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Special Report

Dubai

UAE: Dubai's maturing economy

21 April 2015

Dubai is doing better than many of its neighbours at diversifying its economy away from oil and gas

    King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud

    Saudi Arabia: Yemen conflict tests new king

    7 April 2015

    A regional coalition is deploying airstrikes in Yemen

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      Qatar Projects 2015

      1 April 2015

      World Cup projects gather pace

        Gaza and West Bank

        Gaza & West Bank: Slow growth dampens hope

        31 March 2015

        Agriculture could lead to thousands of new jobs

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          News

          World Bank prepares $4bn boost for Tunisia

          World Bank prepares $4bn boost for Tunisia Subscription Required

          23 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

          First-quarter data highlights need for investment reforms

          Khadem al-Qubaisi

          Ipic replaces managing director Subscription Required

          23 April 2015 | By Mark Watts

          UAE energy minister replaces Khadem al-Qubaisi after eight years leading the Abu Dhabi investment company

          Saudi Arabia says the Yemen insurgency is being fuelled by Iran

          Saudi Arabia-led coalition resume Yemen bombing Subscription Required

          23 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

          Houthi rebels targeted hours after reports that forces had ended military operations

          Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar

          European lawmakers urge Fifa to hold Qatar re-vote Subscription Required

          23 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

          Awarded process was “fundamentally undermined by illegality”, according to European parliamentary council

          UAE Economy Minister, Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri

          UAE focuses on boosting exports Subscription Required

          22 April 2015 | By Colin Foreman

          Government seeks a better balance with trading partners

          Riyadh reluctantly joins Isis air strikes

          Saudi-led coalition ends Yemen airstrikes Subscription Required

          22 April 2015 | By Mark Watts

          Riyadh to focus on finding political solution to Yemen crisis

          Benghazi, Libya

          Libya factions close to peace agreement Subscription Required

          21 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp

          UN announcement comes amid increasing chaos  

          US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt

          US sends aircraft carrier to Yemen Subscription Required

          21 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

          Washington increases naval presence in the Arabian sea

          Mohamed Mursi in jail

          Mursi spared the death sentence

          21 April 2015 | By Rebecca Spong

          But a number of supporters sentenced to death

           Kuwait considers changing tax rates

          Kuwait considers changing tax rates Subscription Required

          21 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

          Ministry considering advice from international financial institutions

          Analysis

          Egypt security

          Security fears dampen Egypt optimism Subscription Required

          23 April 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

          With $130bn worth of investments pledged, Egypt must tackle the security situation to ensure projects go ahead and confidence returns

          Abdelmalek al-Houthi

          Yemen crisis – main players Subscription Required

          22 April 2015 | By Mark Watts

          A guide to the major actors in the ongoing Yemen conflict

          Sudan election: Only 30-35 per cent of the electorate is reported to have voted

          Al-Bashir is losing credibility Subscription Required

          21 April 2015 | By Richard Nield

          The low turnout for Sudan’s recent presidential poll could signal the beginning of the end for the incumbent leader, who has failed to deliver promised reforms

          Saudi Arabia says the Yemen insurgency is being fuelled by Iran

          Regional powers collide in Yemen Subscription Required

          21 April 2015 | By Mark Watts

          Fears of growing Iranian influence are behind Saudi Arabia’s military operation

          Shinzo Abe's economic policies have started to improve Japan’s competitiveness in the Middle East

          Depreciating yen lifts Japan's exports Subscription Required

          14 April 2015 | By Rebecca Spong

          Japanese companies are gaining a greater foothold in Middle East markets

          Talks: The ‘key parameters’ of a deal aimed at preventing Tehran from building a nuclear bomb have been agreed upon

          The way forward for Tehran Subscription Required

          7 April 2015 | By Mark Watts

          The Lausanne agreement has left investors eagerly awaiting the lifting of sanctions

          Saving Yemen: It is likely the Saudi-led coalition will feel a ground invasion is necessary

          A litmus test for Saudi policy Subscription Required

          31 March 2015 | By Peter Salisbury

          King Salman’s strategy for Yemen has the potential to mark a major shift in the history of the region

          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

          Tenders

          Kuwait: Clothes Subscription Required

          18 March 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Supply of clothes and requirements for the General Directorate of Reformatory Installations

          Kuwait: Embassy security construction works Subscription Required

          10 March 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Construction of security walls and a building for an embassies protection project

          Kuwait: Security and guarding services Subscription Required

          2 March 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Provision of security and guarding services

          Saudi Arabia: Building maintenance and cleaning Subscription Required

          27 February 2015 | By Jane Bishop

          Maintenance and cleaning of buildings

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