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  •  Chemical weapons will not change Syria's status quo: Pro

    Firas Abi Ali, senior manager for Middle East and Africa at IHS Global Insight, tells CNBC that we are probably not going to see any action over the Syria chemical attack.

  • Blame game continues over Syria chemical attack

    The blame game continues in Syria with both sides blaming each other for the attack. Yousef Gamal El-Din has more.

  • Manning sentenced to 35 years

    Army Pfc Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in a military prison, and France and Britain are demanding UN inspectors should be allowed to the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. CNBC's Josh Lipton has all the details.

  • Chemical attack killed hundreds in Syria: Rebels

    Activists and rebels claim hundreds have been killed in a poisonous gas attack. NBC's Richard Engel offers insight on the news.

  • Egypt: Mubarak to be released shortly?

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports on the EU's decision to review its aid to Egypt, the possible release of former president Hosni Mubarak, and the latest developments in Syria.

  • Possible chemical attacks in Syria

    There are claims that hundreds were killed by a series of chemical weapons attacks by Syria, reports NBC's Richard Engel.

  • Syria: has the conflict escalated to a new level?

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo on the attacks in Syria for which neither the death toll or perpetrator have been independently verified and on Europe's aid to Egypt.

  • The average price of gasoline in the United States dipped over the past two weeks thanks to large falls in Midwestern states, a survey issued on Sunday showed.

  • Investing Outside the US

    Is there any reason to invest outside of the U.S.? David Riedel, Riedel Research Group, and Michael Purves, Weeden & Co., share their opinions.

  • Even as President Bashar al-Assad of Syria is proclaiming battlefield momentum against the insurgency with the help of his Hezbollah ally, he appears to be facing a new threat: a rapidly weakening currency that has unnerved many Syrians, the NYT reports.

  • What the G8 Has Achieved

    Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.

  • Can G8 Implement New Corporate Tax Rules?

    OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, discusses the G-8, its pledge to reform corporate tax rules and Russia's importance in the debate on Syria.

  • Why Markets Are Resilient to Unrest

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, questions whether the U.K. really wants to reform its corporate tax rules, and discusses market's resilience to the unrest in the Arab world.

  • G-8 Summit Leaders Tackle Taxes

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest details from the G-8 talks in Northern Ireland, as world leaders meet to discuss how to resolve the issue of increasing global economic growth.

  • There's No International Community: Israeli President

    Shimon Peres, president of Israel, tells CNBC that he is not looking for the international community to pick up the slack in Syria but the Arabs themselves through the Arab League.

  • G8 Could Announce Big Bilateral Trade Deal

    Steve Sedgwick reports from the G8 summit on a potential bilateral trade deal between Europe and the United States.

  • G8 Summit All Talk, No Action?

    President Obama and Vladimir Putin are at odds over the U.S. plans to arm Syrian rebels, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; and Jeffrey Frankel, Harvard Kennedy School professor; Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations; and Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, discuss the agenda at the G8 Summit.

  • Oil Closes Lower After Hitting 9-Month Low

    U.S. oil price almost reached $99 per barrel this morning, but was unable to sustain those gains, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson; and Scott Shellady, Trean SVP Derivatives, and Alan Knuckman, Trading Advantage, discuss.

  • World Leaders Gather For G8 Summit

    MSNBC's Thomas Roberts reports on the agenda of the U.S. at the G8 Summit, including options on Syria. The Street Signs" crew, discusses.

  • When Will Oil Prices Hurt the Economy?

    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.