Kuwait posts huge budget surplus

45-billion-dollar budget surplus is Kuwait’s second largest on record, but oil-rich Gulf emirate warns of underlying risks.

Stock markets in Gulf region post strong gains in 3Q

Solar power revolution starts from Abu Dhabi rooftops

Masdar launches new major investment in British wind energy market

Arab Bank found liable for backing terrorism

World Bank calls for sweeping reforms in Tunisia

Saudi oil minister: Not the first time crude prices slumped

Tunisia urges foreign investment in democratic ‘startup’

Dubai plan back on the runway for world’s largest airport

Second Bahrain-Saudi causeway to cost $5 billion

Palestinian economy shrinks further in 2013 – 2014

Israel inks 15-year natural gas supply deal with Jordan

World oil prices rebound from heavy losses

IMF approves $553 million loan for Yemen

Lufthansa resumes flights to Iraq’s Arbil

Inflation concerns in Turkey: Central bank keeps interest rate steady

Arab World and Africa compete for key ITU post

Germany approves construction of tank factory in Algeria

World oil prices slide on easing supply strains

Dubai real estate giant to repay debt four years ahead

New weapon in heated Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Boycott!

Multi-national Arab Bank on trial for supporting terror

Violence-hit Libya gradually boosting oil output

Iraq oil industry: Violence hurts but bottlenecks hurt more

All quiet in oil market

Iran curbs inflation

International airlines steer clear of Iraq airspace

Oil prices recover on possible US air strikes on Iraq

US imposes sanctions on terror financiers from Kuwait

Egypt to dig 'new Suez canal' to speed up traffic

Google pulls ‘Bomb Gaza’ app after public criticism

Middle East supply fears send oil prices higher

Will Micheal Jackson’s Neverland be Qatar’s next big win?

Qatar telecoms firm begins sale of low-cost SIM cards in Myanmar

Emirates Airline suspends flights to Guinea

Oil prices fall further

Emirates airline to avoid flying over Iraq

Algeria President sacks CEO of energy company Sonatrach

UAE's du telecom’s Q2 profits soar

Etihad helps Jet Airways return to profit

 

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.

Malaysia world’s friendliest destination for Muslims

Malaysia tops survey of 'halal holidays' for Muslim travellers followed by UAE, while Japan has shown most improvement.

Corruption is rife! Six years to build a short road in Karbala

Karbala city officials say they don’t have enough money to complete important infrastructure projects despite city’s tourism wealth.

Gaza power station rumbles to life for first time in weeks

Power station begins operating hours after receiving delivery of fuel which has been purchased from Israel by Palestinian Authority.

Post-attack security measures deal severe blow to Iraq Kurdistan tourism

Tighter security put in place following attack affects Arab Iraqis coming to Kurdistan from other areas of the country.

Dubai property market booming again

Property sector is bouncing back in Dubai after nosediving during global financial crisis, but stirs fears of new bubble.

AGFUND introduces its experience in fight against poverty at Philippines microcredit summit

Executive Director of Arab Gulf Programme for Development says target segments are increasing as they have actually reached more than one million and three hundred thousand beneficiaries.

Algeria crackdown on smuggling cuts fuel line to Morocco eastern region

Because of reinforced border controls, and ditches that smugglers say have been dug by Algerian authorities, only viable way to haul goods across border now is by donkey.

UAE teams up with Russia in one of world’s biggest infrastructure projects

Through agreement Abu Dhabi, represented by Department of Finance, expresses intent to invest up to $5 billion (Dh18.3 billion) in Russia’s infrastructure sector.