NEW YORK— Saudi Arabia had nothing to do with the Sept. 11 attacks and should be dismissed as a defendant in lawsuits brought by victims' families, a lawyer for the kingdom told a judge Thursday. Saudi Arabia was dropped as a defendant nine years ago by a judge who said it was protected by sovereign immunity, but a federal appeals court in December 2013 reinstated it,...» Read More
After fighting Friday, experts disagree about what investors should expect next between Russia and Ukraine
Islamic State insurgents "massacred" some 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, a Yazidi lawmaker and two Kurdish officials said on Friday.
One strategist said the conflict will continue, with Russia taking over eastern Ukraine.
A Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukraine forces have engaged a Russian armored column on Ukrainian soil.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the potential escalation of conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Traders jumped into a defensive posture before the weekend, selling stocks and adding to bond positions after Ukrainian artillery destroyed part of a Russian armored column.
Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said an agreement had been reached for Russian to deliver humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine.
Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria.
Recent events in and around Russia seem to have highlighted risks of investing in the country – yet the rouble and the MICEX have had a good week.
Johannes Benigni, Founder & Managing Director at JBC Energy, explains why the stepping down of Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is unlikely to be an immediate solution to the Iraq crisis.
Nouri al-Maliki has given up his fight to remain prime minister of Iraq and now supports his successor, Haider al-Ibadi, state television reported Thursday.
"It's crazy that they say the Pentagon is adding any kind of fuel to that fire," says a Department of Defense source.
Investors are showing little reaction to the events in Ukraine and the Middle East, taking their cue from the Federal Reserve.
In annexed Crimea, Putin says Russia would do its utmost to stop the bloodshed in Ukraine, where forces are fighting a pro-Russian rebellion in the east.
Nina Khrushcheva, The New School associate professor, discusses Russia's offer of humanitarian aid for Ukraine and whether it's an incursion plan by President Putin. I don't think Putin wants to invade, says Khrushcheva.
Ukraine has called Russia's dispatch of an aid convoy a "cynical act designed to fan a pro-Russian rebellion. David Adesnik, American Enterprise Institute, talks about Putin's likely next move.
A senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will travel to Kiev and Moscow for talks.
A bank account at an Arab Bank's branch in Beirut, unremarkable except for the name: Osama Hamdan, a spokesman for Hamas, the NYT reports.
Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Wednesday to extend a Gaza truce by five days minutes before an earlier ceasefire was set to expire.
Obama will make a decision within days about whether to send the U.S. military to rescue Iraqi refugees trapped on a mountain.