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  • *Commercial Bank of Syria now seeking barter account with the bank. U.S. sanctions aimed at forcing Assad to end the violence in Syria's two-and-a-half-year civil war forbid its own banks from dealing with Syria's central bank and the Commercial Bank of Syria.

  • *Commercial Bank of Syria now seeking barter account with the bank. U.S. sanctions aimed at forcing Assad to end the violence in Syria's two-and-a-half-year civil war forbid its own banks from dealing with Syria's central bank and the Commercial Bank of Syria.

  • BEIRUT, Oct 31- Syria has destroyed all of its declared chemical weapons production and mixing facilities, meeting a major deadline in an ambitious disarmament programme, the international chemical weapons watchdog said in a document seen by Reuters.

  • Obama's standing drops after health-care fiasco, shutdown Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 6:30 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.

  • US-Saudi relationship may cool but oil market calm Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 4:40 PM ET
    Traders in the crude oil options pit at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Signs of friction have caught the attention of the oil market, but traders aren't concerned about supply issues for now.

  • China makes global inroads on arms sale Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    Aviation Industry Corporation of China employees hold a model of the JF-17 fighter jet at an aviation expo in Beijing, Sept. 28, 2013.

    China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.

  • Clinton: Debt ceiling as strategy is 'disastrous' Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 5:01 PM ET
    Bill Clinton speaks with Maria Bartiromo at CGI 2013 in New York.

    Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the debt ceiling fight and threat of a government shutdown.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo sat down with former President Bill Clinton about the direction of the U.S. economy, and whether President Obama handled the Syria situation well.

  • Will Russia approve use of force in Syria?     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Ayham Kamel, Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group, discusses the U.S./Russia talks over Syria and how Western countries need to appear strong.

  • Pres. Obama's UN address focuses on Middle East     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    President Obama addresses the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. In his speech he calls for world leaders to stand up to Syrian President Assad over his use of chemical weapons through diplomatic measure. But the President also counters that the U.S. is "prepared to us all elements of our power, including military force" to secure our core interest in the region.

  • What to expect from US/Syria talks     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 5:10 AM ET

    Elizabeth Ferris, senior fellow in foreign policy at The Brookings Institution, discusses the U.S./Syria talks to remove chemical weapons from Syria, and humanitarian support needed in neighboring countries.

  • Will Syria's weapons agreement last?     Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 6:41 PM ET

    Michael Hudson, Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore says Syria has been handed a lifeline with the U.S.-Russia chemical weapons plan.

  • Obama: I will not negotiate     Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    President Obama told Rep. Boehner he is not willing to negotiate on the debt limit. Ari Melber, Nation Magazine; Dan Holler, Heritage Action for America; and Mark Simone, WOR radio talk show host, discuss. "I don't think the President has the upper hand," says Holler.

  • Look at Newport Chemical Depot today     Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from Newport Chemical Depot, which is now called Vermillion Rise Mega Park. The site is currently under development to serve as an industrial park.

  • Assad's money trail is hard to trace Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Syrian President Bashar Assad

    With interests in real estate, airlines, energy and telecommunications, the Syrian regime is believed to control a fortune worth billions.

  • Syria strategy: Mission impossible?     Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry has confirmed the use of sarin gas in Syria. Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, and Peter Brooks, Heritage Foundation, discuss whether Syria will show its entire weapons inventory, and if force is the answer.

  • Assad's hidden fortune     Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    Despite the average income in Syria being about $2,600 a year, President Bashar Assad's personal wealth is estimated at $500 million. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story.

  • Sec. Kerry makes statements on Syria     Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Sec. of State John Kerry confirms sarin gas was used and killed Syrians.

  • Syria diplomacy backed by force?     Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Nader Mousavizadeh, geopolitical analyst at Macro Advisory Partners, says the threat of a U.S. strike prompted the deal between Syria and Russia, and explains how Iran is opening the dialogue.

  • Fed Survey: More dovish outlook than the Fed     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    With tapering on the way, CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the results from the CNBC Fed Survey, which polls economists and Fed watchers. Komal Sri-Kumar, Sri- Kumar Global Strategies, and Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank, weigh in.

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