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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US: Blinken heads to Middle East amid Gaza ceasefire” – below is their description.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is on his way to the Middle East, days into the Israel-Palestine ceasefire.
President Joe Biden has said his quiet and relentless diplomacy helped end the conflict, but his administration is facing growing criticism over its support for Israel.
Israeli attacks have killed 248 Palestinians in Gaza, while 12 people have been killed in Israel as rockets were fired from Gaza.
Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from occupied East Jerusalem.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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