Turkey growth weakens in 2014
Economic growth slackens to 2.9% in 2014, well down on 2013, creating worries for Turkish government ahead of June legislative elections.
Leading UAE carriers introduce 'rule of two' after Alps crash
Saudi Aramco signs loan deal to maintain financial flexibility
Oil prices sink
Oil prices fall after Yemen-inspired gains
Gulf stocks regain ground after early losses over Yemen
Borse Dubai sells big stake in London Stock Exchange
Sweden seeks to allay business leaders’ concerns after Saudi row
Kuwait plans to introduce corporate taxes to diversify revenue
Qatar sticks to spending splurge despite fall in oil prices
Egypt hopes to generate $20 billion from tourism by 2020
Iran to increase gas imports from Turkmenistan
Egypt investor conference to showcase Sisi's political support
Oil prices steady as dollar strengthens
Germany seeks to boost role in diversifying Saudi economy
BP to invest $12 billion in Egypt gas fields
Top US airlines criticise 'unfair' UAE, Qatar airline subsidies
Libya declares force majeure at 11 oil fields
Qatar predicts 7% growth in 2015
Oil market gains limited ground
Oil market recoils after bumper gains
Turkey explores for oil in Iraqi Kurdistan
Police, anti-shale gas protesters clash in Algeria
Qatar takes full ownership of Porta Nuova
Algeria police prevent anti-shale gas protest
Turkey central bank bows to Erdogan pressure on rates
Russia offers Iran missiles despite sanctions
UAE’s Du posts 6% profit rise in 2014
Qatar Airways denies staff sacked when married
Cyprus signs gas export pipeline deal with Egypt
Kuwait: oil prices have improved faster than expected
Kuwait MPs approve $116 billion development plan
S&P lowers Saudi outlook on oil price slide
Oil prices extend gains after drop in US output
Libya risks bankruptcy amid deteriorating security situation
Oil prices extend losses as market remains oversupplied
Turkey seizes bank linked to Erdogan arch foe Fethullah Gulen
Huge investments in energy projects in MENA to 2019
Oil prices rise sharply on hopes of higher energy demand
Turkey central bank rejects unscheduled rate cut
At time of war, cigar business launched in Syria
State-run General Tobacco Company launches locally-made cigar business in Latakia in bid to create desperately needed jobs, boost revenue.
Battle for Libya oil wealth takes on new dimensions
NOC says it will continue to operate from Tripoli, and will ‘remain independent institution that operates outside political disputes.’
Long-awaited trial throws spotlight on oil and corruption in Algeria
Charges include influence peddling, inflating contract prices, money laundering and generally skimming off millions of dollars in bribes.
Saudi business initiative sowing its seeds
Business incubation programme ‘Badir’ brews business success in Saudi Arabia as part of efforts to diversify economy.
Most secure way to hold savings in Turkey: In gold they trust
Gold is hugely prized in Turkey not just for ornamentation or investment by banks but as secure way for private individuals to hold their savings.
Land of true Arabian culture hopes to boost selective tourism
From desert camping to luxury hotels, Oman is hoping to carve out a place on global tourist track.
Syria economy back to 1980s size
Economists say Syria’s economy has been 'set back more than three decades by civil war, may never recover.
With limited capabilities, Iran hopes for rebirth of tourism industry
For Iran, whose currency, Rial, has been severely depressed by rampant inflation, tourism offers foreign exchange windfall.
Morocco maintains regular flights to Ebola-hit nations
Royal Air Maroc is keeping up regular flights to three worst hit countries reflecting kingdom's constant commitment to Africa.
Saudi Arabia could earn $8.5 billion from Mecca pilgrimage
Mecca Chamber of Commerce says revenues from largest gathering of Muslims would increase by 3% from last year.
Al Jazeera America faces trial on fraud charges
Former US vice president files lawsuit claiming owners of Al-Jazeera America took back $65 million placed in escrow for sale of his cable channel.