ATHENS, Greece— Greece's new government disagrees with sanctions against Russia, and wants to boost trade ties with the country, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said before a visit to Moscow next week. The U.S. and the EU imposed crippling economic sanctions against Russia over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and support for an insurgency in...» Read More
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.
Israel intensifies its ground offensive into Gaza as it tries to stop rocket launches from Palestinian militants, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
The West could hit Russia with even tougher sanctions if the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down by separatist rebels.
International pressure is likely to grow, says Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury secretary, discussing the likelihood of additional sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera says according to the Guardian a large number of AIDS researchers were on Malaysian Flight MH17 when it was shot down.
Larry Korb, Center for American Progress, shares insight on the geopolitical unrest in Russia, Ukraine and the Middle East.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, and Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury secretary, share their thoughts on the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and Russia's role in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
The shooting down of a jetliner over Ukraine will be a catalyst for Europe to step up their sanctions on Russia, Obama official Neal Wolin says.
The NTSB has not decided whether to go to Ukraine to investigate the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 due to safety concerns, reports NBC's Tom Costello.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysian flight MH17.