Economics and Policy
Saudi Arabia wants to raise its crude oil production capacity from its current 12.5m barrels per day to 15m barrels per day by 2020, a prince in the kingdom was quoted as saying.
Egypt's government must seek political compromise to win broad support for a crucial IMF loan in order to revive the country's ailing economy, a senior opposition figure, Mohamed ElBaradei, said.
Companies and Business
Royal Dutch Shell says it has officially kicked off a multibillion-dollar project to tap natural gas in Iraq's south.