Syrian jihadi group breaks al-Qaeda link

Move unlikely to dissuade US and Russia from targeting Islamists

FT Investigation

Inside Isis Inc series
The Isis economy reaches deep into civilian life within its territories and beyond, forcing even its enemies to do business with it. The FT investigates how the jihadis raise money and spend it, from running a sprawling oil operation to taxing civilians and arms dealing.
– FT correspondents

Assad regime tightens grip on Aleppo

Russian-backed forces push to retake city ahead of peace talks

Saudi royal oil group at heart of 1MDB case

US claims $1bn of Malaysian funds for PetroSaudi venture siphoned

C4YWDF Flag of Egypt flying over Tahrir Square Cairo Egypt March 2011

Egypt close to $7bn IMF support deal

Three-year programme would help ease currency crisis after tourism hit

Solar circumnavigation a leap for renewables

Pioneer predicts electric-powered flights for public

James Ferguson

Turkey’s fate lies in Erdogan’s hands

His priority is not Isis but the Gulenists and Kurdish insurgents, writes David Gardner

Economic downturn bites in Dubai

Crude slump forces Gulf governments to cut spending

©James Ferguson

Global disorder: from Trump to China

The belligerence of domestic politics is spilling on to the world stage

Three French soldiers killed in Libya

First acknowledgment by Paris that special forces operate there

Turkey’s purge hurts fight against Isis

Focus on Gulenists weakens the country’s ability to confront the jihadis, writes David Gardner

Coups becoming rarer, but exact high price

Successful coups bad for growth in democracies; unsuccessful ones worst in autocracies

A failed coup casts a shadow over Turkey

A key regional power must remain secular and democratic, writes Peter Westmacott

Iran talks investment with Siemens and Rolls-Royce

Country’s economy gradually opens up following the lifting of international sanctions

New details emerge of Nice truck killer

French prime minister says driver was ‘radicalised very quickly’

Economist Paul Romer to get World Bank job

Appointment as chief economist would add provocative voice to research department

Erdogan turns to social media to foil coup

Flooding people’s feeds with assurances appears to have turned the tide

Turkey turmoil complicates US-Isis fight

Washington relies on Ankara but has been frustrated with Erdogan

Turkey slips into chaos of Middle East

The plot against Erdogan risks impairing the fight against Isis

Ataturk to Erdogan — a timeline of Turkey

The republic founded in 1923 is no stranger to military coups

US and Russia target Syria ceasefire

Kerry and Lavrov agree ‘concrete steps’ after marathon talks

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