According to the Associated Press, the Israeli defense minister told troops Israel might widen Gaza operations. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.» Read More
*Hamas sticks to demand embargo on Gaza be lifted. GAZA/ JERUSALEM, July 24- Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700..
Israelis have used smartphones, mobile applications and telecoms technology to try to minimize casualties in the latest conflict in Gaza.
Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.
July 24- Insurers are expected to hike war risk premiums for airlines following losses due to global conflicts, including the downing of a Malaysia airplane over Ukraine, insurance rating agency A.M. Best Company said on Wednesday.
Though barely a week has passed since MH17, an anti-aircraft campaign is still in full swing above the areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists.
Former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts is a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sgt. Pitts speaks to CNBC's "Closing Bell" about his experience with Veterans Affairs, and receiving the medal.
Former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts apparently doesn't know his own strength. The Medal of Honor recipient rang the closing bell at the NYSE a bit too hard Wednesday -- he ended up breaking the gavel.
Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.
A Ukrainian rebel leader said that pro-Russian rebels had missiles of the type the U.S. says shot down a commercial plane.
Discussing the FAA's extended ban on U.S. flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, and whether politics are involved, with Peter Brookes, The Heritage Foundation, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Jon Medved, is the founder and CEO of Israel-based investment company OurCrowd. He provides perspective on the business side of things in the country.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and airlines halting flights into Tel Aviv are stirring up controversy over who should decide where it's safe to fly.
The Dutch Safety Board said it still expects to get the information it needs from the crash site in eastern Ukraine.
While the bombs and bullets fly, Israel and Hamas are investing in a new but very effective weapon: social media.
The FAA has announced it is extending its ban to Tel Aviv for another 24 hours, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Four groups are fighting for Russia in Ukraine, experts say, while the downing of a Malaysian plane has complicated Putin's plans in the country.
The Islamic State has ordered shopkeepers in Mosul to cover the faces of mannequins with veils, GlobalPost reports.
Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.
Two planes carrying the bodies of 40 Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 victims landed amid a day of mourning. NBC News reports.
Grief tinged with anger ahead of the arrival of the first bodies of victims from a Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine last week.