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Egypt will be able to return to democracy and stability, Mohammed Elnawawy, the CEO of the Egypt Telecom has told CNBC.
Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood party is increasingly isolated and "in a corner," the country's interim Prime Minister said.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports how the United States ranks in Transparency International's survey on the least and most publicly corrupt countries.
Israel's relationship with the U.S. is a "strategic asset," Israel's finance minister said, as he sought to tone disputes over Iran's nuclear deal.
Iran’s economic troubles may have been what finally brought it back to talks which ended in a breakthrough nuclear deal with six other world powers.
Cheer has returned to London’s initial public offering (IPO) market, but investors may want to watch out for froth as they crack open the champagne.
The conflict in Syria has more than halved the amount of oil the country can supply, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said on Tuesday.
President Obama on Tuesday night will address a nation solidly opposed to using military force against Syria, according to a new poll.
Secretary of State John Kerry says in London that Syria could prevent a U.S.-led military strike by handing over all chemical weapons.
Kuwait City faced a slightly unusual challenge over the weekend, after a lion was caught roaming around the upmarket area of Bayan.
A car carrying United Nations inspectors was shot at "multiple times" by snipers on Monday as it headed to the scene of a suspected chemical weapons attack, the UN said. NBC News reports.
U.S. military and national security advisers huddled with President Barack Obama at the White House on Saturday to consider options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government this week.
Egypt plans to use billions of dollars in aid pledged by Gulf Arab states to spur the economy through new investments, Finance Minister Ahmed Galal said on Tuesday.
As tensions in Egypt continue to rise NBC's chief foreign correspondent, Richard Engel, looks at the events of the past 24 hours and speaks to people on the ground.
The death toll rises from violent clashes in Egypt between the armed forces and supporters of the deposed president Mohammed Morsi, leading some to warn the country risks sliding into civil war.
Scuffles broke out in Cairo on Tuesday as supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces.
A new report uncovers almost $2 billion in "questionable" spending on projects in Afghanistan. John Sopko, Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, shares his findings. CNBC's Jane Wells weighs in.
Furious lobbying and last-minute pleas to lawmakers ensured victory for the Obama administration as the House voted 217-205 to spare the NSA program.
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction has flagged several expensive failures, including an unwanted $34 million command headquarters.
Ace Hardware has become the first U.S. business to announce a partnership to open a franchise in the war-torn country. It means more than a mere business opportunity.