Blinken Meets Bibi To Stave Off Rafah Op

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Blinken, US Secretary of State, meets Bibi, Israeli PM, to prevent Rafah op.

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Hamas threatens to launch rockets from Gaza if Israel doesn't withdraw from Rafah.

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Israel claims Rafah op is necessary to stop Hamas from smuggling weapons.

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Blinken urges Bibi to find a diplomatic solution to avoid further violence.

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Bibi insists on taking action to protect Israeli citizens from Hamas attacks.

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Blinken offers US support in finding a peaceful resolution to the conflict.

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Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyeh, warns of retaliation if Israel continues Rafah op.

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Blinken and Bibi agree to continue discussions and work towards a ceasefire.

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International community expresses concern over escalation of violence in Gaza.

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Will Blinken and Bibi be able to prevent a full-blown conflict in Rafah? Stay tuned.