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Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday that he is committed to the process of forming a new government.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat which the conflict in Iraq poses to the Middle East.
Sunni fighters have seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier, security sources said, smashing a line drawn by colonial powers a century ago in a campaign to create an Islamic Caliphate from the Mediterranean Sea to Iran.
Michael Thomas, Director, North Asia, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, discusses the issue of money laundering in China and whether that has been a source of funding for terrorist groups.
Barak Mendelsohn, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says that the Iraq crisis further destabilizes the Middle East. However, he is unconvinced that international intervention is needed.
Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC Capital Markets, discusses the impact the crisis in Iraq will have on oil production and says the propensity for the oil price to break its range upwards "is really quite high."
William Patey, former U.K. ambassador to Iraq, discusses the reintroduction of American troops in Iraq and says the best outcome would be for Iraq's army to "get its act together".
As rebels continue to create unrest in Iraq, policymakers and observers alike can't agree on what, if anything, the U.S. should do.
Jordan Perry, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, discusses whether Isis can take Baghdad and what will push the West to intervene.
Iraq has been absent from the global agenda for years – but now the very existence of the state is being called into question.
The Taliban has released the video of Bowe Bergdahl's release. NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on the spotlight it is shining on the Obama Administration.
Former British prime minister Tony Blair says ensuring security in areas shaken by extremism starts with rooting out "poisonous" ideologies.
General Khalifa Haftar, once scorned in the North African country, is now the man to watch, after starting a massive military offensive on May 16.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on the lastest details about the blast in China's western region of Xinjiang that killed an estimated 31 people.
The U.S. federal government has a contingency plan in the event zombies ever overrun the country, according to Foreign Policy Magazine.
The co-chief executive of EFG Hermes told CNBC that Egypt was undergoing political rejuvenation, meaning it had a lot to offer investors.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses a video that has surface allegedly showing the Nigerian girls being held hostage by the group, Boko Haram.
President Vladimir Putin flew in to Crimea on Friday for parades marking the Soviet victory in World War Two.
At least 30 people were killed in southern Ukraine on Friday when clashes between pro-Kiev and pro-Russia protesters spread from the east of the country. The FT reports.
For the first time in more than three decades an American male won the Boston Marathon, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.