U.S. freeze assets of five companies it accuses of aiding Iran missile programme

US slaps sanctions on Iran

Egypt progressives push for reform

Egyptian progressives press for reform

Iran: anti-government protests spread

Iranian protests spread across the country

Jordan gets Small business boost

The EBRD is partnering with Jordan Commercial Bank (JCB) to support the development of small businesses…

Mending fences and building bridges

On Dec. 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin completed a diplomatic sprint, touring Syria, Egypt and Turkey in…

Qatar strikes $8 billion jet deal with the UK

Qatar will buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets worth $8bn from the United Kingdom as the Gulf…

UAE: remains region’s shining light

The UAE maintained its position as the most prosperous country in the Arab world and its…

Ransomed: Prince Miteb pays to go

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, who was once seen as a serious contender to the…

Cairo anticipates the economic rewards of Hamas-Fatah deal

The  Egyptian-brokered reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas signed on Oct. 12 could have major economic repercussions for Cairo. The agreement…

Hamas & Fateh: from small acorns . . .

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have signed a preliminary rec­onciliation deal, bringing hope for an…