Kuwait awards record $30 bn on projects despite oil slide

Kuwait was only country in GCC to exceed forecasts in awarding projects this year.

Russia to build Egypt's first nuclear plant

Saudi will continue investment despite oil price slump

Saudi firm injects $52.37 million into money-losing Euro Disney

Iran will not negotiate with OPEC on production increase

Saudi Arabia plans to privatise airports to diversify economy

Latin, Arab leaders hold summit in Saudi Arabia

IMF calls on Gulf states to adapt to sustained oil price drop

Dubai Airshow takes off to slow start

Russia airliner bomb fears deal hard blow to Egypt tourism

Falling oil prices take their toll on Kuwait economy

Qatar labour reforms dismissed as sham

Kuwait needs economic reforms as income drops 60%

Oil prices rise on bargain-hunting

Moodys: Long-term drop in oil prices to drive fiscal reforms in GCC

Missile warning forces Cathay to suspend flights over Iran

France signs series of deals with Saudi Arabia

EU launches talks on free trade agreement with Tunisia

Britain abandons Saudi penal system bid

OPEC says pressures on oil price appear to be easing

Qatar sees signs of oil price rise in 2016

Iran announces dates for oil and gas conference in London

Gazprom postpones pipeline project amid Russia-Turkey tensions

Iran nuclear deal to boost economy in Middle East

Halal economy set to grow worldwide

UAE to invest $35 billion in clean energy by 2021

S&P: Gulf banks' net earnings set to slide

Gulf stocks dive in Q3 on oil slump, China jitters

Morocco government blocks opening of first Ikea

Qatar plans to invest $35 billion in US over next 5 years

Kuwait says no plan for oil summit to support prices

Worlds top insulin maker to build facility in Iran

France inaugurates business development office in Iran

Iran plans to buy passenger planes under finance deals

Saudi Aramco confirms Nasser as new president

Kuwait revenues nosedive on oil price slide

Tunisia unveils outlines of five-year plan to cut joblessness

Oil prices climb despite weak demand outlook

French group to open two hotels in Iran

OPEC scales back 2016 forecast for global oil demand


Asian, Saudi owners dust off Madrid Ritz

New owners from Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia now plan to revive glory of Madrid's Ritz hotel by spending 90 million euros on its makeover.

Syria parliament approves deal on Iran line credit

Credit line will be the third that Tehran has extended to Damascus since conflict erupted in March 2011.

Gazan software firm growing despite Israel blockade

Luzu, co-founder of Unit One, says his company now employs 89 people, mostly women, deals with his clients through Skype.

Qatar signs deal for 24 French Rafale fighter jets

Separate deal will see France train 36 Qatari pilots and around 100 mechanical engineers, as well as intelligence officers.

Closure of last overland route chokes off Lebanon exports

As peak harvest seasons draw closer, exporters and truckers are hoping for speedy solution to problem.

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.