Qatar Airways acquires 10% stake in IAG
Qatari airline's chief executive says BA-owned IAG is excellent opportunity to further develop their westwards strategy.
Libyan airline suspends flights
Iraq, Shell sign $11-billion petrochemical deal
Turkish Central Bank forecasts lowest inflation in 45 years
Dubai takes over from Heathrow as world's busiest international airport
Oil prices hold near six-year lows amid lingering concerns
Saudi Aramco chief says oil price 'too low' for everybody
Baghdad flights suspended after ‘arms fire’ hits flydubai jet
Kuwait projects $24-billion deficit in new fiscal year
New Saudi leadership aims to diversify oil-dependent economy
Tunisia tourist industry still struggling to recover
Syria opposition government receives US financial aid
IMF warns oil plunge will cost GCC dear
Kuwait to spend $100 billion on oil sector modernisation
Oman slams OPEC’s ‘bad politics’
Iraq’s Mahdi says oil prices unlikely to fall further
Downbeat feeling overshadows Davos meeting
Turkey Central Bank cuts rate for first time in six months
Abu Dhabi fund provides $57 mn loans for clean energy
Lower oil drags down net income of Saudi petrochemical giant
Oil demand not picking up despite price collapse
Libya central bank: urgent steps needed to cut spending
Kuwait MPs unanimously call for restoring diesel, kerosene subsidy
OPEC expects current excess of oil supply to continue through 2015
Dubai unveils 200-Megawatt solar plant project
Who will suffer more from plummeting oil prices?
UAE’s Mazrouei: OPEC cannot protect oil prices
Qatar reserves hit all-time high of $46.5 billion
Kuwait announces plans to spend $155 billion on key projects
Algeria plans to invest $70 billion in shale gas over next 20 years
Falling oil prices top agenda of talks as Venezuela president visits Iran
Kuwait awards $4.2 billion contract to develop heavy oil fields
Brent oil sinks under $50 for first time since 2009
Qatar Airways boasts European carriers cannot keep up
Oil price plunge to boost Asia economies
Gulf shares plunge on oil price slump
Global oil prices dive to strike new five-year lows
Turkey 2014 inflation soars to 8.17%
Rouhani warns: Iran economy cannot grow in isolation
Iraq oil exports reach highest level in decades
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.
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.