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  1. FT Alphaville

    July 21, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning, New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Mission Finance, why money matters: L Randall Wray, professor of economics at the...

  2. July 15, 2014

    Gaza conflict revives Hamas fortunes

    Outside al-Shifa hospital, one of several in the Gaza Strip that have been accepting the wounded during Israel’s bombardment...

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  1. FT Alphaville

    July 15, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian equity markets were in day two of a rebound as investors took an optimistic view that problems in Portugal’s...

  2. July 11, 2014

    Israel continues to bombard Gaza as diplomacy falters

    Israel kept up its air and sea bombardment of densely populated Gaza on Friday as analysts said there was no clear pathway...

  3. July 11, 2014

    The Proms: global and diverse?

    It started with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio in 1966. Until that point, the Proms, London’s annual...

  4. July 11, 2014

    Museum faces outcry over sale of ancient Egyptian statue

    A 4,500-year-old statue at the centre of a furore over the ethics of museum sales has gone under the hammer in London for...

  5. July 11, 2014

    Obama offers to help broker Gaza ceasefire

    Israeli forces continued to shell the Gaza Strip on Friday as President Barack Obama offered US help to broker a ceasefire...

  6. 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...

  7. July 8, 2014

    Egyptians rail against government as fuel costs soar

    Drinking tea as they waited for passengers on a Ramadan evening, furious minibus drivers at a station in Imbaba, an...

  8. beyondbrics

    July 7, 2014

    Out of Africa: mobile phone banking surges in EM

    Increasing numbers among an estimated 2.5bn “unbanked” people in poorer countries are turning to their mobile phones to pay...

  9. beyondbrics

    July 7, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Afghanistan’s election put in peril | Abdullah Abdullah, one of the candidates, is threatening to reject...

  10. July 5, 2014

    Egypt sharply raises energy prices

    Egypt on Saturday implemented a long-feared hike in energy prices after the government pledged to reduce a gaping budget...

  11. July 2, 2014

    Isis advance reverses decade of growth in Middle East trade

    The rise of jihadis in Iraq and Syria is disrupting trade routes across the Middle East and casting a shadow over economic...

  12. beyondbrics

    July 1, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Erdogan to enter Turkey presidential poll | Turkish prime minister to stand in country’s first direct...

  13. June 30, 2014

    Egypt cuts spending on energy subsidies by a third in new budget

    Egypt has slashed spending on energy subsidies by almost a third in its budget for 2014-15 in an effort to reduce a deficit...

  14. June 30, 2014

    Isis Q&A: why ‘caliphate’ declaration is an effort to topple al-Qaeda

    On Sunday, the extremist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) – whose campaign of terror has...

  15. 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...

  16. June 29, 2014

    Israel’s Leviathan partners target $30bn supply deal with BG

    The partners in Israel’s biggest offshore natural gas field have reached a preliminary agreement on a $30bn deal to supply...

  17. June 24, 2014

    Egypt’s president to donate personal income as austerity looms

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, elected last month as Egypt’s president, has pledged to donate half his salary and personal wealth to...

  18. FT Photo Diary

    June 24, 2014

    Journalists protest over Egyptian ruling

    Rob Stothard/Getty Images BBC staff and colleagues from other news organisations take part in a one-minute silent protest...

  19. 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...

  20. June 23, 2014

    Tony Blair eyes Abu Dhabi office as he looks to expand Middle East role

    Tony Blair is looking to open an office in Abu Dhabi, the increasingly assertive oil-rich emirate, in an apparent bid to...

  21. 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...

  22. June 23, 2014

    Peter Greste: foreign correspondent who became the story

    Peter Greste, the award-winning Al Jazeera journalist who was sentenced to seven years in jail on terrorism-related charges...

  23. 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...

  24. June 22, 2014

    Kerry tours Middle East seeking support for new Iraq government

    John Kerry, the US secretary of state, started a week-long tour of the Middle East and Europe on Sunday to try and win...

  25. June 19, 2014

    UAE focuses on economic reform in Egypt in battle against Islamism

    The United Arab Emirates is shifting its assistance to Egypt from direct aid to private sector development as the Gulf state...

  26. June 17, 2014

    Focus on status quo as new Egyptian government sworn in

    A new government has been sworn-in in Egypt – the first since Abdel Fattah al Sisi, the former defence minister, took office...

  27. 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...

  28. June 11, 2014

    Egyptian court sentences secular activist to 15 years in jail

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

  29. June 10, 2014

    Naguib Sawiris’s bid for stake in EFG signals revival of Egyptian economy

    The board of EFG Hermes said it was discussing the tender offer by a consortium led by Naguib Sawiris, the Egyptian telecoms...

  30. June 8, 2014

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s president

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s former army chief, was sworn in as president on Sunday, almost a year after the army ousted...

  31. June 6, 2014

    World Bank backs Crédit Agricole loans

    The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation has agreed to guarantee part of a $2bn portfolio of emerging market loans...

  32. June 5, 2014

    Strongmen are back to dash hopes of the Arab spring

    The Middle Eastern strongman is back. This week, Syria’s Bashar al-Assad staged an election in which he won a landslide...

  33. June 3, 2014

    Saudi Arabia calls on region to assist Egypt

    Saudi Arabia has called for a donor conference to assist Egypt as the Gulf’s Arab superpower seeks to muster regional...

  34. The A-List

    June 1, 2014

    Pakistan’s polio disgrace

    For a country of 200m, with a modern economy, an elected democratic government, nuclear weapons and one of the largest...

  35. beyondbrics

    May 30, 2014

    Guest post: Egypt's election over, what now for the economy?

    By Dalibor Rohac, Cato Institute Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s landslide victory in the presidential race, with over 93 per cent of...

  36. May 29, 2014

    Apathy over Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s triumph echoes Mubarak era

    Egypt’s former army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, won a predicted landslide victory over his sole challenger in the country’s...

  37. beyondbrics

    May 29, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Sisi wins landslide victory in Egypt poll | Provisional results suggest former army chief secures 93.3% of...

  38. May 29, 2014

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wins landslide victory in Egypt poll

    Egypt’s former army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has won a crushing landslide victory over his only opponent in the...

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