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Democrats Step up Pressure on Biden on Israel-Hamas Battles

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his envoy are reaching out to Palestinian and Arab regional leaders in the 9th day of airstrikes and rocket barrages between Israel and Hamas.
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Rocket from Gaza kills 2 as Israel topples 6-story building

By FARES AKRAM and JOSEPH KRAUSS GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A rocket launched from Gaza killed two Thai workers in southern Israel on Tuesday, police said, hours after Israeli airstrikes toppled a six-story building in the Palestinian territory that housed bookstores and educational centers. With the war showing no sign of abating, Palestinians across the region went on a general strike in a rare collective action against Israel’s policies. Violence erupted at protests in the occupied West Ban...
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US says Israel provided information on Gaza media tower bombing

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the additional information came ‘through intelligence channels’.
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Joe Biden to talk infrastructure in Michigan amid pressure over Gaza – live

The president will be promoting his $2.3tn plan in Dearborn, whose large Arab-American plans to protest against his stance on Middle East strife 2.28pm BST If the US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, wanted to symbolise the Joe Biden administration’s determination not to become embroiled in the Israel-Palestine issue, he could not have timed better his current trip to Copenhagen, Reykjavik and Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Important discussions on the Arctic and the climate crisis may be on th...
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US Reaches Out to Arab Leaders on Israel, Gaza Fighting

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his envoy are reaching out to Palestinian and regional Arab leaders as attacks between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers rage on.
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Blinken Touts Biden Climate Policies as Shift From Trump

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is touting the Biden administration's abrupt shift in its predecessor's climate policies as he visits Iceland for talks with senior officials from Arctic nations.
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Blinken Says U.S. Received More Information on Gaza High-Rise Bombing

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday that Washington had received further information about Israel's...
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Russia Has Advanced Unlawful Maritime Claims in the Arctic - Blinken

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Russia has advanced unlawful maritime claims in the Arctic region, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday as...
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Blinken Says Russia Has Advanced Unlawful Maritime Claims in the Arctic

By Humeyra Pamuk and Nikolaj SkydsgaardREYKJAVIK (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday criticised Russia's activities in the...
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Blinken Brings Biden's Anti-Trump Climate Policy to Iceland

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is touting the Biden administration's abrupt shift in its predecessor's climate policies as he visits Iceland for talks with senior officials from the world's Arctic nations.
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EU sidelined and divided as war rages again in Middle East

Analysis: internal tensions and differences with the US have left the bloc unable to take a clear position on Israel-PalestineIf the US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, wanted to symbolise the Joe Biden administration’s determination not to become embroiled in the Israel-Palestine issue, he could not have timed better his current trip to Copenhagen, Reykjavik and Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Important discussions on the Arctic and the climate crisis may be on the agenda, but the chilly north is ...
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Israel yet to show proof of Hamas in Gaza media tower: US Secretary of State Blinken

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the US asked Israel for justification for the strike that levelled the tower.
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Biden expresses support for Middle East ceasefire after mounting pressure from top Democrats

President Joe Biden after stepping off Marine One on May 17 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Biden on Monday expressed support for a ceasefire in the Middle East amid pressure from top Democrats. This came after the Biden administration danced around the issue. Biden's stance on Israel is exposing a rift in the Democratic party. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Monday expressed support for a ceasefire in the Middle East after dancin...
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Biden expresses support for Middle East cease-fire amid mounting pressure from top Democrats

President Joe Biden after stepping off Marine One on May 17 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Biden on Monday expressed support for a cease-fire in the Middle East amid pressure from Democrats. His administration had previously not explicitly pushed for a cease-fire. Biden's stance on Israel is exposing a rift in the Democratic Party. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Monday expressed support for a cease-fire in the Middle East after ...
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Democrats call for a ceasefire in the Middle East as Biden gives Israel space to continue bombing Gaza

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday joined growing calls from Democrats for a speedy ceasefire in the Middle East, even as the Biden administration danced around the issue.After Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana released a statement calling for a ceasefire, Schumer told reporters, "I agree with the statement put out by Sens. Murphy and Young last night in its entirety.""I want to see a ceasefire reached quickly and mourn the loss of ...
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Hamas denies Israel's claim that it was operating out of a now-destroyed building where AP and Al Jazeera had offices

A thick column of smoke rises from the Jala Tower as it is destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on May 15, 2021 Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images Hamas says it wasn't using a building housing prominent media outlets that Israel destroyed. The building, which housed AP and Al Jazeera offices, was destroyed via a Saturday airstrike. The recent fighting has killed at least 204 Palestinians and 10 Israelis. See more stories on Ins...
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Psaki says 'it's not our role to assess or analyze the politics' of the Israel-Gaza violence

Getty Psaki said it's not the role of the US to "assess or analyze the politics on the ground in Israel." This came as Biden faces criticism from fellow Democrats over his unwavering support to Israel amid recent violence. The Biden admin. has also avoided explicitly calling for a ceasefire. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday said it's not the role of the US to "assess or analyze the politics on the ground in Israel" w...
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Blinken says he hasn't seen evidence to back up Israel's justification for bombing Gaza building that housed AP and Al Jazeera offices

Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Blinken said he hasn't seen evidence to back up Israel's bombing of a Gaza building housing AP and Al Jazeera offices. "I have not seen any information provided," Blinken said on Monday. Israel said Hamas operated out of the building, making it a legitimate target. See more stories on Insider's business page. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said he hasn't seen any evidence to bolster Israel's...
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Dogged by Mideast, Blinken Aims to Revive US-Denmark Ties

Confronting multiple unrelated international crises, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is aiming to revive strained ties with Denmark over climate change, Arctic policy and Russia.
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Blinken Signals No Immediate US Press for Mideast Cease-Fire

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is signaling the U.S. still would not press for an immediate cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers.
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Blinken Hasn't Seen Any Evidence on AP Gaza Building Strike

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he has not seen any Israeli evidence of Hamas operating in a Gaza office building hit by airstrike over the weekend that housed The Associated Press and other media.
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U.S. Working 'Intensively' to Bring Israeli-Palestinian Violence to an End - Blinken

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday urged all parties in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians to...
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AP’s top editor calls for probe into Israeli airstrike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday he hasn't yet seen any evidence supporting Israel's claim that Hamas...
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Dogged by Mideast Crisis, US Envoy Blinken Visits Denmark

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Denmark for talks on climate change, Arctic policy and Russia as calls grow for the Biden administration to take a tougher, more active stance on the increasing Israeli-Palestinian violence.
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Dogged by Mideast Crisis, Blinken Visits Denmark

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Denmark for talks on climate change, Arctic policy and Russia as calls grow for the Biden administration to take a tougher and more active stance on spiraling Israeli-Palestinian violence.
Tags: Russia, Denmark, Biden, State, Antony Blinken, Mideast Crisis Blinken Visits Denmark


Blinken Discusses Gaza in Calls With Qatari, Egyptian, Saudi Foreign Ministers

CAIRO (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the violence in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza in phone calls with the Qatari,...
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Blinken Discusses Gaza in Calls With Qatari, Egyptian Foreign Ministers

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the violence in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza in phone calls with the Qatari...
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Blinken Heads to Iceland Meeting With Russia on His Mind

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is headed to Europe and North Atlantic islands to put the Biden administration's stamp on climate change policy in the Arctic and warn Russia against interference in the United States, Ukraine and elsewhere.
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U.S. Secretary of State Blinken to Visit Denmark, Iceland, Greenland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Copenhagen, Reykjavik and Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, from May 16 to May...
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China Accuses US of 'Coercive Diplomacy' After Trade Remarks

China is accusing the United States of “coercive diplomacy” following comments by Secretary of State Antony Blinken to his Australian counterpart that the U.S. will not abandon Australia in the face of Chinese economic coercion.
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