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BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's capital was awaiting the arrival of the country's new leader and an era of democracy, nearly a full day after the authoritarian ruler of 22 years flew into exile with an extraordinary set of assurances from the international community.
Israel approved hundreds of new settler homes in east Jerusalem Sunday hours before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was to speak with US President Donald Trump for the first time since his inauguration. "This evening there will be a telephone conversation between President Trump and myself," Netanyahu told a cabinet meeting on Sunday. The White House confirmed that such a call was scheduled, but did not give further details.