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Mideast E&P spend seen rising 14.5% in 2015

Oil majors will continue to invest in the Middle East energy sector despite the drop in oil prices.

Gulf mkt slide may impact property prices

Investor sentiment may act as drag on residential prices in the near-term.

MENA banks 2015 outlook negative, GCC stable

Market saturation is driving some banks to expand into risky regions, according to Moody’s.

INTERVIEW-Bahrain's Al Baraka to open Islamic bank in Morocco

Al Baraka is in talks with Moroccan lenders for the new bank.

UAE,Qatar most attractive for MENA energy investment

Several MENA countries fell in rankings in the 2014 Global Petroleum Survey.

Global warming poses risk to MENA

Climate change will cause severe heat extremes and water shortages in MENA.