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      Egypt and Qatar inch towards detente after Saudi-brokered talks

      President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt “looked forward to turning the page on past differences” with Qatar following...

    2. December 2, 2014

      The Arab spring idealist who died for Isis

      He had held on for months. But when the Islamists and leftists, who had united in the 2011 revolution he had championed,...

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    1. November 29, 2014

      Egyptian court drops case against Mubarak over protester deaths

      An Egyptian court has dropped charges against former president Hosni Mubarak relating to the killing of protesters during...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      November 28, 2014

      Egyptian rally

      Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans against the military and the...

    3. November 25, 2014

      Egypt and Cyprus freeze out Turkey in possible gas deal

      Egypt and Cyprus are deepening energy co-operation, as an apparent anti-Turkey bloc emerges in the Eastern Mediterranean –...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      November 25, 2014

      Egyptian building collapse

      Ahmed Abdel Fattah/El Shrouk Newspaper/AP Rescue workers and civilians search for survivors in the rubble of an eight-story...

    5. November 24, 2014

      Tourists return to Egypt after 3-year break

      The backpackers have returned. They are wandering through Cairo’s ancient Khan el-Khalili market and making their way...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      November 12, 2014

      Cairo tannery

      Khaled Elfiqi/EPA An Egyptian worker carries coloured yarns inside a tannery in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday. The tannery is...

    7. November 10, 2014

      Egypt Islamist militants pledge allegiance to Isis

      Egypt’s primary Islamist militant group has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (Isis) giving the...

    8. October 23, 2014

      Houthi expansion threatens Yemen’s strategic Bab al-Mandab strait

      Houthi militants are expanding their presence into western Yemen around a vital maritime corridor that controls access to...

    9. October 15, 2014

      Tunisia still holds dream of freedom

      Sometimes I stare at the art on my living room wall to remind myself that I hadn’t dreamt that day in February 2011. I’ve...

    10. October 12, 2014

      International donors pledge $5.4bn to help rebuild Gaza

      International donors have pledged $5.4bn in aid to Gaza at a conference held on Sunday in Cairo to raise funds for the...

    11. October 9, 2014

      Palestinians call for help in $4bn cost of rebuilding Gaza

      For the third time in five years, the international community will on Sunday be asked to fund the rebuilding of the Gaza...

    12. October 9, 2014

      Palestinian unity cabinet holds first meeting in Gaza since 2007

      Palestinian ministers on Thursday travelled from the West Bank city of Ramallah to the Gaza Strip to hold their first...

    13. October 6, 2014

      Sisi secures position in Egypt and abroad despite rights record

      When Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s president, held talks with Barack Obama, US president, on the sidelines of the UN General...

    14. September 28, 2014

      London Stock Exchange to pursue African company listings

      The London Stock Exchange is launching an aggressive attempt to increase the number of listings of African companies in the...

    15. September 21, 2014

      Blast in central Cairo kills at least two

      A bomb exploded close to the foreign ministry in Cairo on Sunday killing at least three policemen and injuring six other...

    16. September 7, 2014

      Abbas threatens to end Palestinian unity government with Hamas

      Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority president, has threatened to dissolve a four-month-old unity government with Hamas...

    17. September 4, 2014

      Egypt swelters in nationwide power cut

      A nationwide power cut amid sweltering late summer heat derailed commerce and transport, and disrupted the lives of tens of...

    18. September 2, 2014

      Islamist roadside bomb kills 11 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

      A roadside bomb killed 11 soldiers travelling in an armoured vehicle in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai region on Tuesday in...

    19. August 26, 2014

      Palestinians celebrate as Israel and Hamas agree open-ended truce

      Israel and the Palestinians agreed on an open-ended ceasefire that began at 7pm on Tuesday, prompting some Palestinians to...

    20. August 25, 2014

      Libya’s neighbours call for aid to help disarm militias

      Foreign ministers of countries bordering Libya on Monday called for an international push to disarm militias and support the...

    21. August 25, 2014

      Israel sets lowest ever rate of 0.25% as Gaza conflict takes toll

      Israel’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate to the lowest level ever, in an effort to recharge an economy slowed...

    22. August 20, 2014

      Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York – review

      While other arts institutions spend the dog days playing and napping, the New Museum treats summer as a serious time. It has...

    23. August 20, 2014

      Hamas accuses Israel of trying to assassinate military commander

      Hamas accused Israel on Wednesday of trying to assassinate its senior military leader in an air strike that killed two of...

    24. August 19, 2014

      Rockets prompt Israel to call off Gaza talks

      Rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel on Tuesday, causing the Israeli military to resume its bombing...

    25. August 18, 2014

      Gazans say they live in world’s biggest prison

      About 100 anxious people are lined up at a window in the southern end of the Gaza Strip at the Rafah border crossing to...

    26. August 17, 2014

      Israel and Hamas trade taunts as ceasefire deadline looms

      Israel and Hamas taunted each other with bellicose rhetoric on Sunday, both insisting they would not back down on their...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      August 14, 2014

      Egyptian clashes

      Mohamed Al-Shahed/AFP A policeman stands in al-Haram street in Cairo, Egypt, during clashes with Muslim Brotherhood...

    28. August 13, 2014

      Israel-Hamas truce extension clouded by rocket fire

      Israel and Palestinian representatives negotiating in Cairo agreed on Wednesday to extend a truce for five more days to...

    29. August 13, 2014

      Anger mounts in Southern Israel as Gaza conflict takes its toll

      Pablo Leffler drove his pick-up truck on Wednesday morning down an asphalt road shredded to pieces by Israeli tank tracks,...

    30. August 12, 2014

      Egypt protest deaths may be crimes against humanity, says HRW

      A lengthy, deeply researched report by an international human rights group accused Egypt security forces of launching a...

    31. FT Alphaville

      August 11, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asian markets rallied across the board as geopolitical tensions eased, but the gains failed to compensate for last...

    32. August 10, 2014

      Hopes rise for truce in Gaza

      Israel and Palestinian factions on Sunday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a new three-day ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,...

    33. August 8, 2014

      Gaza conflict enters its second month

      Israel launched more than 20 aerial attacks in Gaza on Saturday, while militants fired rockets at Israel as the conflict...

    34. August 7, 2014

      Germany, UK and France propose Gaza monitoring force

      Germany, the UK and France have proposed deploying a German-led, monitoring mission on the Gaza Strip’s borders to bolster a...

    35. August 6, 2014

      Netanyahu says ready to work with Palestinians in Gaza

      Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel was prepared to co-operate with the Palestinian Authority in a postwar Gaza Strip,...

    36. August 5, 2014

      Ceasefire takes hold in Gaza

      Israel said it had pulled all of its troops out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning and was adhering to a 72-hour ceasefire...

    37. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: A solid rebound in US markets failed to provide Asian bourses with any momentum. Equities across Asia-Pacific were...

    38. August 4, 2014

      Egyptian ceasefire plan for Gaza accepted

      Israel and the Palestinian factions, including Gaza’s ruling Islamist Hamas movement, have accepted an Egyptian proposal to...

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