Kuwait oil union condemns Saudi unilateral closure of offshore field

Head of operations at Khafji cites environmental reasons for ordering halt to field's 311,000 barrels per day output.

First solar energy plant in Morocco to begin operating in 2015

Saudi’s National Commercial Bank to offer $3.6 billion IPO

Lufthansa to drop services to Abu Dhabi

Kuwait ends decades of diesel, kerosene subsidies

Oversupply and weak demand send oil prices plunging

US fighting for oil supremacy despite price pullback

Saudi Prince rushes to rescue of money-losing Euro Disney

Brent oil sinks to new four-year low

Geopolitical developments weigh heavily on Gulf stocks

Algeria gas production returns to growth

UAE approves $13.35 billion federal budget for 2015

Weapons makers’ business thriving on US-led war

No change in OPEC’s oil demand growth forecast

Brent hits four-year low on global economy worries

Oil prices drift lower as traders eye weaker dollar

Turkey cuts growth forecast on back of ‘geo-political tensions’

IMF lowers growth expectations for most Arab countries

French court sentences ex-Algeria golden boy to five years in jail

US officials probe Goldman Sachs on Libyan fund bribery

Kuwait buys 30% stake in Canada shale deposit

Libya fund sues Goldman Sachs for $1 billion

Oil prices rebound... but not for long

Israel approves $4 billion privatisation plan

Kuwait posts huge budget surplus

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


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.