January 13, 2013
The Libyan Prime Minister, Dr Ali Zidan, has said that corruption needs to be tackled and that his government will take all necessary measures to stamp it out.
Egypt's Consumer Confidence Index showed a 16 per cent drop in December 2012, reflecting greater uncertainty about the future of the economy.
Oman ranked 45th globally in the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, moving up two notches from 47th last year.
Oil exports from Iraq's southern Basra terminals were restored to 2.35 million barrels yesterday after bad weather reduced exports by almost half on Friday, according to a shipping industry source.
The real estate sector in Lebanon saw robust activity during the last month of 2012, but the overal figure shows a disappointing year for the industry.
Egypt's Police Coalition held a forum Friday to discuss means of establishing a police union to defend police working rights.
Iraq's economy should grow nine per cent this year as oil production increases.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have pledged some $15 million in emergency assistance to help Syrian refugees in Jordan face one of the country’s harshest winters in recent history.
Egyptian Minister of Finance El-Morsi Hegazy met with US ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson on Thursday to discuss Egypt's economic woes, prospects of revamping its national economy and developments in the IMF loan discussions.
January 10, 2013
Qatar is considering helping to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Turkey, said Energy Minister Mohammed Al Sada.
A German company faces a fine from US regulatory bodies over breaking sanctions against Iran.
The Egyptian pound slid to a new record low yesterday, only a day after Qatar threw Cairo an economic lifeline by sending $ 2.5 billion in aid to help it tackle a currency crisis.
Turkey wants a stronger energy relationship with the Libyan government, the visiting Turkish energy minister said during talks in Tripoli.
Employees at the Central Bank of Yemen initiated a partial strike this week, calling for a restructuring of their wage package
Egypt's annual inflation in December accelerated to 4.7 per cent, a slight growth over the preceding months, data from the official statistics agency showed on Thursday.