It's been a bloody Ramadan, with terrorist attacks killing and wounding hundreds of people around the world, The NY Times reports. » Read More
NEW YORK— A record terrorism-related forfeiture order benefiting families of some Sept. 11 victims and others was reversed on appeal Wednesday, leaving in doubt what will happen to a $1 billion Manhattan office building at the center of the legal case. The 2nd Circuit decision written by Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley said the buildings do not qualify as being...
Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act passed in December threatens sanctions against anyone who finances Hezbollah in a significant way. It has ignited an unprecedented dispute between Lebanon's most powerful group- the heavily armed Hezbollah- and a central bank widely seen as a pillar of the otherwise weak and dysfunctional Lebanese state.
*More than 1,000 Americans waged long legal fight with Iran. WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that almost $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be turned over to American families of people killed in the 1983 bombing of a U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut and other attacks blamed on Iran. The court's 6-2 ruling dealt a setback to...
WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that almost $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be turned over to American families of people killed in the 1983 bombing of a U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut and other attacks blamed on Iran. The court's 6-2 ruling dealt a setback to Iran's central bank, finding that the U.S. Congress did not...
LONDON, April 17- A growing roster of developing states are turning to their compatriots abroad to raise cash by marketing "diaspora bonds", a funding strategy successfully pioneered by India and Israel but sometimes tricky to imitate. Some 250 million people, around 3 percent of the world population, live outside their native countries, according to World Bank...
A sniffer dog discovers two missiles with explosive warheads on a passenger flight from Lebanon.
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CNBC's John Harwood reacts to Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.
Secretary of State John Kerry discusses the parameters of his discussions with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to continue discussions to help stabilize and overcome the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry also commented on Lebanon saying the U.S. is deeply concerned about security and sovereignty of the people of Lebanon.
Riad Salameh, governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, discusses the country's economy and says the Syrian conflict is a "burden" for Lebanon.
Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister and military leader, has died in hospital aged 85.
An expert on high-impact entrepreneurship, Endeavor's Linda Rottenberg, explains why economic adversity sparks innovation and small business creation.
The State Department ordered nonessential U.S. diplomats to leave Lebanon due to security concerns as the Obama administration and Congress debate military strikes on Syria.
U.S. military and national security advisers huddled with President Barack Obama at the White House on Saturday to consider options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government this week.