CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called for effective government.
Joe Petrowski, Mercantor Partners, explains how the crisis in Iraq will likely impact gasoline prices as the ongoing crisis continues in Iraq. The good news is oil demand is falling in the U.S. due to demographics and innovation, says Petrowski.
According to Iraqi state media, President Obama has asked Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera with the latest details from Iraq.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports U.S. Secretary Kerry is headed to Iraq after President Obama announced he is sending support to help battle Sunni insurgency.
India has learnt that 40 of its citizens have been kidnapped in Iraq. Ajai Sahni, executive director at the Institute for Conflict Management, discusses the Indian government's response.
Bert Dohmen, President and Founder of Dohmen Capital Research Institute, expects oil prices to breach $149 a barrel as the crisis in Iraq may not be resolved in the near term.
Tom Henriksen, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, explains why the U.S. dispatch of military advisers to Iraq won't lead to any more intervention
Dr Andrew Mumford, lecturer at University of Nottingham, says U.S.-Iran cooperation over the Iraq crisis runs the risk of sparking a "regional proxy war".
As gold prices rally, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis, discusses if inflation fears or unrest in the Middle East are behind the push.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the U.S. intelligence is developing more information about potential ISIL targets and going forward will be prepared to take military action if necessary.
President Obama explains Iraq's own politics, and how the U.S. is advising the country as a threat from militants escalates.
President Obama addresses why it is in the national security interest of the U.S. not to see an all-out civil war in Iraq. He says the U.S. does not have the ability to solve the crisis in Iraq with thousands of troops, and ultimately this needs to be solved by the Iraqi people.
President Obama discusses solutions for the U.S. to deal with both the crisis in Syria as well as in Iraq.
President Obama addresses Iraq's request for airstrikes from the U.S.
President Obama discusses the importance of Iraqi leaders unifying for Iraq's future.
President Obama outlines the role the U.S. is taking on as Sunni militants continue to threaten Iraq and Iraqi security forces.
"This is going to burn for a long time," said Kenneth Pollack, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and a former CIA Iraq military analyst.
Four sets of options expire during Friday's trading session, and that has veteran trader Art Cashin warning of a negative bias for all of next week.
The FMHR traders discuss rising oil prices amid an escalating crisis in Iraq.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to reports saying Sunni extremists in Iraq have occupied once Saddam Hussein's chemical-weapons facility.