Saudi Arabia to boost entertainment in next decade

General Entertainment Authority chief says oil-rich kingdom will invest $64 billion in entertainment over coming decade.

Dubai property slump set to continue

Israels gas contract with Egypt: deal or no deal?

Israel strikes 'historic' gas contract with Egypt

Abu Dhabi awards Spanish firm stake in offshore oil concession

Can Iraqs ailing economy liberate itself in 2018?

British holidaymakers back to Tunisia three years after beach attack

UK presses fraud charges against Barclays over Qatar loan

France eyes Emirati wealth funds

Iraq seeks $100 bln to reconstruct transport, agriculture, oil sectors

Tunisian PM wants to sack central bank governor

Saudi awards contracts to build palaces in huge new business zone

Iraqi army moves to secure planned oil route to Iran

Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up

Saudi Telecom signs MoU to broadcast Saudi soccer

Dubai airport retains top international spot in 2017

Saudi billionaire prince remains chairman of Kingdom Holding

France seeks to keep exports to Iran outside US sanctions

Kuwait to spend $500 billion on oil projects by 2040

Egypt imposes $22 million fine on Qatar's BeIN Sports, CEO

Iraq to build oil refinery in Fao with Chinese firms

HSBC side-steps high-profile Qatar deals in Gulf gauntlet

Russia pension funds may invest in Aramco IPO

Saudi's refined oil exports offset crude curbs

US to overtake Saudi as worlds second crude oil producer

Sudan clamps down on journalists covering bread protests

Emirates throws Airbus lifeline with $16 billion A380 order

OPEC says oil market heading towards 'smooth rebalancing'

Morocco dirham stable after flexible FX system introduction

European judicial opinion could deal fresh blow to Brussels-Rabat ties

Saudi Binladin Group denies government takeover

Oman inks oil, gas deal with Lebanese company

ECJ court adviser says EU-Morocco fish deal invalid

Protests in Tunisia over austerity

Saudi boosts benefits as first ever taxes bite

Libya oil revenues more than triple despite instability

Saudi Arabia converts Aramco into joint-stock company

Qatar allows full ownership for foreign investors

Qatars two state-owned firms merge

Turkey inflation still stubbornly high in December


Egypt's wheat supply bears the brunt of angry inspectors

Traders say ban on expenses-paid foreign trips has backfired as inspectors are now rejecting cargoes at Egyptian ports on arbitrary, unpredictable grounds.

New markets opening for Saudi women drivers

Carmakers, ride-sharing apps, driving schools are targeting Saudi women drivers as new market emerges after kingdom lifted ban on them last month.

Saudi Arabia seeks to boost Islamic tourism

Tourism expansion hinges on religious pilgrims in oil-rich kingdom but some pilgrims say costs are prohibitive.

Foreign food chains hoping for taste of Iran market

Couple of European food franchises are braving risks for bite of Irans profitable catering industry.

Lebanons grocery business booming thanks to refugees

UN refugee cash card scheme has delivered windfall to cash-strapped Lebanese shop owners.

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.

Rabats 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.