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  • Counter-terrorism law: A safer Egypt? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Counter-terrorism law: A safer Egypt?

    Egypt's president, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, has approved tough new counter-terrorism laws.

  • Is Egypt risking its stability? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 2:40 AM ET
     Is Egypt risking its stability?

    CNBC’s Hadley Gamble comments on news that Egypt has ramped up its counter-terrorism measures.

  • Thailand hunts bomb 'suspect' caught on camera Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 12:53 AM ET
    Thai soldiers inspect the scene after a bomb exploded outside a religious shrine in central Bangkok late on August 17.

    Thailand's PM said authorities were looking for a "suspect" seen on CCTV after the bombing that killed 22 people.

  • While shaken, Bangkok tries to return to normal: Pro Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 10:09 PM ET
    While shaken, Bangkok tries to return to normal: Pro

    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.

  • Bomb in Bangkok could be targeting tourists: Pro Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 7:46 PM ET
    Bomb in Bangkok could be targeting tourists: Pro

    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.

  • Can you hear us now? AT&T helped with NSA spying Saturday, 15 Aug 2015 | 1:13 PM ET
    AT&T

    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...

  • MH17 site may contain Russian missile fragments Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 10:33 AM ET

    Some of the debris recovered from the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine may be fragments of a Russian-made missile system.

  • A Turkish special force police officer is pictured during clashes with attackers on August 10, 2015 at the Sultanbeyli district in Istanbul. Turkey's largest city Istanbul was Monday shaken by twin attacks on the US consulate and a police station

    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.

  • US consulate in Istanbul attacked Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 2:10 AM ET
    US consulate in Istanbul attacked

    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.

  • Suicide bombings shake Kabul; kill at least 40 Saturday, 8 Aug 2015 | 9:41 AM ET
    A U.S. soldier in Afghanistan

    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...

  •  PKK poses strategic risk for Turkey: Maplecroft Director

    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.

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    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.

  • CNBC update: NFL upholds Tom Brady's suspension Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    CNBC update: NFL upholds Tom Brady's suspension

    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...

  • Turkey attacks Kurdish militants in Northern Iraq Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | 5:38 AM ET
    Town of al-Qaim at the Iraqi-Syrian border

    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.

  • CNBC update: Bombings in Baghdad Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    CNBC update: Bombings in Baghdad

    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.

  • Nightmare for Chattanooga Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Nightmare for Chattanooga

    Sarah Dallof, NBC News, reports the latest details on the deadly shooting spree in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four Marines and the shooter dead.