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  • Obama promises solutions for Mideast     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    President Obama addressed the United Nations today on the future of Iran, Syria, and the Middle East. CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • 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.

  • President Obama's UN speech preview     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides a preview of President Obama speech at the United Nations today.

  • UN update: A friendlier Iran?     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    The diplomatic chill between the United States and Iran is showing signs of thawing, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with a preview of President Obama speech at the United Nations today.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Will a UN resolution on Syria be taken?     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Anthony Skinner, director at Maplecroft, says a strict UN resolution on Syria is likely following the latest chemical attack, but that Assad could "pull the carpet from under Obama's feet" again.

  • Putin editorial embarrasses US: Trump Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 5:32 PM ET
    Donald Trump

    Vladimir Putin's editorial admonishing the U.S. to abide by the U.N.'s authority embarrasses President Obama, Donald Trump said Thursday.

  • Pres. Obama & the case against Syria     Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    President Barack Obama presents his case for action against Syria to the American people, live from the White House. The President says he asked Congress to postpone a vote and that he'll continue to work with Britain and France, Russia and China to get a U.N. solution.

  • Progress in Syria talks     Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports possible next steps as Syria's foreign minister says they are prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal.

  • Syria to declare chemical weapons     Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:34 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Syria's foreign minister says Syria is prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal, and willing to sign the chemical weapons convention.

  • UN Security Council holds emergency meeting     Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Why Syrian dialogue could be 'years away'     Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    John Drake, head of global intelligence at AKE, talks about the French U.N. resolution for Syria and the practical difficulties it raises and how dialogue between the different players is "a long way away".

  • Russia proposes Syria hand over weapons Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    yrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem (R) and and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov (L) walk to a press conference on September 9, 2013 following a meeting in Moscow.

    Russia proposed on Monday that Syria hand over its chemical weapons to international control in an attempt to avert a U.S. military attack.

  • The U.N. & business oversight     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    Georg Kell, United Nations Global Compact, talks about the role of business in society, as well as the role it has to play in supporting peace around the globe.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama tried reassure the public that any U.S. response would not be open ended like the War in Iraq. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports there is a lot of tension among some of the closest allies of the U.S. in the Middle East. Armed Services Committee member Brad Westrup (R-OH), weighs in.

  • UN inspectors begin day 3 of investigation     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:16 AM ET

    The situation in Syria is tense as inspectors continue their chemical investigation in Syria and the British House of Commons meet to debate action in Syria, reports NBC's Richard Engel.

  • UN inspectors begin third day of investigation     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin has the update on the United Nations' chemical weapons inspection in Syria, and Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress, provides perspective on U.S. military action in Syria.

  • Tensions rising as Syrian inspections continue     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:22 AM ET

    NBC's Richard Engel reports the latest details on the United Nations' intelligence gathering investigations in Syria.