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  • Egypt in turmoil: What the chaos means for the US Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:18 PM ET
    Plumes of smoke rise from a damaged petrol station during a violent crackdown by Egyptian security forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013, in Cairo.

    Here's a look at what is happening in Cairo, how America is involved and what it means for the U.S. relationship with Israel and U.S. security.

  • Junkets! Lawmakers travel globe on lobbyists' tab Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    U.S. lawmakers are once again racing around the globe on privately financed tours—trips watchdog groups cite as evidence that congressional ethics reforms are unraveling.

  • Peace in the Middle East?     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping a peace deal can be reached within 9 months for Israel and Palestine, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Op-Ed: Israel Makes a Free-Market Move Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    Israel is making a free-market move, with a new political party aiming to reduce the welfare rolls — and avoid a Greece-like situation, argues Kudlow producer Jake Novak.

  • Man Who Taught the Biggest Central Bankers Retires Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:55 AM ET
    Stanley Fischer

    Outgoing Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer's influence extends far beyond the halls of power in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv's financial district.

  • Hummus Is Hot     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 2:45 PM ET

    Hummus maker Sabra is trying to find more farms to grow chickpeas to meet the demand, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Tobacco fields seem to be an excellent target.

  • Hummus: The New Peanut Butter?     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    Sabra CEO Ronen Zohar says annual sales have grown from $16 million to $800 million in six years. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.

  • Shimon Peres, president of Israel, tells CNBC that there is no alternative to peace for Israel or Palestine.

  • Arabs Should Lead On Syria: Israel's Peres     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Shimon Peres, president of Israel, tells CNBC that he is not looking for the international community to pick up the slack in Syria but the Arabs themselves through the Arab League.

  • Israel’s President Calls for Two-State Solution Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Hebron, Israel

    Israeli President Shimon Peres called for the establishment of an Palestinian state, in an exclusive interview with CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Challenges Facing the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange     Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:15 AM ET

    Ester Levanon, CEO of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, tells CNBC that stock exchanges all over the world are losing volumes which is part of a trend taking place in the Western world.

  • MSCI Lowers Greece to Emerging Market Status Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    Equity index provider MSCI on Tuesday lowered Greece to emerging market from developed market status, citing failure to qualify on several criteria for market accessibility.

  • On the site of a former military golf course where President Dwight Eisenhower once played, the future of U.S. warfare is rising.

  • PepsiCo: Sodastream Deal 'Totally, Completely Untrue' Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:29 AM ET

    Speculation that PepsiCo is in talks to buy Israel's SodaStream is "totally and completely untrue," PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi tells CNBC.

  • Assad: We Received Russian Missiles     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    WNBC's Jonathan Dienst reports there have now been 3 letters laced with ricin sent to political leaders; and John Batchelor of the John Batchelor Show discusses the advanced Russian air defense missiles that were reportedly delivered to Syria.

  • Syria Has a Driver's Seat, and the US Isn't In It Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:45 PM ET
    Protestors wave Free Syria's flags and chant slogans during a demonstration.

    There is no favorable outcome in Syria at this point—only the least unfavorable—and even that will not likely be dictated by Washington.

  • No Waze for Facebook as Talks End: Report Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Waze navigation app

    Facebook has ended billion-dollar talks to acquire Waze, a free social mapping and navigation application, AllThingsD reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.

  • US Defense Companies Go On Overseas Offensive Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:59 PM ET
    A United States Army missile defense system.

    As American defense companies prepare to feel the ill effects of the sequester on their bottom lines, the companies are increasingly looking to court new customers abroad.

  • Fighting In Syria     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Israeli jets struck targets inside Syria on Sunday, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin. 42 Syrian soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrike.

  • Iscar's Wertheimer: Why We Sold to Warren Buffett Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 10:16 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Iscar's Eitan Wertheimer speaks with CNBC about Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's purchase of the 20 percent of Iscar it didn't already own.