US tries to mend fences over Iran talks

Gulf rivals fear Tehran would become dominant power in region

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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

Iran eyes $100bn of oil investment

Tehran finalises new contracts for multinationals

Saudis at war with Isis on Twitter

Opponents aim to dissuade would-be suicide bombers

Tunisia PM calls for help to fight attacks

Essid says tourist killer was trained in Libya

Turkey eyes setting up Syria safe zone

Move would aim to stop Kurdish militia capturing new border areas

Coalition needed to defeat Isis

Common threads in the Middle East need to be pulled together before they unravel

Orange finds way to quit Israeli partner

Deal comes after CEO sparked row with Netanyahu government

Israeli anger grows over Leviathan deal

Netanyahu forced into climbdown over $6.5bn gasfield project

Egypt’s top prosecutor dies in car bomb

Escalation in campaign of violence targeting members of judiciary

Britons flown home after Tunisia attack

Tui and Thomas Cook schedule extra flights

Jihadis draw on Tunisia’s poor districts

Islamists feed on social problems to recruit disaffected youth

Jordan to set up southern Syria buffer zone

Plans will provide first haven for refugees and fighters

Iran nuclear talks reach crunch time

Sticking points remain as leaders gather for Vienna meeting

Salvage security from the botched Iran deal

Israelis fear they may be left alone to face the ayatollahs

Turkey’s Israel sea-and-land route closes

Turkey’s trucks are no longer landing at Haifa for Jordan

Arab region expected to bounce back

Oil prices are set to rise and infrastructure investment could help forge new trade links

Iran nuclear talks delayed by disagreements

Nuclear negotiations likely to extend beyond target date amid arguments over draft accord

British death toll in Tunisia could hit 30

‘Significant numbers of victims not yet positively identified’

Saudi citizen named as Kuwait attacker

Gulf state shows cross-confessional unity after attack on Shia

Terror attack threatens Tunisia’s economy

Tourism accounts for 14% of country’s gross domestic product