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    1. July 4, 2015

      Tunisia president declares state of emergency

      Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency, saying an “exceptional situation required...

    2. July 2, 2015

      UK air strikes against Isis in Syria move closer

      British air strikes against Islamist militants in Syria have moved closer after the government said it was time to consider...

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    1. Turkey and the World

      Turkish business has suffered from the strife in Syria and Libya while Turkey’s politi...
    2. Year in the Arab World

      The past year will be remembered as one of the Middle East’s most tumultuous, a time o...
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    1. June 30, 2015

      Tunisia PM calls for help to fight back against militant attacks

      The attacker who gunned down tourists on a Tunisian beach last week was trained in Libya during a holiday from university,...

    2. June 26, 2015

      Drones get a new mission: saving lives in the Mediterranean

      Buffeted by the wind, a wooden vessel carrying 297 mostly Eritrean migrants, many of them young women, begins taking in...

    3. June 22, 2015

      EU agrees to launch military operation against people smugglers

      EU officials have warned that casualties were possible after deciding to launch military action against people smugglers in...

    4. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2015

      Attacks on Libya's institutions must be resisted for the good of the country

      Our country is sadly in the world headlines for all the wrong reasons. Libya is racked by conflict with rival factions...

    5. June 17, 2015

      Where Europe’s holidaymakers meet the boat people of the Mediterranean

      It was not such a startling outburst from Luca Zaia. The Northern League anti-immigration governor of Veneto was not known...

    6. June 16, 2015

      Libya struggles to raise oil output

      As a battle for market share rages in the oil industry, Libya is struggling to stand its ground. The holder of Africa’s...

    7. June 16, 2015

      APR Energy shares power down on profit warning

      APR Energy shares fell by more than a fifth on Tuesday after the supplier of temporary generators warned full-year results...

    8. FT Alphaville

      June 16, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - APR results to lose power

      APR is powering down results expectations, Ofcom is to carry out a fundamental review of Royal Mail and Jaguar Land Rover is...

    9. June 15, 2015

      US targets Algerian militant in Libya air strike

      US air strikes over eastern Libya may have killed an al-Qaeda leader who was responsible for an attack on a gas plant in the...

    10. FT Alphaville

      June 15, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. An eleventh-hour deal between Greece and its bailout creditors has slipped away –...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      June 10, 2015

      Migrants return

      Migrants arrive at the port in the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdane, some 40 kilometres west of the Libyan border, following...

    12. beyondbrics

      June 8, 2015

      Playing politics with migrants - on both sides of the Mediterranean

      Over the past 18 months, hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants have paid smugglers to set sail from Libya on barely...

    13. May 31, 2015

      Libya: Families, friends and feuds

      Just before the journey deeper into the buffer zone, Adel Abu Nawar picks up the phone and makes one last call to the...

    14. May 28, 2015

      Battle to write constitution for a Libya at war with itself

      The head of the commission drawing up the Libyan constitution says he has been pressured to create separate categories of...

    15. May 24, 2015

      Migrant journeys end in fetid Libyan detention centres

      Angesom Taeame’s journey stretched more than 4,000km along treacherous roads manned by unscrupulous bandits and across long...

    16. May 18, 2015

      EU military mission to tackle Mediterranean people smugglers

      The EU has set up a military mission to plan operations against people smugglers in the Mediterranean, even though strikes...

    17. May 15, 2015

      Embattled Libyan coastguard struggles to stop migrants

      Four coastguards without life jackets are bouncing across choppy waters off the Libyan shore in a small inflatable craft....

    18. May 13, 2015

      EU seeks emergency powers to make its states share asylum seekers

      EU states that have until now accepted few asylum seekers will have to shoulder a heavier burden under a new mandatory...

    19. May 10, 2015

      Brussels to propose mandatory refugee quotas for EU states

      Brussels is planning to introduce mandatory national quotas for refugees in a radical overhaul of the EU’s immigration rules...

    20. May 10, 2015

      Middle East: The Iran conversation

      Syria’s misery shows no sign of ending; Libya is torn in half; the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is making gains in...

    21. FT Data

      May 6, 2015

      Datawatch: shift in priorities for UK voters since 2010

      When the Conservative Liberal Democrat coalition took office in 2010 the majority of the public told pollsters that the...

    22. May 6, 2015

      Crude jump speeds up bond sell-off

      Oil prices jumped to their highest level this year, nearing $70 a barrel and accelerating a sell-off in global debt markets....

    23. May 5, 2015

      Russia scuttles Brussels’ plan to destroy migrants boats

      Preparations for EU military strikes against boats used by human traffickers in Libya have hit stiff political resistance,...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      May 5, 2015

      Fixing nets in Tunisia

      A Tunisian fisherman repairs a fishing net on Tuesday in Tunisia’s southern port of Zarzis, near the border with Libya ...

    25. May 5, 2015

      Autocracy is the cause, not the cure, of the Middle East’s ills

      The headlines in and on the Middle East seldom vary. Fragile states burst asunder. Sectarian faultlines widen. Thousands die...

    26. May 3, 2015

      More than 6,550 rescued in Mediterranean over the weekend

      Italian coastguard and navy ships led the rescue of more than 6,550 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea at the weekend, in a...

    27. April 28, 2015

      Ban Ki-moon attacks EU plans for strikes on Libyan smugglers’ boats

      Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, is opposed to plans by the EU to mount military strikes against boats used by human...

    28. April 28, 2015

      Libya Holdings bets on reconstruction

      Libya Holdings Group is making a big bet on the country’s reconstruction — even as a civil war rages and jihadi militants...

    29. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2015

      Private equity braves middle east instability

      It seems to be getting harder and harder to find a news story about the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) that doesn’t...

    30. The World

      April 24, 2015

      Ed Miliband's foreign policy moment

      If Ed Miliband becomes Britain’s prime minister next month what will this mean for the country’s foreign policy? The...

    31. April 24, 2015

      Human traffickers advertise their trade on Facebook

      Smugglers have taken to Facebook to offer desperate migrants passage across the Mediterranean to Europe in a sign of how...

    32. April 24, 2015

      Perilous voyage to Europe is only half the ordeal, say migrants

      Lamin Dampha was a political prisoner in Gambia before he escaped to Libya, where he was kidnapped, beaten, imprisoned, made...

    33. April 24, 2015

      Cameron hits back at Miliband over migrant remarks

      David Cameron accused Ed Miliband of making an “ill-judged intervention” on Friday after Labour suggested the prime...

    34. April 23, 2015

      EU increases funds for Mediterranean rescue mission

      EU leaders pledged ships, helicopters and triple the funds for rescue operations amid a Mediterranean refugee crisis that...

    35. April 23, 2015

      Tripoli rejects military action to stem the flow of migrants

      The self-declared authority that controls Tripoli and much of Libya’s west says it will oppose military intervention to slow...

    36. April 22, 2015

      Anti-immigration mood weighs on EU politicians

      Seven months ago, the British government prevailed on its EU partners to abandon an Italian search and rescue operation in...

    37. April 22, 2015

      The hour of Europe on the Mediterranean crisis

      When EU heads of government meet in Brussels on Thursday to discuss the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean they need to...

    38. April 21, 2015

      EU gears up to take the fight to people smugglers

      When pirates were terrorising vessels in the waters off Somalia, the EU laid aside its traditional reliance on “soft power”...

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