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Haider al-Abadi

Iraq: Economic fallout from jihadist advance

13 November 2014

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has taken on the leadership of Iraq at a critical time

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    Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of Nidaa Tounes and favourite to win Tunisia's first presidential elections since 2011

    Favourite emerges from Tunisia presidential polls Subscription Required

    23 November 2014 | By Wil Crisp

    Former regime official favourite to win first presidential election since 2011

    Bahrain holds parliamentary elections

    Bahrain holds parliamentary elections Subscription Required

    23 November 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

    First elections since 2011 protests

    Israel has been demolishing the homes of Palestinians involved in the attacks

    Tensions escalate in Jerusalem Subscription Required

    20 November 2014 | By Philippa Wilkinson

    Palestinians fear status of Al-Aqsa Mosque will be changed

    Baiji refinery

    Iraq forces break siege at Baiji refinery Subscription Required

    19 November 2014 | By Mark Watts

    Baghdad claims strategic victory as army regains ground from Islamist militants

    The number of passengers travelling to and from the Middle East is growing strongly despite the global slowdown in aviation travel

    Middle East air routes buck global slowdown Subscription Required

    19 November 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

    Regional economic growth underpins increase in passenger numbers

    Iraq Oil Minister Adel al-Mahdi says oil revenue agreement has been reached between Erbil and Baghdad

    Erbil and Baghdad reach agreement on oil revenues Subscription Required

    18 November 2014 | By Mark Watts

    Kurdish government agrees to place some exports under federal control in exchange for payments, says Iraq oil minister

    Egypt’s spending on fuel subsidies has dropped by 29 per cent in the wake of reforms that hiked up prices for consumers

    Egypt fuel subsidy spending drops by 29 per cent Subscription Required

    18 November 2014 | By Wil Crisp

    Government spends $3bn in first quarter of fiscal year

    The Qatar ruler's administrative office

    Gulf ambassadors to return to Qatar Subscription Required

    17 November 2014 | By Wil Crisp

    Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE say the new agreement will help to unify the GCC

    Qatar says it will introduce more legal protection for migrant workers by early 2015

    Doha promises to reform labour laws Subscription Required

    17 November 2014 | By Wil Crisp

    Qatar says it will introduce more legal protection for migrant workers by early 2015

    UAE designates 83 groups as terrorist organisations

    UAE designates 83 groups as terrorist organisations Subscription Required

    16 November 2014 | By Mark Watts

    Muslim Brotherhood and Isis included in long list

    Analysis

    Saudi oil production and brent crude price

    Riyadh in strong position ahead of Opec meeting Subscription Required

    18 November 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

    Saudi Arabia showing no signs of cutting oil production despite falling prices

    WEF Think Tank launch

    World Economic Forum launches global think-tank Subscription Required

    11 November 2014 | By Lara Golden

    Think-tank communities becoming increasingly important element of global policymaking

    Sucessful election: The country’s high standards of education could have contributed to its quick transition

    Still springtime in Tunisia Subscription Required

    6 November 2014 | By Wil Crisp

    Tunisia’s fragile democratic transition proves democracy can follow revolution

    Nidaa Tounis supporters celebrate the parties election victory

    Secularists triumph in Tunisia’s landmark vote Subscription Required

    30 October 2014 | By Wil Crisp

    Another hurdle has been cleared in Tunisia’s journey to democracy, but the future is still uncertain

    Lama Qussas

    Nurturing Palestine’s young talent Subscription Required

    16 October 2014 | By Richard Thompson

    In response to high levels of youth unemployment and the growing influence of radical Islam, the Palestinian Authority wants to encourage innovation among young Palestinians

    Complex: If Turkish troops push into Syria without UN backing, it will be a test of international law

    Turkey joins coalition against Isis Subscription Required

    10 October 2014 | By Dominic Dudley

    There are risks in every direction for Ankara as it prepares to join the fight against Isis

    Rallying support: Yemenis watch Abdelmalek al-Houthi give a speech in central Sanna on 23 September

    Houthis make bold advance Subscription Required

    7 October 2014 | By Peter Salisbury

    The rebel group has extended its influence across the country, fearless of retribution from the state, and do not intend to withdraw any time soon

    Strategy: Only a cut of about 1 million barrels a day from Opec will help stem the oil price decline

    Hard realities test $100 oil Subscription Required

    2 October 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

    Barrel prices come under intense pressure from oversupply and a strong dollar

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