Syria's northern city of Aleppo is now officially a "besieged" city under UN criteria.
Overall, the debate veered to the Iran deal four times, and Gov. Pence was not able to turn any of them into a knockout, or even a win on points.
Beirut-based Nimr Hammad, political adviser to Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas has died at the age of 78.
At least 100,000 children have had no safe drinking water for 3 days in Aleppo.
Iran is again threatening Israel, saying it will "turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust" pending mistakes by the "Zionist regime."
New Zealand PM John Key chaired the UN Security Council session in his final month of a 2-year rotation as president.
It's not clear who killed 80 Syrian soldiers but the US-Russian ceasefire is crumbling. Israel's deployed the Iron Dome.
"This district is literally Ground Zero and our representative supported the Iran Deal? Is no one paying attention," Rosenthal queries.
Eighty thousand Aleppo residents starve as their fate is determined by which side blinks first in a game of chicken played in a ceasefire.
A group of UNIFIL soldiers were rushed to a field hospital in southern Lebanon after their vehicle blew up when it hit a landmine while on patrol.
Route 98 in the Israeli Golan Heights was closed to traffic after the third Syrian mortar shell exploded in the area, making the road risky for travelers.
The US and Iran did not draft a written settlement agreement or any other formal documentation of the cash transfers, and Iran directed the Iran-US Tribunal at the Hague that it not record the settlement of its claim.
As the Israeli Air Force was hitting Syrian Army positions, the other side launched two S-200 (SAM) ground-to-air missiles from Damascus.
Russia and the United States have agreed to work together to impose a cease-fire in Syria, again. Almost no one believes it will last: even their own allies.
For the record, Iran now believes there are three Satans: the Great Satan (US), Little Satan (Israel), and Puny Satan (Saudi Arabia).
The reports all agree that Assad's allies are massing near Israel's border with Syria. What's unclear is which enemy it is.
Iran regains international status and power as Britain re-installs an ambassador in Tehran, and accepts an Iranian ambassador in London.
Israeli military forces targeted Syrian artillery launchers in retaliation for an attack that struck the Golan Heights earlier in the day.
The Trump campaigned quickly took advantage of the report, with a statement by retired Army General Michael Flynn, who said, "It’s now clear President Obama gave away the store to secure a weak agreement that is full of loopholes."
Iran, a member of OPEC, is not as worried about the plummeting price of crude oil as its regional neighbors -- it has other sources of income.