U.S. Marines assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command

WATCH: US troops deploy to Iraq to bolster embattled embassy

Charging Iran as “fully responsible” for an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, President Donald Trump ordered about 750 U.S. soldiers deployed to the Middle East as about 3,000 more ready for possible deployment in the next few days, the Associated Press reports.
January 1, 2020
Orthodox Jew assaulted

WATCH: New assault on Orthodox Jew in New York

The New York Police Department tweeted a surveillance video on Wednesday of an Orthodox Jew being assaulted by a group of what appears to be black teens. It asked for help in identifying the assailants.
January 1, 2020

WATCH Gaza imam praises Saudi shooter who killed 3 at US navy base

Palestinian Sheikh Nael Mossran said in a sermon in Rafah, Gaza that Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, the Saudi Air Force officer who shot and killed three U.S. service members at the Pensacola Naval Station in Pensacola, Florida on December 6, 2019, acted 'out of compassion for the Islamic nation.'
December 31, 2019
Lebanese Journalist Nadim Koteich

WATCH: Lebanese journalist refuses to call Israel an enemy

When asked whether he viewed Israel as Lebanon’s enemy, Lebanese journalist Nadim Koteich refused to answer, saying that he will not succumb to any sort of extortion when it comes to his patriotism, MEMRI reports.
December 24, 2019
CH53-Sea Stallion Yasur

WATCH: IDF takes delivery of five US helicopters for spare parts

Israel took delivery of five CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters to be used for spare parts. The IDF is having difficulty keeping its aging fleet aloft. In November, the IDF grounded the entire fleet of the choppers, designated Yasur in Israel, after one crashed.
December 22, 2019