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  • *Largest energy project in Israel's history. TEL AVIV, Feb 23- Developers of the Leviathan natural gas field have approved a $3.75 billion investment in the first phase of the largest energy project in Israel's history, they said on Thursday. Texas- based Noble Energy owns 39.7 percent of Leviathan, while Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration, subsidiaries of...

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. Mexico reacts with anger to what one official calls "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines as senior Trump administration envoys begin arriving in Mexico City for...

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace the directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim...

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace the directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim...

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. The United States is likely to refrain from suggesting major changes to its trading arrangement with Canada, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters.

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. Mexico will not accept new "unilateral" U.S. immigration proposals and will not hesitate to approach the United Nations to defend immigrants, Foreign Minister Luis...

  • President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania Trump holds the bible on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017.

    Trump has been confronted with a series of administrative crises while struggling to move the ball on key policy priorities, NBC News reports.

  • *U.S. is Israel's largest trading partner by country. TEL AVIV, Feb 21- Investors are betting heavily that Israeli defense and cyber-security firms will reap a windfall from President Donald Trump's big U.S. spending plans, although likely benefits for the wider economy remain like the man himself- hard to predict. But in Israel, hopes are high for stronger...

  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (centre R) and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong (C) inspect the guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony at the Istana presidential palace in Singapore on February 20, 2017.

    During a visit to Singapore, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that his country was pursuing greater ties across Asia.

  • Trump's two-state solution rollback

    Former Sen. George Mitchell (D-Maine), former Mideast peace envoy, discusses the current political rhetoric from the Trump administration on the Middle East.

  • Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, at a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

    Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu was set to visit Singapore this weekend, marking an Israeli head of state’s first official visit in 30 years.

  • The Senate confirms Trump's picks to run the Environmental Protection Agency and to serve as White House budget director. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, says he does not see the conditions for military collaboration with Russia- a blow to Moscow's hopes for repairing ties with the United States following Trump's election.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, says he does not see the conditions for military collaboration with Russia- a blow to Moscow's hopes for repairing ties with the United States following Trump's election. The confirmation hearing for Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, conservative federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, will...

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, says he does not see the conditions for military collaboration with Russia- a blow to Moscow's hopes for repairing ties with the United States following Trump's election. The European Union in Brussels is preparing a summit to promote free trade and international cooperation with China in April...

  • One state, two state, six state solution?

    Robert Satloff of the The Washington Institute for Near East Policy weighs in on President Trump's statement on the "two state solution."

  • National Security Adviser Michael Flynn at the White House on February 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The Defense Intelligence Agency has suspended the clearance it granted to former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, NBC News reports.

  • President Trump's Middle East policy

    Israel and Washington share rosy ties but the rest of President Trump's Middle East policy is less certain, says Emily Hawthorne, analyst at Stratfor.

  • President Donald Trump attends the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, U.S., February 2, 2017.

    Stocks rallied this morning as President Trump, meeting with retail CEOs at the White House.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017.

    Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

  • President Donald Trump (R) and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) shake hands during a joint news conference at the East Room of the White House February 15, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    CNBC's Eamon Javers recaps the joint press conference with President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House.