NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Gaza, where Israeli drones and an occasional fighter jets are the most prevalent sounds in the night.
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.
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.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on how Israeli stocks that trade in the U.S. are faring today, after rockets fell near Jerusalem.
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.
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.
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.
NBC's Martin Fletcher reports Israel is moving ground forces to the Gaza Strip, and some reserved troops are being called.
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.
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.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest details on the controversy over Gaza.
"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.
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.
NBC's Martin Fletcher has the latest details on the widening conflict between Israel and Hamas.
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.
President Obama says the U.S. is constantly communicating with the opposition movement in Syria.
A US delegation is heading to Israel to learn more about their security measures — specifically, cybersecurity after several US bank web sites were attacked.
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.