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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

Lebanon-based educator begins Africa expansion

Lebanon-based educator begins Africa expansion Subscription Required

2 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Financing deal valued at hundreds of million of dollars signed for schools

Shanghai in China

Middle East nations join Asian International Investment Bank Subscription Required

30 June 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Fifty countries sign on with new China-led development bank

Tunisia assault

Tunisia makes beach attack arrests Subscription Required

30 June 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Unidentified number of people accused of providing support to gunman

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

Tunisia massacre will impact neighbours Subscription Required

29 June 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

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

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 Required

29 June 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

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

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

UN pushes Yemen peace deal with Kuwait and Saudi Arabia Subscription Required

28 June 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

UN negotiator Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed wants a preliminary peace agreement with the Houthi fighters

Tunisia

Security intensifies following Tunisia beach attack Subscription Required

28 June 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Lone gunman kills 38 at beach resort in Sousse

The port city of Aden in Yemen

Aden oil refinery attacked Subscription Required

28 June 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Refinery attacked by Houthi fighters

Aqaba port, Jordan

Work on new Aqaba LNG terminal completed Subscription Required

28 June 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Project helps ensure consistent supply of energy fuels into Jordan

Amman

IMF closer to releasing $400m aid to Jordan Subscription Required

25 June 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Positive but cautious feedback arises from IMF’s most recent review of country’s economic programme

Peugeot-Morocco deal

Peugeot Citroen to build $632m factory in Morocco Subscription Required

21 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

French carmaker signs an agreement with Morocco’s industry minister

Egypt Cairo

Egypt and China sign $10bn agreement Subscription Required

17 June 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

China eyes transport and electricity investment in Egypt

The In Amenas gas plant in eastern Algeria was overrun by Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in January 2013, in an attack that saw more than 60 people killed

US airstrike in Libya targeted Mokhtar Belmokhtar Subscription Required

16 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

The White House says US forces targeted the mastermind of the In Amenas gas attack

Decision on $3bn Galsi pipeline delayed

Decision on $3bn Galsi pipeline delayed Subscription Required

15 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Officials remain optimistic

TSE

Jordan targets wastewater reuse Subscription Required

8 June 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Reused water will be utilised for agriculture

IMF predicts strong growth in Morocco

IMF predicts strong growth in Morocco Subscription Required

8 June 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Subsidy reforms have reduced deficits

Houthis guard Yemen's central bank

Houthis fire Scud missile into Saudi Arabia Subscription Required

7 June 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Fighting escalates between Shia rebels and Saudi-led coalition

Lebanon exports

Lebanon capital inflows expected to decline Subscription Required

4 June 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Regional turmoil continues to impact Lebanon’s economy

Analysis

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

Top 100 projects by sector Q1 2015

Biggest projects by country, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards listed by value

Top 100 projects by sector Q1 2015

Biggest projects by sector, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards listed by value

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C) at a defence exhibition in February

MEED board report, May 2015 Subscription Required

7 May 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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