Qatar losing the right to host the FIFA World Cup is “within the realm of possibility,” Citi bank has said, with Wednesday’s arrests “bearish” for the Arab emirate’s banks.» Read More
ISIS' seizure of Palmyra intensified fears that the 2,000-year-old site's archaeological treasures would be destroyed, NBC News reports.
Investing in Jordan is "safe" and the environment is "stable" despite the events happening in neighbouring countries, King Abdullah II of Jordan tells CNBC.
Despite geopolitical events in neighbouring countries, it's "business as usual" in Jordan, King Abdullah II of Jordan tells CNBC, adding that the country is investing in its tech sector.
King Adbullah II of Jordan discusses how important it is for his country to focus on its youth so that they have "faith" in the future despite the regional instability.
Jordan's economy faces many challenges - including high numbers of refugees and energy needs - says King Abdullah II of Jordan. But the Kingdom is taking steps to address them.
In a rare one-on-one interview, CNBC's Hadley Gamble talks with King Abdullah of Jordan about the many challenges facing his country, including a large refugee population; exploring alternative energy sources, including electric cars, and why he expects the Baghdad-Amman trade corridor to re-open as early as this summer.
Despite the geopolitical events taking place in the region -such as in Iraq and Syria - Jordan remains stable says King Abdullah II of Jordan. The monarch also discusses investment and trade opportunities for the country.
Refugees from neighbouring countries can be on burden on Jordan's economy says King Abdullah II of Jordan, calling for more help from the international community. He also highlights the risk of a "lost generation".
King Abdullah II of Jordan discusses the resilience of his country's economy and outlines the opportunities in the region that will continue to attract investors.
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, discusses CNBC's interview with King Abdullah II of Jordan who said the country's economy is able to withstand regional instability.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Richard Engel, NBC News reports the Iraqi city of Ramadi is in the hands of terror group ISIS despite months of airstrikes by the Iraqi army.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), discusses the latest developments in Iraq, as military forces there gear up to fight back against the militant group ISIS. Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group, shares perspective.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was under pressure today as the dollar continued to rally.
The Qatari royal family has bought yet another multi-million pound property in one of London's most affluent areas, according to a British newspaper.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on a stronger dollar.
Edward Lawrence, NBC News, reports a U.S.-led coalition launched a successful raid on top ISIS leadership in Syria and killed the terrorist group's key money man.
ISIS has seized the city of Ramadi in Iraq. CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the latest developments, saying this is a "major blow" for the government and its security forces.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the latest moves by ISIS, which saw the Iraqi city of Ramadi fall to the group.
A return of Iran's oil supply, alongside a surge in U.S. shale oil production, will have downward effects on oil prices, says David Hewitt, co-head of Global Oil & Gas Equity Research at Credit Suisse.