Support for Netanyahu edges up after speech

Polls show Israeli PM’s Likud party neck and neck with Zionist Union

Netanyahu’s only answer is war against Iran

A statesman would have made his country a partner in the talks and not an angry voice on the side

Iran warns US playing into Israel’s hands

Israeli commentators criticise Netanyahu’s speech to Congress

Syria’s rebels with a lost cause

Opposition fighters struggle to navigate a war that seems to advance every agenda except ending Assad’s regime

Netanyahu’s brazen challenge to Obama

Israeli leader has shown more courage than wisdom in Washington

Syria: How the rebellion splintered

Key events in the country’s four-year uprising

Israel PM warns against Iran nuclear deal

Obama administration reacts angrily to Congress speech

Turkey loses friends and regional influence

Erdogan embraces solitude but wonders why no one comes around any more

Dubai to build major post-crash project

Vote of confidence in financial centre despite competition from Abu Dhabi

Netanyahu on Iran — an assessment

In run-up to Congress speech, how accurate have leader’s claims been?

Israel cannot gain Sunni allies through fear of Iran alone

Cutbacks and sell-offs: cash woes hit Isis

Jihadi group opts for fines over punishments as oil drop shrinks its finances

Palestinians hit as Israel withholds tax

Donors fear delicate status quo in conflict under threat

Isis militants destroy artefacts in Iraq

Video released by group shows men smashing statues in a museum

UN backs Hadi and calls for Yemen talks

Houthi rebels urged to stand aside for Gulf-backed transition process

Jihadi John revealed as London graduate

Isis killer is in his mid-20s and grew up in UK capital

Herzog questions Netanyahu’s motive in US

Israeli leader desperate to raise poll ratings, says election challenger

Isis kidnaps Christians in eastern Syria

Isis operation resembles the attack on Yezidi minority in Iraq

Mossad leak casts doubt on Iran warnings

Netanyahu presentation questioned weeks before Israeli election

Icon of Egypt’s revolution jailed

Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to five years in prison