Algeria

Algerian Institute Specializing in Agricultural Techniques Inaugurated
23/10/2014 09:48 GMT

The first national institute specializing in agricultural techniques in Algeria was inaugurated in Monday in Mascara at Tighennif by Minister of Vocational Training, Noureddine Bedoui. During a... More


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Bahrain

Bahraini Delegation in China to Boost Trade Ties
23/10/2014 11:26 GMT

A high-level business delegation from Bahrain has begun a 10-day visit to China that aims to strengthen economic and trade ties between the two countries. It will build on the successful visit by... More


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Egypt

Egypt Eyes Illegal Buildings for Tackling Housing Crisis
23/10/2014 09:45 GMT

Egypt plans to offer cheap loans for completing apartments in unfinished buildings thrown up illegally across its cities, hoping to tackle a housing crisis that has helped to topple two presidents... More


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Iran

Boeing Acknowledges Sales to Iran
23/10/2014 07:38 GMT

Boeing said on Wednesday it had sold aircraft-related goods to Iran Air in the third quarter, marking the first acknowledged dealings between US aerospace companies and Iran since 1979. The... More


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Iraq

Auction for Iraq’s Nassiriya Oil Project to be Held by 2014-End
23/10/2014 11:09 GMT

Iraq's oil ministry will hold a bidding round to develop its southern Nassiriya Oil Field and construct an associated refinery before the end of 2014, ministry spokesman Assim Jihad said. In June,... More


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Kuwait

Qatar Petroleum Hosts Kuwait Oil Co. Delegation
23/10/2014 11:01 GMT

Qatar Petroleum (QP) recently hosted a delegation from Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), who visited Qatar to gain insights on the company’s marine activities and port operations. Mubarak Awaida al-Hajri,... More


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Libya

Libya: OPEC Output Should Reduce
23/10/2014 11:20 GMT

OPEC should cut its oil output by at least 500,000 barrels per day (bpd), a Libyan oil official said, to tackle oversupply and support prices that have slid to a four-year low. The 12-member... More


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Oman

UAE's Masdar Pens Oman Wind Farm Contract
23/10/2014 09:40 GMT

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, today signed a joint development agreement with Oman's Rural Areas Electricity Company (Raeco) to build the first large-scale wind farm in the GCC. The... More


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Qatar

Qatar Petroleum Hosts Kuwait Oil Co. Delegation
23/10/2014 11:01 GMT

Qatar Petroleum (QP) recently hosted a delegation from Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), who visited Qatar to gain insights on the company’s marine activities and port operations. Mubarak Awaida al-Hajri,... More


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Saudi Arabia

Saudi SABIC Drops Petchem Expansion Plan with Shell
23/10/2014 11:24 GMT

Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) will not move ahead with plans to expand an existing petrochemical joint venture with Royal Dutch Shell in Saudi Arabia as the results of feasibility studies were... More


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UAE

Sharjah Airport New Runway Opens
23/10/2014 11:22 GMT

Sharjah International Airport has opened a new runway, which has been designed to receive new generations of Code F aircraft and giant freighters. The runway, which has been built at a cost of Dh500... More


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Yemen

Yemen, France Discuss Cooperation in Oil & Gas Investment
20/10/2014 11:13 GMT

Minister of Oil and Minerals Hussein al-Kaf and French ambassador Jean Marc Grosjean discussed here on Sunday the mutual economic and investment cooperation in oil, gas and minerals fields. The... More


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General News

Libya: OPEC Output Should Reduce
23/10/2014 11:20 GMT

OPEC should cut its oil output by at least 500,000 barrels per day (bpd), a Libyan oil official said, to tackle oversupply and support prices that have slid to a four-year low. The 12-member... More


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