Glencore holds oil talks in Iran

Trader poised to help Tehran rejoin international fold

Opinion: Time to join era of trade liberalisation

Globalisation is far from dead, writes Shawn Donnan

Arab region expected to bounce back

Oil prices are set to rise and infrastructure investment could help forge new trade links

World Cup woes add to Qatar jitters

Companies in emirate hit by spending cuts as well as Fifa fallout

Hardliners risk scuppering Iran nuclear deal

Nuclear negotiations go down to the wire

Developing nation growth slowing, warns World Bank

Rich countries to resume role as growth engine

Middle East sovereign funds fear decline

Many regional managers expect era of low oil prices

Turkey’s Erdogan borrows some bad habits

The president seems to combine many vices in a single leadership

Israel close to Leviathan gasfield deal

David Gilo resigns in protest over $6.5bn development project

Productivity turns into global problem

Output per worker growing at slowest since millennium

Saudi Arabia foresees fossil fuel phase-out

Oil minister says kingdom will switch to renewables this century

Drill deeper than oil for Saudi prosperity

Important reforms centre on energy, which kingdom uses wastefully

Saudis claim oil price strategy success

World’s largest crude exporter seeks to douse US shale surge

Saudis spend despite low oil price

Kingdom insists it can weather crude fall despite fears of slowdown

Middle East: The Iran conversation

Gulf leaders fear what a US nuclear deal with Iran presages

Saudis burn through foreign reserves

King Salman funds public sector salaries and large development projects

Salman makes play in Saudi game of thrones

Riyadh power shake-up may herald more aggressive foreign policy

Egypt’s Morsi sentenced to 20 years in jail

First elected leader, ousted by military in 2013, guilty of violence against protesters and torture

Russia’s Lukoil eyes return to Iran

Chief says opportunities sought should sanctions end

Iran fetes investors despite sanctions

US business was beating a path to Tehran even before nuclear deal