KIEV, Ukraine— Russia plans to eliminate Ukraine as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim, Ukraine's prime minister told The Associated Press on Friday. Ukraine and the West accuse Russia of being directly involved in the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine which has left over 6,000 dead in the last year.» Read More
NBC's Martin Fletcher provides insight to the reasons behind the Israeli ground invasion in Gaza.
Ido Aharoni, Israel's Consul General to New York, says a series of offensive actions by Palestinian militant group Hamas prompted Israel's ground invasion into Gaza late Thursday.
NBC News' Richard Engel reports the Israeli military has called on Palestinians to stay away from areas close to the Israeli border, as a ground offensive in Gaza has been launched.
Israeli Defense Forces have launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip. Steven Cook, Council on Foreign Relations, questions whether this is a full blown invasion just yet.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Israeli Defense Forces has launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip, targeting Hamas tunnels which enable terrorists to infiltrate Israel and carry out attacks.
The Israeli Defense Forces have launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip. NBC News' Martin Fletcher reports on the goal of the operation.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports a new phase of Operation Protective Edge has begun in the Gaza Strip, which follows 10 days of Hamas attacks on Israel.
According to Reuters, the Israeli Prime Minister has instructed the military to begin its ground offensive in Gaza, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
The downing of an airliner over Ukraine brought immediate condemnation of Russia, and it's likely to get stronger.
Before fighting in Gaza can end, Hamas may need to address a problem—its payroll.
Russian stock markets were sharply lower following the announcement of new sanctions, and analysts warned of tougher penalties on the way.
NBC's Martin Fletcher has the latest details on the growing tensions between Israel and Hamas.
Egypt has offered a cease-fire plan in the Middle East conflict but Hamas rejected it saying it was not consulted, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher with the latest details on the crisis.
Graeme Bannerman, Scholar at the Middle East Institute, says a ceasefire proposal from Egypt indicates an "international concern that the situation in Gaza is getting out of control."
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chairman, shares his thoughts on the escalating violence in the Middle East, and weighs in on the challenges ahead for China, Brazil and Portugal.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the ripple effects of global unrest.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports on the escalating violence in Gaza.
Israel is continuing its assault in Gaza overnight, targeting hundreds of Hamas rocket launching sites and underground tunnels. Daniel Kurtzer, Princeton University professor, provides insight to Israel's operation in Gaza.
NBC's Martin Fletcher has the latest details on the crisis between Israel and Gaza as the conflict intensifies.
An international pariah at the end of the 20th century, Serbia has undergone a long rehabilitation so it can approach the EU for membership.