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      Protesters killed as Egypt marks 2011 uprising

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    1. January 25, 2015

      Former presidential hopeful decries ‘repression’ in Sisi’s Egypt

      Even if Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh wanted to field candidates for the Egypt’s upcoming parliamentary elections, he would face...

    2. January 23, 2015

      Mubarak sons freed two days before Egypt revolution anniversary

      The two sons of Egypt’s deposed ruler walked free from prison on Friday, two days before the fourth anniversary of Egypt’s...

    3. January 23, 2015

      Davos 2015: Spectre of Isis haunts Middle East debate

      There was something symbolic about the warmth of the reception afforded to Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the president...

    4. January 21, 2015

      Egypt allows pound to reach record low against dollar

      Egypt’s central bank has allowed the country’s currency to hit a record low against the dollar in an attempt to restore...

    5. beyondbrics

      January 21, 2015

      Guest post: spread of internet transforms Africa

      By Costanza Gallo, TEDxRoma Internet penetration in Africa is transforming business and society – as well as enabling the...

    6. January 21, 2015

      Japan battles to contain hostage crisis

      The Japanese government said on Wednesday it was taking “every possible measure” to secure the release of two of its...

    7. January 19, 2015

      An ever warmer world in conflict with cheaper oil

      The discovery that 2014 was the warmest year on record should not be big news. Scientists rightly dismiss claims made on the...

    8. January 16, 2015

      RWE poised for UK asset sale to Russian oligarch

      RWE has agreed to complete the sale of North Sea gasfields to a Russian billionaire — with the proviso that the German...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      January 16, 2015

      Palestinian prayers

      Palestinians pictured through a gate as they perform Friday prayers at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and southern...

    10. beyondbrics

      January 16, 2015

      India, Peru and Egypt show acceleration in EM's easing cycle

      Unexpectedly early interest rate cuts in India, Peru and Egypt on Thursday indicate that falling oil prices and gathering...

    11. January 14, 2015

      The search for a Muslim Martin Luther

      When I read about Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s call for a reformation in Islam, I imagined a Charlie Hebdo cartoon ridiculing the...

    12. January 13, 2015

      Egyptian medical services group to list in London

      Integrated Diagnostics Holdings, an Egypt-based medical services provider controlled by the Middle East’s biggest private...

    13. January 13, 2015

      Egypt court overturns remaining Mubarak corruption conviction

      A high court in Egypt has overturned the only remaining conviction against Hosni Mubarak, the former president. Mr Mubarak...

    14. January 11, 2015

      ‘The Iron Cage of Liberalism’, by Daniel Ritter

      Why were the Middle East revolutions that replaced authoritarian regimes with relatively little bloodshed as peaceful as...

    15. January 4, 2015

      Spectre of Isis used to erode rights in Morocco

      The 100 or so activists gather in front of the Moroccan parliament at dusk. They chant slogans demanding freedom and greater...

    16. January 1, 2015

      Egypt proves best destination for stock market investors

      Egypt was 2014’s best destination for stock market investors, producing a total return including dividends and share price...

    17. January 1, 2015

      Egypt court orders retrial of Al Jazeera journalists

      An Egyptian court on Thursday overturned the verdict against three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in a case that last year...

    18. December 31, 2014

      Russian equities worst performers of 2014

      The combination of the oil price collapse and the continuing conflict in Ukraine proved particularly toxic for investors in...

    19. December 23, 2014

      Qatar shuts Al Jazeera unit that angered Egypt

      Qatar has closed an affiliate of its Al Jazeera television network dedicated to covering Egypt, removing a big source of...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      December 23, 2014

      China welcomes Egypt's president

      A soldier closes a curtain after the honour guard rehearses for a welcome ceremony for visiting Egyptian president Abdel...

    21. December 23, 2014

      Exodus Gods and Kings — film review

      The title is a syntax-free zone. An actor named Christian stars as ancient history’s best-known Jew. The Egyptian deserts...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      December 23, 2014

      Crossing into Egypt

      Women present their passports as they ask for permits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the...

    23. December 22, 2014

      Russia to introduce export tariff on grain

      Russia, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of wheat, is preparing to introduce export duties on grain in an effort to keep...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      December 22, 2014

      Waiting to cross the border

      A Palestinian boy, hoping to cross into Egypt with his family, stands behind a fence as he waits at the Rafah crossing...

    25. December 21, 2014

      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...

    26. December 18, 2014

      War has cost Middle East $35bn, says World Bank

      The three-year war in Syria and the rise of the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant, also known as Isis, has cost the...

    27. December 4, 2014

      This is the year of the political strongman

      Xi Jinping is shaping up as the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao. Vladimir Putin has invaded one of Russia’s...

    28. 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,...

    29. December 1, 2014

      Egypt’s biggest problem is restoration of the security state

      Four years after Mohamed Bouazizi, a young Tunisian fruit vendor, set himself alight and ignited a chain of rebellion...

    30. November 30, 2014

      Gulf states launch joint command to counter Isis and Iran

      Bahrain’s foreign minister says Gulf states are launching a joint military command based in Saudi Arabia to counter threats...

    31. 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...

    32. November 26, 2014

      The lady vanishes – Harriet Green’s sudden exit from Thomas Cook

      Frank Meysman, Thomas Cook chairman, promises to throw Harriet Green a proper farewell party to thank her for saving the...

    33. 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 –...

    34. FT Data

      November 24, 2014

      The power of the street

      In the aftermath of the financial crisis the world saw an increase in the number of street protests. Many inspired by...

    35. 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...

    36. November 23, 2014

      Tunisians vote in first free presidential election

      Tunisians voted on Sunday in their country’s first free presidential election, the culmination of a turbulent democratic...

    37. November 16, 2014

      UAE blacklists 83 groups as terrorists

      The United Arab Emirates has blacklisted 83 organisations as terrorists, broadening the authorities’ ability to target...

    38. November 14, 2014

      Diabetes burdens Middle East health systems

      The prevalence of diabetes is soaring in populations across the Middle East and north Africa and the burden on the region’s...

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