OPEC+ is expected to consider delaying its output increase at its meeting this week, but there are "some cracks in the foundation," said Herman Wang of S&P Global Platts.
There seems to be a lot of dissatisfaction and fatigue from its members with having to put up with oil cuts for so long amid the coronavirus pandemic, says Herman Wang of S&P Global Platts.
Ibrahim Ajami of Mubadala Investment Company discusses the firm's two strategies when it comes to investing in Israel following a normalization of ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates...
While a Biden administration will likely try to restart talks with Iran, the main obstacle may be whether Iran is willing to negotiate — and at what price.
This year's G-20 summit failed to provide a "unified global response" to ongoing issues like the coronavirus pandemic, says Josh Lipsky of the Atlantic Council.
Mina Al Oraibi of The National states that the reduction in U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq is significant but still shows American presence in the region.
Sluggish inflation, a weak U.S. dollar and a pile of debt on top of stimulus packages, however, may not make the region's post-coronavirus recovery sustainable, says Leila Benali of the Arab Petr...
Naguib Sawiris leveled strong criticism at Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accusing the leader of making a "very big mess" in the Middle East.
If completed, the sale would be the first American transfer of lethal drones and stealth aircraft to any Arab country.
Following a Financial Times report about the SoftBank Vision Fund's possible relocation, Tariq Bin Hendi of the Abu Dhabi Investment Office said it is "actively involved" in inviting firms to mov...
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will bring back the ethics that were missing during the Trump administration, said Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris.
In Saudi Arabia's case, President-elect Joe Biden's administration could move in a "far tougher" direction over its human rights issues, says Fred Kempe, president and CEO of the Atlantic Council...
The U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed that Iran is rebuilding an underground advanced centrifuge assembly plant, and that the agency had prior knowledge of the construction.
Lincoln Bloomfield, chairman emeritus at the Stimson Center, weighs in on major differences in foreign policy style between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Paul Griffiths of Dubai Airports says quarantines, Covid-19 testing and other travel protocols are not well-coordinated across the world, and stand in the way of getting back to "life as we would...
The coordination of three things — testing, travel protocol and quarantines — is the "essential next step" in getting the world moving again, according to Paul Griffiths of Dubai Airports.
A relentless second wave of coronavirus has stopped oil demand recovery, but the prospect of increased supply is further raising the stakes for OPEC+.
If Joe Biden takes the U.S. back into the Iran nuclear pact, 1 million bpd of Iranian oil exports could potentially be back on the market, says Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets.
Fadi Arbid from Amwal Capital Partners walks through the health of the Saudi market, and what the U.S. election outcome means for the Middle East.
Studies show that Saudi Arabia's grocery retail market was worth 57 billion Saudi riyals ($13.6 billion) in 2019, and it is set to increase by 5% annually until 2024, says CEO Ahmad BinDawood of ...
Saudi supermarket operator BinDawood Holding started trading on Wednesday morning on the Tadawul.
Iran will more easily be able to sell weapons to its proxies, analysts say, including Lebanon's Hezbollah and the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The International Monetary Fund sees oil staying in the $40 to $50 range next year, and it downgraded its outlook for the Middle East economic recovery.
Technology may be a viable path to fast growth and economic diversification for the region, given the coronavirus shock and how oil prices have yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels, says Jihad A...
Economic analysts have expressed exasperation at the policy decisions coming from Ankara, arguing that the currency's troubles are self-inflicted.
Elected directly by secret ballot by a majority of the U.N. General Assembly, the vote has for years been criticized as being plagued by back-door deals.
The rial's nosedive comes as new sanctions from the Trump administration, enacted last Thursday, came down on 18 major Iranian banks.
Israel's cabinet ratified the Abraham Accord Monday, cementing the UAE as the first Gulf country, followed by Bahrain, to establish diplomatic ties with Israel.
The CEO urged government bailouts for airlines, warning that "the worst is not behind any airline, not only Qatar Airways."
U.S. sanctions against Turkey "are becoming a distinct possibility," one analyst told CNBC.