Compiled 20:45 GMT
By ANDREW HIGGINS
Cyprus is hardly the only safe harbor for the tax-averse. Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Caymans are reminding those shaken by events in Cyprus that they remain open for business.
By ISABEL KERSHNER
Israel moved closer to its goal of energy independence on Sunday after natural gas started flowing from the Tamar reservoir, which is expected to supply 50 to 80 percent of Israel's natural gas consumption needs over the next 10 years.
By DAVID BARBOZA
Higher down payments, a 20 percent tax on sales and even a one-home limit for unmarried individuals are being implemented to avert a harmful bubble.
By ANNE BARNARD
The holiday is infused with uncertainty for Syria's Christians, with many saying they fear not only the country's general chaos, but also the rise of religious intolerance.
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
The cash shortage is raising questions about Egypt's ability to keep importing wheat that is essential to the food supply, stirring fears of an economic catastrophe.
By KAREEM FAHIM and MAYY EL SHEIKH
In the nine months since Mohamed Morsi became president, his government has been accused of employing the same harsh measures against dissent as did the previous leaders.