A new report says Iran is sending 4,000 troops to help back Syrian President Bashar al Assad. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Tom Petrie, Petrie Partners, discuss how the oil market is reacting.
NBC's Ali Arouzi, discusses the Iranian president's first press conference and the "stark contrast" with his predecessor.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks with GRZ Energy's Anthony Grisanti about what's driving oil prices higher, as tensions in Syria escalate.
Turkish unions are calling for a strike to protest last week's police crackdown on demonstrators, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
NBC's Ali Arouzi, reports from Tehran on Rowhani's win for the presidential post which prompted mass celebration in the streets, and on the 'herculean challenges' that face him.
Hassan Rowhani has won Iran's presidential election in a landslide victory. But who will he lean towards the reformers or the regime? NBC's Ali Arouzi has more from Tehran.
Iranians are voting for a president on Friday. Here are some important things to know about the vote.
Jamie Ingram, Middle East analyst at IHS, says that whatever the outcome in Iran "it will be more of the same" in terms of policy but that it could bring a different approach to negotiations with the West.
Ali Arouzi, reporter for NBC, reports from Tehran on the Iranian presidential elections, and discusses the candidates and the better-than-expected voting turnout.
Iranian voters are heading to the polls to elect a new president, reports NBC's Ali Arouzi. The country's current president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is barred from the election.
Iranian presidential elections take place today with six candidates remaining. NBC's Ali Arouzi reports live from Tehran.
Daniel Serwer, Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, does not think the presidential election will change Iran's nuclear program. It could renew the negotiation process, he says, but prospects of success remain small.
Torbjorn Soltvedt, senior MENA analyst at Maplecroft, highlights how difficult it will be for the new Iranian president to reform the economy as many policies still remain in the Supreme Leader's remit.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, expects the oil market to be "much tighter" in the second half of the year due to "multiple risks" on the supply side.
The international community will be watching Iran on Friday, as the polls open amid tightening sanctions which are crippling the country's economy, driving up unemployment and inflating the prices of basic goods.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura warns about the rising crescent of chaos in the Middle East, and flags the upcoming Iranian elections as a risk event.
On the site of a former military golf course where President Dwight Eisenhower once played, the future of U.S. warfare is rising.
The U.S. eased sanctions on the sale of communication devices to Iranian citizens, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Nathan Carleton, United Against Nuclear Iran, weighs in.
OPEC oil exporters agreed on Friday to leave output policy unchanged on Friday as oil held around the group's preferred level of $100 a barrel.
Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.