USA and Israel are allies and usually best friends, but this latest war has strained the relationship because many Palestinian civilians have been killed in Gaza. 1,400 dead in 24 days.
Egypt, which has served as a mediator in previous conflicts has changed its tune. It used to have an Islamist party in power, but now it’s ruled by its military, which isn’t as tight with Hamas. It has rallied other Arab nations like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to see things their way.
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