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  • Arab Spring economies recover slowly in 2013

    Arab Spring economies recover slowly in 2013

    The IMF forecast gross domestic product in the six countries combined would expand by 3.6 percent next year, accelerating from an estimated 2.0 percent this year and 1.2 percent in 2011.

    November 11, 2012 9:58
  • Former Iraqi central bank chief denies corruption

    Former Iraqi central bank chief denies corruption

    Local authorities have issued arrest warrants for Shibibi, who has left the country, and other bank officials, a decision that has heightened investor concerns Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government is interfering with the bank's autonomy.

    November 11, 2012 8:42
  • Egyptian trains collide and kill three

    Egyptian trains collide and kill three

    Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety standards on the country's railways, leading to a string of deadly accidents.

    November 11, 2012 8:39
 
  • Mobinil hopes for profit in 2013

    Mobinil hopes for profit in 2013

    Egypt's financial regulator earlier this year approved a tender offer by France Telecom that would cement its control over Mobinil.

    November 9, 2012 9:54
  • Iran drafts law to cut oil exports

    Iran drafts law to cut oil exports

    The U.S. government has focused on blocking Iran's oil exports because it estimates that crude sales provide about half of Iranian government revenues.

    November 8, 2012 9:47
  • Obama victory opens negotiation window with Iran

    Obama victory opens negotiation window with Iran

    Last month the White House said the option of bilateral talks with Iran, with whom Washington has not had diplomatic relations for three decades, was under consideration.

    November 8, 2012 8:54
 
  • Exxon wants to quit

    Exxon wants to quit

    Exxon's decision to quit the $50 billion project will exacerbate tensions between Baghdad and the autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan.

    November 7, 2012 3:13
  • Egypt hopes Obama will work

    Egypt hopes Obama will work

    A few months into first term as president, Obama delivered a speech at Cairo University in June 2009 calling for a "new beginning" between the United States and the world's Muslims.

    November 7, 2012 12:23
  • Exxon looking to leave Iraq

    Gulf Keystone back to Iraqi oil

    Kurdistan says its right to grant contracts to foreign companies is enshrined in the Iraqi constitution.

    November 4, 2012 9:01
 
  • egypt

    Dana Gas starts Egypt output

    The Ras Shukheir plant will have a production capacity of 120,000 tonnes a year of propane and butane

    October 21, 2012 8:59
 
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