Algeria

Minister: Algeria to Launch National Solar Project
21/08/2019 07:54 GMT

Minister of Energy Mohamed Arkab on Tuesday said Algeria is set to launch a national project for the production of approximately 5,600 megawatts of electricity, using solar energy, to boost the... More


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Bahrain

Zain Bahrain Partners with Sharaf DG
22/08/2019 07:43 GMT

Zain Bahrain has partnered with regional electronics retailer Sharaf DG Bahrain to offer selected items directly from the Zain E-shop. Customers can now buy TVs, laptops, accessories, cameras,... More


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Egypt

Minister Announces Rise in Egypt's Zohr Output
22/08/2019 07:35 GMT

Natural gas production at Egypt's Zohr field, the largest gas field in the Mediterranean, has increased to 2.7 Bscf/d, Egypt's petroleum minister said on Wednesday. In February, Egypt's petroleum... More


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Iran

Iran President Signs Off On Downstream Industries Support Act
22/08/2019 09:15 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued an executive decree to the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum and the Planning and Budget Organization on supporting downstream oil industries by tapping public... More


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Iraq

Official Reports Iran’s Exports Products to Iraq via Mehran Border
22/08/2019 04:55 GMT

The Director General of Ilam Customs Office Rouhollah Gholami said on Sunday that 630,000 tons of goods were exported to neighboring Iraq through Mehran border in the first four months of the current... More


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Kuwait

Kuwait Plans Privatization of Electricity Workshops & Landlines
22/08/2019 04:32 GMT

The Higher Council for Privatization and its technical staff are currently considering the possibility of introducing two privatization projects to be executed by the private sector – the main... More


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Libya

Libyan NOC Completes El Bouri Maintenance
22/08/2019 08:58 GMT

National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla visited Libya's offshore El Bouri oil field, meeting facilities staff while inspecting operations and recently completed maintenance... More


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Oman

Omani Block on Track for 1st Oil by End-2019
22/08/2019 04:42 GMT

Rex International Holding Limited, the majority shareholder in Masirah Oil Limited (MOL) — which has a 100 % interest in the offshore Block 50 enveloping Masirah Island — says it is on track to... More


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Qatar

Qatar Financial Center Joins WAIFC
22/08/2019 07:41 GMT

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centers, has joined the World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC), a... More


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Saudi Arabia

Saudi-UAE Led Coalition Killed 47 Yemeni Fishermen in 2018
22/08/2019 08:59 GMT

A Saudi-UAE-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi rebels killed dozens of fishermen in bombing attacks on fishing boats last year, a leading rights group has said. Human Rights Watch on... More


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UAE

Dubai & China to Boost Cooperation in Clean Energy
22/08/2019 07:45 GMT

Dubai and China have expressed keenness to enhance cooperation in energy-related areas, especially clean and renewable energy. This was revealed during a meeting between Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer,... More


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Yemen

Saudi-UAE Led Coalition Killed 47 Yemeni Fishermen in 2018
22/08/2019 08:59 GMT

A Saudi-UAE-led military coalition battling Yemen's Houthi rebels killed dozens of fishermen in bombing attacks on fishing boats last year, a leading rights group has said. Human Rights Watch on... More


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General News

UAE to be ME's 1st to Launch RuPay Card
22/08/2019 07:13 GMT

The UAE will be the first country in the Middle East to witness the launch of RuPay card, "an Indian indigenous equivalent of Mastercard or Visa," during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra... More


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