• *OPEC output highest since November 2012- Reuters. LONDON, Sept 30- OPEC's oil supply jumped to its highest in almost two years in September, a Reuters survey found, due to further recovery in Libya and higher output from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf producers in the face of sub- $100 per barrel oil prices.

  • SHEKHAN, Iraq, Sept 30- For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that captured vast swathes of territory in northern Iraq.

  • BUDAPEST, Sept 29- Hungarian oil group MOL is reasonably confident that its crude supplies from Russia will not be disrupted by the Ukraine conflict because its Russian partners are reputable companies, the head of its downstream business said.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The United States and Russia see Islamic State as a common enemy but are failing to overcome deep mutual distrust and agree on how to tackle the threat together, making any role for Moscow in the U.S.-led campaign unlikely, say U.S. officials.

  • Gartman: Don't be bearish on crude oil     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    Discussing the strength of the oil complex and why oil demand is falling in the U.S., with Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter.

  • US & allies bomb oil refineries     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the U.S. and its allies are bombing oil refineries in Syria to cut of financing and fuel to ISIS.

  • NEW YORK/ BEIRUT, Sept 25- French fighter jets struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Thursday and the United States hit them in Syria, as a U.S.-led coalition to fight the militants gained momentum with an announcement that Britain would join.

  • Syria, Iraq oil controlled by Islamic State group Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    BEIRUT— For the first time since the Unites States and five Arab countries started bombing positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, oil installations under control of the militants were targeted overnight and early on Thursday.

  • French hostage beheaded by IS in Algeria     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the news that a French hostage has been beheaded by the Islamic State in Algeria and France's response to the situation.

  • Is Middle East intervention the same as 2003?     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses whether the airstrikes in the Middle East to tackle ISIS by the U.S. is the viewed in a similar way to the 2003 intervention in Iraq.

  • Is Obama's ISIS strategy flawed?     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    James Gelvin, Professor, History Department at UCLA, explains why he disagrees with the plan that the U.S. and its allies have taken to combat ISIS.

  • Obama's ISIS plan still unclear: Pro     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Andrew Tabler, Senior Fellow, Program on Arab Politics at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discusses President Obama's address at the U.N. General Assembly.

  • US aistrikes target ISIS oil refineries     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Richard Engel reports on the latest round of U.S. airstrikes that have targeted ISIS-controlled oil refineries to starve the militants of revenue.

  • Obama condemns Russia, calls for unity against ISIS Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the U.N. General Assembly, Sept. 24, 2014.

    Obama warns the U.N. that the world must take action against threats ranging from Ebola to ISIS, and he condemns Russia's "might makes right" actions.

  • LONDON, Sept 24- British lawmakers will vote on Friday whether to join U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq after Baghdad requested help, the British government said on Wednesday. The U.S. has been leading the airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq and has in the last few days extended its attacks to positions in Syria.

  • 2 Blackwater jurors raise pay issues Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Four former Blackwater guards have been on trial since June 17 in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens seven years ago in Baghdad. Lamberth said he also learned that another juror, a Navy civilian employee, had been told that he would not be paid by his employer during his time as a juror.

  • President Obama talks tough on ISIS     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 10:52 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the U.N. General Assembly, Sept. 24, 2014.

    CNBC's John Harwood reacts to President Obama's speech at the United Nations General Debate. Harwood says Obama spoke with a note of humility, but had tough language for religious extremists and fanatics.

  • As risks multiply, NGOs reassess security in Middle East Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    ARBIL, Iraq, Sept 24- Aid agencies are tightening security measures in the Middle East and increasingly outsourcing work to local organizations to limit their exposure to multiplying risks across the region.

  • What will US airstrikes in Syria mean for Obama?     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses what the U.S. airstrikes in Syria mean for President Barack Obama's political reputation.

  • UK PM Cameron on ISIS: 'They want to kill us'     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:10 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron told NBC that ISIS is planning attacks in Europe and Britain has "not ruled out" military action in Iraq.