Wars and Military Conflicts


  • NATO Secretary General on ISIS     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick talks with NATO Sec. General Anders Fogh Rasmussen about what he thinks should be the global response to the ISIS threat.

  • US Jury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacks Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:28 AM ET

    A US jury finds a large Jordan-based bank responsible for a wave of Hamas-sanctioned suicide bombings that left several Americans dead or wounded.

  • TOBRUK/ LONDON, Sept 23- Food prices have risen in Libya as payments problems, fighting and a breakdown in authority disrupt the usual import routes as the country spins out of control three years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

  • Aftermath of US airstrikes in Syria     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    This is only the beginning, says Jim Miklaszewski, NBC chief Pentagon correspondent, reporting the latest details of U.S. led airstrikes against ISIS targets.

  • US strikes ISIS in Syria     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    Retired U.S. Army Colonel Jack Jacobs and CNBC's John Harwood discuss the implications of the United States and Arab allies' airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria. A lot of the coalition so far is public relations, says Jacobs.

  • US launches airstrikes in Syria     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the latest developments in the Middle East with the U.S. launching airstrikes in Syria and British Prime Minister David Cameron planning to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

  • Arab Bank found liable over Hamas attacks: US jury Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:03 PM ET

    A U.S. jury said Arab Bank provided material support to Hamas and must compensate the victims of two dozen attacks by the militant group.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- In a first-of-its-kind case, a U.S. jury on Monday said Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas, and must therefore compensate the victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group allegedly carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

  • Appeals court reinstates NY NatWest-Hamas lawsuit Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A federal appeals court on Monday reinstated a lawsuit in which victims of terrorist attacks in Israel accused the National Westminster Bank of supporting Hamas, just hours before a Brooklyn jury ruled against a bank in a similar case.

  • US suspects more direct threats beyond ISIS Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    Syrians flee an Islamic State advance

    A group called Khorasan that emerged in the past year in Syria may be the most intent on hitting the United States with a terror attack.

  • It can get scary being a Russian oil billionaire Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    Chairman of conglomerate Sistema, Vladimir Yevtushenkov in St. Petersburg, in May.

    Russian oligarchs are becoming increasingly worried about the country's investment climate and economy in general.

  • Family of CIA contractor slain in Benghazi may sue Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    BOSTON— The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came under attack by militants in 2012..

  • RPT-Culture of violence makes for hit TV in Turkey Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 2:56 AM ET

    *Turkish TV saturated by images of brutality. ISTANBUL, Sept 18- Sefer Calinak killed his first wife when he was 17 and murdered his girlfriend a few decades later with an axe. prime-time talk show host Seda Sayan asked Calinak, who served two separate prison sentences for the murders before being released under an amnesty program.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 18- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer for the bank told jurors on Thursday during closing arguments at the bank's civil trial on charges of financing terrorism.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters)- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer told jurors on Thursday during closing arguments at the bank's trial on civil charges under the U.S. anti-terrorism law.

  • LONDON, Sept 18- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development warned on Thursday that the crisis over Ukraine could erode some of the economic "peace dividend" eastern Europe gained when the Cold War ended.

  • AP NewsAlert Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Home Depot says 56 million payment cards affected by data breach between April and September.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 18- A lawyer for Arab Bank Plc urged U.S. jurors to find that it never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, as closing arguments began on Thursday in a closely-watched terrorism financing trial.

  • US: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    PARIS— Moderate Syrian rebels, once they are made battle-ready by a U.S.-led coalition, may be asked to help restore the border between Syria and Iraq that Islamic State group militants have effectively wiped out, the top American military official said Thursday.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 18- Hundreds of Russian volunteers are supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine, offering them vital experience in battle tactics and training to attack Ukrainian forces, a top rebel leader said. "the infantry, the motorized infantry division, airborne units and naval forces of Russia and the border guards.