cent growth

Analysis

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi

Tunisia’s transition success based on consensus Subscription Required

5 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Political and economic challenges still ahead

The Wessal Bouregreg development in Rabat, in Morocco

Revamping Morocco’s biggest cities Subscription Required

17 December 2014 | By Dominc Dudley

Channelled through investment fund Wessal Capital, billions of dollars in Gulf money is reshaping the centre of the cities of Rabat and Sale

Masi Flottant Index

Morocco’s illiquid market Subscription Required

4 December 2014 | By Dominic Dudley

Casablanca is trying to inject some much-needed life into its underperforming stock exchange, burdened by downgrades and disillusioned investors

Comment

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi (R) with Prime Minister Habib Essid

Tunisia's new government faces tough task

25 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Newly elected cabinet will need to ensure it can compromise to implement policies

Rabat leads the way with renewables

Rabat leads the way with renewables

13 January 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

North African state has most ambitious renewable energy targets in the region

UN needs to consider its options as Morocco drills in Western Sahara

UN needs to consider its options

13 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Inaction over Morocco’s drilling in the Western Sahara may not be the best policy

Tunisia's new Prime Minister Habib Essid

Tunisia's tough decisions yet to come

6 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Economic malaise will challenge Tunisia’s new government

Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the Nidaa Tounes party, has claimed victory in Tunisia's presidential run-off

Tunisia takes final step towards democracy

22 December 2014 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Beji Caid Essebsi expected to win presidency

Gas

Cancellation of South Stream bodes well for Galsi

17 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Decision on the Italy-Algeria pipeline expected in May

Tunisia’s election success has made it a symbol of what revolution can achieve

From revolution to democracy Subscription Required

6 November 2014

Tunisia’s success has made it a symbol of what revolution can achieve

Turkey finds itself on the same side as the GCC states with which it has had such difficult relations in recent years

Rebuilding trust Subscription Required

8 October 2014 | By Dominic Dudley

The Syrian war could lead to Turkey healing its rift with the GCC countries

Morocco can revive region’s renewable energy hopes

Morocco can revive region’s renewable energy hopes Subscription Required

2 October 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

There has been years of talk with little action

Security forces supporting anti-government Huthis protesters in Yemen

Yemen cannot trade present for future promise Subscription Required

18 September 2014 | By Peter Salisbury

State is in danger of being ripped apart

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