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  • Escalating Violence in Gaza

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Gaza, where Israeli drones and an occasional fighter jets are the most prevalent sounds in the night.

  • Oil Traders Eyeing Iran's Nuke Progress

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports there was no oil spillage in the Gulf of Mexico from the rig explosion, but traders are keeping an eye on reports Iran is doubling its uranium production.

  • Report: Israeli PM Requests 75,000 Troops

    The Israeli Defense Minister asked Parliament to authorize the mobilization of 75,000 troops, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin; Richard Whittington, Drexel Hamilton aerospace and defense analyst, offers strategies for playing the defense sector.

  • Gaza, Rockets & Israel Stocks

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on how Israeli stocks that trade in the U.S. are faring today, after rockets fell near Jerusalem.

  • Israeli Stocks Hit by Conflict Turbulence

    The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange often moves in the same direction as U.S. markets. While this has been a tough week for the bulls in the U.S. it’s been even more difficult in Israel because of the new round of violence plaguing the area.

  • Tensions in Middle East Won't Lead to Oil Rally: Pro

    Peter Esho, Chief Market Analyst at City Index explains why he doesn't think the latest tensions in the Middle East will lead to a sustained rally in oil prices.

  • The Changing Landscape in the Middle East

    Reva Bhalla, Vice President, Global Analysis, Stratfor says the changing dynamics of the region is pushing Israel to secure its borders and eliminate any security threats, notably Hamas.

  • Israel Forces Will 'Do Anything' To Keep Secure

    NBC's Martin Fletcher reports Israel is moving ground forces to the Gaza Strip, and some reserved troops are being called.

  • Israeli Forces On Move Toward Gaza

    Israeli ground forces are on the move towards Gaza. Aaron Miller, Woodrow Wilson International Center, says the situation is already bad and could get much worse.

  • Tony Blair Warns Israel Conflict May Escalate

    Ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair warns that Israel's offensive against Palestinian militants could escalate in a "very, very serious way". Blair now acts as a representative for the Quartet (the U.S, European Union, Russia and the United Nations) to the Middle East.

  • Israel Strikes Gaza

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest details on the controversy over Gaza.

  • Oil Prices Rise After Israeli Airstrike

    "The bad word we don't want to hear is Iran," said Ira Epstein, The Linn Group managing director, weighing in on escalating tension in the Gaza Strip and its impact on oil prices.

  • Israel's Gaza Offensive May Trigger $5 Spike in US Oil: Pro

    Oil prices have risen over the last 24 hours following Israel’s offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, while Israeli stocks and the shekel have weakened, but one analyst told CNBC that markets shouldn’t worry unless Iran becomes involved.

  • Hamas Rocket Kills Three Israelis

    NBC's Martin Fletcher has the latest details on the widening conflict between Israel and Hamas.

  • Hamas Military Chief Killed in Israeli Airstrike

    Is Israel going to wipe out Hamas? Helima Croft, Barclays Capital senior geopolitical strategist and Former CIA senior economic analyst, offers insight. "The big question is will this remain confined to Gaza, or does it spread to the broader Middle East," she says.

  • Obama on Syria: Situation Has Deteriorated

    President Obama says the U.S. is constantly communicating with the opposition movement in Syria.

  • Putting Up a Digital Defense: Lessons From Israel

    A US delegation is heading to Israel to learn more about their security measures — specifically, cybersecurity after several US bank web sites were attacked.

  • US Navy Seals Playing Games?

    EA Games paid the Navy Seals to disclose classified materials and use unauthorized equipment to their newly released game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." Brad Thor, author of "Foreign Influence,"discusses.

  • CLEVELAND/ CHICAGO- President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House.

  • *Wall Street jumps; S&P, Dow up more than 1 pct. NEW YORK, Nov 6- Oil rose 3 percent on Tuesday, rallying a second straight session and receiving a lift from gains on Wall Street as investors awaited U.S. election results. President Barack Obama and Romney were neck-and-neck as Americans cast votes for president and Congress, polls showed on Tuesday.