Summary: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas cancels meeting with US President Joe Biden following alleged Israeli strike on Gaza hospital.
Amid claims of an Israeli strike on a Gaza hospital that killed hundreds, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has cancelled a meeting with US President Joe Biden. The alleged strike has sparked condemnation and calls for protests against Israel from Palestinian Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh. The Israeli military, however, denies responsibility and claims the explosion was caused by a failed rocket launch by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The cancellation of the meeting raises concerns about the progress of peace talks in the Israel-Hamas war. The death toll of the conflict has surpassed 4,100.
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