Thousands of Yemenis stage anti-Houthi protest

President’s resignation has left political vacuum

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

World leaders pay respects to Abdullah

Obama cuts short his visit to India to meet King Salman

New Saudi king faces immense challenges

Salman must try to introduce religious reform where Abdullah failed

UK flag tribute to Saudi king criticised

Angry politicians point to kingdom’s human rights record

Saudi’s new king pledges continuity

Salman seeks to reassure markets and allies in kingdom

Mubarak sons freed before anniversary

Pair released on bail pending retrial on corruption charges

Interactive: Saudi Arabia’s royal family tree

Lines of succession in the House of Saud

Bradley Cooper in 'American Sniper'

The film that shows Eastwood’s soft side

‘American Sniper’ is not a call to arms or a sign of a resurgent right but more of a cry of pain

Spectre of Isis haunts Middle East debate

Jihadi fears change calculations

Saudi throne in line for historic shift

Salman moves quickly to settle succession and project stability

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, 1923-2015

Ruler who steered the world’s largest oil exporter through testing times

Traditionalist Salman takes Saudi throne

Pragmatic 79-year-old expected to continue with cautious economic and social reforms

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud

Monarch steered world’s largest oil exporter through some of its most fraught times

Yemen’s president quits amid fresh chaos

Hadi forced to make concessions to Shia Houthi rebels

Oil drop ‘disastrous’ for anti-Isis fight

Hard-up Iraq is offered aid at UK talks to help fight jihadis

Invitation threatens US support for Israel

Netanyahu to address Congress on Iranian nuclear debate

Argentina: Strange death of Alberto Nisman

Mysterious fate of state prosecutor has rocked the government

UN envoy sees need for monitors in Libya

International peacekeepers will be necessary even if a peace deal is reached, says León

Talks to reopen UK embassy in Iran stall

Dispute over visas complicates efforts to restore full links

Q&A: Who are Yemen’s Houthis?

The rapid rise of the militia group has unnerved many in the region