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White House assessing if Israel violated "red line" with Rafah strike

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2024
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The Biden administration is still assessing whether an Israeli strike that killed at least 45 displaced Palestinians at a tent camp in Rafah on Sunday is a violation of President Biden's "red line," two U.S. officials told Axios.

Why it matters: Biden threatened earlier this month to suspend the delivery of some U.S.-made offensive weapons if Israel entered population centers in Rafah, the city in southern Gaza viewed as Hamas' last stronghold.

U.S. officials later explained that a humanitarian crisis as a result of the mass displacement of civilians from...

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