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Power and water: Dubai leads on water reuse

17 July 2014

Several water authorities in the GCC have had to take remedial action in recent years to prevent supply shortages occurring in the summer months


Saudi Arabia: Iraq crisis raises fears in Riyadh

10 July 2014

Saudi Arabia has a central role to play in leading the response to the crisis unfolding in its northern neighbour

Hamad International airport

Aviation and Airports: Region steps up investment

3 July 2014

The rapid rise of Emirates has spurred the growth of other world-leading airlines in the Gulf


Middle East Industry Report: Region seeks to boost jobs

1 July 2014

Efforts are under way to drive job creation through industrial diversification


Construction: Off-plan sales market returns

26 June 2014

The GCC construction industry is entering a new period of rapid growth


MEED's Middle East Economic Review 2014

23 June 2014 | By

Opportunities emerge from regional crises


Rail: Region benefits from pioneering technology

18 June 2014

Being so late to develop railways and metro systems compared with other regions carries a distinct advantage


Education: Schools explore new funding models

17 June 2014

Private education providers are revisiting models for buying and leasing land and looking for finance

Kuwait City

Kuwait: Projects sector builds on recent progress

12 June 2014

Kuwait has sustained the momentum of its projects sectors build up from progress made last year, but how long will it last?

Oil and gas

Oil & Gas: Kuwait and Iraq lead EPC awards

5 June 2014

New markets will increasingly be driving EPC spending in the coming years


MEED’s guide to doing business in Qatar

5 June 2014 | By

It is an exciting time in the country’s development and there are very few places in the world changing as radically as Qatar


UAE: Dubai boom boosts northern emirates

29 May 2014

Spreading the wealth


Kurdistan Projects 2014

28 May 2014 | By Dominc Dudley

Housing and industry lead the projects market in Iraqi Kurdistan


Banking: Assets grow on economic recovery

22 May 2014

The regional banking industry is in strong health

Bahrain Financial Harbour

Bahrain: Business confidence and economic activity picks up

14 May 2014

Three years after anti-government demonstrations broke out in Bahrain, business confidence and economic activity is picking up

Power generation

Power & Water: Utilities turn to temporary fix

8 May 2014

Electricity consumption is rising fast throughout the region


Libya: Country faces financial crisis

7 May 2014

Blockades of Libya’s 4 main oil terminals have caused the country’s export revenues to plummet over the last year


Rethinking Egypt's cities

4 May 2014

Egypt rises to the urban development challenge

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