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Sharjah city in the UAE

UAE: Northern emirates feel property pinch

10 September 2015

There are concerns over the ability of the UAE’s smaller emirates to ride out the latest real estate slowdown

Open Skies

Aviation & Airports: Catching up with the Gulf’s big three

9 September 2015

The US Big Three should have stepped up their game to compete with Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways, but now their chance to succeed seems lost forever

Challenging environment for construction sector

Challenging environment for construction sector Subscription

25 August 2015

The big increase in contract disputes last year shows there are tough times ahead for the region’s construction industry

The Silicon Park at Dubai Silicon Oasis will have lighting systems that respond to traffic and pedestrians

The challenges to becoming a smart city Subscription

24 August 2015

Clever use of technology could make cities more efficient and perhaps improve the quality of life for residents too, but it is not going to happen overnight

Developers remain confident in the long-term potential of the Dubai property market

GCC real estate sector struggles with low oil prices Subscription

11 August 2015

Dubai, the bellwether market for the region, has seen residential sales transaction values slump in the first half

Tunisia assault

Cooperating to protect Maghreb economies Subscription

11 August 2015

Maghreb governments must work together to ensure extremists are repelled from their borders without disrupting economic growth

Amman in Jordan

Jordan: Investment targets a priority Subscription

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 Subscription

28 July 2015

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


Power & Water: Drive towards efficiency Subscription

15 July 2015

Most of the power plants being planned in the GCC today are combined-cycle facilities


Middle East Economic Review 2015 Subscription

15 July 2015

Lower oil prices have forced governments to review their spending plans, but the region will continue to invest heavily in strategic projects


Saudi Arabia: Riyadh tackles housing crisis Subscription

14 July 2015

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


Egypt Construction Market Report Subscription

12 July 2015

Projects drive gathers pace


Middle East Transport Infrastructure 2015 Subscription

8 July 2015

Transport grows despite falling oil

Lebanon faces test of resilience

Lebanon faces test of resilience Subscription

30 June 2015

The government’s habit of allowing external events to affect domestic policy continues to paralyse Beirut’s political process

Kuwait City

Kuwait: A record year for projects activity Subscription

16 June 2015

Kuwait’s projects sector is maintaining the momentum it gained last year, but can the country deliver such a large pipeline of schemes at once?


Banking & Finance: The GCC's 20 largest lenders Subscription

10 June 2015

Profits have continued to grow

Dubai metro

Rail: Projects are advancing Subscription

2 June 2015

Metros will turn Middle Eastern cities into modern metropolises


Egypt: Finance crucial to project ambitions Subscription

26 May 2015

Egypt is looking to get its economy back on track

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