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Biden to host Muslim leaders for scaled-down Iftar dinner amid strains over Gaza war

US President Joe Biden hosted a small group of Muslim American community leaders at the White House for a meeting and scaled-down Iftar dinner. The event aimed to relieve tensions over the administration's support for Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were joined by Muslim staffers and senior national security aides. The White House did not disclose the names of the community members attending the meeting. The event marked the most high-profile engagement between the White House and the Muslim American community since the war began six months ago.

Original article source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/biden-to-host-muslim-leaders-for-scaled-down-iftar-dinner-amid-strains-over-gaza-war/
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