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    2. January 28, 2015

      Oil price fall leaves Gulf states with difficult reform choices

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    1. Islamic finance 2011

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    1. January 27, 2015

      Obama rekindles relations with conservative Saudi Arabia

      Nearly four years after the outbreak of the Arab Spring protests, President Barack Obama cut short an overseas trip on...

    2. FT Alphaville

      January 27, 2015

      Petrodollars, Adam Curtis edition

      Adam Curtis, the controversial end of the BBC documentary making department, is back with a straight-to-iPlayer special,...

    3. January 26, 2015

      Saudi Arabia to maintain expenditure

      Saudi Arabia will use its “great surpluses” to continue spending to help the private sector even as oil prices remain close...

    4. January 26, 2015

      Opec chief says oil prices could soon rebound

      Oil prices may have hit a floor and could soon rebound, said the secretary-general of Opec, the oil producing cartel, on...

    5. January 26, 2015

      WYG plans sale, merger or acquisition in pursuit of faster growth

      WYG, the project manager and technical consultancy, has put itself up for sale by announcing a strategic review. The...

    6. January 25, 2015

      In succession drama, Saudis prize stability above all else

      When the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud was taken to hospital in December, the rumour mill began churning with...

    7. January 25, 2015

      Venezuela offers China tough lending lessons

      “God will provide!” So said Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, last week following his apparently empty-handed return...

    8. January 25, 2015

      Saudi Arabia: Threat from Isis will only grow

      On the surface, the political transition in Saudi Arabia following the death of the much-revered King Abdullah has proceeded...

    9. January 24, 2015

      World leaders pay respects to the late Saudi king

      World leaders are congregating in Saudi Arabia to pay their respects to the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud,...

    10. The World

      January 24, 2015

      Real world intrudes on Davos

      Holding the World Economic Forum in a ski resort in the Alps sounds like an eccentric decision. In fact, the choice of Davos...

    11. January 23, 2015

      New Saudi king faces immense challenges

      The death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the age of 91 could hardly be described as unexpected. But this should not in...

    12. January 23, 2015

      UK flag tribute to Saudi king criticised

      The British government’s decision to fly flags at half mast to mark the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has been...

    13. January 23, 2015

      Davos 2015: Spectre of Isis haunts Middle East debate

      There was something symbolic about the warmth of the reception afforded to Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the president...

    14. January 23, 2015

      New generation sets Saudi throne in line for historic shift

      Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, Saudi Arabia’s new king, moved swiftly to end speculation about future succession on Friday,...

    15. January 23, 2015

      King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, Saudi Arabian ruler, 1923-2015

      Saudi King slideshow A cautious reformer whose ascent to the throne helped restore some popular legitimacy to the al-Saud...

    16. January 23, 2015

      Saudi oil policy back in focus after King Abdullah’s death

      Crude prices pared their earlier gains on Friday after the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah placed renewed focus on the...

    17. January 23, 2015

      Hard-working traditionalist Salman to take Saudi throne

      For years, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz was described as Saudi Arabia’s king-in-waiting. A hard-working traditionalist, the...

    18. January 23, 2015

      Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman bids to reassure markets

      Saudi king dies Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman moved quickly to reassure markets and allies by pledging to continue with the...

    19. January 22, 2015

      Impact of oil price rout starkly evident in North America

      Curb in US oil drilling In the trial of strength in global oil markets, it is the North American producers that are...

    20. January 21, 2015

      Q&A: Who are Yemen’s Houthis?

      Houthi militiamen guarding the residence of Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Wednesday have reached an agreement...

    21. David Allen Green

      January 20, 2015

      The Ministry of Justice's commercial proposal to Saudi Arabia

      The Ministry of Justice for England and Wales (MoJ) wants to make money out of the punishment system of Saudi Arabia. It has...

    22. January 19, 2015

      Slide in oil price puts brakes on Middle East IPO plans

      Companies in the Middle East and north Africa are putting flotation plans on hold in the wake of market volatility triggered...

    23. January 15, 2015

      Saudi Arabia predicted to cut state spending after oil price fall

      Saudi Arabia is forecast to reduce state spending by 18 per cent this year, a clear sign of the impact the slump in crude...

    24. January 15, 2015

      Non-Opec oil output growth to slow in 2015 amid price rout

      Oil production growth from countries outside Opec will be lower than expected this year as the price rout hits North...

    25. January 14, 2015

      The search for a Muslim Martin Luther

      When I read about Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s call for a reformation in Islam, I imagined a Charlie Hebdo cartoon ridiculing the...

    26. January 11, 2015

      Saudi growth forecast to slow after fall in oil price

      Saudi Arabia’s economic growth is projected to slow over the next two years as the oil price slump forces its finances into...

    27. Gavyn Davies

      January 11, 2015

      The global deflation shock - how big and how bad?

      The Brent oil price has fallen by a further 9.3 per cent in the first few days of 2015, making the total decline since mid...

    28. Nick Butler

      January 11, 2015

      New nuclear - 2015 is the critical year

      2015 will be a crucial year for the nuclear industry across the world. Japan is expected to start bringing its nuclear...

    29. January 7, 2015

      Interactive: Saudi Arabia’s royal family tree

      Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz’s death was announced on Friday. He was succeeded by his 69-year-old brother...

    30. January 7, 2015

      Brent crude falls under $50 a barrel

      Petroleum stocks have reached new highs in the US, testing the limits of refiners’ thirst for crude as it falls below $50 a...

    31. January 7, 2015

      Q&A: The Saudi succession

      Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, king of Saudi Arabia for a decade and de facto ruler for almost 20 years, is in hospital...

    32. January 6, 2015

      Oil price rout takes Brent to fresh lows

      The oil price rout deepened on Tuesday with Brent, the international crude marker, and its US counterpart West Texas...

    33. January 5, 2015

      Saudi attack raises fears of jihadi violence overspill

      A suicide assault in northern Saudi Arabia killed three members of the security forces in the early hours of Monday morning,...

    34. January 4, 2015

      Obama sets stage for debate over US oil export ban

      The Obama administration has set the stage for a fierce debate over a US ban on crude oil exports by allowing more overseas...

    35. January 2, 2015

      Oil slips below $56 as output keeps rising

      Oil started 2015 on the back foot with a stronger US dollar and concerns about a supply glut sending prices to levels last...

    36. December 31, 2014

      Saudi King Abdullah taken to hospital for tests

      Saudi stocks fell sharply on Wednesday on news that the country’s ruler, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, had been taken to...

    37. December 30, 2014

      Why Saudi Arabia is still in charge

      The oil price collapse that started in October 2014 has yet to run its course but this much is already clear: it will be...

    38. December 29, 2014

      A kingdom fit for an oil price ordeal

      A new battle is breaking out in the Middle East as 2014 draws to a close. Thankfully, no blood will be spilled in its name,...

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