Iran making fresh pitch for tourists
Islamic republic seeks healthy revenues from tourism with recent lifting of economic sanctions.
Thomas Cook posts widening loss after terror attacks
Telecoms giant Zain sees fall in net profit
Flydubai’s net profits plunge in 2015
Public debt of GCC countries to double by 2020
TUI records 40% drop in summer bookings to Turkey
IEA holds OPEC responsible for oil supply glut
Oil prices slide as hopes of output cut fade
Oil prices rebound on news of Saudi-Venezuela talks
Air Arabia net profit falls to $144.69 million in 2015
Israel looks to exploit potential gas reserves with pipeline projects
Emaar Malls' annual profit surges 23% in 2015
Iran carmaker reveals 427 million euros in Peugeot perks
Kuwait bourse surges on Americana sale news
Net profits of Dubai property giant rise 19% to $1.19 billion
Price collapse taking its toll on oil producers’ budgets
European banks still reluctant to do business with Iran
Russia pumped record amount of crude oil in January
Saudi fiscal reserves drop to four-year low on weak oil
Syrian refugee children exploited in Turkey clothes factories
Iraq oil exports rise slightly but revenue plunges on low prices
ATR signs one-billion-euro deal with Iran for up to 40 planes
Dubai remains world's busiest airport for international travel
Saudi Telecom Co raises stake in Kuwait's VIVA
Iran expects to finalise deal for 40 ATR planes ‘within days’
Number of Russians visiting Turkey almost halves in December
Russia ready to take part in OPEC meeting
Iranian president in France for mega deals
Saudi Arabia battles for oil market supremacy
Kuwait and Iraq: OPEC cannot cut production alone!
CEO of Saudi Aramco predicts oil price recovery by year-end
Oil rises above $30 as glut worries persist
Iran market new business opportunity for Europe
Kuwait in spending spree despite decline in oil revenues
Low oil prices no obstacle to Saudi Aramco investment
Iran plans to buy 114 Airbuses to revitalise ageing fleet
Right time for Gulf countries to introduce reforms
China signs raft of trade deals with Egypt
Kuwait plans to cut heavy subsidies on fuel, power
South Sudan losing money on every oil barrel it sells
Dubai sees number of visitors surge by 7.5% in 2015
Rise comes despite slowing economic growth in many markets and strong exchange rate of dirham against euro and other currencies.
Qatar records highest number of visitors in 2015
Tourism Authority says almost three million people visited Qatar in 2015, a record number for energy-rich Gulf country.
Eiffel Tower gets fewer visitors after devastating terror attacks
Iron Lady of Paris receives 6.91 million visitors in 2015 compared with 7.1 million in 2014, according to company that runs monument.
Tunisia olive production at risk of halving by 2030
Climate change can wreak havoc in Tunisia, where only a few hundred kilometres separate fertile lands from first dunes of Sahara desert.
Kuwait names new acting Oil Minister in cabinet reshuffle
Oil Minister Ali al-Omair is moved to public works ministry in limited cabinet reshuffle following row with top oil executives.
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.