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UK firm wins Al-Maktoum airport contract

Export credit agencies teaming up for Dubai airport funding Subscription Required

21 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

UK offered $2bn of export credit guarantees in 2014

10 biggest transport projects due for award

Saudi Arabia remains focused on transport development Subscription Required

20 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Kingdom has said it will increase transport investment over the next 10 years

Dubai tenders Al-Maktoum airport terminal expansion

Dubai to retender Maktoum airport enabling works Subscription Required

20 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Contract is first part of a $33bn expansion to the airport

Egypt Suez Canal

Suez Canal investment laws to be finalised Subscription Required

20 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Suez Canal Zone investment laws to be revised before sent to president for ratification

Dubai Metro

Bidding teams form for Dubai Metro Expo link Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Prequalification documents are due to be submitted at end of May

Airport

Kuwait starts airport construction prequalification Subscription Required

18 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Kuwait invites contractors to qualify for airport building work

Profits up

Waha Capital profits up 20 per cent Subscription Required

17 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

AED4bn in investment planned

Egypt Suez Canal

Suez Canal expansion to open ahead of schedule Subscription Required

17 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Suez Canal expansion work to be completed ahead of schedule

Top 100 projects Q1 2015

Top 100 projects hits new high Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

Index rises, but may soften later in the year

Minister-at-Zayed-Sports

Investment drive for northern emirates Subscription Required

13 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

The UAE Minister of Public Works Abdullah Belhaif al-Nuaimi on connecting the northern emirates

Mecca light rail system and example for Jeddah Metro

Dutch firm joins Jeddah masterplan team Subscription Required

13 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Arcadis subsidiary joins team working on Jeddah transport masterplan

Oman Rail opens prequalification

Oman Rail opens prequalification Subscription Required

13 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Next segments to be tendered on $15bn project

Qatar roads

Seven road contracts awarded in Qatar Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Qatar’s public works authority has awarded a number of road contracts across the country as local contractors dominate

Air Arabia raises Islamic loan to fund new aircraft

Air Arabia reports strong profits Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Low-cost carrier sees profits rise 13 per cent year-on-year

Dubai Silicon Oasis

New road upgrade for Dubai Silicon Oasis Subscription Required

10 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority announces new road project to improve traffic in the area

UK Export Finance is providing $2bn-worth of export guarantees for the expansion of Al-Maktoum International airport

More support for Dubai aviation expected after UK election Subscription Required

10 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Conservatives formed new government after 7 May general election

Dubai Metro

Financing not mandatory for Dubai Expo metro link Subscription Required

10 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Funding proposals will be considered for design-and-build contract

Work under way on Umm al-Quwain junction

Work under way on Umm al-Quwain junction Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Completion due in September 2016

Artist's rendition of Sharq Crossing

Doha to review Sharq Crossing plans Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Landmark project was delayed in January

UAE to spend $3.2bn on federal roads by 2030

UAE to spend $3.2bn on federal roads by 2030 Subscription Required

6 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

All cities to be connected by freeways

Analysis

Top 100 projects Q1 2015

Top 100 projects, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards in the Middle East

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

Emirates airline

Emirates rises on falling oil Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Strong financial performance lifts carrier’s mood as it seeks to tackle head on the accusations of unfair government support by US rivals

Flanagan: I knew Emirates was going to grow

Obituary: Maurice Flanagan Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Austyn Allison

The former executive vice-chairman of Emirates airline talked to Austyn Allison in January about the carrier’s spectacular growth through the years. He passed away on 7 May

Hamad al-Bishri, deputy CEO, Qatar Rail

Interview: Hamad al-Bishri, Qatar Railways Company Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Robert Jones

Qatar Rail’s deputy CEO discusses the Doha Metro, the Lusail light rail project and the country’s tranche of the GCC railway project

Iran transport projects

Iran's transport sector in need of sanctions relief Subscription Required

30 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Islamic Republic will have better access to finance and international technical expertise if embargoes ease

Qatar projects update

Qatar project awards to increase Subscription Required

23 March 2015 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

Around $30bn-worth of awards are expected to be made in 2015

Railway construction

Rail projects safe from oil price drop Subscription Required

19 January 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

No sign of delays for existing rail and metro projects across the GCC although new project plans unlikely to materialise this year

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