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Country Report

Iraq MPs set to approve anti-money laundering law

Iraq is stepping up efforts to curb money laundering and terrorism financing.

Tunisia's economic malaise deepens

Key economic reforms have been delayed by political wrangling.

Bahrain to start lifting subsidies in August

Public spending cuts looms as the government faces a serious fiscal squeeze.

UAE property market prepared for correction-S&P

Standard & Poor’s expects a 10%-20% correction in Dubai residential real estate prices

Saudis feel pinch of wedding debt

High dowry and wedding costs have made settling down a very expensive affair.

Morocco reins in cross-border bank expansion

Regulators are encouraging Moroccan banks to consolidate cross-border deals.