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  • MOSCOW, June 7- Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had not "definitively" canceled either the South Stream or Turkstream European gas export pipeline projects but needed a clear position on them from Europe. Russia froze talks on Turkstream, which aimed to increase Russian gas exports to southern Europe via Turkey, after a Sukhoi Su-24...

  • JERUSALEM, May 31- The head of Israel's parliamentary finance committee, Moshe Gafni, said on Tuesday he will summon Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug to an emergency session to discuss poor first-quarter economic growth. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing for a multi-year budget for 2017-2018, partly aimed at...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

    Many Israelis view the U.S. presidential contest as a choice between a predictable option in Clinton and a volatile one in Trump.

  • CNBC update: Freddie Gray verdict, Mideast talks

    The Baltimore officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of assault and reckless endangerment and one count of misconduct in the death of Freddie Gray; Iraq’s Prime Minister tells his countrymen the military operation to retake the city of Fallujah from ISIS militants has begun; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes the French Prime Minister to Israel, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • LONDON, May 17- Just over five weeks before a referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union, the message from opinion polls is simple: It is impossible to predict how Britons will vote on June 23. Opinion pollsters that failed to forecast both Prime Minister David Cameron's unexpectedly decisive election victory and the result of Israel's...

  • *Israel seeks more than U.S. offers five months into talks. JERUSALEM/ WASHINGTON, May 3- Negotiations meant to enshrine U.S. defense aid for Israel over the next decade have snagged on disputes about the size, scope and fine print of a new multibillion-dollar package, officials say. Israel is seeking up to $10 billion more than the current 10- year package and...

  • Brooklyn, New York

    Israel is cutting public transportation fares in what will be a welfare program that actually works.

  • CNBC update: J.P. Morgan workers encouraged to enjoy life

    John Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the process to end Syrian civil war; Pakistan mourns victims of attack; and J.P. Morgan Chase requires employees to take weekends off.

  • A file photo of The White House through the front fence.

    Monday's meeting will be clouded by the controversy following Netanyahu's appointment of a new spokesman who has spoken derisively about Obama.

  • History of US-Israel relations

    Dennis Ross, "Doomed to Succeed," author discusses the relationship between the United States and Israel as tensions continue to escalate in the Middle East.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

    U.S. and Iranian officials said talks on a final accord would likely run past a June 30 deadline.

  • President Barack Obama speaks about the framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program announced by negotiators in Switzerland during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington April 2, 2015.

    The agreed framework for a nuclear deal with Iran would make the world a safer place if implemented, President Barack Obama said.

  • Inside the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

    The most recent leg up for the Israeli markets, and leg down for regional competitors, came after Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory.

  • Netanyahu: World must demand better Iran deal

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issues another warning on the potential Iran nuclear deal, saying that the international community must now demand a better outcome.

  • Iran talks: Is Obama being 'too soft'?

    Howard Shore, executive chairman at Shore Capital, says he fears that there will be too much of a compromise, and that President Barack Obama is being "too soft" on Iran.

  • Iran deal: Congress eyes Netanyahu

    Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico, discusses a possible Iran nuclear deal, and talks about the possibility of sanctions relief.

  • Iran needs this nuclear deal: Gamble

    If a deal does come together between Iran and the U.S., what kind of pushback will the White House receive? CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses.

  • How Iran's nuclear deal may impact oil

    Discussing Iran's potential nuclear deal, Katherine Spector, head of commodities strategy at CIBC World Markets, talks about the impact it could have on oil markets.

  • Iran deal: All signs look positive for go-ahead

    Iran's nuclear deal deadline is getting closer. Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, talks about the deal and its benefits, saying all signs look positive towards a deal, despite conflicting information leaks.

  • Chuck Todd: Netanyahu vs. Obama

    Discussing the growing rift between President Obama and newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd.