Sale of Gulf shipping firm delayed amid crisis

Signs that deal-making in Gulf region is running into difficulties, with Qatar financial sector hit by its dispute with Arab neighbours.

US won't disrupt European business deals with Iran

Lebanon approves first budget since 2005

Moscow seeks to boost its influence in Kurdistan through oil

UAE elevates trade skills in global competition

Discriminatory laws cost MENA countries billions

IMF urges Saudi not to rush into economic reforms

Baghdad steps up retaliation against Kurdish independence vote competes with Amazon in nascent e-commerce sector in Gulf

Moody's says Gulf dispute is bad for everyone

Turkey economy picks up speed in second quarter

Kuwait minister says oil price to stay at $50-$55 a barrel

New Saudi budget carrier to start flights next month

Blockaded Qatar's economy troubled, but coping

Damascus International Fair back after 5-year absence

Saudi billionaire to invest $800 million in Egypt tourism

Renault signs Ďhistorical contractí with Iran

Egypt foreign reserves at highest since 2011 uprising

Oil prices build on last weekís rally

Morocco delays currency reform amid speculation

Peugeot-Citroen lifted by Iran sales

Emirates flights win exemption on US laptop ban

Volkswagen back in Iran after 17 year absence

Qatar plans to boost gas production by 30%

US lifts laptop ban for Etihad flights

Egypt announces new sharp increase in fuel prices

Tehran begins exporting gas to Baghdad

Saudi stock market bullish on new heir

Ex-Barclays CEO charged with fraud over Qatar funding

Investors buy more Morocco bonds despite Rif unrest

Saudi's Kingdom Holding buys 7% of Careem ride app

Prolonged Gulf crisis could leave energy market vulnerable

IEA says Oil output set to outstrip demand in 2018

Abu Dhabi says Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar firms

Turkey economy posts 5% growth first quarter

Qatar Airways transit business in jeopardy

Etihad breaks off leisure airline talks with TUI

Energy exports a lifeline for boycott-hit Qatar

Oil producers to extend output curbs at OPEC meeting

Tunisia economic growth picks up in first quarter


Egypt's wheat supply bears the brunt of angry inspectors

Traders say ban on expenses-paid foreign trips has backfired as inspectors are now rejecting cargoes at Egyptian ports on arbitrary, unpredictable grounds.

New markets opening for Saudi women drivers

Carmakers, ride-sharing apps, driving schools are targeting Saudi women drivers as new market emerges after kingdom lifted ban on them last month.

Saudi Arabia seeks to boost Islamic tourism

Tourism expansion hinges on religious pilgrims in oil-rich kingdom but some pilgrims say costs are prohibitive.

Foreign food chains hoping for taste of Iran market

Couple of European food franchises are braving risks for bite of Iranís profitable catering industry.

Lebanonís grocery business booming thanks to refugees

UN refugee cash card scheme has delivered windfall to cash-strapped Lebanese shop owners.

OPEC seeks output cuts from non-members

Talks, taking place at oil cartel's headquarters in Vienna, aim to nail down details on accord reached late last month.

Palestinian start-ups defy unique challenges

Online start-ups avoid many of frustrations for other companies run from Israel-occupied Palestinian territory.

Will more relaxed rules attract tourists to Iran resort island?

Even though Islamic rules are less strict on Kish, they are still in force -- creating major obstacle for investors.

Rabatís cable-stayed bridge to have big effect on Morocco

Mohammed VI Bridge, which connects Rabat with Sale, will be illuminated at night with lighting system able to display 16 million colours.

Open-ended strike of Kuwait oil workers slashes output

Oil workers union chief Saif al-Qahtani says production is partially halted without clarifying which sites had been affected.

Iraq PM calls for legal measures over oil bribery scandal

Abadi instructs anti-corruption commission to take legal action, calls for judiciary to pursue prosecutions connected to scandal.