*Gaza fighting subsides with Hamas backing 24- hour truce. *U.S., EU prepare more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine conflict. SINGAPORE, July 28- Brent crude slipped near $108 a barrel on Monday as fighting between Israel and Hamas Islamist militants subsided in Gaza, but some analysts said falls may be limited.» Read More
Discussing growing tensions in the Middle East, and the political and economic implications of the recent uprisings, with Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment Iran analyst.
"The United States condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack, " exclaims President Obama, remarking on yesterday's attack on the U. S. Embassy in Libya; killing four Americans, including the American Ambassador. "Make no mistakes, we will work with the Libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people, he added.
A look at how fallout from Isaac; conflict in Iran; and a fire at Venezuela's largest refinery is impacting energy prices, with Dan Yergin, IHS vice chairman.
Saudi Arabia has gone on the offensive against Iran to protect its interests. Its involvement in Syria is the first battle in what is going to be a long conflict that will know no frontiers nor limits.
Israel's Channel 10 defense reporter Alon Ben David, explains why he says Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is determined to attack Iran's nuclear facilities before the U.S. election. NBC News' Ali Arouzi, weighs in.
The International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran is "cleaning up" a site the group wants to inspect, and some suspect the country is hiding evidence of whatever it's working on. NBC News' Richard Engel reports on Iran's influence in the region and explains what's behind recent developments in Syria.
John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, weighs in on the reports Israel could possibly attack Iran before the November elections.
George Friedman, Stratfor founder/CEO, provides perspective on whether an Israeli airstrike on Iran is possible, and the impact the tensions are having on oil prices.
Hundreds of restaurant and service chains are offering incentives to help veterans open a shop — waiving franchise fees, reducing royalty payments and guiding them through crafting business plans.
The Congressman responsible for writing many of the U.S. sanctions against Iran lashed out about London-based Standard Chartered’s business with the Islamic Republic and the negative reaction from Britain to the impact of U.S. sanctions on British banks.
The US wants China and Arab states to help foot the $3bn bill for a deal designed to unlock oil production and set Sudan and South Sudan back on the path to peace, the FT reports.
India has replaced China as the world’s largest arms buyer, accounting for 10 percent of all arms purchases during the past five years, the New York Times reports.
Dan Yergin, IHS Vice chairman, discusses the outlook on oil, amid rising tensions in the Middle East; growing demand from China; and increased production levels from the U.S.
Senator John McCain is speaking out in defense of Syria. Is there any hope to calming the storm? Helima Croft, Barclays Capital analyst, and John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, weigh in.
CNBC's Sue Herera and Sharon Epperson report on how the rebellion in Syria is impacting Iran and its oil supply. Alireza Nader, The Rand Corporation, offers insight. "There is a possibility, if Iran becomes more nervous and insecure, they will be less likely to compromise on the nuclear program," says Nader.
Bashar al-Assad's defense minister and brother in law were killed in an attack today, as the crisis in Syria unfolds. NBC's Richard Engel has the details of the escalating concerns.
Many people in the intelligence community say the fighting in Syria has ramifications far beyond that nation’s borders and they could spill into the oil market very quickly. Syria is Iran’s main ally and they believe if Syria falls Iran will increase the speed of its nuclear program.
Soldiers danced in Pyongyang's plazas as North Korea announced Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un was named marshal, a title cementing his status atop the authoritarian nation's military as he makes key changes to the 1.2 million-man force.
A Navy ship opened fire on a boat that appeared to pose a threat, and there is a new UAE oil pipeline that bypasses the Strait of Hormuz, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Sharon Epperson.
Iran has announced plans to start building its first nuclear submarine—a piece of advanced military technology that only the most powerful nations on earth are even able to construct—and which runs on uranium enriched to such a level that it can double as the fuel source for a nuclear bomb.