Economics and Policy
A number of the companies bidding on Lebanon's oil and gas have withdrawn over security concerns.
The International Monetary Fund is not currently discussing a possible loan with Egypt's interim government, and its decision on whether to engage would be guided by the views of the international community.
A US-backed plan to boost the Palestinian economy is taking shape.
Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have assigned five firms to study the construction of a railway bridge parallel to the King Fahd Causeway.