Isis militants destroy artefacts in Iraq

Video released by group shows men smashing statues in a museum

FT Investigation

The $2.5bn Bahrain Bay development built on reclaimed land, is one of the projects fuelling controversy
Bahrain land deals highlight alchemy of making money from sand
– Cynthia O’Murchu and Simeon Kerr

UN backs Hadi and calls for Yemen talks

Houthi rebels urged to stand aside for Gulf-backed transition process

Jihadi John named as London graduate

Isis killer is in his mid-20s and grew up in UK capital

Netanyahu trip ‘destructive’, says Rice

White House adviser criticises Israeli leader’s planned US speech

New York men charged with Isis conspiracy

Arrests of Brooklyn residents heighten radicalisation concerns

Isis brutality reawakens Sunni resistance

Jihadi group alienates mainstream community with multiple killings

Herzog questions Netanyahu’s motive in US

Israeli leader desperate to raise poll ratings, says election challenger

Palestinians to appeal against US ruling

New York court orders fines of $218.5m over assaults a decade ago

Isis kidnaps Christians in eastern Syria

Isis operation resembles the attack on Yezidi minority in Iraq

An artist illustration of Lusail City stadium, designed for the Qatar 2022 World Cup final, is seen in this undated handout photo released to the media on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Qatar, holder of the world's third-largest natural-gas reserves, aims to transform itself into a global hub to compete with destinations like Dubai and Istanbul. Source: Qatar 2022 via Bloomberg EDITOR'S NOTE: NO SALES. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Fifa recommends winter 2022 World Cup

Tournament to be shortened in concession to European leagues

Mossad leak casts doubt on Iran warnings

Netanyahu presentation questioned weeks before Israeli election

US court fines Palestinian groups $218.5m

New victory for law covering US victims of overseas attacks

Lebanon raises $2bn in debt sale

Beirut raises largest sum in its history despite regional problems

Netanyahu attacks centre-left on security

Prime minister faces growing challenge from Zionist Union ahead of poll

Questions remain over UK schoolgirls’ flight

Parents and teachers seek answers over east London ‘jihadi brides’

Icon of Egypt’s revolution jailed

Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to five years in prison

Turkey, Europe and the tide of extremism

Ankara can help ease Islamophobia, but it must establish its own democracy, writes Sinan Ulgen

Turkey enters Syria to evacuate enclave

Burial ground of Ottoman forebear was under threat from Isis jihadis

Jihadi group claims deadly Libya revenge

At least 45 people killed in suicide bombings in eastern town

Bibi takes his show on the road

Benjamin Netanyahu risks damaging relations with US and Europe