Iraqi special forces closed in on the Tigris river that runs through central Mosul on Saturday, forcing Islamic State to retreat in its last major stronghold in the country.
Former CIA director General David Petraeus has said he would agree to serve in President-elect Donald Trump's administration if asked.
The GOP presidential candidate at a Virginia Beach town hall on Tuesday implied, as he has repeatedly in the past, that ISIS is funding itself with oil wealth.
Forget the comments about Mexican immigrants, Muslims and nuclear weapons. What could cause serious damage to Trump's campaign is his economic-policy speech, says Jake Novak.
Here's why Evan McMullin's third-party presidential run won't tip a single swing state into the Clinton column, says Jake Novak.
Saving Trump's campaign is likely out of the GOP nominee's hands at this point, says Jake Novak. But there is one thing Trump could do.
Donald Trump dismisses his vice presidential pick Mike Pence's previous support for the conflict.
Cindy McCain, McCain Institute, talks about the effort to end human trafficking around the world.
Ryan Crocker, former U.S. diplomat, shares insight on ways to stem the growing tide of refugees fleeing political unrest around the world. And David Miliband, International Rescue Committee, weighs in.
Some success in combating terrorist groups and a possible bottoming out of oil prices mean it could be time to invest in Iraq, analysts have said.
China's stock market drop send jitters around the globe. Here's why investors should be very worried about the country's future, says Steven Kopits.
Turkey's bombing campaign in Syria and Iraq has diverted attention from "exploratory talks" for a new governing coalition. However, Turkey's president is almost certainly seeking to reassert himself as Turkey's de facto executive.
Turmoil in the Middle East, an unimpressive international stock market debut and tumbling oil prices will hit the wealth of Saudi Arabia's richest in years to come, according to a new report from WealthInsight.
Baroness Nicholson, the U.K. prime minister's trade envoy to Iraq and chair of the Iraq Brtain Business Council, says she's delighted that the U.S. has committed to sending more troops to Iraq.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses U.S. plans to send 450 more troops to Iraq.
Two different oil ministers from OPEC have suggested the cartel could raise its production target.
Developed countries across Europe are becoming more vulnerable to terrorism, mostly due to the rising power of the Islamic State and other Islamist extremist groups.
Iraq's Kurdistan region will sell its oil independently of Baghdad if the national government does not pay the money it owes, the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government told CNBC.
U.S. President Barack Obama said that 1,500 more troops will be deployed in Iraq to battle ISIS militants. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on whether this could signal "mission creep".
Saudi Arabia's ex-head of intelligence has criticized U.S. anti-terrorism tactics, saying Obama was wrong to rule out troops in Syria and Iraq.