Saudi riyal under pressure from oil price

Traders are betting on a future devaluation

Kurds defy Iraq and pursue oil sales

Distracted by insecurity, Baghdad turns blind eye

Olive oil exports boost Tunisian economy

Bumper crop has coincided with high global prices

Germany to receive 800,000 asylum seekers

Record figures lay bare scale of Europe’s refugee crisis

Saudi’s hard choices on oil and influence

The country’s interests lie in price stability for the next five years, writes Nick Butler

Saudi Arabia plans $27bn in bond issues

Low oil prices put strain on kingdom’s finances

James Ferguson illustration

Lessons learnt from crisis that never was

Sometimes the biggest potential risks are staring you in the face, writes Ed Balls

UAE ends fuel subsidies to cut emissions

Fuel prices to be pegged to international benchmarks

Money can buy Iran’s restraint in the Gulf

Neighbouring states should use their wealth to tempt nation to pull in its regional horns

Iran oil puts pressure on rival exporters

Lifting of sanctions releases funds to end years of under-investment

Iran offers openings but pitfalls remain

Western bankers cautious about opportunities in $400bn economy

Pakistan set to push on with Iran pipeline

Imports of up to $2.5bn a year would ease fuel shortage

Experts shine a light on Iran agreement

Historic deal has weaknesses, but it has many strengths too

Web of sanctions not easy to unravel

Restrictions range across multiple legal jurisdictions

US must contain Iran now deal is done

Despite what opponents say, this will be no honeymoon with Tehran

Years of tough talking end in Iran pact

Tehran prepares for an end to isolation after striking an agreement with world powers

Negotiators extend teetering talks on Iran

With stakes high, nuclear discussions limp on into weekend

Iran talks deadline passes amid stalemate

US legislation kicks in that will boost Washington hawks

Investors eye Iranian opening

A breakthrough on sanctions would prise open a closed market

Iran talks extended amid deal pressure

US says negotiations with Tehran can continue until Friday