Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

Netanyahu blames Abbas deal with ‘terrorist’ Hamas

Yemen attacks prompt fears of reprisals

Assault on suspected al-Qaeda sites leaves many civilians dead

Sisi’s election won’t end discord in Egypt

Political Islam can be countered only with a pluralism that the former military leader will not countenance

Blair launches ‘moderate’ Islam push

Envoy urges west to act against religious radicals

Algeria puts stability ahead of economic reform

Analysts warn of cash crisis to come

Bouteflika wins Algeria election

Ailing leader wins with 81% and rival Benflis calls vote fraudulent

Gulf states forge deal to end regional spat

Divisions grew over Qatar’s support for Muslim Brotherhood

Algeria set to retain its ailing leader

State apparatus, business and public all support ailing president

An undue chill greets Iran’s nuclear spring

A Tehran with a stake in settling the Middle East’s lethal problems could be transformative

Corruption claims overshadow Iraq polls

Vast sums of money flow into parties’ campaigns

Slowdown puts 1bn middle class at risk

FT analysis questions durability of march out of poverty in emerging markets

Mixed fortunes for Lebanon’s refugees

Business is driven by Syrians and the aid they bring

Oil price falls after Libya blockade deal

Terminals to reopen after eight months in rebel hands

The risks of a nuclear Saudi Arabia

Move into civilian power generation will impact world’s energy markets

Accusations of blame fly in Mideast talks

Brotherhood probe stirs Whitehall tension

Inquiry ‘not intended to lead to proscription’

Olmert found guilty of corruption

Possible jail term of 10 years awaits former Israeli PM

Egypt presidential poll set for late May

Election expected to formalise Sisi’s de facto rule

Presidency could be poisoned chalice for Sisi

Former defence minister expected to coast to victory in elections

Obama meets Saudi king to mend relations

Monarch attempts to cement stability as president visits