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  • Syrian Intervention Would Be 'Seismic' Event: Sen. McCain Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:18 PM ET
    Syrians demonstrate against the government after Friday prayers in Hama on July 29, 2011

    If the U.S. and other nations took military action in Syria it would be "a seismic event" that would be "the greatest blow to Iran in 25 years," Sen. John McCain told CNBC Wednesday.

  • More Pain at the Pump Coming?     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 7:21 PM ET

    Daniel Yergin, CNBC energy analyst, discusses what's behind the rising price of oil, and problems with Iran.

  • Afghanistan: Time to Come Home?     Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    Is it time for the U.S. to say "mission accomplished" and move out of Afghanistan? Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army (Ret.), provides perspective.

  • President Obama addresses the killing of innocent civilians in Afghanistan, calling it "outrageous" and promises a full investigation. The President also delivers a statement on new efforts to enforce U.S. trade rights with China and level the playing field for America's businesses and workers, saying "competitors will not get away with skirting the rules." The new trade case against China involves rare earths.

  • Cramer Explains Stock Market’s Gains Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 6:26 PM ET

    After U.S. stocks finished higher for the second straight session, Cramer on Thursday noted that most issues that had worried investors earlier in the week have since been addressed.

  • Major Powers Agree to Demand Access to Iran Sites Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 6:51 AM ET
    Iran Nuclear site

    Major powers called on Iran to enter "serious dialogue" over its contested nuclear program "without pre-conditions", in a joint statement issued on Thursday following extensive deliberations in Vienna.

  • Cramer: This Market Has Changed For the Worse Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 6:47 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host explains the culmination of events that have hit the market in the past 96 hours.

  • Time to Take Action Against Iran?     Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 7:52 PM ET

    Discussing whether Israel will attack Iran and should the U.S. lean harder on Iran, with Dan Senor, Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow.

  • The White House Policies: Iran & Israel     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    President Obama will address the pro-Israel group, AIPAC before a crucial meeting with Israeli Prime Minister, Netanyahu on Monday. Discussing America's policy on Iran and whether Obama will be able to convince Netanyahu he will be on Israel's side, with Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic, and Peter Brooks, Heritage Foundation.

  • Iconic Brands That Disappeared Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    "Work Hard. Fly Right" was the motto of Continental Airlines. However, as of Saturday morning, all Continental flights fly the friendly skies as United Airlines flights instead, per the companies' 2010 merger agreement.Even the most iconic brand can plunge into extinction, and when it does, it can be years before the buying public realizes that it's gone. Many people are still not aware that they can no longer fill it to the rim with Brim, or that the streets are no longer paved with bargains at

    Even the most iconic brand can plunge into extinction, and it can be years before the buying public realizes that it's gone. Read ahead to see some iconic brands that have disappeared since their glory days.

  • How Long Will the Iranian Standoff Last? Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 7:22 AM ET
    This satellite image shows the Strait of Hormuz, between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The Strait of Hormuz runs between Iran and United Arab Emirates.

    The standoff - an escalating tit-for-tat combination of sanctions and counter-threats - is unlikely to be resolved in the coming weeks.

  • Israeli Tech in the North     Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    An inside look at how companies are operating in Israel under the threat of Iran just a few hundred miles away, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Israeli Business in the Danger Zone     Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on how companies in Israel are conducting business close to Syrian and Lebanese borders.

  • Israel's Business Elite Weigh Iran's Nuclear Threat Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 4:37 PM ET
    Yuval Steinitz, Israeli Finance Minister

    By and large Israel’s business and finance movers and shakers are confident Israel will weather whatever storm comes at them and persevere on the business front.

  • Iran Tensions Spike After Nuke Talks Fail     Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Inspectors from the global nuclear watchdog agency left Iran with no satisfaction. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Jane Wells & Sharon Epperson discuss the impact on geopolitics, Israeli defense and oil markets.

  • Taking Aim At Iran's Nuclear Ambitions     Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    Israel is under pressure to avoid an attack on Iran over its nuclear plans. Insight, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and the details on whether Tehran's nuclear course will change despite new sanctions, with NBC's Ali Arouzi.

  • Iran's Nuclear Threat     Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on why Israel's finance minister thinks Iran could strike the U.S. east coast within the next three years.

  • Nuclear Inspectors to Return to Iran for More Checks Sunday, 19 Feb 2012 | 5:04 AM ET
    Iran Nuclear site

    In a renewed effort to secure answers about the scope of Iran's nuclear program, inspectors from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are expected to return to Tehran this week.

  • Iranian Warships Enter the Mediterranean Sea: Reports Saturday, 18 Feb 2012 | 6:18 AM ET
    An international oil tanker passes through the Suez canal in Ismailia, Egypt.

    Iranian warships entered the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal on Saturday, according to various press reports.

  • Time to Take Action Against Iran?     Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 7:21 PM ET

    Discussing the mounting tensions in the Middle East, on the heels of additional sanctions against Iran, with Nicholas Burns, Harvard University professor, and Dan Senor, Council on Foreign Relations.

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