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Israel-Gaza war: US reviewing weapons transfers due to fears of Rafah invasion

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2024
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The US says it is reviewing future weapons deliveries to Israel over concern it will begin a ground operation in the Gaza city of Rafah.

The US has already delayed a shipment "near-term assistance" of thousands of 2,000lb (907kg) and 500lb bombs to Israel.

"We are reviewing others," said State Department spokesman Matthew Miller.

The Israeli military has said that the two countries will resolve disagreements "behind closed doors".

On Wednesday, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin confirmed the delay of the bomb shipment - some of the most destructive munitions...

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