Algeria

Sonatrach to Up Production from Algerian Field
21/09/2017 08:20 GMT

Algeria’s state-run energy firm Sonatrach will boost gas output by 10 Mcm/d at its giant Hassi Messaoud field and will then increase output by 6 Mcm/d at nearby Rhourde el Baguel oil field, its chief... More


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Bahrain

Bahrain Abusing Fisheries Issue to Stoke Regional Row: Qatar
21/09/2017 08:51 GMT

Qatar accused Bahrain on Tuesday of abusing a routine fisheries enforcement case to deepen a three-month diplomatic crisis between the emirate and its neighbors. Qatar's state-run news agency QNA... More


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Egypt

Saudi National Caught Smuggling iPhones into Egypt
21/09/2017 09:10 GMT

A Saudi national is facing legal action in Egypt for attempting to smuggle dozens of new iPhones, according to Sabq newspaper. Customs officers searched the smuggler and seized 128 cellphones valued... More


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Iran

Tehran Ready to Complete Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline
21/09/2017 08:57 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rohani voiced Iran's readiness to complete a long-sought gas pipeline project that is intended to deliver Iran's gas to neighboring Pakistan ( IPI Pipeline ). "Iran is... More


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Iraq

Iran & Iraq to Synchronize Power Grids Soon
21/09/2017 08:12 GMT

Iran’s Deputy Energy Minister for Electricity and Energy Affairs Houshang Falahatian (pictured) has stated that the power grids of Iran and Iraq will be interconnected in mid-November 2017. “Iran is... More


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Kuwait

Kuwait-Headquartered Alshaya Acquires Noon Stake
21/09/2017 07:23 GMT

Leading international retail franchise operator M H Alshaya Co has acquired a strategic stake in Noon, the region’s new e-commerce platform. As new investors in Noon, Alshaya joins forces with other... More


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Libya

Foreign Workers Temporarily Evacuated from Libyan Oil Field
05/09/2017 06:03 GMT

Foreign workers at Libya's Sharara oil field, which is currently shut, have been temporarily evacuated because of unspecified information about activity nearby, an engineer at the field said on... More


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Oman

Petroleum Development Oman Eyeing Intl. Expertise to Cut Flaring
21/09/2017 08:37 GMT

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) plans to tap international expertise in its drive to reduce gas flaring across its sprawling Block 6 concession — a move designed to enable the majority... More


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Qatar

Bahrain Abusing Fisheries Issue to Stoke Regional Row: Qatar
21/09/2017 08:51 GMT

Qatar accused Bahrain on Tuesday of abusing a routine fisheries enforcement case to deepen a three-month diplomatic crisis between the emirate and its neighbors. Qatar's state-run news agency QNA... More


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Saudi Arabia

Saudi National Caught Smuggling iPhones into Egypt
21/09/2017 09:10 GMT

A Saudi national is facing legal action in Egypt for attempting to smuggle dozens of new iPhones, according to Sabq newspaper. Customs officers searched the smuggler and seized 128 cellphones valued... More


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UAE

Fujairah National Shipping Aiming High in Region
21/09/2017 09:16 GMT

Fujairah National Shipping (FNS) has launched an ambitious bid to become one of the top three maritime services companies in the region by the end of 2018, by offering new and improved... More


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Yemen

UAE’s ADNOC Distribution Pens Deals in Ethiopia, Yemen
14/09/2017 07:46 GMT

Adnoc Distribution, the Abu Dhabi-based operator of fuel service stations, announced it has signed two agreements to sell its Voyager branded engine oil and lubricant in Ethiopia and Yemen. The new... More


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General News

Saudis Top GCC Investors in UAE Real Estate Sector
21/09/2017 09:10 GMT

Saudi Arabian investors will continue to put their faith in Dubai real estate because the emirate's property market has a proven reputation for delivering long-term benefits, a developer said at... More


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