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Two Israeli soldiers killed in West Bank attack

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:53:14 GMT

Thousands more flee Syria’s eastern Ghouta

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:43:17 GMT

Thousands of Syrian civilians flee besieged eastern Ghouta

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:39:01 GMT

Evacuation from Syrian rebel-held enclave is biggest since latest bombardment began

US to pressure Europe to ‘fix’ Iran nuclear deal

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:15:24 GMT

Trump gives European signatories until May to address his grievances or risk a US exit

Saudi Arabia beefs up plans for domestic defence industry

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:00:27 GMT

Move is part of crown prince’s drive to diversify away from oil revenues

Regime change leaves hawks ascendant in US foreign policy

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:16 GMT

New secretary of state Pompeo will take a tougher line on North Korea and Iran

Prince Alwaleed sells hotel stake to Assad-linked businessman

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 05:00:51 GMT

Sale of Four Seasons Damascus completed while the Saudi investor was in detention

Palestinian Authority PM survives Gaza assassination attempt

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 23:33:51 GMT

Attack on Rami Hamdallah’s convoy reopens rift between his Fatah organisation and Hamas

Libya enters fourth year of near investment blackout

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:51:33 GMT

Upcoming Amman summit offers rare chance of progress on road to peace

Mohammed bin Salman’s triumphal tour masks mis-steps at home

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:06:51 GMT

The crown prince’s relentless efforts to rebrand Saudi Arabia has sown bitter seeds

Turkish prosecutor demands life sentence for jailed US pastor

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:04:59 GMT

Andrew Brunson accused of having ties to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen

Saudi Aramco IPO delayed until 2019, UK officials told

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 21:32:16 GMT

Advisers struggle to achieve $2tn valuation sought by Saudi crown prince

Race to exploit Mediterranean gas raises regional hackles

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 21:24:16 GMT

Turkey, Egypt, Cyprus, Israel and Lebanon vie over claims to gas reserves

Business chiefs flock to build bridges with Saudi prince

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 20:20:55 GMT

British companies keen to help in delivering Mohammed bin Salman’s reforms

Saudi moves towards buying 48 Typhoon fighters from BAE

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:30:15 GMT

Defence deal will prove controversial amid claims of involvement in Yemeni conflict

Turkey says siege of Syrian city of Afrin has begun

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:56:07 GMT

Assault would mark start of new and challenging phase of operation against Kurdish militia

Oil cash set to boost Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:45:29 GMT

Strategy shift will give Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman more control

Turks escape the daily grind aboard the Eastern Express to Kars

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 04:24:14 GMT

Scenic 24-hour journey offers diversion from social and political woes

Mohammed bin Salman, strongman in the making

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:59:29 GMT

In Saudi Arabia, too much power rests on one man’s shoulders

Palestinians lose faith in Abbas’s ability to deliver

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:00:26 GMT

Leader’s inability to prevent US tilt towards Israel alienates youth at critical time

Moody’s downgrades Turkish debt

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:23:24 GMT

US rating agency cites ‘faltering institutional strength’ as main reason for cut

Moody’s downgrades Turkey on political, economic risks

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:21:23 GMT

Agency cites concerns about the country’s wide current account deficits

Ad blitz masks unease over Saudi prince’s visit to UK

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 19:46:38 GMT

Number 10 welcomes Mohammed bin Salman but opposition parties step up criticism