NEW YORK, Aug 21- Arab Bank Plc on Friday described as "inaccurate" a report that it would pay "slightly more" than $1 billion to settle litigation brought by hundreds of Americans who accused it of facilitating militant attacks in Israel. Citing an unnamed lawyer with knowledge of the settlement, the trade magazine The American Lawyer reported that Arab Bank had...» Read More
Thailand's PM said authorities were looking for a "suspect" seen on CCTV after the bombing that killed 22 people.
While the deadly bomb explosion has shaken the country, life in Thailand has resumed to "relatively normal" levels on Tuesday, says Thailand-based co-founder of MBMG Group, Paul Gambles.
Suchit Bunbongkarn, director at Institute for Security and International Studies, discusses the bomb explosion which occurred in one of Bangkok's most renowned shrines on Monday.
The NSA's ability to spy on U.S. Internet traffic has relied on its partnership with a single company: Telecom giant AT&T, The NY Times reports.
The settlement was confirmed on Friday by Michael Elsner, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, and a spokesman for Arab Bank. Approximately 500 U.S. citizens had sued Arab Bank under the U.S Anti-Terrorism Act, which permits U.S. citizens to pursue claims arising from international terrorism. In September 2014, a U.S. jury in Brooklyn, New York, found the Jordan- based bank...
ANKARA, Aug 12- Sidelined on his island prison, the one man who might have helped quell a surge in violence in Turkey's Kurdish southeast appears increasingly powerless as a three-year-old peace process teeters on the brink of collapse. Abdullah Ocalan, whose Kurdistan Workers Party first took up arms against the Turkish state in 1984, had been Ankara's main...
Some of the debris recovered from the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine may be fragments of a Russian-made missile system.
A bomb attack at a police station has killed three people, while the city's U.S. consulate has also come under fire, news agencies have reported.
Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent and Middle East expert, discusses the political situation in Turkey and the attacks on a U.S. consulate and police station.
Deadly suicide attacks killed at least 40 people and wounded hundreds in Kabul, ending a lull in major terrorist strikes in the capital.
ISMAILIA, Egypt, Aug 6- Egypt received a show of international support on Thursday as it inaugurated a major extension of the Suez Canal which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hopes will power an economic turnaround in the Arab world's most populous country. The former armed forces chief, who led a military takeover two years ago but ran for president as a civilian...
Anthony Skinner, director and head of MENA at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses how Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has justified the conflict with the Kurdish insurgent group.
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.
Representatives from 70 countries are meeting in Spain on counter-terrorism strategies, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld the 4 game suspension of Tom Brady, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
JAKARTA/ LONDON, July 27- Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday he was ready to order air strikes on Islamist militant targets in Libya and Syria to prevent attacks on the streets of Britain as he stepped up his rhetoric against Islamic State insurgents. "As prime minister, I would always want to try and take that action, and that's the case whether that problem...
Turkish fighter jets, which on Friday attacked Islamic State targets in Syria, launched a wave of airstrikes in northern Iraq on Saturday. The New York Times reports.
At least thirty two people were killed in bomb attacks across Baghdad yesterday; Ikea is offering a free wall anchoring kit for millions of chests and dressers; and NASA has released a special photo of Earth, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Sarah Dallof, NBC News, reports the latest details on the deadly shooting spree in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four Marines and the shooter dead.
Dave Wagner, NBC News, reports the latest details on the deadly shooting spree in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four Marines and the shooter dead.
Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, killed four Marines in what the U.S. attorney called a potential act of "domestic terrorism," the New York Times reports.