President Obama suggests he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in its civil war.
President Obama answers questions from reporters at a news conference held in the White House Briefing Room. In the first set of questions, the President answers questions about the Syrian "red line" and U.S. strategy to find a solution to the unfolding disaster in that country.
Two missiles were reportedly fired at a Russian plane carrying at least 159 passengers that was flying over Syrian territory.
Gary Clark, analyst at Roubini Global Economics, explains that he remains bullish on Brent as demand for crude oil should pick up this summer and expects the Brent/WTI spread to widen.
David Reeths, director of IHS Jane's Consulting, discusses what is needed to end the crisis in Syria and says an international intervention with military presence on the ground is inevitable.
Landing gear that is believed to be from one of the planes used in the September 11th attacks was found between 2 buildings today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the situation in Syria and says that it would take something "spectacular" to spur the West into a military intervention.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of State John Kerry are saying the US government believes Syria has conducted two chemical weapon attacks on its own people. Ayman Moheyeldin, NBC News foreign correspondent, weighs in.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest details on chemical weapons in Syria; and discussing whether the Assad regime has crossed President Obama's "red line," with Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation.
The White House says Syria may have crossed President Obama's "red line" by using chemical weapons against rebels, but the administration is still trying to find a "smoking gun."
We are getting closer to the U.S. getting involved in Syria, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Lebanon's energy demand has jumped as hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees have fled into Lebanon to escape the war in their country. But Lebanon may have found a fix.
How concerned should the U.S. be in regards to the threat from North Korea? Sen. George Mitchell who was the special envoy to the Middle East, provides perspective.
There are new accusations today about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Is now the time for U.S. to step in? House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, shares his opinions.
There are serious concerns that Syria's violence will spread throughout the Middle East. No one seems to have an answer for how to bring the war to an end, but now it appears the Saudis are going to try.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks exclusively with CNBC Chief International Correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera at the 2013 YPO Global Leadership Summit in Istanbul about the United States putting arms into Syria and the recent U.K. downgrade from Moody's.
Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress, and Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. ambassador to Morocco, discuss the latest escalation of violence in the Middle East.
At least 65 people were found shot dead with their hands bound in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday in a "new massacre" in the near two-year revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.
Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud, former Saudi Ambassador to the U.S., says "nobody is doing anything" about the unrest in Syria and if the world had acted six months ago, we would not be in this "mess".
Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Saudi Arabia's finance minister, highlights the impact of Syria's crisis on neighboring Turkey and Lebanon, and in particular, Jordan.