US continues build-up of military forces near Israel:

“The U.S.S. Gerald Ford Strike Group, including its namesake aircraft carrier, as well as several destroyers and cruisers, have been sent to the eastern Mediterranean, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced in a statement. In addition, squadrons of F-35, F-15, F-16 and A-10 warplanes in the region are being bolstered. The Pentagon will begin shipping equipment and ammunition to the Israeli Defense Forces starting Sunday.”