Algeria

Algerian Minister Receives UfM Delegation
03/05/2016 08:40 GMT

Minister of Industry and Mining Abdesselam Bouchouareb has received, Monday in Algiers, a delegation of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), said the Ministry in a communiqué. The UfM delegation... More


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Bahrain

Call for New Saudi Causeway to Link Bahrain, Qatar
03/05/2016 08:25 GMT

A senior municipal official in eastern Saudi Arabia has proposed the construction of two causeways linking the kingdom with neighboring Bahrain and Qatar, said a report. The causeway between Al Ahsa... More


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Egypt

Egypt Permits Iranian Oil Tankers to Use SUMED Pipeline
01/05/2016 06:40 GMT

The Egypt government issued the permit for Iranian giant oil tankers to use the SUMED Pipeline on their way to Europe. With the new permit issued on 2 April 2016, Saudi Arabia's efforts and plans to... More


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Iran

Drilling Co. Attempting to Expand Presence in Iran's Oil Sector
03/05/2016 09:45 GMT

Head of the Iranian Drilling Companies Association Mohammad Iravani told reporters that foreign companies are waiting for sanctions on Iran to be lifted so that they can be present in the country's... More


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Iraq

Iraq: Oil Exports, Revenues Rise in April
03/05/2016 05:08 GMT

Iraq says April crude oil exports have increased by 2.3% from the previous month, filling cash-strapped coffers amid an acute economic crisis. Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad, said that daily oil... More


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Kuwait

Kuwait Metro Project to be Completed in 23 Years
03/05/2016 05:10 GMT

The Kuwait metro project is still under consideration, said a news report quoting a letter recently sent by the Partnership Technical Bureau (PTB) to an unspecified state department. According to the... More


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Libya

Blacklisted Oil Tanker Returns to Libyan Port
01/05/2016 08:20 GMT

A tanker that Libya's rival eastern government had been using to try to export oil in defiance of the Western-backed administration in Tripoli returned to the country on Saturday, after it was... More


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Oman

Working Petroleum System in Block 50 Confirmed: MOL Oman
03/05/2016 08:23 GMT

Drilling activities targeting Block 50 offshore Oman’s eastern seaboard have confirmed the presence of a ‘working petroleum system’ in the 17,000 sq km concession — a discovery that bodes well for... More


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Qatar

Call for New Saudi Causeway to Link Bahrain, Qatar
03/05/2016 08:25 GMT

A senior municipal official in eastern Saudi Arabia has proposed the construction of two causeways linking the kingdom with neighboring Bahrain and Qatar, said a report. The causeway between Al Ahsa... More


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Saudi Arabia

Call for New Saudi Causeway to Link Bahrain, Qatar
03/05/2016 08:25 GMT

A senior municipal official in eastern Saudi Arabia has proposed the construction of two causeways linking the kingdom with neighboring Bahrain and Qatar, said a report. The causeway between Al Ahsa... More


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UAE

UAE's MAF to Up Oman Investment
03/05/2016 06:36 GMT

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer across the Mena region will increase its investment in Oman by RO515 million (US$1.34 billion) by 2020, in addition to the RO190... More


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Yemen

Yemen Gets Saudi Relief Aid
02/05/2016 07:56 GMT

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSrelief) has provided relief assistance worth SR1.6 billion (US$426.8 million) to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni brethren, the Saudi... More


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General News

GCC Single Visa to Boost Tourism
03/05/2016 04:59 GMT

A unified tourist visa for the six GCC states, similar to Europe’s Schengen visa system, should be prioritized by regional governments to lure international travelers despite increased security... More


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