Scepticism over Saudi sell-offs

Scope of transformation massive for cradle-to-grave society

Saudi Arabia pledges economic overhaul

Kingdom targets $2tn initial public offering of Saudi Aramco

IMF cuts Gulf GDP growth forecast to 1.8%

Oil-dependent region lowers spending to contain fiscal deficits

Strike forces Kuwait to cut oil output

Rare industrial action reduces production to 1.1m barrels a day

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IMF agrees $2.8bn bailout for Tunisia

Loan comes amid growing influx of refugees and fall in oil prices

Islamic banks seek Mauritanian depositors

Many consumers are uncomfortable with western banking practices

Iraqi Kurds plead for financial help

Deputy PM warns fight against Isis at risk without additional funds

Bank Hapoalim chair attacks salary cap plan

Seroussi warns of serious impact on Israeli economy

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Saïd weighs legal action against Barclays

Syrian-born billionaire given three months to find another bank

Egypt devalues its currency by 13%

Stock market jumps on news of more flexible currency plan

Iran eyes ‘bad bank’ to mop up toxic loans

Recapitalising banks seen as key to post-sanctions growth

Oil rout and global volatility hurt Dubai

Tracker reveals first private sector contraction since 2009

Bahrain reopens cancelled bond sale

Gulf state struggles to repair confidence in lacklustre economy

Barclays accused of ‘sham’ Qatari payments

Staveley’s PCP alleges secret transactions at height of 2008 crisis

Netanyahu fights for Leviathan gasfield

Israeli supreme court puts project at risk

Pressure builds on Egypt to devalue pound

Foreign currency shortage hits businesses that rely on imports

Iran to hold assets in foreign banks

Move to fend off inflationary pressure from sudden cash inflow

British regulators help Iranian banks

Start-up unit assists lenders to overcome sanctions legacy

Iranian banks not ready for global call

Weak regulation and inadequate capitalisation slow progress

Bahrain and Oman raise fuel prices

Oil slump forces Gulf states to cut subsidies and spending