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    1. November 20, 2014

      Jordan $15bn gas deal under threat amid conflict

      A proposal for Jordan to buy $15bn of natural gas from Israel is facing strong opposition in the kingdom because of the...

    2. November 16, 2014

      Regulatory risk fears halt Israel offshore gas drills

      Exploration of Israel’s large offshore natural gas reserves, touted as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the country and...

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    1. November 13, 2014

      ‘Womenomics’ is starting to transform the Muslim world

      The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father’s business and later...

    2. November 5, 2014

      Jordan recalls ambassador to Israel after violence at Jerusalem mosque

      Jordan withdrew its ambassador from Israel on Wednesday after Israeli security forces clashed with Palestinians at al-Aqsa...

    3. November 4, 2014

      Jerusalem’s holy places are a minefield for Jordan

      Jordan, a vital ally in the US-led coalition to combat the jihadi juggernaut of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant...

    4. October 28, 2014

      Isis shows political sophistication as ferocious as its fighters

      Ever since the radical totalitarians of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant erupted into the consciousness of the world,...

    5. October 27, 2014

      Tensions rise as Israel vows to expand East Jerusalem settlements

      Israel’s government said on Monday it would push ahead with plans to build about 1,000 new homes in East Jerusalem...

    6. FT Alphaville

      October 24, 2014

      When will the SNB end FX intervention and start raising rates?

      According to Goldman, the answer is sooner than the market thinks. A new note argues that the Swiss franc is already...

    7. October 22, 2014

      Israeli gas: landing the Leviathan

      If necessity is the mother of invention, its second cousin must be energy demand. A society’s requirement for light and heat...

    8. October 5, 2014

      Jordan tackles homegrown Islamists as it joins attacks on Isis

      The bearded man stood in a cage at Amman’s state security court, accused of posting messages and videos sympathetic to the...

    9. October 1, 2014

      War on Isis: Under fire

      For much of the summer, the soldiers of the 30th battalion of the 1st brigade of the Iraqi Army’s 8th division waited for...

    10. September 24, 2014

      Radical cleric Abu Qatada acquitted of terror charges in Jordan

      Abu Qatada, the radical Muslim cleric the British government fought for over a decade to deport – and one of the world’s...

    11. September 23, 2014

      US says attacks on Isis could last years

      US and allies strike at Isis Air strikes launched by the US and Arab allies against Islamists in Syria were the “beginnings...

    12. beyondbrics

      September 22, 2014

      Fund Watch: EM healthcare is sole focus for Sectoral fund

      Unhealthy lifestyles are spreading through emerging market (EM) economies, as people adopt fast-food diets, work in...

    13. September 21, 2014

      Clinton works behind the scenes for Jordan

      Bill Clinton has been working behind the scenes in recent months to encourage investment in Jordan as the Middle Eastern...

    14. September 19, 2014

      Biodiversity: How to save the world’s crops

      The future of global crop security is at risk due to conflict in the Middle East, habitat loss in China and inaction in...

    15. September 9, 2014

      Islamist threat: Players in the regional drama

      JORDAN The Sunni Muslim state is an important US regional ally and will be a central part of any future coalition against...

    16. September 9, 2014

      Obama vows to target Isis militants ‘wherever they are located’

      Barack Obama will “go after” the Islamic militant group in northern Iraq and Syria and their assets “wherever they are...

    17. September 3, 2014

      Israel to supply up to $15bn of natural gas to Jordan

      Israel is to supply up to $15bn of natural gas from its Leviathan field over 15 years to Jordan, easing an energy crunch in...

    18. The World

      August 26, 2014

      Are 12 million Americans living on less than $2 a day?

      The biggest development story of the last two decades has been the vast reduction in the number of the world’s extreme poor...

    19. 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...

    20. August 19, 2014

      The Arab world has to take on Isis in its own backyard

      The Middle East hosts a formidable array of air power. Between them, the six nations of the Gulf Co-operation Council...

    21. August 17, 2014

      England seal Test series in style as India collapse

      England ripped out India for 94 to win the fifth test by a crushing innings and 244 runs at The Oval on Sunday and clinch...

    22. August 10, 2014

      Arab Bank faces Hamas funding claims in NY

      A landmark terror financing trial is set to begin in New York on Monday as Jordan’s Arab Bank is pitted against the families...

    23. FT Photo Diary

      July 30, 2014

      Syrian refugee

      Muhammed Muheisen/AP Elderly Syrian refugee Saltiya Ibraheem, 70, poses outside her makeshift home in Zaatari refugee camp,...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      July 28, 2014

      Prayers for Palestine

      Muhammad Hamed/Reuters Palestinian refugees perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at Al-Baqaa refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, on...

    25. July 6, 2014

      Western banks start to pull out of Iraq

      The growing crisis in Iraq has forced western banks that launched themselves into the Iraqi market with gusto in recent...

    26. 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...

    27. The World

      June 30, 2014

      Smart Reads June 30, 2014

      The FT’s Richard McGregor reports on how detainees at Guantánamo Bay are growing old in limbo. Algeria’s mostly French-bred...

    28. The World

      June 30, 2014

      Baghdad diary: a city on edge

      A fighter from the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (Isis) brandishes the Isis flag on the streets of Mosul (Getty)...

    29. 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...

    30. June 29, 2014

      Isis support grows in restive Jordanian town

      About 100 people, mostly young men and boys, have gathered outside the main mosque in Ma’an, a restive city in southern...

    31. 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...

    32. June 26, 2014

      Jordan restricts travel by men of military age

      Jordan’s national airline has slapped new restrictions on air travel by men of military age as the kingdom shores up its...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      June 26, 2014

      Abu Qatada acquitted

      Muhammad Hamed/Reuters Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman,...

    34. beyondbrics

      June 26, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * StanChart warns of 20% profit fall | Emerging markets bank says operating profits for the first six months...

    35. June 26, 2014

      Abu Qatada acquitted of terror charges in Jordan

      Radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada has been acquitted of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism by Jordan’s state...

    36. June 23, 2014

      Jordan boosts border defences as Isis advances

      Jordan is shoring up its border defences after Sunni militants advanced near its eastern frontier during a weekend offensive...

    37. June 23, 2014

      Isis aims to erase regional borders

      The lightning advance by radical Sunni militants on border posts in Iraq and Syria is aimed at choking off their rivals and...

    38. 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...

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