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CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on conflict in the Middle East, where bomb blasts killed at least 120 people in two Syrian cities.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the conflict in Syria and political tensions among the Gulf states.
CNBC correspondent Hadley Gamble discusses the lack of ceasefire in Syria and Russian president Vladimir Putin's objectives in the country.
CNBC correspondent Hadley Gamble discusses the political turmoil in the Middle East and what Russia's ambitions in the region may be.
Syria will resist any incursion and send the aggressors home "in coffins," its foreign minister said, in comments aimed at Sunni Arab countries.
The slump in oil prices is frightening stock traders, but the impact on geopolitical stability may prove to be more alarming this year.
Owen Mathews, contributing editor at Newsweek Europe, discusses the upcoming peace talks in Geneva about the Syrian civil war.
Scores of people left the last area held by insurgents in the Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday under a local truce between the government and rebels.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to "cement his position in the Mideast," former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark tells CNBC.
Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, reports from Paris about the disagreements between world leaders about whether Syrian President Bashar Assad should be involved in the fight against ISIS.
Michael McFaul, Former US Ambassador to Russia; Michael Santoli, Senior Markets Commentator, CNBC; Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of The Aspen Institute; discuss Syria and whether the United States should open its doors to 10,000 refugees.
While Russia and the U.S. share a common goal in Syria, they have different ideas of how to achieve it.
The horrific attacks in Paris could mean a new era of cooperation between Russia and the United States in the fight against ISIS.
President Obama has upped U.S. engagement in Syria. Here's how to play energy markets in the wake of the escalating conflict, says Michael Bolliger.
Russia says it's in Syria to help fight ISIS but the real reason can be summed up in one word, says this former State Department advisor.
Iraq is turning a blind eye to Russia's move into Syria despite US objections, says David Phillips.
Saudi Arabia’s Prince Turki Al-Faisal tells CNBC that refugees wouldn't be streaming into Europe if Syria’s President Assad was removed from power.
Torbjorn Soltvedt, deputy head of Middle East and North Africa at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses the threat of ISIS and terrorism around the world.
The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.
Iran's president may sincerely want to liberalize his country's economy, but that's unlikely to happen—for now, anyway.