The U.S. sanctions five Iranian nationals in connection with a plan to provide Houthi rebels in Yemen with ballistic missiles.
China is agreeing to purchase more U.S. goods in an effort to alleviate trade tensions between the world’s largest economies.
In a joint statement today, the U.S. and China said there was a consensus on taking steps to reduce the trade deficits between the two countries.
China reportedly resisted demands from Washington to cut trade deficits in half, and was hesitant to commit to purchasing more U.S. goods.
The U.S. is working with its gulf partners to impose a third round of sanctions on Hezbollah since withdrawing from the Iran deal.
A day after celebrating its 70th birthday, Israel is set for more festivities as the U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem. Top Trump administration officials are gathered for the historic opening.