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Dozens killed in Mali suicide attacks

Assault on Gao military facility aimed at derailing UN-sponsored peace drive

Risks in Trump’s Mideast rhetoric

A region plagued by implosion and explosion poses dangers for the incoming president

Turkey claims arrest of nightclub gunman

Authorities say detained Uzbek was acting on behalf of Isis

Saudi seeks $30bn-$50bn investment in green energy

Riyadh will issue tenders for renewables programme in push to curb reliance on oil

Egyptian plan to give land to Saudi Arabia blocked

Ruling on transfer of territory set to deepen rift between Cairo and Riyadh

Britain snubs Israel conference

Westminster suspected of moving to pro-Israel stance to curry favour with Donald Trump

Bahrain executes Shia convicted of fatal bomb attack

Protests erupt after first executions for political violence in two decades

Syria accuses Israel of firing rockets at Damascus air base

Army warns of ‘repercussions’ for the strike in capital

Hardliners take a stand in Iran’s second city

Power struggles ahead of election play out in Mashhad

Saudi Arabia to cull billions of dollars of projects

Cost-cutting measure aims to narrow budget deficit gap and balance the books by 2020

Rafsanjani was a one-man political balancing act

The sudden death of the veteran pragmatist is a blow for Iran’s opposition groups

Obama failed to fulfil promise of Mid-East policy

The president’s legacy in the region is mixed

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Iranian politician, 1934-2017

Islamic Republic heavyweight was a balancing force between hardliners and reformists

Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani dies

Cleric had been a pillar of the Islamic republic since the 1979 revolution

Palestinian truck attack kills four Israeli troops

Netanyahu links incident to deadly assaults by Islamist militants abroad

The black market trade in Isis fighters

As jihadis lose territory, defectors become a prize for smugglers

Israeli aide wanted to ‘take down’ UK minister

Ambassador apologises over official’s comments aimed at West Bank critic Alan Duncan

Syria blast kills 20 close to Turkish border

Isis suspected of car bombing in Free Syrian Army stronghold

Netanyahu questioned again in corruption probe

Israeli PM grilled ‘under caution’ as investigation gathers pace

Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter

Military court rules Elor Azaria was seeking revenge in rare prosecution

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