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  • Missiles, destroyers and subs: The US arsenal Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    $1.6 million per missile. That's the cost of the Tomahawks the U.S. Navy may fire into Syria. But will that be a boon for Raytheon, which makes them?

  • Attack on Syria: The worst and least-bad scenarios Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    Guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (right), with a French anti-submarine frigate during exercises earlier this year.

    Military strikes on Syria present a complex set of possible outcomes, all of them disruptive for energy markets. But some scenarios are worse than others.

  • Libyan militias' new strategy: Occupy oil fields Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 8:54 AM ET
    An empty bullet shell outside the al-Ghani oil field in central al-Jufrah province .

    Armed groups are exploiting the state's weakness and showing their own power in several ways, including shutting down oil production at various sites. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Israelis rush for gas masks as Syria tensions rise Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Israelis lined up at gas-mask distribution centers Wednesday and communities bordering Syria readied bomb shelters as top government officials held emergency meetings.

  • Gartman's trade of the moment on the Syrian crisis Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 8:31 AM ET
    Dennis Gartman

    "Buy gold and sell euros," closely followed investor Dennis Gartman tells CNBC, citing the Syria crisis.

  • Allies draft plans for strikes against Syria Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:02 PM ET
    Syrian President Bashar Assad

    Military strikes against Syria could be launched as early as Thursday, U.S. officials tell NBC as the White House intensifies efforts for a response to a suspected chemical weapons attack.

  • Hagel: 'Ready to go' against Syria if ordered Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

    Western powers told the Syrian opposition to expect a strike against President Bashar al-Assad's forces within days, according to sources cited by Reuters.

  • How Saddam helped make the Middle East more stable Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    Baghdad residents cheer under an image of President Saddam Hussein in 2001.

    No one would argue that Saddam Hussein was a good guy, but sometimes bad leaders are needed to keep peace and stability in countries where both peace and stability are rare.

  • 'Friday of martyrs' raises fears of more Egypt violence Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 11:10 PM ET
    Supporters of Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo

    Supporters of Egypt's deposed president will stage a "Friday of martyrs" of mass protests, risking more potential bloodshed to show they can still claim the streets.

  • US getting tough on Egypt's army? Don't bet on it Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Egyptian army soldiers block Salah Salem highway to prevent supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi from crossing during their demonstration in Cairo.

    The United States is unlikely to make significant cuts in assistance to Egypt, despite calls from Congress to do so and a Cabinet-level meeting this week.

  • Egypt: At least 235 killed as camps cleared Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 3:58 PM ET
    A supporter of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi walks through the debris following clashes with police in Cairo on August 14, 2013, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead.

    Egypt's capital descended into a chaotic bloodbath Wednesday after security forces moved in on protest camps set up by supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, sparking deadly violence.

  • Scenes from the turmoil in Egypt Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 10:41 AM ET
    Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

    Egyptian police in riot gear sweep in with armored vehicles and bulldozers to clear two sprawling encampments of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president in Cairo.

  • Clashes in Egypt, but investors remain upbeat Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Supporters of Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo

    Scuffles broke out in Cairo on Tuesday as supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces.

  • US to close embassies in Mideast for a day Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 6:37 PM ET
    The US Department of State logo.

    The US is closing all of its embassies Sunday in the Middle East and parts of Asia because of a possible al-Qaeda-related threat.

  • Morsi meets EU representative as violence continues Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

    Violence has continued across Egypt over the past 24 hours, as European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton confirmed on Tuesday that she had met ousted President Mohamed Morsi.

  • Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi demonstrate in the street earlier this month.

    Investors on Egypt's Stock Exchange appeared unfazed by violence across the country over the weekend, with the benchmark EGX30 index easing only 0.7 percent in Sunday trade.

  • Egypt's Brotherhood stands ground after killings Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 3:04 PM ET
    Supporters of Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo

    Thousands of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stood their ground outside a Cairo mosque a day after at least 72 were gunned down by security forces.

  • Seven killed as violence reignites in Egypt Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo on July 16

    Seven people were killed and more than 260 wounded when Islamist supporters of Mohamed Morsi fought opponents of the deposed Egyptian president and security forces.

  • Saudi Prince: It's Time to Diversify From Oil Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 5:49 PM ET

    With tensions rising in Egypt, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal told CNBC on Tuesday that Mideast countries must find a way to foster peaceful evolution instead of violent revolution.

  • Egypt's Stock Market Soars Despite Army Ultimatum Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 12:48 PM ET
    Egyptian opposition protesters chant during a demonstration in Tahrir Square as part of the 'Tamarod' campaign in Cairo, Egypt.

    Egypt's stock market surged on Tuesday, despite the ongoing political crisis.

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