Economy

Economy
Lebanon's economic crisis has sent the currency into a tailspin and driven prices sky-high.
The South Korean flag
The announcement comes more than a week after South Korea sent top diplomats to Vienna for talks with US negotiators working to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
A man holding an extracted piece of ore
The site in Riyadh governorate is said to have vast deposits of gold, zinc and copper.
Economy
The agreement was signed in Tunisia.
Chinese investments in Morocco
Morocco and China signed an agreement sealing a strategic partnership between the two nations as part of Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative
Dubai Expo 2020 is a major global trade fair in which 192 countries have taken part [Getty]
Iran has sacked the managing director of its state-owned exhibition company after he was criticised for displaying agricultural products instead of 'scientific achievements' at the Dubai Expo 2020.
Dubai skyline
The UAE is at risk of joining the Financial Action Task Force's 'grey list' which would see the country subjected to greater oversight from the regulatory body.
Lebanese lira
The pound was trading at 30,000 to 1 U.S. dollar on the black market as the economic crisis continues with no solution expected in the near future.
Bahrain VAT
The 10 percent increase on Bahrain’s VAT has gone into effect on all goods taxable by law.
Economy
Erdogan rails against high interest rates as the "mother and father of all evil", going against economic orthodoxy to claim they cause high inflation instead of tamping it down.