Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday insisted his country is "committed" to the war against terrorism. The comment came during a meeting in Islamabad with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Outwardly, there were no signs of tension between the two men. However, it's a different story behind the scenes, reports VOA's Bill Gallo, who is traveling with the Pentagon chief.
U.S. President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and whether to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as promised during his campaign. The president's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner said Sunday that the president is still considering various facts. Trump has until Monday to make a decision. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has more.