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.» Read More
*Two attacks in eight days on top destinations. CAIRO, June 11- After a violent campaign directed at security forces, Egyptian militants appear to be zooming in on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's most vulnerable point: the economy. Security forces on Thursday dismantled a bomb found at the entrance of the supplies ministry in Cairo, state news agency MENA said.
OTTAWA, June 10- Canada's financial intelligence agency has issued detailed guidelines to financial institutions to help them identify signs of terrorism funding in the wake of two deadly terror attacks last October against the country's soldiers. Last November, the agency reported a jump in suspicious transactions following the attacks in Ottawa and...
The Obama administration is planning to establish a new military base in Anbar and send American military trainers to help Iraqi forces to retake Ramadi. The New York Times reports.
World leaders have wrapped up a G-7 summit in Germany, with a stronger stance on climate change, among a wide range of issues. CNBC's Carolin Roth reports.
KRUEN, Germany, June 8- German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Group of Seven leaders to commit to tough goals to cut greenhouse gases on the final day of their summit in Bavaria on Monday, at which they also discussed the threat from Islamic militants. Merkel, once dubbed the "climate chancellor", hopes to revitalise her green credentials by getting the G7...
When US-backed Iraqi forces retreated from an ISIS assault last year, they left behind millions in military hardware. The Fiscal Times reports.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, discusses news that the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to end the National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance of American citizens.
Iraq's security forces lost around 2,300 Humvees to ISIS when they retreated from Mosul last year, NBC News reports.
The NSA lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after Senator Rand Paul stood in the way of the program.
Nigeria's new president was sworn in on Friday and faces a tough battle to diversify an economy reliant on oil and hampered by terrorism and corruption.
The State Department removes Cuba from its terrorism list, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
ISIS is claiming responsibility for an attack on a Shiite Mosque in Saudi Arabia; Amazon is expanding its private label brands; and a volcano erupts in Japan, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Karl Hennessy, CEO of Aon Global Broking, discusses global unrest and what businesses need to be aware of.
His Royal Highness Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed explains why the U.S. strategy of supplying more weapons to the Iraqi forces isn't the solution to ensure Iraq's stability.
Developed countries across Europe are becoming more vulnerable to terrorism, mostly due to the rising power of the Islamic State and other Islamist extremist groups.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble asks Masoud Barzani, President of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq, how worried he is about the future of Iraq amid ISIS' advance.
A senior political figure from the Middle East said that a lack of governance and "violent" policies were partly responsible for the rise of ISIS.
The FBI has confirmed two people were arrested but won't confirm whether they were attempting to travel abroad to join terrorist group ISIS, reports NBC News.
Refugees from neighbouring countries can be on burden on Jordan's economy says King Abdullah II of Jordan, calling for more help from the international community. He also highlights the risk of a "lost generation".
Richard Engel, NBC News reports the Iraqi city of Ramadi is in the hands of terror group ISIS despite months of airstrikes by the Iraqi army.