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President Barack Obama discusses the diplomatic efforts of the United Sates in the Middle East and sanctions against Russia.
Before these latest restrictions, The FAA had barred flights in Iraqi air space below 20,000 feet (6,100 m).
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports fighting in Gaza has intensified as Israel has launched an operation to rescue a captured soldier taken by Hams militants.
A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce.
Neri Zliber, Visiting Scholar, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says a shift away from Hamas rule and a re-imposition of Palestinian Authority (PA) rule could improve the situation in Gaza.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy prices were down across the board, while gold was down as well.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nervousness over economic data helped drive oil prices lower. Geopolitics has not been a factor. Nat gas was up slightly on the day. And gold was slightly lower, as well.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
Israeli tank shells took out Gaza's largest power source, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher, with the latest detail on the growing crisis.
Philip C. Wilcox, President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace, says the U.S. and United Nations are seeing a decline in influence in the Middle East.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was lower on both sides of the Atlantic, nat gas was down again today, as temps remained mild across the country. And gold was flat on the day.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil prices are losing ground and gasoline futures are down about 8 percent in the last month, the biggest drop this year.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Kurdish region of Iraq is desperate to sell their own oil so they don't have to be dependent on revenue from Baghdad. A tanker full of one million barrels of crude oil is sitting off the coast of Texas, and the oil comes from Kurdistan.
An oil tanker off the coast of Texas may struggle to unload controversial cargo destined for an unknown U.S. buyer.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Iraq's lawyers demand that oil on a Kurdish tanker near the Port of Galveston be delivered to Iraq.
Israel says it will only fire if attacked, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher, with the latest details on the fighting in Gaza as diplomatic tension flares.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports a tanker carrying crude oil from Iraq's Kurdistan region was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload in Texas.
Israel says it will only fire in response to Gaza attacks, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher, with the latest update on the ongoing crisis in the Middle East.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, says ongoing geopolitical tensions may go on "for years or even decades", which will drive oil prices higher.
Kamran Bokhari, Vice President of Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, outlines what it will take for Israel and Hamas to end the military conflict in the Gaza strip.