The Pentagon will replace its failed program to "train and equip" Syrian rebels with a far less ambitious program. NBC News reports.» Read More
The military involvement by Russia in Syria could force OPEC's largest member to capitulate on production cuts, entrepreneur Boone Pickens tells CNBC.
Angela Merkel said the need for Ankara's cooperation on the refugee crisis has not changed her views about Turkey's bid to join the EU.
Russia-backed Syrian forces mounted what appeared to be their first major coordinated assault on insurgents on Wednesday.
NEW YORK— Toyota has spoken with U.S. officials about the prominent use of its vehicles by militants in Syria, Iraq and Libya. The Treasury Department's Terrorism and Financial Intelligence wing monitors monetary transfers and the flow of goods that could aid militants, and an abundance of any company's product being used by extremists would draw attention.
Authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts by gangs that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists.
"I don't think Saudi Arabia and Russia right now could agree on whether or not it's sunny outside," John Kilduff says.
NATO on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes had violated alliance member Turkey's air space by mistake.
WASHINGTON— The Senate moved forward Tuesday on a sweeping, $612 billion defense policy bill despite a presidential veto threat stemming from larger budget disputes that have hamstrung Washington. The Obama administration has pressed Congress to add money for defense and domestic agencies above the limits imposed by the 2011 budget deal.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas— Inmate put to death for killing man in $8 robbery in Houston; 11th Texas execution this year.
The latest escalation in fighting in Syria has heightened international involvement and threatens to bring the conflict from proxy to all-out war.
CNBC’s Hadley Gamble brings you up to speed with the latest geopolitical tensions surrounding the Syrian conflict.
Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, says the incursion could sour relations between Turkey and Russia.
Michael Fallon, U.K. defense secretary, says progress is being made in Iraq and ISIL is being pushed back.
Both the West and Moscow are unwilling to stand down over Russia's annexation of Crimea, raising concerns that tit-for-tat sanctions are here for the long-run and could even be increased.
MSF is leaving Kunduz after an airstrike on its hospital there on Saturday that killed 22 people, the NYT reports.
With regularity, American-trained security forces in the Mideast, Africa and Asia have collapsed, stalled or defected, The NY Times reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that its bombing campaign against Syrian rebels would suck Moscow into a "quagmire," after a third straight day of air raids.
A hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz was badly damaged after being hit by an American airstrike, The NY Times reports.
Lancaster University’s Simon Mabon discusses the possible endgame for Syria.
A coalition of western and Middle Eastern states have denounced the recent Russian airstrikes Syria as the Kremlin announced a prolonged campaign.