UAE minister says too early to consider prolonging oil cuts

Energy minister says 'premature to jump' on extending OPEC deal to cap oil production from January 1, as doubts remain over agreement's implementation.

Turkey lira takes new pounding on forex markets

Egypt inflation rises to highest level in years

Morocco set to become regional industrial hub

Iraq cuts oil output as part of OPEC deal

Gulf stock listings nosedive in 2016

Iran approves 29 firms for oil, gas projects

Oil prices higher, steady as OPEC starts cutting production

EU's top court deals blow to Polisario over EU-Morocco trade deal

Iran inks two oil deals with Russia's Gazprom

Morocco seeks to boost ties with African countries

Iran signs deal to buy 80 planes from Boeing

Qatar merges state-owned gas producers

Turkish president converts own assets into lira

Egyptís 'three-year strategy' seeks to revive struggling economy

Russia says OPEC, non-OPEC countries to meet in Vienna

Qatar to invest up to $13bn on 'mega projects' in 2017

Turkey seeks trade in local currencies to strengthen lira

OPEC output deal boosts Iran budget

Egypt raises tariffs on some imported goods

Nigeria and Morocco agree joint venture to link Africa to Europe

Erdogan urges Turks to convert currencies to lira

OPEC output cut boosts oil price

Plunging lira buffeted by fears over Turkey's economic performance

Tunisia gets strong pledges to revive ailing economy

Qatar emir pledges $1.25 bn to support Tunisia economy

Saudi king to visit Kuwait next week

OPEC seeks to boost oil prices in Vienna meeting

ĎTunisia 2020í aims to kickstart economy

Saudi Arabia could need over $53 billion in water investment

Desert city points to Saudi economic future

Sudan students defy crackdown on protests against fuel subsidy cuts

OPEC members to hold 'informal' Doha meeting

Qatar says gas demand to grow more slowly in 2017

IMF to Kuwait: Further subsidy reform is critical

Trump pledge to boost oil, coal could worsen prices

Saudi central bank 'very comfortable' with level of foreign reserves

Saudi Arabia sees OPEC production cut as 'imperative'

Oil prices fall on Trump vote win

Iran inks gas deal with Total


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.

Al-Jazeera sheds around 500 jobs as part of Ďoptimisation initiativeí

After management review, Ďaround 500 positions worldwide will be impacted, majority of which are in Qatar.í

Once-mighty Hariri firm struggles to survive in Saudi Arabia

Informed source says poor management Ďis one of main problemsí at Saudi Oger, but this has been compounded by economic challenges.

Egypt taxi drivers protest against Uber service

Taxi drivers complain that Uber drivers have unfair advantage because they do not have to pay same kind of taxes or fees.

Iran sentences billionaire tycoon to death over corruption

Babak Zanjani is convicted of fraud and economic crimes, as well as facing death penalty he must repay money to state.

Iran, Turkey set target of $30 billion for annual trade

Visiting Iranian capital, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu meets Iran's first vice president Eshaq Jahangiri.