TOKYO— The plight of freelance journalist Kenji Goto, taken captive by Islamic State group militants, has gripped Japan, and the people's hopes for his safety are now on Facebook with a simple, unifying plea: "I am Kenji." "We want Kenji to come home," said Taku Nishimae, a Japanese filmmaker living in New York, who started the "I am Kenji" Facebook page, right after seeing last...» Read More
Israeli forces killed at least 10 Palestinian militants, as the death toll from the two-week conflict passed 500.
Coline Schep, Middle East Analyst at Control Risks, says both Israel and Hamas have put out extensive demands that are hard to fulfill, thus complicating the possibility of reaching a truce.
CNBC.com's Managing Editor Allen Wastler discusses which stories are leading the site, including the feud between Herbalife and Bill Ackman.
NBC's "Meet the Press" David Gregory, shares his opinions on President Obama's response to the events in Ukraine and what is already known about the downing of Flight MH 17.
Discussing the Israeli ground invasion in Gaza, with James Carafano, The Heritage Foundation. He thinks the international outcry is actually shifting toward the Israelis.
NBC's Martin Fletcher shares a story of sitting in a restaurant when explosions went off while the Iron Dome was fired.
NBC's Martin Fletcher reports what would provoke an expansion of Israel's ground invasion in Gaza. Israel has reportedly captured about 15 Palestinians, whom they are interrogating.
Discussing Israel's goals of its ground invasion in Gaza, and how long it is expected to last, with Danny Danon, Israel's former Deputy Defense Minister.
Hamas is continuing to fire rockets into Israel despite massive pressure from ground, sea and air forces. NBC's Martin Fletcher reports the details.
It's not clear that the German Chancellor is in a position to actually hit Russia where it would hurt: Its pocketbook.
Ambassador Ido Aharoni of Israel Consul General, says the new phase of Operation Protective Edge, which is the ground invasion in Gaza, is perhaps the most transparent military operation of late. He says Mahmoud Abbas, State of Palestine President, has to break the pact he formed with Hamas.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen provides an update on the Israeli ground invasion in Gaza, as well as what we know about Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 which was shot down on Thursday.
Skeptics are questioning if any further information U.S. investigators could gather from the MH17 site in Ukraine is worth the risk.
In a statement to the press, President Barack Obama said he does not see a U.S. military role beyond what is currently being done.
Yossi Mekelberg, program director of international relations and social sciences at Regent's University, discusses Israel's ground operation in Gaza.
Rep. Ed Royce, House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman, (R-Calif.), weighs in on the situation in Ukraine. Royce says Russia needs to help with a ceasefire to get U.S. officials on the ground in Ukraine.
Putin is responsible for the Malaysian plane crash over Ukraine—even if he didn't order the attack, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
NBC's Martin Fletcher reports Israel's ground offensive is well underway with the objective to take out Hamas tunnels.
Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt, provides insight to the worsening situation in Israel and what the U.S response should be.
There's almost no stability anywhere in the Mideast, as Israel's ground offensive pushes into Gaza, Robert Hormats says.