TRIPOLI, Libya— Libya's state-run oil corporation has declared 11 oil fields in the country non-operational after attacks by suspected Islamic State militants, opting for a force majeure clause that exempts the state from contractual obligations. The National Oil Corporation blamed authorities in the Libyan-capital of Tripoli, set up by Islamist-backed...» Read More
Egypt's stock market surged on Tuesday, despite the ongoing political crisis.
Mass demonstrations across Egypt on Sunday may determine its future, two and half years after people power toppled a dictator they called Pharaoh and ushered in a democracy crippled by bitter divisions.
Two people were killed when protesters stormed an office of Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood in Alexandria, adding to growing tension ahead of mass rallies aimed at unseating the Islamist president.
Egypt's leading religious authority warned of "civil war" on Friday and called for calm after a member of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood was killed ahead of mass rallies.
Don Clark, a former FBI special agent, and George Gilder, author of "Knowledge and Power," discuss a terror plot targeting the NYSE that was thwarted by the NSA's surveillance program. With CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Yahoo said U.S. law enforcement agencies made between 12,000 and 13,000 requests for data in the last six months, the latest in a series of disclosures by technology companies.
The director of the NSA told Congress that terrorism threats are on halt due to its phone logs. The New York Times reports.
David Livingstone, associate fellow of international security at Chatham House, discusses PRISM and calls for a "mature debate" about privacy between countries and their citizens.
A former technical worker for the CIA is revealed as the source of a series of leaks about US phone and internet surveillance.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the NSA has a secret program known as Prism; and T.J. Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductor; Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation; Ron Fournier, National Journal, share their opinions.
The Washington Post reports tonight that the National Security Agency and the FBI are "tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. internet companies."
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest after a report the Obama administration demanded millions of phone records of Verizon customers. Mike Rogers, the House Intelligence Chairman, said the program actually thwarted a terrorist attack.
Discussing whether "government spying" is worth giving up individual liberty, with Steven Bucci, Heritage Foundation. This program does not violate privacy, and has saved American lives, he says.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on reports the national security agency has been gathering millions of Verizon telephone records. Government security people say the law has already saved lives.
Rep. Mike Rogers defended the phone records law, saying it has thwarted a domestic terror attack in the past.
New York police said two anonymous letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained traces of the deadly poison ricin.
President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.
A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, reports NBC's Annabel Roberts.
Following the death of a man in London by Islamic extremists, NBC's Annabel Roberts reports from the ground.
CNBC reports on the suspected terrorist attack in south-east London in which a man was killed. Warning: this video contains graphic images.