Saudi Arabia's annual inflation eased to 3.8 percent in August, its lowest level in almost three years, government statistics showed.
Slower increases in rents were highlighted as the cause of the slowdown.
Consumer price growth in the world's top oil exporter has been slowing gradually since peaking at 5.4 percent in February and March, registering 4.0 percent in July.
President Barack Obama has vowed to bring to justice the killers of the US ambassador to Libya and three other diplomats after they were murdered by Islamist protesters.
Obama condemned the attack in Benghazi as "outrageous and shocking" but insisted it would not threaten relations with Libya's new elected government, which took power in July after rebel forces backed by NATO air power overthrew Muammar Gaddafi.
The targeting of US diplomats was sparked by a US-made film seen as insulting the Prophet Mohammad.
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The world’s tallest residential building, Princess Tower, has been officially delivered by its developer Tameer in Dubai.
The building, which cost Dhs1.5 billion ($408 million) to build and measures 414 metres in height, is 98 per cent sold to investors, Tameer said.
The tower offers 763 individual residential units, and Tameer has handed over 150 units in the last six weeks.
Prices for the apartments vary from $326 to $680 per square foot, with apartment sizes ranging between 800 and 2,300 square foot.
Gulf Bank won a leading role in financing two energy projects in Kuwait worth a combined $2bn, the bank's chief executive said.
"One is in the oil sector and one is in the power sector. One is a bit less than $1bn, the other is a bit more than a billion. So, the total is roughly $2bn," Michel Accad said in an interview.
The deals will increase Gulf Bank's market share in corporate and project financing in the local market despite deep concerns over government willingness to speed up long-awaited infrastructure projects.
Israel is undermining Jordan's efforts to establish a nuclear program that would help the country to become fuel sufficient, Jordan's King Abdullah said.
The country, which has one of the smallest economies in the Arab world and almost no natural resources, suffers from energy shortages.
"Strong opposition to Jordan's nuclear energy programme is coming from Israel," the monarch told Agence France Presse in an interview.
"When we started going down the road of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, we approached some highly responsible countries to work with us. And pretty soon we realised that Israel was putting pressure on those countries to disrupt any cooperation with us," King Abdullah said. "A Jordanian delegation would approach a potential partner, and one week later an Israeli delegation would be there, asking our interlocutors not to support Jordan's nuclear energy bid," he added.
Egypt's finance minister said the government had revised up its budget deficit for the 2011/12 fiscal year to 11 percent of gross domestic product from an earlier projection of 8.6 percent.
The deficit was EGP170bn ($27.92bn) in the year that ended on June 30 and not the EGP134bn ($21 billion) projected earlier, Mumtaz al-Saeed said.