Islamist militants are suspected of attacking an oil pipeline on Monday in the Algerian region of Djebahia, some 70km east of the capital Algiers, killing two Algerian guards.
Kuwait's parliament has moved closer to approving a law that would write off citizens' debts on interest accrued on loans taken between 2002 and 2008.
A business delegation from Iraqi Kurdistan mulled strengthening economic ties on Monday with Lebanon’s second-biggest city Tripoli.
Jordan will tap the bond market for the first time in more than two years as the nation struggles with a cut in foreign aid, a rising energy bill and an influx of Syrian refugees.
Lebanon’s Agriculture Ministry, the European Union and Kafalat signed a grant contract of 3.5 million euros ($4.7 million) Monday for small loans intended for agricultural and rural development
Construction permits issued by the Orders of Engineers in Beirut and Tripoli declined 11.7 percent in 2012 compared to 2011, when they also declined 6.8 percent.
Abu Dhabi welcomed over 2.38 million hotel guests in 2012, up 13 per cent compared to 2011, and above its target of 2.3 million guests, according to figures released by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority.
A delegation from Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will meet Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma in the next "couple of days," an Indian government statement quoting the minister said, amid speculation that the Gulf carrier is close to buying a minority stake in Jet Airways.
Oman plans to build a 570 million rial ($1.48 billion) medical complex and will invite bids this year to manage construction, a ministry of health official has said.
Emirates Investment Bank has sold its stake in First National Bank for $42 million, leading to notable changes in the shareholder structure of the Lebanese bank.