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Middle East Crisis: Blinken Arrives in Egypt as U.S. Pushes for U.N. Cease-Fire Resolution

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The United States has presented a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council urging an immediate cease-fire in Gaza, tied to the release of hostages. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken revealed this during his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, where he aimed to facilitate a diplomatic resolution between Israel and Hamas. The Biden administration has become increasingly insistent on an immediate cease-fire due to the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza and mounting international pressure for action.