Opec can ride out cheap oil, says head

Badri defends maintaining output at 30m barrels

Libya burns through its foreign reserves

Sliding oil price and civil war after tripling of state salaries erode holdings

Libya’s divisions pave way for oil tussle

Chaos exacerbated by dual governments and central banker rivals

Qatar replaces head of $300bn fund

Member of royal family takes helm at global investor QIA

Dubai: the statelet start-up

Well-connected emirate is attracting big tech and small start-ups

Conflict threatens $15bn Jordan gas deal

Country recalls its ambassador from Israel

Qatar looks to back high-speed train plan

Regeneration of areas near UK stations discussed

Egypt issues tender against oil revenues

$2bn in funding guaranteed by sales of crude oil for five years

Isis declares its own currency

Leader releases audio message after death claims

RBS retreat may include eastern pullback

Review threatens Central Europe and Mideast operations

Abu Dhabi lures Singapore Exchange chief

ADGM’s launch is part of UAE capital’s plan to diversify

Easing of Dubai property prices welcomed

Alabbar remains optimistic about longer-term demand

Oil price fall temporary, says Saudi executive

Population growth will spur sales, says Sabic head

Iranians struggle with cost of living

Perception that improvement is not feeding through to real economy

Businesses look to Iran opportunities

London conference prepares for eventual easing of sanctions

Investors eye Egypt energy opportunities

Sentiment improves on perception stability is returning

Saudi investor warns on falling oil price

Alwaleed ‘astonishment’ over government playing down issue

Cautious mood pervades the sovereign wealth fund industry

Managers make the most of their freedom to take a longer-term view on investments

Equities soar as confidence returns to stock markets

Despite gains, growth will probably slow

Cash rolls in as region shrugs off bad news

Indicators show a marked upturn in financial activity in the region, even as sectarian violence spreads