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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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    Six months after the military coup that overthrew the elected Islamist government of M...
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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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,...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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,...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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,...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. Nick Butler

    August 3, 2014

    Egypt's looming energy crisis

    A protester waves the Egyptian flag (Getty) After a decade of introspection, Europe is being forced to confront the...

  17. July 22, 2014

    Gaza ceasefire talks make little progress

    International efforts to secure an end to the hostilities in Gaza appeared stalled on Tuesday after John Kerry, the US...

  18. July 21, 2014

    Obama urges end to Gaza war as death toll rises

    Barack Obama on Monday voiced concern about the rising death toll from two weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas...

  19. FT Photo Diary

    July 16, 2014

    Ramadan in Cairo

    Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters A Muslim man reads the Koran during the holy month of Ramadan inside Al-Refaie mosque in the old...

  20. July 10, 2014

    Egypt reluctant to help Hamas obtain ceasefire deal with Israel

    Whenever conflict has broken out in recent years between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, mediators...

  21. June 29, 2014

    Gulf states forge links with Asia as building boom drives imports

    At the crossroads of Eurasia and Africa, the Middle East has long been an important trading hub. But the emerging markets of...

  22. June 24, 2014

    Egypt’s president will not interfere in Al Jazeera case

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s president, said he would not interfere in the judiciary following international condemnation...

  23. beyondbrics

    June 23, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt | Cairo trial delivers guilty verdict to three journalists working...

  24. June 23, 2014

    International outrage as Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists

    A Cairo court has provoked international outrage and concerns over freedom of expression in Egypt after handing harsh prison...

  25. June 21, 2014

    Egyptian court confirms Muslim Brotherhood death sentences

    CAIRO, June 21 – An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences against the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 182...

  26. June 11, 2014

    Cairo court jails Egyptian activists for 15 years each

    A court in Cairo has handed down a 15-year sentence to more than 20 activists including Alaa Abdel Fattah, an outspoken...

  27. beyondbrics

    June 5, 2014

    UK 'twiplomat' dramatises African twitter surge

    When a self-styled “twiplomat” – a.k.a the UK’s High Commissioner to Kenya – throws a tweet-while-you-eat dinner party for...

  28. May 20, 2014

    Khalifa Haftar’s anti-militia campaign divides Libya

    By Borzou Daragahi in Cairo To some Libyans, Khalifa Haftar is a hero who stood up to Muammer Gaddafi on the front lines of...

  29. May 19, 2014

    Egypt’s ‘other’ candidate insists he can win presidential poll

    “Hamdeen, son of the poor, you will trounce the field marshal,” chant supporters of Egypt’s “other” presidential candidate...

  30. May 19, 2014

    Maliki to form Iraq cabinet as commission reveals poll result

    By Borzou Daragahi in Cairo The coalition led by prime minister Nouri al-Maliki has emerged as the biggest winner in last...

  31. May 18, 2014

    EU cuts size of mission to monitor Egyptian election

    The EU has drastically scaled back a plan to monitor Egypt’s forthcoming presidential election in a further blow to the...

  32. May 16, 2014

    Along Kitchener’s route from Sudan to Egypt

    Nile journey With a screech of iron on iron, the desert express drew into Wadi Halfa’s sandy station on the shores of Lake...

  33. May 16, 2014

    Egypt to launch first domestic ETF

    Egypt is planning to launch its first domestically listed exchange traded fund. It is part of efforts to attract capital...

  34. May 15, 2014

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi supporters crave security in Egypt

    Mohamed Kamal had just dropped off a passenger in his Cairo district of Shubra el-Kheima on a recent afternoon when three...

  35. May 1, 2014

    Egypt turmoil weighs on BG Group’s profit

    Egypt’s political turmoil weighed on BG Group’s first-quarter performance as both profits and production slipped after Cairo...

  36. April 28, 2014

    Al Jazeera sues Egypt for $150m after crackdown on journalists

    Al Jazeera has lodged a $150m claim for compensation against Egypt, turning to an international investor arbitration...

  37. April 22, 2014

    Human rights: Egypt’s black holes

    He had been missing for more than three weeks when his family received the phone call. The man on the other end told them...

  38. FT Photo Diary

    April 9, 2014

    Muslims on the march

    Mahmoud Khaled/AFP Egyptian students, supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi,...

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