Bomb targets Tunisia presidential guard

Attack comes days after authorities thwart major terror plot

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

Five killed in blast at Sinai hotel

Judge and four others die at election supervisors’ building

Turkey shoots down Russian fighter jet

Putin warns of ‘serious consequences’ to ‘stab in the back’

Turkey-Russia tensions muddy anti-Isis fight

Downing of Russian jet highlights overlapping military operations

Moroccan tourism suffers

Latest news from the key French market is likely only to hasten slowdown

A carefully managed political transition

Peaceful evolution has avoided disturbances that have afflicted the region

Morocco’s start-ups try to woo funders

A dearth of investors is the biggest challenge facing the country’s nascent digital economy

We feel Europe’s fear — and need its help

Isis is a threat but so is the general chaos and collapse in the Arab world, says Jamal Khashoggi

Iran and Russia restate support for Assad

Putin visits Tehran for first time in eight years

Abadi tested by reaction to Iraqi reforms

Support fades after MPs and officials feel the pinch

A case for rapprochement with Russia

Finding middle ground between Moscow and US may end Syria conflict

West sees hope of Syria deal with Moscow

Optimism nurtured by growing signs of Russia’s co-operation as its military intervention falters

Trump hits out over refugees and security

Republican frontrunner says he would bring back waterboarding for terror suspects

Hollande steps up campaign against Isis

French president to urge US to intensify Syria military campaign

Deal with cause, not symptoms, of Isis

Conflict and injustice breeds recruits, writes Philip Gordon

Israel lambasts Berlin department store

KaDeWe criticised for removing products made in Jewish settlements

Cameron to push for Isis air strikes

Prime minister to make case next week for UK attacks in Syria

Why does Mali have a terror problem?

Hotel siege shows resilience of terror groups in Sahel desert

UN backs fight against Isis

Security council unanimously approves resolution backing action against militants

Glencore to help Libya oil company

Deal covers 150000 b/d and provides consistent buyer for exports