Palestinian, Arab Leaders Cancel Meetings With Biden in Wake of Strike on Hospital

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In the wake of the brutal attack on a hospital in Gaza, which has reportedly left over 500 people dead, a slew of Arab and Palestinian leaders have now canceled the high level meetings they had scheduled with President Joe Biden.

According to the nation’s foreign minister, Jordan has canceled a summit with President Biden, Egyptian, and Palestinian officials to talk about the situation in Gaza.

After visiting Israel, Biden was scheduled to meet with the Arab leaders in Amman, Jordan. Tuesday night was Biden’s scheduled departure time for Israel.

According to Palestinian officials, an Israeli attack on a Gaza hospital resulted in the deaths of around 500 individuals.

According to Israeli officials, there are “clear indications” that a Palestinian militant organization accidentally launched the attack.

Since the start of the Hamas attack, more than 1,400 Israelis have died. Israel reported that 289 of its troops had died.

Before the hospital explosion, officials in Gaza estimated that there had been roughly 3,000 Palestinian deaths.

According to a Hamas spokesman, the organization is holding 200 hostages, with at least 50 more being held by other groups.

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