Young Arabs lose faith in democracy

Many now see Isis as biggest threat, survey shows

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

Russia’s Lukoil eyes return to Iran

Chief says opportunities sought should sanctions end

US beefs up naval force off Yemen coast

Aircraft carrier and cruiser to help watch Iranian vessels

Cameron pledges to do more on human trafficking

Government has opposed search and rescue in Mediterranean

Smugglers proliferate in Libya chaos

Weak government allow gangs to move migrants across borders

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Reality of Europe’s migrant crisis

An EU agreement on burden-sharing of refugees is not certain since the numbers are not known

EU urged to act on migrant deaths

Foreign ministers meet as strain grows on Italian rescue services

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Obama’s welcome Kissinger realism

The essence of diplomacy: when adversaries come to terms, neither gets everything they want

Iran fetes investors despite sanctions

US business was beating a path to Tehran even before nuclear deal

Dubai prepares for Iranian investment

Emirate ready to act as bridgehead if sanctions are lifted

Saddam ex-deputy reported killed in Iraq

‘King of Clubs’ shot dead, according to army officer

Iran car lovers eye nuclear dividends

Fate of sector is a pressing concern for politicians

The shame of Europe over migrant boat people

The bloc needs to fund a proper rescue mission in the Mediterranean

Iraq fails to halt Isis advance in Anbar

Attempts to reduce reliance on Shia militias results in gains by jihadists

Saudi buys stake in Canadian grain group

Kingdom in joint venture to help secure food imports

Beauty and strife collide at Bardo

A place of horrible death only weeks ago now seems full of life

Truckers navigate Isis-controlled roads

Journeys underscore the disruption war is dealing to region’s trade links and economies

Conflict sees Yemen LNG halt production

Site evacuated as Houthi rebels extend control over country

Russia unblocks Iran missile deliveries

Moscow defends move likely to irk other powers

World does not hear west’s deaf prophets

Europe and US have been convinced of their own truths for too long, writes Mark Mazower