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  • More airstrikes spark chaos in Yemen   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:24 AM ET
    More bombings spark chaos in Yemen

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on the aftermath of another round of Saudi-coalition air strikes in Yemen.

  • Conflict in Yemen: Latest Report   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Conflict in Yemen: Latest Report

    War planes have reportedly struck an air force base a few kilometers from an oil field in Yemen. CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the latest developments.

  • Can India really reduce oil imports?   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:43 AM ET
    Can India really reduce oil imports?

    Following news that India aims to cut oil imports by 10% in 2022, Victor Shum, Vice President of IHS Energy Insight, explains why that may be unrealistic.

  • Is Yemen another Middle East proxy war?   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 11:11 PM ET
    Is Yemen another Middle East proxy war?

    Yeme's current political conflict can be linked to escalating tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, says Jonathan Pain, author of the Pain Report.

  • Will the Saudi-led operation in Yemen work?   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 9:22 PM ET
    Will the Saudi-led operation in Yemen work?

    Jason Feer, Head of Business Intelligence at Poten & Partners, says Saudi Arabia and its allies are prepared to do everything they can to stop the advancement of Houthi militants.

  • No indication of Bab-el-Mandeb closure: Nomura   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:08 PM ET
    No indication of Bab-el-Mandeb closure: Nomura

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says there's no clear direct threat to oil supply so markets should be taking a more measured view on the issue.

  • Oil prices hinge on geopolitical risk: Argus   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    Oil prices hinge on geopolitical risk: Argus

    Azlin Ahmad, Editor, Crude Oil at Argus Media, says unless violence in Yemen escalates, prices will likely come back down again as per market fundamentals.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Volatility continues on geopolitical woes

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Yemen crisis: The timeline   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 12:12 PM ET
    A Houthi fighter at the site of an air strike at a residential area near Sanaa Airport in Yemen, March 26, 2015.

    A Saudi-led coalition - including the U.S - has launched airstrikes on Yemen as the country, ridden with extremist groups, edges closer to civil war. CNBC recaps the events leading up to that point.

  • An evolution of Yemen's Sunni-Shia war   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 12:10 PM ET
    An evolution of  Yemen's Sunni-Shia war

    With the conflict between Saudi Arabia and Yemen intensifying, Firas Abi Ali, head of Middle East analysis at IHS Country Risk, talks about what's taking place.

  • Gartman: Crude appears to have bottomed   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    Gartman: Crude appears to have bottomed

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, provides his thoughts on oil and the euro.

  • Reading between biotech lines: Pro   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:06 AM ET
    Reading between biotech lines: Pro

    Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, provides perspective on the drastic drop in the Dow and whether the Apple trade is crowded

  • How markets are impacted by Yemen conflict   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    How markets are impacted by Yemen conflict

    With the conflict between Yemen and Saudi Arabia increasing; CNBC's Hadley Gamble and NBC's Ali Arouzi reports on the effects on the countries involved and the markets.

  • Oil surges after Saudi airstrikes in Yemen   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 6:09 AM ET
    Oil surges after Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Brent crude prices rose, after Saudi Arabia began military operations against Yemen. This is a classic proxy war, says Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Yemeni men search for survivors in rubble of buildings after airstrikes of a 10-member coalition of Gulf countries in Yemeni capital Sanaa.

    Military intervention by Saudi Arabia in the conflict in Yemen is ringing alarm bells around the Middle East and the world.

  • Investing in Egypt: Is it a secure choice?   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Investing in Egypt: Is it a secure choice?

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble catches up with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and asks him about his views on where Egypt is heading. He adds that he's "pretty optimistic" about the country -- despite its challenges.

  • BP CEO: Egypt needs gas and power   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    BP CEO: Egypt needs gas and power

    CNBC talks to business leaders about their investment plans for Egypt and what the country needs to do right now. Bob Dudley, CEO of BP, says Egypt needs gas and power.

  • What the corporate world wants from Egypt   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    What the corporate world wants from Egypt

    With more to be done in Egypt, what does the corporate world think needs to happen next? Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, Partner at The Abraaj Group, says that the government has shown it has a strategy, now they need to execute it.

  • Egypt's future: More has to be done   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Egypt's future: More has to be done

    For Egypt to rebuild and thrive, more has to be done in the country. CNBC's Hadley Gamble talks to Ibrahim Mahlab, Egypt's Prime Minister, and asks him about the investment strategy for the country.

  • Yemen shuts sea ports on conflict: Reports   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Yemen shuts sea ports on conflict: Reports

    Yemen has reportedly shut all its major sea ports due to the escalating conflict. CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses further.