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  • Iraq PM committed to government formation process Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday that he is committed to the process of forming a new government.

  • Kerry in Cairo for talks over Iraq Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 5:11 AM ET
    Secretary of State John Kerry.

    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.

  • Militants take Iraq-Syria border town Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 11:53 PM ET
    Town of al-Qaim at the Iraqi-Syrian border

    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.

  • Is money laundering in Asia benefiting terrorists?  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:34 PM ET

    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.

  • Should the West intervene in Iraq?  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Will Isis impact Iraq's oil production?  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    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."

  • Iraq: No appetite for US military engagement  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    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".

  • Debate brews as US mulls airstrikes in Iraq Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi Army to fight against predominantly Sunni militants, carry weapons during a parade in the streets in Baghdad's Sadr city June 14, 2014.

    As rebels continue to create unrest in Iraq, policymakers and observers alike can't agree on what, if anything, the U.S. should do.

  • Can Isis take Baghdad?  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Jordan Perry, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, discusses whether Isis can take Baghdad and what will push the West to intervene.

  • Iraq burns again: What has sparked the fire? Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    DATE IMPORTED:June 10, 2014Civilian children stand next to a burnt vehicle during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 10, 2014.

    Iraq has been absent from the global agenda for years – but now the very existence of the state is being called into question.

  • New video shows Bowe Bergdahl handover  Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    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.

  • Blair: 'Warped' religious views jeopardize future Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    Tony Blair

    Former British prime minister Tony Blair says ensuring security in areas shaken by extremism starts with rooting out "poisonous" ideologies.

  • The general making waves in Libya: Who is he? Monday, 26 May 2014 | 4:53 PM ET
    A Libyan carries a portrait of retired general Khalifa Haftar during a rally in support of the rogue former general whose forces have launched a 'dignity' campaign to crush jihadist militias on May 23, 2014 in Benghazi, eastern Libya.

    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.

  • China Xinjiang blast kills 31 people  Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    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 Pentagon is ready for ... zombies? Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 1:20 PM ET
    Mggggggh... brains.

    The U.S. federal government has a contingency plan in the event zombies ever overrun the country, according to Foreign Policy Magazine.

  • Egypt national elections offer hope: EFG co-head Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi

    The co-chief executive of EFG Hermes told CNBC that Egypt was undergoing political rejuvenation, meaning it had a lot to offer investors.

  • Video allegedly shows kidnapped Nigerian girls  Monday, 12 May 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses a video that has surface allegedly showing the Nigerian girls being held hostage by the group, Boko Haram.

  • Putin flies to Crimea, more bloodshed in Ukraine Friday, 9 May 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Donetsk, Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin flew in to Crimea on Friday for parades marking the Soviet victory in World War Two.

  • Dozens dead as violence spreads in Ukraine Saturday, 3 May 2014 | 2:37 AM ET
    Violence in Odessa as pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian activists clashed on Friday.

    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.

  • Boston takes the city back  Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    For the first time in more than three decades an American male won the Boston Marathon, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.