Syria’s official news agency says the government is deploying ground troops preparing to launch an attack against ISIS forces in Suwayda Province in the southeastern portion of the country.
The New York City borough of Staten Island, unlike much of the city, is Trump country.
Days after Vice President Mike Pence told Israel’s Parliament the United States would relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of next year, the U.S. has increased its diplomatic presence in the city.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez entered the first day of his corruption trial Wednesday on the verge of tears, as he proclaimed his innocence outside federal court in Newark.
In the wake of escalating tension between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, representatives of both countries called for the United Nations to help restore calm to the region.