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Special Report

Amman in Jordan

Jordan: Investment targets a priority

29 July 2015

If Amman can reduce the impact of regional conflicts on its economy, it can boost much-needed foreign investment

    Mining & Metals

    Mining & Metals: New focus on regional potential

    28 July 2015

    Developing the mining sector is becoming more of a focus for governments in the Middle East

      Riyadh

      Saudi Arabia: Riyadh tackles housing crisis

      14 July 2015

      It is estimated the kingdom’s budget deficit in 2015 could exceed $100bn

        Construction

        Egypt Construction Market Report

        12 July 2015

        Projects drive gathers pace

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          News

          Retail

          UAE non-oil sector recovers in July Subscription Required

          4 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

          Sector demonstrates strong resilience amid tough economic conditions

          IMF releases aid to Jordan

          IMF releases aid to Jordan Subscription Required

          4 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

          Fund will help Jordan tackle conflict-induced economic distress

          Oil, banking and automotive could be biggest winners from Iran deal

          GCC backs nuclear deal Subscription Required

          4 August 2015 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

          GCC states meet with Secretary of State John Kerry in Doha

          Building information modelling

          Kuwait Public Works Ministry to implement BIM Subscription Required

          4 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

          Tender open to all companies specialising in modelling and registered with central IT authority

          IMF fast-tracks Iraq loan

          IMF fast-tracks Iraq loan Subscription Required

          2 August 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

          Urgent facility to cover government deficit

          Iraq oil

          Leadership change at Iraq’s North Oil Company Subscription Required

          30 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

          Director-general is removed amid a corruption investigation

          Oil, banking and automotive could be biggest winners from Iran deal

          France invites Iranian president to Paris Subscription Required

          30 July 2015 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

          French foreign minister completed a visit to Tehran on 29 July

          State-owned upstream operator Kuwait Oil Company has launched a new prequalification round

          Kuwait orders probe into oil ministry leak Subscription Required

          30 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

          Leaked letter is likely to increase tensions between key oil sector officials

          Turkish soldiers position an anti-aircraft gun

          Turkey oil pipeline attacked Subscription Required

          30 July 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

          War in Syria continues to spill over into Turkey

          Tunisia recapitalises banks

          Tunisia recapitalises banks Subscription Required

          29 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

          Two state-owned banks get support

          Analysis

          Landmark agreement: US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

          Iran's next challenge Subscription Required

          29 July 2015 | By Mark Watts

          The removal of sanctions will open up Iran to foreign investment, but there are still hurdles to cross

          Mediterranean migrant deaths by route

          Libya's economic crisis starts to bite Subscription Required

          28 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

          As UN-mediated peace talks between Libya’s rival governments break down, the country’s finances look increasingly precarious

          UAE fuel subsidies 2013 and 2015

          UAE takes long-term view with subsidy cuts Subscription Required

          28 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

          Deregulation of fuel prices will ease pressure on state budget

          Sum of GCC contract awards and Brent crude oil price

          Saudi Arabia project awards resilient amid GCC decline Subscription Required

          7 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

          GCC first-half contract awards fall by almost a third amid low oil prices

          Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi

          Riyadh’s oil options Subscription Required

          30 June 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

          Riyadh has been criticised for maintaining high oil production levels of oil as prices have fallen. But it has few better options

          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

          While other Arab nations adopt firm stances on regional politics, Muscat is content to straddle the fence

          Oman prepares to borrow to keep project programme on track Subscription Required

          29 June 2015 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

          Sultanate has more than $100bn-worth of schemes in the pipeline, but it needs banks and investors to finance at least part of this sum

          Buying Formula One may prove a costly mistake for Qatar

          Buying Formula One may prove a costly mistake for Qatar Subscription Required

          25 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

          Gulf state is unlikely to be able to handle the increased scrutiny a deal will bring

          Tenders

          Qatar: Dhow section development Subscription Required

          4 August 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Development of a dhow section

          Kuwait: Certification and qualification approval Subscription Required

          3 August 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Approval of certification and qualification of information systems centre

          Kuwait: Meal services Subscription Required

          2 August 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Provision, preparation and servicing of meals for all governorates and general departments for a ministry

          Lebanon: Social stability project consultancy Subscription Required

          30 July 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Provision of consultancy services for the establishment of mechanisms for social stability

          Kuwait: Catering services Subscription Required

          23 July 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Provision of catering services

          Kuwait: Fire extinguishers Subscription Required

          22 July 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Supply of fire extinguishers and their boxes

          Kuwait: Mosques sector clothing Subscription Required

          22 July 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Provision of clothes for the mosques sector

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