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U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending American more forces to Iraq.
The Hamas military warned of further Hamas rocket attacks on Israel's strategic interests, including Ben Gurion airport east of Tel Aviv.
"No just God would stand for what they did yesterday and what they do every single day," Obama says of the terrorists who beheaded James Foley.
ISIS militants claim to have executed American journalist James Wright Foley, reports NBC's Bill Neely.
Samuel Berger, Albright Stonebridge Group, and Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.), discuss U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Syria.
This is now the best armed terrorist group in the world, says Samuel Berger, Albright Stonebridge Group, sharing his thoughts about how to effectively deal with the brutality of Islamist militants.
The Islamic State (ISIS) claims to have beheaded American journalist James Foley and has threatened the life of another. NBC reports.
Firas Abi Ali, senior manager for Middle East and Africa at IHS Global Insight, says the U.S.'s actions in Iraq have a "limited objective".
As the Kremlin announced plans for Vladimir Putin to meet with Ukrainian leaders, shells hit the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
Israel launched attacks in the Gaza Strip and recalled its negotiators from truce talks in Cairo after saying three Palestinian rockets hit Israel.
The Pope has said he is willing to visit scenes of the conflict in Iraq as he criticized the "unjust aggression" of Islamic extremists. The FT reports.
Iraqi forces launched an operation on Tuesday to drive Islamic State militants out of Tikrit.
Obama also turned to domestic issues, addressing the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
CNBC's Sara Eisen reports U.S. airstrikes are helping Kurdish and Iraqi ground forces retake portions of a strategic dam that was captured by Islamic militants, and Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force in Iraq.
Though tensions eased in Ukraine on Monday, it seems unlikely the conflict will end any time soon, observers told CNBC.
Fugitive Vice President Tarek al-Hashemi warns that U.S. air strikes would do nothing to end the violence.
The West should be firm with Russia on Ukraine but should not pick a war, retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal tells CNBC.
Russia said all issues related to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but no progress has been made in cease-fire talks.
Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says further Western involvement in Iraq will be "hard to sell" to the public.
Ukrainian forces take police station in Luhansk, on Russian border, and claim fresh Russian military equipment has been seen coming in.