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As Abbas Presses U.S. for Ceasefire, Gaza Evacuations Suspended

The Palestinian president is seeking relief for his people

On Sunday, efforts were under way to resume evacuations of foreign nationals and injured Gazans through the Rafah crossing to Egypt, suspended since Saturday after a deadly attack on an ambulance, Egyptian, U.S. and Qatari officials said.

Palestinian telecommunications company Paltel said that all communications and internet services had once again been cut in the Gaza Strip amid continued bombardment while Gaza's health ministry said dozens died in a strike on a refugee camp overnight.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas demanded an immediate Israeli ceasefire at a meeting with U.S Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Ramallah.

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