The insurgents attacked Iraq's Baiji refinery a week ago by blasting through the security perimeter around it and taking over several installions, including storage tanks. Thousands of families have fled Anbar in recent days as Islamic State militants gained on Ramadi and local officials warned the city was about to fall. Two members of the Anbar provincial...» Read More
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.
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.
Delta decided to halt flights to Tel Aviv before U.S. regulators ordered a ban, CEO Richard Anderson said.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports a growing number of airlines around the world have decided it's not save to fly into Tel Aviv.
Russia may suspend all food imports from Ukraine because of Kiev's trade deal with the European Union, state news agency RIA Novosti reports.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest details on two Ukrainian fighter jets that were shot down in the general area where Flight MH17 came down.
The EU could push through "phase three" sanctions against Russia as early as Thursday this week, the foreign minister of Poland told CNBC.
Secretary John Kerry is in Israel to push ceasefire talks despite a FAA travel ban, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher.
Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists.
Israel pounded Gaza, saying no ceasefire was near as U.S. and UN diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed over 600 lives.
The FAA barred U.S. flights to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket landed near Ben Gurion airport. Some European carriers canceled flights as well.
Retired Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich created IDF's social media unit, and explains what the social pages enable IDF to do during the crisis in Israel and Gaza.
The European Union threatened Russia with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but failed to back tough talk with any immediate action.