Low oil prices could help Egypt's public finances, but may also lead to reduced support from GCC states.
A rebounding property market and rising education fees can erode benefits, according to a EIU report.
Tunisia took a step closer to full democracy with last month's parliamentary elections but the new government will face tough economic challenges.
The demand for buildings in Dubailand has increased due to its proximity to the Dubai Expo 2020 venue.
Internal conflicts may find the North African nation falling short of Europe’s trade expectations.
The international coalition fighting Islamic State will find it hard to cut off the militant group’s varied sources of funding, analysts said.